LEADERSHIP TEAM

LEADERSHIP TEAM

Sheryl Freeman

Chair of CISS Leadership Team/ CIS Secondary Principal
  • PhD. In Theory and Policy Studies, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), University of Toronto,  Toronto, Ontario, 2006
  • Master of Education Administration- (OISE), University  of Toronto,  Toronto, Ontario, 1992
  • Bachelor of Education, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, 1976
  • Bachelor of Arts, Carleton University,  Ottawa, Ontario, 1974

Additional Qualifications:

  • Cognitive Coaching Level 1, 2018
  • Principal’s Qualifications Instructor OPC, 2009 - 2014
  • IB Workshops: Administration, Category 1 and 2, 2014 and 2016
  • Supervisory Officer Certificate, 2009
  • Principal’s Qualifications, 1994
  • ESL Part 1, 1976
  • One of Canada’s Outstanding Principals 2013

Years of Experience: Over 40 years experience as secondary classroom teacher and school administrator

Andrew Lin

CIS Secondary Vice-Principal/ Grades 9 - 12
  • Master of Education, Educational Leadership and Policy, in progress, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, (OISE), University of Toronto
  • Bachelor of Education - Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), Toronto, Ontario, 2005
  • Bachelor of Applied Science, Honours, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, 2004

Additional Qualifications:

  • Additional Qualifications: IB Workshops: Chemistry and Coordination 2005, Administration Category 1, 2016
  • IB Educator Network (IBEN) Member: Site Visit Team Member, Workshop Leader
  • Principal’s Qualifications, 2015
  • Honours Specialist Chemistry / Mathematics, 2005 / 2013

Teaching experience: Secondary Chemistry, Math, Science including IB, 10 years

Administrative experience: Secondary Vice-Principal: 3 years, IBDP Coordinator: 8 years

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Joanne Valere-Meredith

CIS Elementary Principal
  • Master of Education, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, 1995
  • Bachelor of Education, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario,1986
  • Bachelor of Arts, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, 1986

Additional Qualifications:

  • Supervisory Officer Certificate, 2003
  • Principal’s Qualifications, 1996
  • ELL Part 1, 1995
  • ELL Part 2, 1995
  • Special Education, Part 1, 1996
  • Special Education, Part 2, 2013
  • Recipient of the Ottawa Citizen Literacy Foundation Award
  • Site Administrator and Principal of International Schools 

Teaching experience: 31 years
Administrative experience: 21 years

 

Ashwin Parvatam

CIS Elementary Vice Principal Kindergarten - Grade 8
  • Bachelor of Education, York University, Toronto, Ontario, 2002
  • Bachelor of Science Honours, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, 1999

Additional Qualifications:

  • Principal's Qualifications, 2012
  • Integration of Information and Computer Technology in Instruction, Specialist, 2010
  • Cognitive Coaching Level 1, 2007
  • Reading Specialist, 2004

Teaching experience: 15 years

Administrative experience: 4.5 years

Bonnie Thibodeau

BCIS Principal Grades 1 - 12
  • Master of Education, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, 1990
  • Professional Education Training Program, Ottawa Teachers' College, Ottawa, Ontario, 1971
  • Bachelor of Arts, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, 1970

Additional Qualifications:

  • Supervisory Officer's Certificate, 1998
  • Principal's Qualifications, 1990

Teaching experience: 20 years
Administrative experience: 25

Hilarion Melanson

BCIS Vice- Principal Grades 1 - 5
  • Bachelor of Education, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1991
  • Ma?trise ès sciences, Université de Moncton,? Moncton, Nouveau-Brunswick 1985
  • Baccalauréat ès sciences, Université de Moncton,? Moncton,? Nouveau-Brunswick 1982

Additional Qualifications:

  • Program Officer: International Programs, Canadian Teachers Federation, Ottawa, 2010 – 2011
  • IB Workshops: Coordination, Category 1, 2007
  • Nova Scotia Education Leadership Consortium (NSELC), 1998 - 2003

Teaching experience:13 years. Secondary Math, Physics, Chemistry, Science 10, Math and Sciences Grades 8 - 9.

Administrative experience: 11 years experience vice-principal Grades 1 - 12, 2 years experience IB Programme Co-ordinator

Tran Nhat Quynh

BCIS Elementary Vice-Principal
  • Bachelor of Education (Primary)- University of Pedagogy, HCMC, 2004

Additional Qualifications:

  • Certificate of Education Administration- Saigon University, HCMC,2015

Teaching experience: 12 years

Administrative experience: 3 year 

Nguyen Van Sy

BCIS Secondary Vice - Principal
  • Bachelor of Education, University of Pedagogy, HCMC , 2010 
  • Intel Teach to the Future, University of Ho Chi Minh, 2010 

Additional Qualifications:

  • Professional Principal Certificate- HCMC National College for Education

Teaching experience: 9 years

Administrative experience: 1 year

 

Tran Thi Le Hang

CVK Principal (Phu My Hung Campus)
  •  Bachelor of Kindergarten Education, National University of Education, Hanoi, 2001

Additional Qualifications:

  • Cognitive Coaching Level 1, 2018
  • Professional Principal Certificate, National College for Education, HCMC, 2008

Teaching Experience: 6 years

Administrative Experience: 8 years, Founding Principal CVK

 

Nguyen Nam Thi

CVK Vice Principal (Phu My Hung Campus)
  • Master of Educational Management, University of Social Sciences and Humanities, HCMC, 2014
  • Bachelor of English,  University of Social Sciences and Humanities, HCMC, 2012 
  • Bachelor of Kindergarten Education, University of Education, HCMC, 2009

Additional Qualifications:

  • Certificate Teaching English for Children, University of Foreign Languages, Hanoi, 2009
  • Teaching Experience: 5 years
  • Administrative experience: 2 years
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