Our Team

Sheila Nunn
Director Business & Partnerships

Sheila was the previous co-owner of ECLC and is now focusing on business development, building the programs offered at East Coast International College, and strengthening our partnerships with stakeholders.

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Justin Poupart
School Director

Justin has been in the field of international education for almost 20 years.  From teaching, to managing programs and schools to international business development, Justin brings a world view and a passion for learning to his position.  A native of Halifax, Justin’s goal is to ensure ECLC’s continued success.

Department of Academic Services

Katie Christie
Academic Director


As the Academic Director, Katie is responsible for ensuring ECLC offers an outstanding academic experience via high-quality programs and superior student support. With over 20 years in the EAL industry, Katie is committed to the continuous growth of ECLC and ECIC and assisting students reach their academic goals.

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Academic Manager - Programs

As Academic Manager of Programs, Jenny ensures that ECLC offers exceptional educational opportunities for our learners with a focus on student support and high-quality programming. In addition to this role, she manages the programs offered through ECIC.

Audrey McDonald
Academic Manager - Operations


As Academic Manager of Operations, Audrey ensures that ECLC offers excellent technical support for students and staff. In addition to this role, she manages the digital systems and resources offered by ECLC. 

Department of Recruitment & Admissions

Shoshana Lowe
Admissions and IELTS Manager

As the Admissions & IELTS Manager, Shoshana manages the student registration process and processes payments. If you need information about the registration process, payments or documentation related to your study, Shoshana can help. Shoshana also manages IELTS testing at our Halifax school. If you have questions about how to register for an IELTS test in Halifax, reach out to Shoshana.

Sales and Marketing Manager

Yoharu looks after ECLC's marketing plans to reach our enrollment goals. She also focuses on recruitment for Asia. She works with agents and students to help them with their study plans. Yoharu is fluent in Japanese, Korean and Mandarin and is here to answer your questions.

Recruitment Administrator

Penny works closely with Yoharu to support our Chinese agents, but she also helps the entire Recruitment team with administrative tasks to provide superior customer service to agents and students. As a graduate of ECLC, Penny has first-hand knowledge of life as a student here, and she can help with enquiries in both English and Mandarin.