Anthony Bertin brings extensive experience and a unique perspective, through working with children, youth, and families in social service and educational sectors, to his work as manager, Community Outreach Office, at Centennial College. He views education as life-long journey, and both a personal and community responsibility. He is deeply committed to, and passionate about, the transformative power of learning, and advocates for and promotes opportunities for individual growth through systemic change in education.
Anthony Bertin brings extensive experience working with children, youth, and families to his work as the manager of the Community Outreach Office at Centennial College. He introduces a unique perspective to post-secondary education, grounded in training and practice in child welfare, children's mental health, and education. Having worked as an individual, group, and family therapist, a College professor, and a manager in the social service and educational sectors, he views education as life-long journey, and both a personal and community responsibility. Embracing these responsibilities, he has successfully developed partnerships with agencies, organizations, youth and families to promote access to and success in education at all levels. A life-long learner, he has achieved a Child and Youth Worker diploma, an Honours B.A. in English and a M.Ed. in Adult Education. He is deeply committed to, and passionate about, the transformative power of learning and advocates for and promotes opportunities for individual and systemic growth through education. His leadership contributed to the award-winning success of Centennial College’s First Generation Student Project and HYPE (Helping Youth Pursue Education) Program. Anthony was recognized by the Youth Challenge Fund for “… courageous leadership that inspires and promotes collaborative, community-based, youth-centred initiatives… (that) achieve lasting improvements in the lives of young people in Toronto’s priority neighbourhoods.”