OUR HEADMASTER & FOUNDER
With a rich and diverse educational background spanning over 40 years both nationally and internationally, Mr. Abouchar has founded La Citadelle to instill in children a profound valued education while offering them a curricular program of study that leads them to the highest standard of academic achievement. Since its inception in 2000, La Citadelle has been a living testimony to his vision that all children can succeed!
Fluent in both English and French, Mr. Abouchar holds an Honours B.Sc. in Physics and Chemistry, an M.Sc. in Physics, a B.Ed. and an M.Ed.
Beginning his extensive career in education by teaching Physics at the secondary level, Mr. Abouchar subsequently assumed the positions of Education Officer, Provincial Consultant in Mathematics and Science, Secretary General of the Council for Franco-Ontarian Education, Principal Investigator & Coordinator of the Ontario Assessment Instrument Pool in Chemistry and Physics, Professor at the Faculty of Education of the University of Ottawa and Superintendent of Curriculum, Research and Continuing Education with the Ottawa-Carleton French Language School Board. Mr. Abouchar has also led the Ontario delegation at the joint Canada-France Educational Workforce in Chad, founded the Multicultural Francophone Association of Ontario, and served for 9 years on the Ontario Advisory Council on Multiculturalism and Citizenship.