Dr. Corinne E. Barrett DeWiele
Faculté d’éducation/Faculty of Education
Université de Saint-Boniface/University of Saint-Boniface
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Corinne E. Barrett DeWiele has been a faculty member in the Faculty of Education at the Université de Saint-Boniface (USB), in Winnipeg, Manitoba, since 2011. She holds a Ph.D. in Educational Administration. The focus of her research is on the treatment of principals in the context of their workplaces, educational leadership and mentorship of school personnel, as well as inequalities in education. She has several peer-reviewed publications and has presented at conferences both nationally and internationally in both French and English.
She teaches undergraduate students in the after-degree education program, supervises student teachers, and teaches graduate courses both on-line and in person, such as: Theoretical Perspectives in Educational Administration, Politics in Education, School Finance and Organizational Behaviour in Education, amongst others. She is also an advisor for Masters students who are completing either a comprehensive exam or thesis to end their programs.
Prior to her arrival at the Université de Saint-Boniface, Corinne held several positions in public education in Manitoba. She taught French Immersion and Basic French courses from grades 6-12. She also held the positions of French department head, divisional consultant working with new teachers, vice-principal of a high school, and middle-school principal for the last 7 years of her 28 years in the public schools. She is a certified trainer in Threat Assessment Procedures and Protocols in Schools, accredited by the Canadian Centre for Threat Assessment and Trauma Response. She also holds a Certificate in School Leadership from the Government of Manitoba.
Corinne has received many accolades through the course of her career. For her academic work, she received: the Dr. Alice E. Wilson Award (2014) from the Canadian Federation of University Women which recognizes excellence in a creative Ph. D. research project, and the Canadian College of Teachers Masters’ Thesis Award (2007) for the best Masters’ thesis written in Canada in the two years preceding the award. She was also acknowledged with the Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence and twice received the University of Manitoba Students’ Teacher Recognition Award for Outstanding Teaching.