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Leadership Team

We are dedicated in providing first-class education to embrace the vision of our students achieving excellence through their experience at Century Private School.

Century Private School Advisory Board

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David Tsubouchi

Chair of the Advisory Board

Chair of the Management Board of Cabinet from 2001 to 2003

Minister of Culture from 2002 to 2003

Solicitor General from 1999 to 2001

Minister of Consumer and Commercial Relations from 1996 to 1999

Minister of Community and Social Services from 1995 to 1996

Member of Provincial Parliament – Markham from 1995 to 2003

Honorary Consul General of Mongolia from 2012-2016

Recipient of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal and the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal.

Recipient of Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (FACL) Lifetime Achievement Award and Diversity Award

NAAAP 100 from the North American Association of Asian Professionals.

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Linda Franklin

Advisory Board Member

President and CEO of Colleges Ontario
Former President, Wine Council of Ontario
Former Chief of Staff for an Ontario cabinet minister
Member of the board of directors of Ontario Place
Member of the board of directors of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce
Linda was named Niagara’s Business Person of the Year, and she was also awarded the Queen’s Jubilee medal for her contribution to the advancement of the Ontario wine industry.


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Dr. Bill Hogarth

Advisory Board Member

Honorary Doctorate, York University​
Director, York Region District School Board (1993 to 2009)​
Chair of the Board of Governors of Seneca College (2006 to 2008) 
Member of the Senate, Guelph University (2016 to present)
Board member Centre for Addiction and Mental Health  - CAMH (2012 to present)​
Superintendent of Schools North York Board of Education (1988 to 1993) 
Teacher, Program Consultant & Principal, North York Board of Education (1968 – 1987)


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Mike DelGrande

Advisory Board Member

Trustee of the Toronto Catholic District School Board from 1994 to 2003, and from 2014 to present

Chair of the Toronto Catholic District School Board from 2000 to 2001, and from 2014 to 2015

Chair of the Budget Committee of the City of Toronto from 2010 to 2012

Toronto City Councillor, representing Ward 39 Scarborough—Agincourt from 2003 to 2014

Director of Toronto Scarborough Hospital from 2007 to 2012

Chair of the Scarborough Community Council from 2004 to 2005

Antonietta Savo

Secondary School Principal

Ms. Savo, a member of The Ontario College of Teachers, has a Masters of Education with a focus on Literacy.  In her role as an educator, she has been an Elementary and Secondary Teacher, Guidance Counsellor, and Principal.

She shares her experience as a classroom teacher, Guidance Counsellor, teacher of English Language Learners, and leadership as a Principal to create a positive and collaborative learning environment that enhances student learning and success.


Charlene Cannito

Elementary School Principal

Charlene Cannito holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree from York University, an Honours Diploma in Montessori Early Childhood Education (MACTE) from Newborough Teacher Training Institute, and a specialist certificate in Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language (TESOL/TEFL)

Mrs. Cannito has been a part of the Century family for over 15 years, teaching Primary French, Casa Montessori, Grade 1, and English as a Second Language. Her passion for teaching is fuelled by her commitment to ensure that all students reach their potential and achieve personal development and academic success.


Victoria Augustynek

Secondary School

Vice Principal

Mrs. Augustynek is a member of the Ontario College of Teachers with over 40 years experience in education.  She has been an Elementary and Secondary school teacher, department head, arts consultant and principal.

Mrs. Augustynek has taught the Additional Qualifications Course for teachers at York University and implemented a variety of arts education workshops for students and teachers. 

She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree and Bachelor of Education from Queen's University, and a Masters of Education with a focus on Arts Education from Durham University, England.

Mrs. Augustynek is committed to helping all students reach their academic and personal goals.


Elizabeth Pereira

Academic Dean

Being heavily immersed in a desire to educate, inspire and direct students towards their full potential, Elizabeth Pereira brings over 15 years of personal and professional experience to her role as Academic Dean.

Mrs. Pereira has used her experiences and knowledge to aid children of all abilities at various grade levels.

She is an accomplished academic advisor to students and faculty alike. She continues to dedicate herself to personal, professional and academic growth. Her invaluable expertise, not only with regard to education and academics, but also the health, wellness, safety and well-being of children and their development as a whole, provides Century Private School with key component for ongoing success.


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