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Karyn Barber

Associate Superintendent

Phone: 403-227-7051

As Associate Superintendent, System Services, Karyn is responsible for overseeing Indigenous Learning, Safe and Caring Schools, high school collaboration, the international student program, and facilitating division administrative meetings. She is also honoured to support the Family School Wellness program, a team devoted to student well-being across the division. Karyn serves as liaison superintendent to schools in Didsbury, and Sylvan Lake.

After graduating with her Bachelor of Education from U of A, she began her career in Whitecourt, Alberta. Amidst eight years of teaching at the middle and high school levels, she earned her Masters degree with a focus on Educational Leadership. Over the next 13 years, Karyn enjoyed her role as a high school administrator with Red Deer Public and now is thrilled to be serving staff members, parents, and students of Chinook's Edge School Division.

Karyn and her husband, Cory, have three wonderful children- twins, Mikayla and Cassie, and Connor. They love travelling, reading, being outside, and spending time together.

Chinook's Edge School Division is committed to a strong mission and vision. Karyn is honoured to be a part of an organization 'Where Students Come First!'

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