Dr. Tom Musial
Tom is the President of Paideia International Education (“PIE”) in Halifax, Vice Chair Nova Scotia. PIE is a private consulting company specialized in the design, planning and management of international education and training projects, specially university pathway programs, special purpose English programs, ESL/EFL teacher training, and setting standards for language school accreditation. Dr. Musial was the founder and owner of English Canada World Organization Incorporated (EC) (2003-2014) and International Language Institute (“ILI”) in Halifax, Nova
Scotia (1983-2014). Tom was Associate Director, The Collegiate Seminar (Great Books) program of University of Notre Dame in Indiana, USA (1966-1973). He was Dean of Academic Affairs of College of William and Mary in Virginia, USA (1973-1977). He moved to Canada and was the Dean of Faculty of Arts of Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia from 1977 to 1983. He was appointed Director of Executive MBA Program and Professor of Marketing (Business Communication at Saint Mary’s University in 1994. He left Saint Mary’s University in 1996 to focus his Energy on his Language School, ILI and consultancy work. Tom was the Co-president of Canada Language Council (now known as “Languages Canada”) (2006-2008). Tom holds a BA from University of Notre Dame, a MA from University of Wisconsin (Madison) and a PhD in English from University of Notre Dame. He also holds a RSA (TEFL) Certificate from International House, London.