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Student Services

Northland School Division provides a variety of programs to meet the diverse needs of learners. Our first placement is inclusive, having children placed with their peers in their neighbourhood school. Working with the school team and parents, the appropriate level of approaches and support are developed for a child that may include regular classroom placement, regular classroom placement with supports.

The Supervisor of Student Services, Stephanie Sutherland is responsible for the administration and coordination of Inclusive Education Services in the Division. Louisa Alexie provides support services for this department. The Student Services Department arranges referrals and has contact with other professionals or outside agencies that provide specialized assessment, counseling, or other special services for students.  The services of Psychologists, Counselors, Speech Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists and Psychotherapists, are coordinated through the Student Services Department.  

The Supervisor of Student Services represents the Division at meetings of the Regional Collaborative Services Delivery (RCSD) formally Student Health Partnerships, CYCN meetings (Children and Youth with Complex Needs) and also works closely with the finance department to ensure all possible funding is available for student needs. Click here to learn more. 

The Department also coordinates Individualized Program Plans (IPP’s) within divisional schools. Priority is given to those students identified with a severe disability or delay who require additional services, gifted students, Early Childhood Services (ECS) students with Program Unit Funding (PUF) grants, as well as those students identified with mild/moderate conditions. Liaison with other professional, service providers and outside agencies is often required in order that students are provided with the necessary service to ensure their special needs are met.

Stephanie Sutherland
Supervisor of Student Services
Phone: 780-624-2060 ext: 6162
Fax: 780-624-5914

Lorna Grainger
Lead Teacher Inclusive Education
Phone: 780-624-2060 ext: 6163

Louisa Alexie
Secretary
Phone: 780-624-2060 ext: 6164
Fax: 780-624-5914