Focused Education Resources provides education support services for the sixty (60) public school districts in British Columbia and, where appropriate, British Columbia independent schools and the Yukon Department of Education. The Advisory Committee advises Education Services with respect to Focused Education’s learning-resource related activities, programs, and projects. This committee consists of organization leaders providing feedback on policy, process, and procedures.


NameDistrict/Organization NameJob Title
Trent DolgopolSD 06 Rocky MountainDirector of Instruction, Technology and Innovative Learning
Kathy PuharichSD 36 SurreyDirector of Instruction, Education Services
Pedro da SilvaSD 39 VancouverAssociate Superintendent – Learning Information Technology
David VandergugtenSD 42 Maple Ridge-Pitt MeadowsAssistant Superintendent, Chair LRA
Matthew MonkmanSD 54 Bulkley ValleyAssistant Superintendent of Schools
Jarrod BellSD 60 Peace River NorthDirector of Instruction
Heather DalyBCTF liaison/SD 43 CoquitlamTechnology and Learning Commons Coordinator
Nick PoeschekMinistry of Education and Childcare Director, Curriculum and Classroom Assessment
Maureen CiarnielloFocused Education ResourcesDirector of Education Services