This page lists the Student Achievement and Well-Being team responsibilities and the family of school areas by superintendent. A list of schools alphabetically with their family of school area and superintendent is available for reference.

Associate Director

Photo of Associate Director Lila Read

Lila Read

lila_read@wrdsb.ca

Administrative Support: Karen Leishman
Email: karen_leishman@wrdsb.ca
Phone: 519-570-0003 ext. 4219

Responsibilities

  • Board Improvement Planning
  • Strategic Planning, Implementation & Monitoring
  • Student Achievement & Well-Being Team
  • Learning Support Services, Information Technology Services, Research & Evidence-Based Practice (oversight)

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Superintendents and Family of Schools

Area 1 – Ron DeBoer

ron_deboer@wrdsb.ca
Phone: 519-570-0003 ext. 4451

Administrative Support: Sheri Martin-Crovetto (except where noted)
Email: sheri_martin-crovetto@wrdsb.ca
Phone: 519-570-0003 ext. 4451

Responsibilities

  • Continuing Education
  • Co-instructional Education
  • Experiential Learning (Co-Op, OYAP, SHSM, Dual Credit, Outdoor Education)
  • Home Instruction/Independent Learning Centre (ILC)/Home Schooling (Julianne Amaral)
  • Magnet Programs
  • Pathways/PLAR/myBlueprint/SWAC
  • Secondary Principal PAR Process (Lori Willsteed)
  • SSPA/SSVPA Liaison
  • Student Success Lead
  • Subject Association
  • Transitions
  • 8-9 Transfers
  • Waterloo County Secondary School Athletic Association (WCSSAA)
  • Waterloo Region Senior School Physical and Health Education Association (WRSSPHEA)
Secondary Schools Elementary Schools

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Area 2 – Evelyn Giannopoulos

evelyn_giannopoulos@wrdsb.ca
Phone: 519-570-0003 ext. 4456

Administrative Support: Lori Willsteed and Julianne Amaral (school support)
Email: lori_willsteed@wrdsb.ca and julianne_amaral@wrdsb.ca
Phone: 519-570-0003 ext. 4456 and 519-570-0003 ext. 4208

Responsibilities

  • Administrator Learning Structures (FOS/PLT/PPA/SLM/SO Site Visits) (Lori Willsteed)
  • Board Leadership Development Strategy (Lori Willsteed)
  • Coherence Team (Lori Willsteed)
  • Elementary Staffing/HR/ETFO Liaison (Julianne Amaral)
  • Elementary Transfers and Appointments (Lori Willsteed)
  • Elementary Vice-Principal Allocation Model (Lori Willsteed)
  • Elementary Vice-Principal PAR Process (Lori Willsteed)
  • Professional Activity Days ( Julianne Amaral )
  • School Year Calendar (Julianne Amaral)
  • System Calendar (Lori Willsteed)
  • System Leaders’ Meetings (Lori Willsteed)
  • WREA Executive Liaison (Julianne Amaral)
Secondary Schools Elementary Schools

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Area 3 – Angela Mercier

angela_mercier@wrdsb.ca
Phone: 519-570-0003 ext. 4215

Administrative Support: Lisa Cook (except where noted)
Email: lisa_cook@wrdsb.ca
Phone: 519-570-0003 ext. 4215

Responsibilities

  • Community Connections
  • Curriculum JK-12/STEAM
  • COMPASS/Gradebook
  • Eco Schools
  • Elementary Principal PAR Process (Lori Willsteed)
  • Equity (CRRP)/Indigenous Education
  • French as a Second Language (Core)
  • Growing Success K-12
  • Mathematics and Literacy Strategies
  • New Teacher Induction Program (Julianne Amaral)
  • SIPIM
Secondary Schools Elementary Schools

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Area 4 – Scott Miller

scott_r_miller@wrdsb.ca
Phone: 519-570-0003 ext. 4235

Administrative Support: Leonilda (Nilda) Gil
Email: leonilda_gil@wrdsb.ca
Phone: 519-570-0003 ext. 4235

Responsibilities

  • Access to Supports (Tier 1, 2 and 3): Behaviour Program, ACE Program (ASD/Intellectual), WATS
    (Work and Transition Support, Learning Disability Program, Hearing Program, Orthopedic and Vision
    Programs
  • Accommodation Steering Committee
  • Coordination of LSS Leaders meetings
  • Educational Assistant Association (EAA) Staffing/Professional Development
  • Enrichment Program
  • Family and Children Services
  • Learning Services Support – Special Education
  • Processes and tools (S4S, Cardinal) to support SBT, MDT, IPRC, IEP, SEA
  • Professional Student Services Personnel (PSSP) Staffing/Professional Development Liaison
  • Section 23 Programs
  • Supervised Alternative Learning Program (SAL)
  • System MDT
Secondary Schools Elementary Schools

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Area 5 – Elaine Ranney

elaine_ranney@wrdsb.ca
Phone: 519-570-0003 ext. 4215

Administrative Support: Lisa Cook
Email: lisa_cook@wrdsb.ca
Phone: 519-570-0003 ext. 4215

Responsibilities

  • Children & Youth Planning Table (Region of Waterloo)
  • Coordination of System Administrator/Superintendent meetings
  • Designated Early Childhood Educator (DECE) Teachers’ Federation of Ontario Liaison
  • E-Learning/VLE
  • Early Learning Lead/Full Day Kindergarten (FDK)
  • English Language Learners (ESL/ELD)/Welcome Centre
  • EQAO
  • Extended Day Liaison
  • French Immersion
  • Kodaly Liaison
  • MDI/SCIS
  • School Effectiveness Lead – Tier 1 Supports
  • Summer Learning
  • TLLP
Secondary Schools Elementary Schools

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Area 6 – H. Peter Rubenschuh

peter_rubenschuh@wrdsb.ca
Phone: 519-570-0003 ext. 4235

Administrative Support: Leonilda (Nilda) Gil
Email: leonilda_gil@wrdsb.ca
Phone: 519-570-0003 ext. 4235

Responsibilities

  • Equity and Inclusion Advisory Group (EIAG)
  • Equity & Indigenous Action Plan
  • Rural Education Strategy
  • Student Senate Liaison
  • Student Voice/Speak Up
  • Support development of equity consciousness across the organization
  • System MDT
  • Waterloo Region Aboriginal Academic Advisory committee (WRAAAC)
Secondary Schools Elementary Schools

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Area 7 – Bill Lemon

bill_lemon@wrdsb.ca
Phone: 519-570-0003 ext. 4451

Administrative Support: Sheri Martin-Crovetto (except where noted)
Email: sheri_martin-crovetto@wrdsb.ca
Phone: 519-570-0003 ext. 4451

Responsibilities

  • Alt Ed School/Program Supervision
  • Bullying Prevention/Restorative Justice
  • Critical Events Response
  • Suspensions/Expulsions
  • Healthy Schools
  • Mental Health and Addiction Strategy (Tier 2 and 3)
  • Police Services
  • Safe Schools and Progressive Intervention and Discipline
  • Secondary Staffing/HR/OSSTF-BUAC Liaison
  • Secondary Transfers and Placements (Lori Willsteed)
  • Secondary Vice-Principal Allocation Model
  • Secondary Vice-Principal PAR Process (Lori Willsteed)
  • Severe Weather
  • Student Injury Prevention Initiative
  • System MDT
  • Threat Risk Assessment
Secondary Schools Elementary Schools

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Area 8 – Graham Shantz

graham_shantz@wrdsb.ca
Phone: 519-570-0003 ext. 4438

Administrative Support: Mary Hingley
Email: mary_hingley@wrdsb.ca
Phone: 519-570-0003 ext. 4438

Responsibilities

  • Digital Citizenship
  • Digital Education Strategy
  • Email Communication System
  • System Startup Package
Secondary Schools Elementary Schools

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