OTTAWA, June 17, 2011 /CNW/ - A teacher at école élémentaire St-Edmond
in Windsor has been honoured by the Association des enseignantes et des
enseignants franco-ontariens for her exceptional contribution to
French-language education and the teaching profession.
Micheline Duguay-Lévesque was given the Mérite franco-ontarien en éducation, an honour bestowed annually by AEFO to two of its members.
For many years, Micheline Duguay-Lévesque has enriched the life of her
students and colleagues at school by organizing many activities which
aim to develop a sense of belonging and cultural pride. She has done
pioneer work in the field of immigrant integration, allowing many
students to better adapt to their new life in Canada. Her dedication
has led her to direct a workshop on welcoming immigrants for the
Ministry of Education.
Micheline Duguay-Lévesque is also a natural-born organizer. She works
tirelessly at involving students in school and extra-curricular
activities. She has coached numerous sports teams and is also involved
in Idole en Essor, a local French-language singing contest.
Micheline Duguay-Lévesque has been an enthusiastic school representative
for many years, and a passionate advocate for the teaching profession.
"Micheline Duguay-Lévesque's dedication to the students, her imaginative
ideas, her generosity and her capacity to inspire her colleagues has
created a culture of sharing and co-operation at her school, says AEFO
President, Benoit Mercier. Mrs. Duguay-Lévesque is an inspiring role
model for all who aspire to a teaching career."
AEFO represents 9,500 teachers and education workers in Ontario's
French-language elementary and secondary schools, both Catholic and
public, and workers in other French-language establishments.
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SOURCE Association des enseignantes et des enseignants franco-ontariens (AEFO)
For further information:
Marie-Élisabeth Brunet, Communications Officer 613 244-2336 613 850-6410 (cellular)