CATCA 2022 has ended

CATCA recognizes that convention is situated on Treaty 7, South of Red Deer River the traditional territory of the Blackfoot, Tsuu T’ina and Stoney Nakoda peoples, and that the North of Red Deer River Treaty 6, traditional Métis, Cree and Saulteaux territory. We honour the First Peoples who have lived here since time immemorial, and we give thanks for the land.

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Léo-James Lévesque

School of Education at St. Thomas University
Assistant Professor

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Léo-James has a master’s degree in education with a specialization in curriculum and instruction. He is currently an assistant professor at St. Thomas University’s School of Education in Fredericton, New Brunswick. He has also taught at the University of New Brunswick, the University of Prince Edward Island, and Memorial University in Newfoundland. Throughout his career, Léo-James has been a teacher, an elementary school principal, and a school district supervisor. He has over 30 years of experience in teaching French as a second language (FSL). One of Léo-James’ goals involves promoting the importance of bilingualism in Canada. Thanks to his wide-ranging expertise, drive and dedication to the teaching of FSL, he is a highly sought-out expert and workshop leader across Canada on a variety of topics. As the author of many children’s books, Léo-James strives to nurture reading and writing from an early age. He also helped design and develop various educational resources and adapt teaching manuals now used by students throughout Canada. Léo-James has won several awards over the years, among them the André-Obadia Excellence Award from the Canadian Association of Immersion Professionals (ACPI/CAIT) for his outstanding contribution to fostering French-language teaching in Canada. He has also received the J. Elmer Hynes Excellence in Leadership Award from Canadian Parents for French (CPF) as well as the Hilroy Scholarship Award, bestowed by the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF/FCE) in recognition of his innovation in the field of education.

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