Claire Thibideau

Claire Thibideau


Claire Thibideau Director

Consultant in francophone education
During her career and since her retirement, she has been involved with both Ontario’s Francophone and national organizations, as:

  • South Central Region representative for the Association des enseignantes et des enseignants de l’Ontario (AEFO)
  • Member of the board of directors and president of the Association des directions et directions adjointes des écoles franco-ontariennes (ADFO)
  • President and volunteer executive director for the Fédération canadienne des directions d’écoles francophones (FCDEF)

Member of the educational tools committee and the refresher training programming and guidance committee, Ontario representative to the board of directors and member of the board of governors of the Association canadienne d’éducation de langue française (ACELF).

As an educator, Claire Thibideau has written various educational tools, coordinated and developed an ADFO leadership tool entitled Le leadership culturel partagé. As a member of the FCDEF, she has produced, in partnership with the ACELF and the FCCF and various federal departments, the tool entitled Le passeur culturel.

In addition to the world of education, Ms. Thibideau is president of the Colibri Centre in Barrie, helping Francophone women who have been victims of violence. She is also a member of the board of directors of La Meute de Lafontaine, an organization that organizes a Francophone cultural festival and cultural activities for schools in the Simcoe region of Ontario.

Did you know…

The Foundation was created in 2004 by the Fédération des communautés francophones et acadienne du Canada.