Learning Support & Special Education

Learning Support Staff

Learning Support Teachers:

Diane Gillis

LST for Grades 9 - 11 students

Head of Special Education & English

caroline.mcateer@ocdsb.ca


OCDSB's Parent Guide to IEPs

OCDSB's Parent Guide to IPRCs


Kevin Brown

LST for Grade 12 students

kevin.brown@ocdsb.ca


Judy Vandenberg

Student Success Teacher (SST)

judy.vandenberg@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

Dylan Toms

Learning Support Teacher

dylan.toms@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

Dayna Coulas

dayna.coulas@ocdsb.ca

Kacey George

kacey.george@ocdsb.ca

Jason Gilligan

jason.gilligan@ocdsb.ca

Roy Hoople

roy.hoople@ocdsb.ca

Matthew Lee

matthew.lee@ocdsb.ca

Chris Walsh

chris.walsh@ocdsb.ca

Steven Webster

steven.webster@ocdsb.ca