Catholic Education Centre
Phone: 780 799 5700
9809 Main Street,
Fort McMurray, Alberta T9H 1T7
Deputy Superintendent Monica Mankowski
High School Inclusive Learning Consultant Kirsten McLaren
Early Learning Consultant Janice Molloy, Mishell Usick
Inclusive Learning Consultant, Education & Behaviour Wanda Chaulk
Assistive Technology Lydia Van Thiel
Out of School Care Programs Janet Huffman
Student Services Coordinator Danielle Brown
Our team of professionals support each school team to coordinate and ensure delivery of students services for children with learning and special needs. An inclusive approach is best achieved in a collaborative manner. This is reflected in shared leadership between The Government of Alberta, Fort McMurray Catholic Schools, it's supporting community partners and the strong relationship between our schools, homes and families.
School Consultants who support the Instructional Support Plan (ISP) Process:
Speech Pathologist(s) and Speech Assistant(s)
Physical Therapist (s)
Mental Health Therapist(s)
School Teams Include:
Classroom Support Teacher (CST)
Parent & Student
At each school, inclusive education teams may include many of the following members in relation to the level of the student’s needs. It may include a member from the administration team, district learning coaches, the classroom teacher, the classroom support teacher, parents, student, counsellor, and/or any outside agency members who participate in the student’s Instructional Support Plan (ISP) programming and development.
All members may not be able to attend all of the scheduled Instructional Support Plan (ISP) meetings given throughout the year but it is expected that, staff will work together to provide an appropriate program and to effectively communicate to parents the supports and strategies being used to educate the child. Annual ISP meetings are scheduled during report card periods in November, March and June.
An example of the ISP Team for a student with individual learning needs may include: Principal, Classroom Support Teacher, Classroom Teacher, Teacher Assistant, Parent, School Counsellor, various consultants and possibly external service provider. (External Community Supports: McMann Community Worker, WBRCSD Consultants).
One example of the most common ISP Team at the elementary-junior high level includes: Classroom Support Teacher, Classroom Teacher, Teacher Assistant, Counsellor, Parents and Student.
An example of the most common ISP Team for a student at the high school level includes: Classroom Support Teacher, Learning Coach, Teachers, Counsellor, Parents and Student. Students in high school are encouraged to advocate for themselves to ensure that they have the appropriate supports and services that require to meet their learning goals.