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2 Parents' Handbook 2020– 2021 Our TFS Community OUR VISION, MISSION, VALUES AND MOTTO Our Vision / Notre vision Our students are empowered to make an impact in the world. Nos élèves contribuent avec conviction au progrès du monde. Our Mission / Notre mission The TFS community develops multilingual critical thinkers who celebrate difference, transcend borders and strive for the betterment of humankind. La communauté de TFS développe des citoyens plurilingues et doués d'esprit critique qui valorisent les différences, dépassent les frontières et se consacrent à la poursuite du bien commun. Our Values / Nos valeurs • Integrity / Intégrité • Discernment / Discernement • Respect / Respect • Engagement / Engagement Our Motto / Notre devise des élèves Individuals who reflect, citizens who act. Êtres humains qui réfléchissent, citoyens qui agissent. Homines considerantes, cives agentes. LEADERSHIP TEAM Head of School Appointed by the Board of Directors, the Head of School, Dr. Josep González, leads and guides all aspects of the school. He is supported by the Head's Council. Head's Council Members: Sylvie Allonas, Proviseure adjointe for French Studies Michael Burke, Deputy Head of Citizenship and Community Engagement Khalid El-Metaal, Deputy Head of Teaching and Learning Alexandre Ferrand, Principal, Junior School Norman Gaudet, Executive Director, The Learning Forum Mirna Hafez, Principal, La p'tite école Shyrose Janmohamed, Chief Financial Officer Davy Marques, Principal, West Campus Gord Mickovski, Executive Director, Facilities Bob Tarle, Executive Director, Innovation and Technology Jean-Bastien Urfels, Principal, Senior School Cathy Yanosik, President, TFS Foundation BOARD OF DIRECTORS The TFS Board of Directors, working with the Head of School, the CFO, the Deputy Head of Citizenship and Community Engagement and the Deputy Head of Teaching and Learning, is responsible for overseeing our strategic direction and the financial affairs of the school. It is also responsible for appointing the Head. The Head of School and Deputy Heads supervise the day-to-day operations of the school. Comprised of 15 elected members, including three ex-officio members (the President of the Parents' Association, the President of the Alumni Association and the Chair of the TFS Foundation), the Board of Directors is supported by several committees. Information about the Board, its members and specific committees can be found at

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