Huguette Thibeault M. Education, M.Sc. Pathology and veterinary microbiology, Chair
As biology teacher at preuniversity level and technical programs for over 35 years at Cegep St-Hyacinthe, she developed strong partnerships with environmental area and with various scientific and research communities. She shares her scientific and educational expertise with colleagues and several interveners,: l’Association pour l’enseignement de la science et de la technologie au Québec (AESTQ), Association québécoise pour la promotion de l’éducation relative à l’environnement(AQPERE), Association québécoise de pédagogie collégiale (AQPC) ,L’Association francophone pour le savoir – (Acfas) and with Science on stage Canada. since 2012.She has been an active member for the Committee of teachers in the Natural Sciences program for theMinistère de l’éducation, de l’Enseignement supérieur du Québec (MEES) and with its Direction des programmes de formation techniques. She has broken new ground by implementing micronternships in laboratories for students from Technologies specialized in Biotechnology and pre-university program Sciences de la nature . Exploration of use of iPad in labs is also a way to get her students in action. She is particularly interested in education reform and competency-based learning. as an external expert for a provincial commission charged with assessing the quality of education in Quebec colleges (CEEC). She conducts research on college teaching and technology transfer and leads workshops on entrepreneurship, environment and pedagogical innovation in science teaching. including digital tablet..
She is involved in the planning of Science on stage Canada 2014 and 2017 and has been selected as delegate of Science on stage Canada at Science on stage Europe 2013 (Poland) , 2015 (London) and 2017 (Hungria).
Johanne Patry, Ph. D., Past Chair, International Relationships
Johanne is presently vice-principal in pedagogy at College Français in Longueuil, Québec. Currently, she is also a math, science, and technology consultant. Back in her full time teaching days, she has participated in five European Science on Stages and won her category of Self-Perception in the Teaching Process at SoSD Berlin, 2007. She has attended the CLS Summer Workshop for Teachers and has brought students to participate in Students on the Beamlines.
Tracy Walker, M. Ed., Board Member
Tracy is the Educational Outreach Coordinator for the CLS. She has developed both the CLS Summer Workshop for Teachers and the Students on the Beamlines program. She has attended the SoS in Grenoble, Fr in 2007 and Berlin in 2008.
Diane M. Campeau, Treasurer
Resident of British Colombia, she is currently a doctoral student with University of Sherbrooke, Quebec. Her work is about Indigenous pedagogy. She has a Master degree in Education from University of Sherbrooke and a diploma in Environmental Education from Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM). She has over 30 years of experience in education, teaching adult or youth in colleges, secondary and primary schools or within environmental organizations. She has worked with different clienteles including students with special needs. She has contributed and still contributes to various projects with school organizations in Quebec and British Colombia particularly regarding Indigenous education.
Tim Molnar, Ph. D., Board Member
Tim is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Curriculum Studies – Science Education of the College of Education at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, SK. He is committed to teacher education with a special interest in First Nations perspectives and problem based Learning.
Michelle Olchowski, Board Member
Alice D Cherestes Ph.D., Board Member
Director Freshman Program
Senior Faculty Lecturer
McGill University, Macdonald Campus