Tosca Killoran joins the Unisus International School as senior school principal in July. Submitted photo

Unisus names senior school principal

Junior school opened in Sept. 2018

  • Jan. 10, 2019 3:00 p.m.

Starting next July, the Unisus International School in Summerland will have a it’s first senior school principal in place full-time.

Tosca Killoran brings experience at international baccalaureate schools in Europe and Asia to the position.

“Ms. Killoran’s experience and vision of innovation in education aligns perfectly to lead Unisus Senior School,” wrote Gary Little, advisor of recruitment for Unisus Schools, in a release.

Related: Parents meet with private school officials

Killoran is also an author, a publisher and speaker. Killoran is taking on the position at Unisus while completing her doctorate in education at East Carolina University.

“We are particularly pleased with the focus of her doctorate, ‘supporting the creation of equitable, networked innovation communities within international schools,’” wrote Little. “From meeting Ms. Killoran, I am confident that she will work effectively with all our global-minded, outstanding Unisus team.”

Related: Private school in Summerland anticipates 50 students in its first year

Unisus International School is located in the former Glenfir School, which was constructed in 1996 and closed in spring 2011. The building has an area of 3,700 square metres and can accommodate 275 to 300 students.

Steve Kidd
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