CSPGNO appoints two new principals

December 22 2017

The Conseil scolaire public du Grand Nord de l’Ontario (CSPGNO) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Lynn Quirion as principal of École publique de la Découverte (Val Caron) and Mr. Brian Philipow as principal of École secondaire Macdonald-Cartier (Sudbury).

Ms. Lynn Quirion has been with the CSPGNO for 15 years and has a solid background in education at both the elementary and secondary levels. Ms. Quirion held the positions of teacher and interim principal at École secondaire Château-Jeunesse (Longlac), vice-principal at École publique Foyer-Jeunesse (Hanmer), principal of École publique Jean-Éthier-Blais (Sudbury) and she is currently principal of École secondaire Macdonald-Cartier.

Ms. Quirion is well known and appreciated in the CSPGNO. She is mindful of the needs of students and her leadership, expertise and tireless devotion will serve to guide the school staff in their mission to provide the best education possible to CSPGNO students.

Mr. Brian Philipow brings to the CSPGNO a solid background in the Francophone educational community as a school principal at the elementary and secondary level for over nine years, a vice-principal for five years, a guidance counselor, cultural facilitator and programme head for over eight years and a teacher for over five years. The CSPGNO will benefit from Mr. Philipow’s extensive experience and outstanding expertise in the field of school management.

With his depth of experience, Mr. Philipow will impart his knowledge, talents and energy to the benefit of École secondaire Macdonald-Cartier, which he attended as a young student. The CSPGNO is confident that Mr. Philipow will contribute to the progress and well-being of his school and achieve success in his new responsibilities.

The board is delighted to welcome Ms. Quirion and Mr. Philipow in their new positions and wishes them the best success. They will assume their new duties at the end of January 2018.
Recognized for its keen sense of innovation and openness to the world, CSPGNO offers a French-language public education of the highest quality in eleven elementary schools and eight secondary schools in the communities of Markstay, Noëlville, Greater Sudbury, Elliot Lake, Sault Ste. Marie, Wawa, Dubreuilville, Marathon, Manitouwadge and Longlac.