A committed team

Alexane St-Amant Ringuette

Director of OIECEC and Communication advisor

Passionate about education and intercultural relations, Alexane experiences conscious entrepreneurship on a daily basis since her youngest years, since she graduated from the world’s first entrepreneurial community school.

André Savard

Leadership and International Programs Director

André works with several school principals and pedagogical teams with the purpose of supporting the implementation of innovative projects that have to do skills development, pedagogical practices transformation and digital tools and resources.

Benoît Boulerice

Conscious entrepreneurship advisor

Benoit has been working for over 30 years in education, namely as the school principal of one of the first Conscious entrepreneurial community schools in Ontario.

Magalie Laliberté

Magalie Laliberté 

Director of Business Development and Strategic Partnerships

Magalie Laliberté is an international development worker, with ten years of experience in developing and implementing programs and projects of a greater scale focused on youth empowerment through entrepreneurship, leadership, and active citizenship.

Corinne Germain

Conscious entrepreneurship pedagogical advisor

Always working with passion and commitment, Corinne is involved in a variety of ways in the development of educational entrepreneurship, in addition to coaching other teachers improving their pedagogical practices.

Denis Lyonnais

Advisor in school-family-community partnerships

Mr. Lyonnais made his career in education where he acted as the director of l’École des parents. He also contributed for several years to the development and promotion of the school-family-community concept in Québec.

Éric Bilodeau


Éric acted as a financial and legal affairs vice-president for many years, which allowed him to gain practical experience in entrepreneurship in Québec. According to him, entrepreneurial education will enable the emergence of an entrepreneurial spirit and foster tomorrow’s investments.

Francis Beauchemin


Successful leader in innovation and implementation of intelligent solutions, Francis has worked for over 20 years in the high-tech and telecommunication industries. His determination to contribute to youth development led him to be involved in Idea entrepreneurial education.

François Gérin-Lajoie

Expert in business development and partnerships

François benefits from more than 40 years of experience in funding, marketing and cooperation at the international level. Inspired by the masterful work in education of his father Paul Gérin-Lajoie, he is happy to have acted as first president of Idea entrepreneurial education and now as expert in business development and partnerships.

Jean Sébastien Reid

Jean-Sébastien Reid

Deputy executive director

Committed partner in the development of the entrepreneurial community school (ECS) for over 17 years, Jean-Sébastien is an experienced educator in innovation and technologies as well as in entrepreneurial education.

Jocelyn Guy

Technology advisor

During his 20 years of making a career in the technologies, Jocelyn demonstrated his sense of responsibility and his resourcefulness, qualities that still characterize him in his professional activities. His knowledge and efficiency make him a versatile resource for Idea entrepreneurial education.

Louis-Jacques Filion

Entrepreneurship consultant

Louis Jacques Filion is the chair of the Rogers-J.A. Bombardier. He is professor of entrepreneurship at HEC MONTREAL, the Montreal Business School. He has a broad professional experience in entrepreneurship and management.

Louis P. Houle

Conscious entrepreneurship advisor

Support, inspire and innovate, these are three words that summarize his skills. Louis devoted his entire career to the Franco-Ontarian school system, namely as a pedagogical leader for the TacTIC team.

Lynda Jetté

Administrative assistant

Lynda Jetté came naturally to education when she was a mere youngster. For Mrs. Jetté, it is crucial to keep in touch with what the greatest richness of a community: its children. She joined the team of Idea entrepreneurial education with pride and enthusiasm.

Manon Doré

Pedagogical development and creativity coordinator

Manon is engaged and passionate about education and educational communities. She knows how to listen to the needs of each and every one, whether it be with children, in supporting their families or in assuming the leadership of a pedagogical team.

Marc Giguère

School governance advisor

Marc Giguère has over 30 years of experience in the field of education and school administration. His experience in coaching and training school principals is a great asset for Idée éducation entrepreneuriale.

Marie-Claude Cantin

Conscious entrepreneurship advisor

Elementary school teacher at first, then resource teacher, pedagogical counsellor and school vice-principal, Marie-Claude is always ready to overcome challenges and share her passion for education. She is recognized as a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert.

Marine Auger

Management, innovation and conscious entrepreneurship advisor

For over 15 years, Marine has been supporting organizations and their managing teams in developing a more humanist and meaningful managerial approach.

Patrick Pierard

Expert advisor

A specialist in continuing education, Patrick Piérard has held senior positions in Québec schools (Canada), for over 20 years. He also acts as a consultant for international partners.

Rino Lévesque

Founder and strategic advisor

Author and creator of the ECS, Rino has been interested in educational innovation and entrepreneurship for more than 25 years. Motivated by quality education, Mr. Lévesque is convinced that it is possible to bring great dreams to life.

Roy J. Dove

Executive Director

For more than forty years, Roy has been working in the field of education and management. His areas of expertise are vast and go from the development of an organizational culture of collaboration to skill-building.

Sébastien Ratté

Conscious entrepreneurship advisor

With an experience of twenty years in education at the elementary level in disadvantaged neighborhoods, Sébastien is convinced that academic success can be achieved through entrepreneurial education.

Sophie Nadeau-Tremblay

Conscious entrepreneurship pedagogical advisor

Sophie Nadeau-Tremblay has been a teacher at the primary school level for 20 years and plays an active role towards the entrepreneurial culture. Combining practice with research in education, she participates in various projects.

Stéphanie Hamelin


Stéphanie Hamelin is committed to innovation and to individual and team entrepreneurship. She now has over 20 years of experience in management, business strategies, marketing and financing.

Dominic Tremblay

Dominic Tremblay


Dominic Tremblay is an innovative, Canadian educational consultant.  He brings twenty-first century skills into the classroom by providing training and support for teachers from coast to coast to coast.

Valérie Touchette

Conscious entrepreneurship pedagogical advisor

Passionate about human potential development and integration of technologies, Valerie helps people to “undertake their lives”. She has been involved in the field of education for over 10 years.

Yvan Valence

Entrepreneurial education management advisor

With over 40 years of experience in education, Yvan Valence is convinced that the best way to improve pedagogy and youth success in Quebec is to develop entrepreneurial education, since it strongly contributes to youth identity building and motivation.

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Danielle Delorme

Communications Advisor

Danielle worked for 25 years in Education and Communication. In turn, she has been a music specialist, translator, school principal, volunteer teacher in Ecuador and Libya, guide at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts and trip leader.

Alain Roland Koffi

Côte d'Ivoire

Christian Musampa Mbowa

Congo and Eastern Africa

Ernest Tambo

Southern Africa

José Luis Chinchilla

Latin America and the Caribeean

Saray Heymans

Belgium and Europe

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