She shares her breadth and depth of experience in education with colleagues across the country as well as community, youth-oriented organizations in her home-base of Montreal.
Liz enjoys supporting organizational leaders of schools and non-profits as they strive to fulfill their mission and vision.
She also thrives in providing personalized career coaching to individuals at any stage of transition.
Experienced Educational Leader
Liz’s career spans for more than 20 years as a teacher, department head, housemaster, coach, adviser, director of admissions and head of school in a full range of educational settings (K -12, day, boarding, coed and all girls).
Head of School, The Study, QC (2003-10)
Director of Admissions, St. Michaels University School, BC (1999-2002)
Head of PHE; Director, Institute of Educ.Technology, Trinity College School, ON (1992-99)
Physical & Health Education / French teacher, Halton Board of Education, ON (1988-90)
A life-long learner and advocate for continuous improvement, Liz is bilingual (English and French) and holds the following degrees:
M.Ed., Klingenstein Center, Columbia University (2003)
MBA, Ivey School of Business, Western University (1992)
B.Ed. (Ontario Teacher’s Certificate), University of Ottawa (1988)
B.PHE & French, University of Toronto (1987)
Liz continues her learning and most notably completed the Fundamentals of Leadership Coaching program at The Leadership Academy (2019), the Pedagogy of Confidence Mentorship training program at the National Alliance for Effective Education (2014), attended a transformative 4-day leadership program with Leadership +Design (2014) and is trained as a facilitator using the Empathy Toy from 21 Toys (2015). Finally, Liz shares her love of music with families in her community through the Music for Young Children program.
Liz is committed to contributing to communities in formal and informal ways – both locally and globally.
She is currently a proud Board member of Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Canada, enthusiastically supporting its vision for all young people to realize their full potential.
Liz served as Executive Director (2016-17) and volunteer (2011-2015) at Tyndale St.-Georges Community Centre and was proud adviser to the directors of Camp Stella Puella (2008-15). Previous volunteer work includes tutoring at an after-school program in Harlem, literacy tutoring in London, Ontario and Project USSR (now LEADER Project) in Belarus, where MBA grads teach basic business skills to potential entrepreneurs.
You can learn more about Liz on LinkedIn.