1919 First Female School Inspector

  • Inspector of Toronto Public School 1919-29, from 1929 Annual Report of Board of Education

    Dr. Aletta Marty

    Appointed by Toronto Board of Education Chief Inspector (1913-1926) R.H. Cowley, Dr. Aletta Marty was the first woman to be appointed or hired as a school inspector. Up to this time, the position of school inspector was held exclusively by men, making Aletta Marty’s appointment truly groundbreaking.

    Photographer unknown

    Printed paper


    Black and white photo portrait on page in book of a woman