Mathieu Morin – morinma@csviamonde.ca

Mathieu Morin has a degree in Engineering Chemistry from Queen’s University and Master’s Degrees in Environmental and Earth Sciences from the University of Toronto. He practiced as a professional engineer-in-training for four years before returning to Queen’s University to complete his transition to education. Mathieu has been teaching science at École secondaire Ronald-Marion since he started at the school in 2014. In 2015, he launched the Specialist High Skills Major program in environmental science and in 2017, co-created the Boussole program. He is now the coordinator of enrichment programs for the school.

Mathieu’s environmental and outdoor education began when he was in high school and he went on two 5-day kayak camping trips to the Saguenay River and Georgian Bay through outdoor leadership courses. These trips continue to inspire his love for the outdoors and passion for teaching environmental education. He has since completed a number of trips including three months of hiking in South America, the Camino de Santiago in Spain as well as a variety of trips throughout Ontario including the well-known 80-km La Cloche Silhouette Trail. Mathieu holds a Wilderness First Aid certificate and is licensed by Hike Ontario to teach the Certified Hike Leader course.

Oriane de Fenoyl – defenoylo@csviamonde.ca

Oriane de Fenoyl has a B.A. and an M.A. in English from St. Francis Xavier University and Wilfrid Laurier University respectively, as well as a B.Ed. from the University of Toronto. She has been the lead English teacher at École secondaire Ronald-Marion since 2016 and co-created the Boussole program. Prior to teaching at Ronald-Marion, she taught at an outdoor education-focused school in Switzerland and regularly co-led 4-6 day backpacking trips for her students. She holds certificates in Standard and Wilderness First Aid and is a Certified Hike Leader through Hike Ontario.