Statistics Education Committee

Continuing committee


Sohee Kang - Chair/président(e)
Jim Stallard
Sotirios Damouras
Asokan Variyath
Ex officio 
Jeremy Balka
Rui Hu
Wilson Lu

Terms of Reference


The Statistics Education Committee was established as a continuing committee at a meeting of the Board of Directors on 4 May 1986. The composition and terms of reference were amended at the March 2018 meeting of the Board. 


Chair: Appointed by the incoming President.
Membership: Five additional members in good standing, appointed by the incoming President. The members of the Committee should reflect the diversity of geography of the SSC.

Terms and Duties:

General Objective of the Committee:


Advise SSC members on statistics education related matters, and assist in the development and implementation of initiatives intended to improve statistics education in Canada.


Specific Objectives:

  • Development and maintenance of a website for the purposes of reporting the activities of the Committee and providing links to useful on-line education resources;
  • Service to teaching institutions: provide resources and information that could be used to present different aspects of statistics to educators and students;
  • Service to students: provide information about career paths in statistics, student awards available in statistics, and databases and case studies that could be used for statistical projects; and
  • Project judging in the area of statistics and awarding of the SSC prizes at the annual Canada-Wide Youth Science Fair.