Ray Hoppins

People Services - Associate Superintendent

Phone
403-227-7071
Email
rhoppins@cesd73.ca
Key Roles

As Associate Superintendent, People Services, Ray is responsible for all areas of human resources, employment, and personnel across the division.  He also serves as liaison superintendent for schools in Bowden, Carstairs, Cremona, Didsbury, Sundre, the Career High Schools (Innisfail, Didsbury, Olds, Sylvan Lake and Red Deer area), Off Campus and the Colony schools.

Ray considers Chinook's Edge School Division his home.  He grew up on a family farm 25 minutes east of Innisfail, and has been part of our school division since its inception in the early 1990's.  Ray has spent more than 25 years as a teacher, coach, vice-principal, principal, and central office leader in Vegreville, Innisfail, Sundre, and Olds. His teaching and leadership experiences transcend all grade levels from pre-kindergarten to grade 12. 

Ray attended both the University of Lethbridge and University of Calgary for his bachelor and graduate studies.  Ray currently resides in Olds with his wife Sandi, and their four school-aged children. He is active in his community and enjoys playing and coaching a variety of sports.

Ray is proud to be part of Chinook's Edge School Division, the busy rural school division 'Where Students Come First!