Centres of Expertise Network


1. To facilitate communication and collaboration among sector colleagues through the organization of sharing or training opportunities.
2. To provide provincial leadership and support with regard to the quality of teaching and program implementation in all English centres delivering programs connected to their designated sector.
3. To reflect the interests and needs of the sector they represent in the annual development of a global professional development plan, in collaboration with sector and program teachers, QACVE and PROCEDE.
4. To support the development of a teaching team which is up to date on program content, revisions, employment contexts and teaching techniques in order to act as a model for “best practices” in their training sector.
5. At the request of colleagues from the English-language RAC network, to provide content expertise and analysis in support of the process of recognition of prior learning and acquired competencies.

Objectives of the Network:

1. To improve & support communication/collaboration among colleagues
2. To provide a provincial structure through which english sector professional development and quality teaching can be strengthened and expanded
3. To support centres who have received new ententes, provisional authorizations or new authorizations
4. To support the development of closer links among vocational & technical training providers, educational partners, stakeholders, industry & employment representatives

SECTOR SCHOOL BOARD Contact Information (email)
01 – Administration/Commerce English Montreal School Board Raffaella Savignano (Secretarial)
Patricia Murphy (Accounting/Secretarial)
01 – Computer Technology Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board Maan Abou Hatab
03 – Food Services Lester B. Pearson School Board Robin Long
Nicolas Roberge-Robineau
03 – Tourism Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board Maria Alfieri
04 – Arts (Interior Decorating & Visual Display) Lester B. Pearson School Board Hania El Waraky
07 – Buildings and Public Works (Carpentry) New Frontiers School Board John Hodges
07 & 11 – Drafting – Residential & Commercial/Industrial Drafting English Montreal School Board Samir Awad
10 – Motorized Equipment Maintenance New Frontiers School Board Derek Stacey
11 – Mechanical Manufacturing English Montreal School Board Richard Pilat
13 – Communications/Documentation English Montreal School Board Mark Curiale (Computer Graphics)
Anthony Leone (Digital Layout and Printing)
14 – Maintenance Mechanics Eastern Townships School Board Ghislain Gravel
16 – Metallurgical Technology New Frontiers School Board Matthew McKoy
Brian Burton
19 – Health Services Lester B. Pearson School Board Gina Colucci
Linda Small-Norris
21 – Beauty Care English Montreal School Board Sabrina Bergamin (Aesthetics)
Amanda Lepore (Hairdressing)

Please consult the  PROCEDE Reimbursement and Guidelines Booklet for more information on funding.

Arts (Interior Decorating & Visual Display) Centre of Expertise Visit
Beauty Care Centre of Expertise Visit
Buildings and Public Works (Carpentry) Centre of Expertise Visit
Centre of Expertise Network - Claudia's Visits
Communications/Documentation Centre of Expertise Visit
Computer Technology and Tourism (Hotel Reception) Centres of Expertise Visit
Food Services Centre of Expertise Visit
Health Services Centre of Expertise Visit
Maintenance Mechanics Centre of Expertise Visit
Metallurgical Technology Centre of Expertise Visit
Motorized Equipment Maintenance Centre of Expertise Visit


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