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Special Education Department 206
Special Education Department

The Special Education Department offers specialized programming for students who have been recommended by the Principal through the IPRC process. Students are encouraged to choose the package of courses recommended by their assigned SERT or Special Education monitoring teacher. 

Grade 9 and 10 Learning Strategies-These courses are intended to help students develop learning and interpersonal skills and to enable them to explore careers and the pathways that lead to them.  All students are encouraged to explore and assess their own strengths, needs, and interests and to investigate a broad range of opportunities as they pursue their educational pathways and prepare for postsecondary destinations.

Grade 11 and 12 Learning Strategies-These courses are designed to help students develop learning and interpersonal skills, identify their educational and career interests, and explore postsecondary educational and work-related opportunities.


Special Education Resource Teachers:

Rita Boyd - Department Head

Sharon D'Errico - Assistant Department Head

Vera Zaslavsky - Autism teacher

Marc Bosse - Grade 9 ASD teacher

Lisa Searle - Grade 10 ASD teacher

Jaclyn Clara - Grade 11 ASD teacher

Scott Thain - SERT

Valentina Maniatis - SERT

Stephanie Studniberg - SERT

Murray Miller - SERT


Student Services Support Staff:

Wendy O'Quinn

Christina Bacci

Cindy Forde

Sonya O'Halloran

Michelle Farano

Kelsey Miller 

Ashley Halliday-Brown

Mani Pace

Sandy Gross





















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