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

Responsibilities

  • Corporate Services
    • Communications: Chief Communications Officer
    • Research & Evidence-Based Practice Department
  • Learning Support Services/Student Achievement & Well-Being Team
  • Strategic Planning and Board Improvement Plan for Student Achievement & Well-Being (BIPSA)

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Superintendents and Family of Schools

Area 1 – Ron DeBoer

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

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

Secondary Schools Elementary Schools
Bluevale Collegiate Institute Alpine Public School
Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute Courtland Senior Public School
Galt Collegiate Institute & Vocational School Forest Hill Public School
Glenview Park Secondary School Laurentian Senior Public School
Jacob Hespeler Secondary School Queen Elizabeth Public School
Southwood Secondary School Suddaby Public School
Secondary Remote Learning Program (SRLP) Trillium Public School
W T Townshend Public School
Williamsburg Public School

Portfolios: Secondary Program 9-12

Administrative Assistant (portfolio): Lisa Cook (except where noted)
Phone: 519-570-0003 ext. 4215

  • AER 9-12
  • Curriculum 9-12
  • Destreaming
  • E-Learning
  • EQAO – Grade 9 and OSSLT
  • Experiential Learning
  • Lateral Capacity Building – Secondary
  • Magnet Programs
  • Math/Literacy Strategy 9 to 12
  • PAR Process – Secondary Principal Pool (Melanie Schmidt)
  • Pathways/PLAR/myBlueprint/swac
  • PD Strategy
  • SSPA/SSVPA Liaison
  • Student Information System (SIS) Contact
  • Student Success Tier 2 & 3/Re-engagement
  • Transitions – Grade 8 to 9
  • Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

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Area 2 – Evelyn Giannopoulos

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

Administrative Assistant: Melanie Schmidt
Email: melanie_schmidt@wrdsb.ca
Phone: 519-570-0003 ext. 4456

Elementary Schools
Cedar Creek Public School Moffat Creek Public School
Centennial Public School (Cambridge) Parkway Public School
Central Public School Preston Public School
Chalmers Street Public School Ryerson Public School
Coronation Public School Saginaw Public School
Grand View Public School (Cambridge) Silverheights Public School
Hespeler Public School William G Davis Public School
Hillcrest Public School Woodland Park Public School
Janet Metcalfe Public School

Portfolios: Leadership Development & Learning for School Improvement

  • Administrator Learning Structures
  • Administrator Transfers, Placements & Appointments
  • Elementary VP Allocation
  • ETFO Liaison and Elementary Staffing
  • ITS Liaison
  • Lateral Capacity Building – Elementary
  • PAR Process Oversight
  • PAR Process – Elementary VP Pool
  • School Improvement Planning
  • System Leaders Capacity Building
  • VP Exchange Program
  • WREA Executive Liaison

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Area 3 – Pam Kaur

pam_kaur@wrdsb.ca
Phone: 519-570-0003 ext. 4208

Administrative Assistant: Julianne Amaral
Email: julianne_amaral@wrdsb.ca
Phone: 519-570-0003 ext. 4208

Elementary Schools
Ayr Public School Lexington Public School
Breslau Public School Lincoln Heights Public School
Bridgeport Public School Mackenzie King Public School
Chicopee Hills Public School Millen Woods Public School
Clemens Mill Public School Sandowne Public School
Crestview Public School Smithson Public School
Franklin Public School St Andrew’s Senior Public School
Highland Public School Stanley Park Senior Public School
Lackner Woods Public School Tait Street Public School
Lester B Pearson Public School

Portfolios: Leadership Development & Learning for School Improvement

  • Board Leadership Development Strategy
  • NTIP
  • PAR Process – Elementary Principal Pool (Melanie Schmidt)
  • PD Days
  • School Year Calendar
  • September Start Up
  • Severe Weather
  • School Improvement Planning
  • Teacher Education Candidate (TEC) Liaison

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Area 4 – Scott Miller

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

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

Secondary Schools Elementary Schools
Grand River Collegiate Institute King Edward Public School
Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate & Vocational School Margaret Avenue Senior Public School
Preston High School Prueter Public School
Rosemount School

Portfolios: Special Education & Mental Health

  • Access to Supports (Tier 1, 2 and 3)
  • Accommodation Steering Committee
  • PAR Process – Elementary Principal Pool Co-Chair (Melanie Schmidt)
  • Family and Children’s Services
  • Processes and tools (S4S, Cardinal) to support SBT, MDT, IPRC, IEP, SEA
  • Professional Student Services Personnel (PSSP) Staffing/Professional Development Liaison
  • Psychologists
  • SEL – Tier 1 Supports/Liaison with Mental Health Lead & School Mental Health Ontario
  • Social Workers
  • Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)
  • Speech and Language Pathologists
  • Supervised Alternative Learning Program (SAL)
  • System MDT

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Area 5 – Jodi Albrecht

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

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

Elementary Schools
Avenue Road Public School J W Gerth Public School
Blair Road Public School Jean Steckle Public School
Brigadoon Public School Manchester Public School
Country Hills Public School Pioneer Park Public School
Doon Public School Stewart Avenue Public School
Elgin Street Public School Westheights Public School
Glencairn Public School Elementary Remote Learning Program #1
Groh Public School Elementary Remote Learning Program #2

Portfolios: Elementary Program JK-8

  • AER JK-8
  • Curriculum JK-8
  • Early Learning
  • EQAO – Grades 3 & 6
  • Literacy Strategy JK-8
  • Math Strategy JK-8
  • OFIP Schools
  • PAR Process – Secondary Principal Pool Co-Chair (Melanie Schmidt)
  • PD Delivery JK-8
  • Summer Learning
  • TLLP (Learning Support Services Secretarial Support)

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Area 6 – Crissa Hill

crissa_hill@wrdsb.ca
Phone: 519-570-0003 ext. 4208

Administrative Assistant (schools): Julianne Amaral
Email: julianne_amaral@wrdsb.ca
Phone: 519-570-0003 ext. 4208

Secondary Schools Elementary Schools
Elmira District Secondary School Abraham Erb Public School
Sir John A Macdonald Secondary School Baden Public School
Waterloo Collegiate Institute Edna Staebler Public School
Waterloo-Oxford District Secondary School Forest Glen Public School
Grandview Public School (New Hamburg)
J F Carmichael Public School
Laurelwood Public School
Mary Johnston Public School
New Dundee Public School
Sir Adam Beck Public School
Vista Hills Public School
Wellesley Public School
Westvale Public School

Portfolios: Human Rights & Equity

Administrative Assistant (portfolio): Leonilda (Nilda) Gil (except where noted)
Phone: 519-570-0003 ext. 4235

  • Support development of equity consciousness and inclusive practice across the organization
  • Support capacity building of Teaching & Learning and Special Education Staff
  • Black Brilliance Advisory Committee (BBAC)
  • Equity and Inclusion Advisory Group (EIAG)
  • Equity & Indigenous Action Plan
  • Indigenous Education Advisory Committee (IEAC)
  • PAR Process – Secondary Vice-Principal Pool Co-Chair (Melanie Schmidt)
  • Rural Education Strategy
  • School-based SCIS/Equity Teams
  • Staff and Student Census knowledge mobilization
  • Student Senate Liaison/Student Voice Strategy
  • System MDT

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Area 7 – Bill Lemon

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

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

Secondary Schools Elementary Schools
Eastwood Collegiate Institute Driftwood Park Public School
Forest Heights Collegiate Institute Howard Robertson Public School
Huron Heights Secondary School John Darling Public School
Meadowlane Public School
Queensmount Senior Public School
Rockway Public School
Sandhills Public School
Sheppard Public School
Southridge Public School
Sunnyside Senior Public School
Wilson Avenue Public School

Portfolios: Safe & Healthy Schools

  • Alternative Education Program Supervision
  • Co-Instructional/SCSSAA/WRSSPHEA
  • COVID Lead
  • Critical Events Response
  • Expulsions
  • Healthy Schools
  • OSSTF-BUAC Liaison
  • PAR Process – Secondary VP Pool Co-Chair (Melanie Schmidt)
  • Safe Schools and Progressive Intervention & Discipline/ Restorative Practices
  • Secondary Staffing
  • Secondary VP Allocation
  • Student Injury Prevention Initiative/ Concussion Management
  • Threat Risk Assessment

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Area 8 – Della Lataille-Herdsman

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

Administrative Assistant: Rose Di Martino
Email: rose_dimartino@wrdsb.ca
Phone: 519-570-0003 ext. 4438

Elementary Schools
A R Kaufman Public School Linwood Public School
Cedarbrae Public School MacGregor Senior Public School
Centennial Public School (Waterloo) N A MacEachern Public School
Conestogo Public School Northlake Woods Public School
Elizabeth Ziegler Public School Park Manor Public School
Empire Public School Riverside Public School
Floradale Public School St Jacobs Public School
John Mahood Public School Westmount Public School
Keatsway Public School Winston Churchill Public School

Portfolios: MLL/Culturally Responsive Community Engagement

  • Arts Curriculum K-12/STEAM
  • Continuing Education
  • International and Indigenous Language School
  • Eco Schools
  • MLL (Multilingual Learners)/Staffing Welcome Centre
  • FSL/French Immersion
  • French Immersion Review Committee (Karen Leishman)
  • Home Instruction/Home Schooling (Julianne Amaral)
  • Outdoor Education
  • PAR Process – Elementary Vice-Principal Pool Co-Chair (Melanie Schmidt)

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