The team

Administrative staff

Executive management

Samuel Coeytaux

Director of Alliance Française Ottawa

613-234-9470 ext. 222

Customer relationship / Administration / Accounts

Val Stills

Customer relationship Clerks


Nadège Claudé

Customer relationship Clerks


Fatimzara Houachmi

Office manager

613-234-9470 ext. 223

Pedagogy / Courses / Exams

Laïla Abada

Pedagogical and administrative assistant – private, semi-private and corporate

613-234-9470 ext. 228

Alexia Cucarella

SLE program manager

613-234-9470 ext. 230

Sara Dorafi 

Certifications manager

613-234-9470 ext. 227

Julie Lanez

Course Director

613-234-9470 ext. 224

Communication / Marketing

Marie Clémence Brou

Communication-Marketing Manager

613-234-9470 ext. 226



Sara Dorafi

Culture manager

613-234-9470 ext. 227

Service civique

Tiphaine Montagnier

Communication, Culture & Médiathèque

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Since 1905, the National Capital Region’s Alliance Française has built its reputation on its education of quality. The many varieties of French language is represented. Our teachers are specialized in French as a Foreign Language education (FFL) as well as French as a Second Language education (FSL), in order for them to :

  • reflect on their personal practical teaching experience
  • acquire new skills
  • strengthen their educational techniques
  • conduct dynamic and innovative classes
  • make use of various documents and aids
  • work with a communicative approach related to day to day and professional life experiences
  • assess students’ comprehension and expression abilities
  • assess students’ needs
  • personalize the teaching approach to suit students’ learning method

Finally, their professionalism and dedication are essential to your success!

Volunteers’ team

Alliance Française Ottawa would like to thank all of its volunteers who help us running the center with their commitment. What pleasure is it to get such helpful hands!

To become a volunteer, write us at