Trustee Chadwick feels honoured to have been elected to represent the students and community of Ward 22. In this new role, Jerry is dedicated to improving student achievement, practising fiscal responsibility and re-establishing the community aspects of the trustee role.
As a former Scarborough student himself, Jerry attended Knob Hill P.S., Peter Secor P.S., Heron Park and Birchmount Park Collegiate. Jerry retired on January 30, 2009- celebrating a 33 year career which included; Principal of Highcastle P.S., Principal of St. Margaret's P.S., Principal of Blantyre P.S., Vice Principal of Silver Springs P.S. and a teacher at; Bellmere P.S., Cornell P.S., Tecumseh P.S., Ellesmere Statton P.S., Buchanan P.S., Bliss Carman P.S. and Courcelette P.S.
In 1993, Jerry was honoured to be chosen as the recipient of the Anson S. Taylor Award for outstanding contributions to public education in Scarborough. In 1993 and 1994 Jerry was chosen to participate in Project Overseas. This rewarding and life altering opportunity flew him to Lesotho in Southern Africa to run workshops and professional development for teachers of this third world country.
During his career, Jerry was very involved in the local teachers' federation, was a founding member of the Toronto Schools Administrators' Association and the Ontario Principals' Council. Jerry is a life member of the Scarborough Music Theatre, where he pursues his passion for theatre.
Jerry and his wife Sandy have lived in Scarborough their entire lives. Their children, Stephanie and Tim, graduated from Wexford C.I. and SATEC@W.A.Porter, respectively. Jerry and Sandy enjoy regular trips to New York City to take in the theatre and the magnificence of the city. They have travelled to South Africa and are planning an Alaskan Cruise in the spring. Jerry enjoys reading, golfing, relaxing at the Chadwick Cottage (near Bancroft) and walking his golden retriever, Spenser.
Trustee Chadwick strongly encourages all members of his ward to contact him via email at email@example.com or by phone at 416-395-8787 at any time. He responds to all emails and phone calls promptly and personally.