Chris Spence to sue College of Teachers after losing licence

Chris Spence is launching an all-out fight with the Ontario College of Teachers to overturn a decision that stripped him of his teaching certificate because of plagiarism.

The former director of the Toronto District School Board has also hired a new legal team to take on the University of Toronto, so he doesn’t lose his doctorate over allegations he didn’t credit others’ work in his thesis.

“In 2013 I resigned from the TDSB over allegations of plagiarism,” Spence said in a statement to the Star. “These allegations, some of which I acknowledged and took responsibility for, related to a body of work that I had developed outside of my role as a teacher or principal or supervisory officer and I took responsibility for my actions.

The nerve…