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Mr. Pat Daly

Mr. Patrick (Pat) Daly is a Catholic school graduate, and a Catholic education professional of 33 years, with more than 22 years of diverse leadership experience.

He began his career in 1989 as a secondary school teacher with Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB), and for the next 25 years, he was promoted to a variety of roles of progressive responsibility, including department head, secondary school vice principal, and secondary school principal.

In 2015, Mr. Daly was appointed to the position of Superintendent of Education for Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic District School Board, assuming a portfolio that included responsibilities for Secondary Schools, Human Resources, Student Achievement, and Continuing Education.

Mr. Daly returned to the Halton Catholic District School Board in 2018 as Director of Education. Over the last four years, he led a dynamic team of more than 4700 staff, serving almost 37,000 students enrolled in 56 Catholic schools across the four municipalities of Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton, and Oakville.

In April 2022, Mr. Daly was announced as the 31st Principal of St. Michael’s College School.

Mr. McKinnon was appointed Director of Education for the Bruce-Grey Catholic District School Board in 2015. For the last four years, his time has been spent on developing, monitoring, and implementing multi-year strategic plans. His portfolio as Director also focused on student achievement, incorporating technology, design thinking, global competencies, and exceeding the Catholic Graduate Expectations.

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