Chantale Cyr occupe les fonctions de directrice générale au sein du centre de services scolaires des Rives-du-Saguenay depuis 2016. Reconnue pour son leadership et sa créativité, elle se démarque par sa volonté d’innover en faisant les choses autrement. Elle porte avec elle un bagage d’expériences acquises au ministère de la Sécurité publique ainsi qu’au sein du réseau de la santé.
Dr. David Tranter has been teaching and working in mental health, well-being, and education for over 30 years. As a researcher, professor, and the Scientific Director for the Centre for Relationship-Based Education, Dr. Tranter works widely with parents, mental health professionals, and educators across Canada and beyond to support students at all grade levels to reach their highest potential. He is the co-creator of The Third Path, a pedagogical framework that promotes both student well-being and academic achievement. His book, “The Third Path: A Relationship-Based Approach to Student Well-Being and Achievement” has been adopted widely by educators all across Canada.
Dr. Jennifer A. Tupper is an award winning scholar and professor of Curriculum Studies. She is currently serving her second term as Dean of the Faculty of Education at the University of Alberta in Treaty 6. Her scholarly work focusses on critical forms of citizenship and anti-0ppressive approaches to teaching and learning schools and teacher education program. Over the last two decades she has focussed her work more intently on deepening knowledge of treaties and the treaty relationship, and advancing considerations of truth and reconciliation education.
Jo-Anne LeFevre, Ph.D. is Chancellor’s Professor of Cognitive Science and Psychology, and the Chair of the Department of Cognitive Science at Carleton University. She has conducted research on children’s mathematical learning for over 40 years, with funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. She collaborates with researchers in Northern Ireland, Chile, Italy, and Canada. She is the primary investigator on a SSHRC-funded partnership grant, Assessment and Instruction in Mathematics (www.aimcollective.ca), that is dedicated to enhancing partnerships between researchers and educators.
Responsable de la stratégie santé et bienêtre du personnel, François Rouleau est titulaire d’une maîtrise en éducation en Administration scolaire de l’Université de Moncton et occupe un poste de leadership au sein du Conseil scolaire acadien provincial (CSAP) depuis 26 ans. Il est directeur régional du regroupement nord depuis 16 ans.
Dominique Robert est Président-directeur général adjoint de la Fédération des centres de services scolaires du Québec. Il se consacre au développement d’un réseau fort, performant et bienveillant dans un esprit de collaboration et d’innovation des pratiques.
Manon Dufour est directrice générale du Centre de services scolaire des Draveurs, chargée d’enseignement à l’ÉNAP et doctorante à l’Université de Sherbrooke (Québec). Ses recherches actuelles portent sur le développement professionnel des directions générales scolaires au plan de la gestion du changement et de l’usage des données pour définir et réguler un solide plan stratégique.
Philippe Jacquin est professeur agrégé en orientation à l’Université de Moncton. Ses travaux portent sur l’accompagnement des changements identitaires au cours de transitions professionnelles, les pratiques d’autosoins des personnes conseillères d’orientation et le bienêtre au travail du personnel en éducation.
Enseignant avant tout, Ronald Boudreau est un fervent observateur de la francophonie canadienne et de ses écoles, en particulier. Joyeux retraité, il contribue à l’occasion à des projets résolument tournés vers l’avenir.
Akela Peoples, BEd, MEd, is the Chief Executive Officer of Mental Health Research Canada. She serves as vice-chair of Humber College, and formerly chaired its Academic and Student Affairs Committee. She is a values-driven, impact-focused leader, and is committed to building bridges and relationships to unify and strengthen communities within the sector, as well as throughout the country at large.
Sarah Scahill, RN, BN, is the Health and Wellness Manager for Medicine Hat Public School Division, where she is responsible for employee health promotion, disability management, and attendance support programs. As a Registered Nurse, she brings a different perspective to wellbeing in K–12 education systems.
Pam Verhoeff is Black Gold School Division’s Lead Wellness Teacher, a job that combines her passion for wellness with her love of supporting educators so they can flourish. In her past life, she taught junior high for 15 years. She completed stints as an instructional coach and curriculum prototyper, which gave her behind-the-scenes access to classrooms across Alberta.
Jennifer E. Lawson, PhD, is the senior author of the new book, Teacher, Take Care: A guide to well-being and workplace wellness for educators, as well as the originator and program editor of the Hands-On series published by Portage & Main Press. Jennifer is a former classroom teacher, resource and special education teacher, consultant, principal, university instructor, and school trustee.
Heather Douglas, PhD, is an Adjunct Research Professor of Cognitive Science at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ont. She is a former elementary teacher and a co-investigator of the Assessment and Instruction for Mathematics (AIM) Collective.
Tracie Anthony, MEd, is the Numeracy Coordinator for the Grande Prairie Public School Division in Grande Prairie, Alta. She is a teacher and a school division partner of the Assessment and Instruction for Mathematics (AIM) Collective.
Amal Boultif, PhD, teaches French didactics and pedagogy at the University of Ottawa. Her current research focuses on media and multimodal literacy and the implementation of all forms of games and the gamification in relation to French language teaching.
Marion Deslandes Martineau is a doctoral student in education at UQAM, having previously earned a bachelor’s degree in teaching secondary-level French and a master’s degree in didactics. She is also a student researcher at the UNESCO Chair in Curriculum Development.
Patrick Charland, PhD, is a full Professor in the Department of Didactics, a co-holder of the UNESCO Chair in Curriculum Development at UQAM, and Director of the Institute of International Studies in Montreal. He has developed expertise in analyzing educational systems, as well as in initial training at the elementary, secondary and university levels, both in Quebec and internationally.
Catherine Haeck, PhD, is a full Professor in the Department of Economics at the Université du Québec à Montréal. She specializes in the economics of education and labour economics and directs the Skills axis at the Centre interuniversitaire de recherche en analyse des organisations (CIRANO). Her research focuses on the human capital of children and youth and on the intergenerational transmission of income and education.
Sylvana Côté, PhD, is a psychologist by training, a full Professor in the School of Public Health at the Université de Montréal and a researcher at CHU Sainte-Justine. She directs the Research Group on Psychosocial Maladjustment in Children (GRIP) and the Observatory for Children’s Education and Health(OPES), and co-directs the Network on the Perinatal Determinants of Child Health.