Regina, Thursday July 9, 2015 - Saskatchewan's Francophone school board, the Conseil des écoles fransaskoises, names Michel Pelletier school principal at Zenon Park's École Notre-Dame-des-Vertus.
"Mr. Pelletier spent 30 years working for school boards in Quebec. A veteran teacher who is familiar with the inner workings of education, he taught high school for 10 years; has 20 years of experience as an educational consultant at primary and secondary levels; in addition to having been called upon to assume acting vice-principal duties."
Michel Pelletier has earned a Master's degree in Educational Administration, a Certificate in Computer Science Applied to Education, a Certificate in Education Sciences and a BA in Biology. He has actively contributed to the success of students and teachers, especially in mathematics, science and technology. He has been called upon to provide customized support for the professional needs of teachers, to help them meet educational objectives in school environments. He led several projects including the development of learning situations in mathematics for program introduction needs.
Also accumulating training and leadership experience in sports at the youth level, Mr. Pelletier was awarded the provincial Coaching Diploma issued by the Quebec Soccer Federation. Boasting a roster of skills which include experience teaching in a second language context in the indigenous communities of Nunavik, Mr. Pelletier chooses henceforth to untertake new challenges that are more closely aligned with his professional aspirations. In his new role, he will discover an environment with endless opportunities to coach, lead and contribute to the development of solutions to educational needs in a changing community.
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A first-language school today, a bilingual Francophone for life! - The Conseil des écoles fransaskoises (CÉF) is home to 1,900 preschool to Grade 12 students in 15 elementary and secondary schools across the province. Financed by the Ministry of Education, it is the only French as a first language school board in Saskatchewan.
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