CSPNE appoints new Director/School Effectiveness Leader

North Bay, Ontario— The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l’Ontario (CSPNE) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Joël McLean as Director/ School Effectiveness Leader.

A committed educator to the profession across the province, Mr. McLean actively contributes to the growth and leadership development of his colleagues in the education community. He began his career as a science and chemistry teacher in 1997 and for the past 15 years has served as a principal, guiding improvement initiatives, and providing instructional leadership to staff and students in elementary, middle, and high schools. 

From 2014 to 2018, Mr. McLean coached French Ontario principals as an Instructional Leader with the CFORP. He supported the development of leadership skills of principals and accompanied school board educational teams on the issue of teaching and learning in the era of global competencies.

“Joël McLean’s candidacy meets the expectations and needs of CSPNE’s educational team and vision of continuous improvement. Energetic and motivating, Joël is a nationally certified coach and is provincially recognized by Association des directions et directions adjointes des écoles franco-ontariennes (ADFO). He brings a wealth of coaching experience that focuses on the pursuit of excellence that will help him actively contribute to our initiatives while supporting the ongoing growth and learning of students in schools across our territory”, says Associate Director of Education Yves Laliberté.

Mr. Joël McLean will assume his new duties on August 16. He succeeds Pauline Plutino who has accepted a position with the Ministry of Education. The Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l’Ontario wishes Mr. McLean and Ms. Plutino the very best in their new positions.   

In accordance with universal values, the CSPNE covers an area of 46,453 km2 and provides the communities of Timmins, Iroquois Falls, Kapuskasing, Hearst, Temiskaming Shores, Sturgeon Falls, North Bay and Parry Sound with quality French-language education. Close to 2,200 northeastern Ontario students have chosen French-language public schools.

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Source :
Guylaine Scherer, Director of Communications
guylaine.scherer [a] cspne.ca | 888-591-5656 ext. 25263