Board of Directors

One Common Goal – Equity in Education for All!

The Board of Directors provide leadership, guidance, and resources via its committees.

Committees

Education Committee: Addresses all aspects of education. To sensitize issues related to education in Quebec, the committee organizes conferences, seminars, workshops, training sessions, special meetings, among other activities. It also oversees the two summer programs of Da Costa Hall and Bana.

Parent Coordinating Committee: To mobilize parents to get involved in schools and in their children’s educational success, as well as acting as a link between parents, schools, and the school board.

Liaison Committee: Committee created to raise the visibility of the QBBE, by lobbying to redress policies that impact negatively the education of students of colour attending the EMSB.

Meet the Board video

High School Preparation Program

Transition program will equip the students starting high school with the appropriate information and tools needed to adapt. 

Board of Directors

Alix Adrien

Alix Adrien

President

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Nadine Collins

Nadine Collins

Interim Treasurer

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Qaadira De Coteau

Qaadira De Coteau

Family and Education Committee Chair

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George McKenzie

George McKenzie

Board Member

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Martial Joseph

Martial Joseph

Board Member

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Khan  Bouba-Dalambaye

Khan Bouba-Dalambaye

Board Member

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Jamie Sylvester

Jamie Sylvester

Interim Treasurer

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Advisory Board

Dr. Clarence Bayne

Dr. Clarence Bayne

Vice-President

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Dr. Horace Goddard

Dr. Horace Goddard

Board Member

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Dianne James-Hosten

Dianne James-Hosten

Board Member

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Honorary Board

Curtis George

Curtis George

Founder / Board Member

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Garvin Jeffers

Garvin Jeffers

Founder / Board Member

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who are the Quebec Board of Black Educators?
The Quebec Board of Black Educators (QBBE) is an organization founded in 1968 by a group of Educators from the Caribbean to address the cultural differences and challenges the immigrant children brought to the schools. The goal has been and still is to provide quality educational support and opportunities for English speaking black children and their families and lobbying with the School Boards and Government to eliminate the inequalities in education.
How is the QBBE funded?
QBBE is entirely enabled by monetary and in-kind donations of goods and services from Government grants, corporate supporters, foundations and individual donors, to name a few. Thanks to their championing, the QBBE is able to offer its programs and service free of charge to the community.
Where can I learn more about the QBBE?
Our website is the most comprehensive source of information about QBBE. We invite you to explore the abundant information about our services, our programs, audited financial statements, and our most recent annual reports.
Is the QBBE a non-profit organization?
The QBBE is a non-profit corporation and is a legal entity separate from its members and directors formed for purposes other than generating a profit.
What is the QBBE mission statement?
To encourage and support continuous improvements in the education system of Quebec and the equitable distribution of its benefits to communities of colour, such that the programs will provide the best opportunity to pursue educational attainment which in turn will impact social and economic achievements.
Is the QBBE affiliated with a religious or government organization?
The QBBE is a non-sectarian non-governmental organization

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Location

5165 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Suite 317
Montréal, QC H4A 1T6
Tel: 514-481-9400

Providing quality educational services!