Leadership Team


SHERYL FREEMAN

Chair of CISS Leadership Team, CIS Secondary Principal, Grades 7 - 12

Dr. Sheryl

- 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
- 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

Mr. Andrew
- 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
- 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

Ms. Joanne
- 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 
- 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

Mr. Mark
- 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
- Principal Qualifications, 1997, 1998
Teaching Experience: 25 years
Administrative Experience: 7 years