Picture of Rob Currie

Rob Currie MEd, BA Executive-in-Residence, U of R

Executive-in-Residence, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy; and former Deputy Minister of Education, Government of Saskatchewan

Areas of Interest

  • Collaboration and community engagement
  • Leadership and effective teams
  • Board governance
  • Engagement, working with, and learning from Indigenous peoples
  • Culture of innovation

Rob Currie served as the Deputy Minister of Education (2017-2020) and as an Assistant Deputy Minister of Education (2016-2017).  Prior to joining the Government of Saskatchewan in 2016, Rob was employed by the Regina Catholic School Division for 31 years.  He served as the Director of Education/CEO (2008-2016) and Supervisor of School Operations (2006-2008), School-based administrator (1993-2006) and a classroom teacher (1985-1993). Rob began his teaching career (1984-1985) at an elementary school in Smithers, B.C.

In collaboration with sector leaders, Rob’s vision was to create a quality education for all children.   

Rob received his Master of Education Degree in Educational Administration and Post-Graduate Diploma from the University of Regina.  He received his Professional Teaching Certificate from the University of Victoria and also completed his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Regina.

Over his career, Rob has served on and chaired various Boards and community-service committees.  Rob has also facilitated numerous workshops, seminars and conferences within the education sector and community-based organizations, regarding leadership, team-building, governance, engagement, innovation, and strengths-based leadership.  Rob now volunteers his time as a member of the Board of Regents for Campion College at the University of Regina, while also serving on the Board of the Regina United Way.