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Carolyn Bastien Appointed Interim Director Of Education And Secretary



Carolyn Bastien Appointed Interim Director Of Education And Secretary

Of The Conseil Scolaire Catholique Providence

Windsor, February 10, 2023 - Le Conseil scolaire catholique Providence (Csc Providence) is announcing the appointment of Ms. Carolyn Bastien, an experienced educational leader, as interim Director of Education and Secretary of the Board.  This appointment follows the departure of Ms. Eugénie Congi and is effective immediately.

Ms. Bastien has been with Csc Providence for over 20 years, including 15 years as Business Superintendent and Board Treasurer.  Responsible for all administrative functions of the Board, including finance, human resources, facilities, and information technology, she has ensured that administrative functions are carried out in an efficient manner while ensuring alignment with the Board’s vision, values, and strategic goals.  At the provincial level, she has participated in provincial negotiations and has chaired several boards, including the Council of School Business Officials of Ontario and School Boards' Cooperative Inc.

Ms. Bastien holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree, a Supervisory Officer's Certificate and is a Certified Professional Accountant.  Her education, experience and commitment to the Board, its schools and its students will contribute to the continued success of Csc Providence.

Board Chair Jacques Kenny praised Ms. Bastien's suitability for this highly strategic position. "In addition to her financial skills, her extensive expertise in education and management and her collaborative approach align well with the Board's values. Under Carolyn's leadership, Csc Providence will continue to deploy the broad directions of its strategic plan and achieve its outcomes."

The Board would like to thank Mrs. Congi for her contribution to Csc Providence and wishes her well in her future endeavors.

The Conseil scolaire catholique Providence serves an area of more than 28,819 km2 which stretches from Windsor to Woodstock and includes the Grey-Bruce and Huron-Perth regions. Our large network of French-language Catholic schools provides quality education to nearly 10,000 students in 24 elementary schools and 8 secondary schools.

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Carolyn Bastien, Interim Director of Education — (519) 948-9227, ext. 240

Jacques Kenny, Chair of the Board — (519) 734-7296