Learning Support & Special Education

Learning Support Staff

Learning Support Teachers:

Caroline McAteer

Head of Special Education

caroline.mcateer@ocdsb.ca


OCDSB's Parent Guide to IEPs

OCDSB's Parent Guide to IPRCs


Amanda Potts

Head of English

LST Quad.4

amanda.potts@ocdsb.ca



Special Education Programs

Behaviour Intervention Program (BIP)

This program is for exceptional students with intensive behavioural needs. The focus of the program is to provide a structured learning environment and an opportunity to develop appropriate pro-social behaviours. Access to this program is by referral only: OCDSB - BIP referral information

Caroline McAteer (Quad.3 & 4)

Learning Support Teacher

caroline.mcateer@ocdsb.ca

Elizabeth McDougall (Quad.4)

Learning Support Teacher

elizabeth.mcdougall@ocdsb.ca

Physical Support Program (PSP)


This program is for exceptional students with pronounced physical disabilities. The focus of the program is to provide an inclusive learning environment while ensuring learning and personal care needs are met. Access to this program is by referral only: OCDSB - PSP referral information

Jim Burke

Learning Support Teacher

jim.burke@ocdsb.ca

Kelly Searle

Learning Support Teacher

kelly.searle@ocdsb.ca

Educational Assistants & Support Workers

Alisha Brennan

alisha.brennan@ocdsb.ca

Ann Cameron

ann.cameron@ocdsb.ca

Leah Cody

leah.cody@ocdsb.ca

Lirone Davis

lirone.davis@ocdsb.ca

Kacey George

kacey.george@ocdsb.ca