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Geoffrey Cayen

B.Psy., B.Ed., M.Ed.
Vice-President

Biography

As an educator having taught 25 years, Geoffrey possesses much experience working with people in the public sector. During his career, he served in many different leadership positions. These roles include the following: Elementary Instructional Coach, Learning Support Teacher, Learning Resource Teacher, Français à Coeur chair for the Eastern Ontario Staff Development Network (EOSDN) and as Diplôme d’études de langue française (DELF) Trainer.

As instructional coach, Geoffrey mentored educators and Principals as well as led groups in professional learning communities to reflect on existing practices and help them identify changes that would help enhance their professional skills.

As DELF trainer, he facilitated groups to obtain their certification as assessors as well as present on a variety of topics, both locally and provincially.  These experiences have honed his skill set to be an excellent bilingual communicator who is adaptable, collaborative, solution-focused and results-oriented.  In addition, Geoffrey strives to be innovative, purposeful, and flexible. 

Social issues such as justice, diversity and equity are important for Geoffrey. For many years, he assisted as a steering committee member and presenter for the Rainbow Youth Forum, a day of awareness and celebration of LGBTQ+ students within the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board (OCDSB), along with being an equity school representative for many years.

Professional Experience

  • 25 years in the Education field
  • DELF Trainer and Lead for OCDSB Centre
  • Français à Coeur Chair, Eastern Ontario Staff Development Network (EOSDN)
  • French as a Second Language Elementary Instructional Coach, Ottawa-Carleton District School Board
  • Learning Support Teacher (LST), Yellowknife Catholic Schools, NWT

Education and Accreditations

  • Master of Education – Leadership & Administration, St. Francis Xavier University, Nova Scotia
  • Bachelor of Education, University of Ottawa
  • Bachelor of Arts – Psychology, University of Ottawa
  • Principal’s Qualifications – Parts 1 & 2
  • Special Education – Parts 1 & 2

Membership

  • Association Canadienne des professionnels d’immersion – ACPI

Expertise

  • Assessment and Evaluation
  • Learning Theories and Practices
  • Needs Analysis related to Training and Professional Development
  • Instructional Design – Development and delivery of workshops
  • Facilitation
  • Behavioral – Conflict Resolution, Non-Violent Intervention, Restorative Practices, Collaborative Problem Solving
  • French as a Second Language Pedagogy and Differentiation
  • Professional Learning Communities (PLCs)
  • Common European Framework of References for Languages (CEFR) Framework and Delf Assessment

Contact Me Today

Call 343-984-8582 or email geoffrey.cayen@thedelfigroup.com

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