Paul Jean's Bio__________

Born in Beauport, Quebec
Graduate from Polyvalente La Seigneurie (1982)
Graduate from Le College de Limoilou (Diploma in Communications, 1984)
Student at Laval University (minor in English and Theatre, 1985-1986)
BFA in Acting from the Conservatoire d'Art Dramatique of Quebec City (1986-1989)
Founding Member of Azimut Theatre Company (1989-1990)
Worked at Greenpeace Canada (Quebec office, 1990)
Exploration Canada Exchange program in North Battleford & Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (1990-1991)
B. Ed. Major in Geography, Universite Laval (1991-1994)
Tour Guide in Quebec City (1994-1995)
French Immersion teacher in Cold Lake, Alberta (1995-1996)
French Immersion teacher, Surrey SD36 (1997-1999)
Theatre teacher, Surrey SD36 (1999-2012)
Diploma in Guidance Studies, UBC (2001)
M. Ed. in Educational Technology, City U. (Presidential Honours, 2002)
JHSS Performing Arts Department Head (2002-2012)
Recipient of a BC Premier's Award in Teaching Excellence (School Leadership) in 2009
Certificate in Leadership and Coaching, VCC (2010)
Member of JHSS Multidisciplinary Learning Project (2 year pilot project, 2011-2013)
IBMYP Co-Coordinator, Social Studies 8, Digital Citizenship 8 (2013-2014)
IBMYP Coordinator (2014-2019) & Francais 9 teacher (2015-2016)
JHSS Product Design Department Head (2015-2018)
Career & Life Exploration 10 teacher (2018-2019)
Economics 12 teacher (since 2017)

Assignment 2019-2020: IB MYP Coordinator; Economic Theory 12; IB DP Coordinator (designate)