Director of Learning Services
Jan Proulx: School District 59 Board Office
Support children through individual and group counselling, emotional support, and behavioural skill development; provide consultation to staff specific to student's needs; and liaison with outside agencies.
Merrill Flewelling: District Resource Centre
Peter Evans: District Resource Centre
Vacant: Little Prairie Elementary
Samantha Hill: Tumbler Ridge Elementary
District Resources Centre Coordinator
Provide resources, support, curriculum implementation and in-service for all staff.
Karen Frederickson: District Resource Centre
Speech and Language Services
Provide assessment, intervention, program design and implementation, consultation and in-service for students with speech, language and swallowing difficulties.
Rachel Turnbull: District Resource Center
School Psychology Services
Provide assessment, intervention planning and implementation for students.
Richelle Greek ( Psych Ed): District Resource Centre
Family School Liaison
Assist families in seeking school and/or community services.
Colette Nelson: Tremblay Elementary
Jacqueline Spurrell: Dawson Creek Secondary
Cheryl Widdicombe: Chetwynd
Rachel Lenart: Tumbler Ridge Secondary
District Itinerant Teachers
Provides support to Learning Assistance and classroom teachers who have students with learning needs.
Joy Kelly-Bratt: Inclusion Helping Teacher, District Resource Centre
Cathy Holland: Inclusion Helping Teacher, District Resource Centre
Charlea Rorison: Inclusion Helping Teacher, District Resource Centre
Supports classroom teachers who have students with visual impairments and provides specialized direct instruction to students:
Charlea Rorison: Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments, District Resource Centre
Provides support to Learning Assistance and classroom teachers who have students who are deaf and hard of hearing:
Tanis Harty: Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Supports balanced literacy:
Susan Lovell: Primary Literacy Support, District Resource Centre
: Intermediate/Secondary Literacy Support, District Resource Centre
Focuses on children who are most at risk in literacy learning through proven one on one teaching that supplements classroom instruction. Mentors and in-services new and practicing Reading Recovery teachers – Reading Recovery:
Cristal Bertrand: SD# 59 Reading Recovery Teacher Leader, Tumbler Ridge Elementary
Supports English Language Learners through assessment and consultation:
Amanda Roberts: Ell Helping Teacher - Elementary, District Resource Centre
Danyell Dutka: Ell Helping Teacher - Middle/Secondary, District Resource Centre
Provincial Outreach Programs (POP)
School District contacts and liaisons for provincial outreach program:
Tanis Harty: Provincial Outreach Program for Deaf and Hard of Hearing (POPDHH)
Joy Kelly-Bratt: Provincial Outreach Program for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (POPFASD)/Inclusion Outreach
Cathy Holland: Provincial Outreach Program for Autism and Related Disorders (POPARD)
Rachel Turnbull: Provincial Outreach Program for Early Intervention (POPEI) and SET-BC
Susan Lovell: Provincial Outreach Program for Early Intervention (POPEI)