John Waterhouse, B.Ed, M.Ed


Deputy Superintendent

2010 - Present


  • Master of Education, Majoring in Educational Administration, University of Alberta, 1991
  • Bachelor of Education, Majoring in Secondary Education, University of Alberta, 1985
  • Bachelor of Physical Education, majoring in Administration and Coaching, University of Alberta, 1983


  • President, College of Alberta School Superintendents, 2016
  • Table Member, College of Alberta School Superintendents, 2013-2016
  • Principal, Montrose Junior High School, 2007-2010
  • Principal, Avondale Elementary School, 1997-2007
  • Vice Principal, Montrose Junior High School, 1993-1994
  • Educational Consultant/Executive Assistant/Round Table Facilitator, Duke and Associates, 1993-1994
  • Vice Principal, Crystal Park School, 1992-1993
  • Vice Principal, Alexander Forbes School, 1990-1992
  • Physical Education, Health, and Outdoor Education Department Head, Montrose Junior High School, 1987-1990
  • Teacher, Montrose Junior High School, 1985-1987
  • Chair, ATA Provincial Executive Council NSC, ATA Resolutions Committee, Committee on Accountability in Education, Sub-Committee on Administrator Issues and Concerns, Finance Committee, 
  • Vice President of the Alberta Teachers' Association
  • Board of Directors, Canadian Teachers' Federation


  • Teacher Efficacy: Capacity Over Context, The CASS Connection, Fall 2014
  • Professional Learning Communities: One School On Its Way, ATA Magazine, 2003
  • Ethics in Educational Administration, Leadership Times, Council on School Administration, 1998
  • One, Two, Three Strikes You're Out, ATA Magazine, 1999