LEADERSHIP TEAM

Sheryl Freeman

Chair of CISS Leadership Team, CIS Secondary Principal, Grades 7 - 12
  • PhD.,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 7 - 12
  • Master of Education, Educational Leadership and Policy, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, (OISE), University of Toronto. 2019
  • 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:

  • IB Workshops: Chemistry 2005, Coordination 2010, Administration Category 2, 2016
  • TOK for Subject Teachers’ Workshop, 2016, Understanding Leadership, 2018, Leading for Effective Teaching and Learning, 2018
  • IB Educator Network (IBEN) Member: Site Visit Team Member, Workshop Leader
  • Principal’s Qualifications, 2015

Teaching Experience: Secondary Chemistry, Math, Science including IB,11 years

Administrative Experience: Secondary Vice Principal: 5 years, IBDP Coordinator: 8 years

Joanne Valere-Meredith

CIS Elementary Principal, Grades K - 6
  • Master of Education, Educational Administration, 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:

  • Site Administrator and Principal of International Schools Supervisory Officer Certificate, 2003
  • Principal's Qualifications,1995,1996 ELL Part 1,1986
  • ELL Part 2, 1995 Ottawa Citizen Literacy Foundation Award, 2003

Teaching Experience: 11 years

Administrative Experience: 22 years

MARK BELL

CIS Elementary Vice Principal, Grades K - 6
  • Master of Education, Teaching and Learning, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), University of Toronto, 2012
  • Master of Divinity, University of Toronto, 1989
  • Bachelor of Sacred Theology, St. Paul University, Ontario, 1989
  • Bachelor of Education, University of Toronto, 1988
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Toronto, 1982

Additional Qualifications: Principal Qualifications, 1997, 1998

Teaching Experience: 25 years

Administrative Experience: 7 years

Bonnie Thibodeau

BCIS Principal Grades 1 - 12

Ms.Bonnie

  • Master of Education, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, 1990
  • Bachelor of Arts, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, 1990
  • Professional Education Program, Ottawa Teachers' College, Ottawa, Ontario, 1971
  • Supervisory Officer's Certificate, 1998
  • Principal's Qualifications,

Teaching experience: 20 years
Administrative experience: 26 years

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, 2011

Additional Qualifications:

  • Certificate of Education Administration - Ha Noi National University of Education, 2016
  • IB Workshops, Category TOK, 2016

Teaching experience: 9 years

Administrative experience: 2 year

Jonathan Iliffe

BCIS Elementary Vice-Principal
  • Mr. Jon
  • Master of Education, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, 2019
  • Bachelor of Education, Schulich School of Education, Nipissing University, North Bay, Ontario, 2011
  • Bachelor of Arts, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, 2008
  • Principal's Qualifications, 2019
  • ELL Specialist, 2015

Teaching Experience: 7 years
Administrative Experience: 3 years

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: 4 years

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 Thi Hoang Quyen

Vice Principal (CVK Phu My Hung Campus)
  • Bachelor of Kindergarten Education - HCMC University of Education
  • Bachelor of English - University of Foreign Languages - Information Technology

Additional Qualifications:

  • Professional Principal Certificate - HCMC National College for Education

Teaching experience:
Administrative experience: 10 years