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Johanne Ste-Croix

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Open to opportunities

About Me

Leader in whatever I do, inquisitive creator, entrepreneur, technology for learning fanatic! Mother of 4, friend, mentor, coach, consultant, presenter, trainer, bIogger. New challenges, new experiences: here I come!

Experience

Educational consultant/Freelancer

Self-employed
Since May 2015
  • Training, presenting, creating training material, creating pedagogical resources, blogging, ...
  • Consult the Portfolio professionnel section of my blog, johannestecroix.com, to see an overview of what I have been working on lately.

Educational consultant

CFORP
September 2014 to May 2015
  • Support French language school boards in the implementation of strategies in teaching and learning in the 21st century.
  • Support French language school boards in the use of the provincial virtual learning environment (Brightspace by D2L)

Provincial trainer in e-larning

CAVLFO
January 2012 to June 2014
  • Plan, create, organize and deliver training sessions to support e-learning initiative (Brightspace, Google, Web 2.0) using different means of delivery (face-to-face, webinars, Hangouts).
  • Collaborate with coworkers to create training material, including material for the use of the virtual learning environment powered by Brigthspace from D2L.
  • Support and work with French language school boards, schools and teachers throughout Ontario on the implementation of the Ministry of Education e-learning strategy.

Professional development course designer and developer

Ministry of Education
June 2014 to February 2015
  • Design and create, with a coworker, a twelve session professional development course in the use of social media (Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, YouTube) to create and/or enhance a teacher's personal learning network (PLN).
  • Organize the twelve session PD course in the provincial learning community (D2L plateforme).

E-learning course designer

CFORP
June 2013 to August 2013
  • Create and design the course content of an e-learning Grade 7 unit in mathematics to be use in blended learning.
  • Work with Adobe Articulate to create some of the course content.

Consultant and trainer

Consulting
2013 to 2015
  • Providing suggestions, advice and training in regard to the use of technology to build the capacity of the organization and/or to improve efficiency of processes.

Teacher

Conseil des écoles publiques de l'Est de l'Ontario
September 2002 to December 2011
  • Teacher at different levels from Grade 1 to Grade 9.
  • Teacher lead in numeracy.
  • Resource teacher and special education teacher.

French as a second language teacher (Adult Education)

Berlitz Canada
August 2000 to April 2002
  • Teach French as a second language to government managers seeking their French professional fluency level.
  • For beginner and intermediate level learners, follow a set curriculum and series of activities and provide additional exercises if needed. For advance learners, develop the learning activities to develop fluency, according to the position the learner occupied.

Education

Certificate in adult education

Canadian College of Educator, ON
Since December 2014

I am currently taking the courses to obtain the certificate.

Google Certified Educator

Google
January 2014

L'entreprise virtuelle (Online Business)

La Cité Collégiale, Ottawa, ON
November 2013 to December 2013

Formation Supérieure

Smart Technologies
2010

BA in education

University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON
September 2001 to May 2002

Initial training

BA in Arts (Honours in Second Language Teaching)

University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON
September 1998 to April 2001

Second language teaching specialisation.

Bilingual College Diploma

Champlain Regional College, Lennoxville, QC
September 1996 to May 1998

Social sciences

Skills

  • Exceeding management and clients’ expectations in delivering high-quality work
  • Take personnal accountability to achieve individual and shared goals
  • Proven team contributor and facilitator
  • LMS (BrightSpace (D2L) and Moodle)
  • Google Certified Educator
  • Daily use of Microsoft products
  • Proven skills in a variety of cloud-based tools
  • Social Media
  • Manage very effectively multiple schedules
  • Proven ability to work in a rapid past environment where demands are ever-changing by constantly reorganizing priorities in order to accomplish effectively all the required tasks
  • Français - native language
  • English - Full professional proficiency
  • Communicate effectively in person, via email and phone
  • Build and leverage relationships with clients for a high client satisfaction rate