Catholic Curriculum Department

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Mount St. Joseph Catholic Education Centre 100 Ontario Avenue, Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6B 1E3

Phone705.945.5669

Secretary: Carole VinCent | curriculum@hscdsb.on.ca

Staff directory

Catholic Curriculum Coordinator – Micaela Olejnik

Phone: 705.945.5665 | Micaela.Olejnik@hscdsb.on.ca

  • Board Literacy Plan K-12
  • LMS Literacy Professional Learning Page
  • Instructional Strategies & Curriculum Resources K-12
  • Sault College Programs & Dual Credits
  • New Teacher Induction Program (NTIP)
  • Report Cards & Assessment
  • Summer Learning Program K-5
  • EQAO and OSSLT Suports & Administration

Religious & Family Life Consultant – Sister Pat Carter, csj

Phone: 705.945.5456 | SisterPat.Carter@hscdsb.on.ca

  • Christian Meditation 
  • Care for Kids K-3 
  • NET Retreat Grade 7 
  • Staff Retreats 
  • Eucharistic Liturgy Planning 
  • Virtues of the Month 
  • AQ Religion Courses
  • Religious Education & Family Life Curriculum 
  • Teaching from the Catholic Perspective 
  • Catholic Education Week 
  • Health & Physical Education Curriculum

Indigenous Education Lead – Deanna Heyde

Phone: 705.945.5674 | Deanna.Heyde@hscdsb.on.ca

  • Treaties 
  • Truth & Reconciliation Commission 
  • Orange Shirt Day 
  • History of Canada through Indigenous Eyes
  • Blanket Exercise 
  • Indian Residential Schools 
  • 60’s Scoop 
  • Elders in the Classroom 
  • Drumming & singing 
  • Anything Indigenous

Mathematics Learning Lead – Lisa Tomas

Phone: 705.945.5618 | Lisa.Tomas@hscdsb.on.ca

  • Math Scope & Sequence 
  • Progression of Strands 
  • Math Curriculum
  • Unit / Student Inventories 
  • Mental Math
  • Numeracy Assessments 
  • Focusing on the Fundamentals
  • Board Math Plan
  • Mathology
  • Student Focused Instruction Strategies

Transitions in Canada’s Official Languages Teacher – Amy Tolin

Phone: 705.945.5694 | Amy.Tolin@hscdsb.on.ca

  • CEFR Implementation & Lessons 
  • Supports for ELL students
  • Challenging the DELF 
  • Resources for FSL 
  • Scope & Sequence for FSL Grades 6 to 9
  • Education & Career Life Planning
  • Individual Pathway Plans
  • Different Career Pathways & Opportunities
  • High School Transitions

Experiential Learning Lead – Adriano Carota

Phone: 705.945.5663Adriano.Carota@hscdsb.on.ca

  • Specialist High Skills Major
  • (SHSM) 
  • Cooperative Education (Co-op) 
  • Read Ahead Opportunities 
  • Sector Partner Contextualized Numeracy & Decoding
  • Community Connected Experiential Learning
  • Dual Credits
  • Education & Career/Life Planning

STEAM Lead – Paula Trainor

Phone: 705.945.5676 | Paula.Trainor@hscdsb.on.ca

  • LMS Maintenance & Support 
  • K – 6 LMS Portfolios 
  • Digital Citizenship 
  • E-Learning 
  • Blended Learning 
  • Robotics / Coding
  • Technology Enabled Learning 
  • Curriculum & instruction related to Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math

School-Based Numeracy Facilitator – Mike Oliveira

Phone: 705.945.5671Mike.Oliveira@hscdsb.on.ca

  • LMS Resources 
  • Numeracy Assessments 
  • Focusing on the Fundamentals 
  • Manipulatives & Representations for Instruction
  • Mathology
  • Context for Learning Kits
  • Lawson’s Continuum
  • Student-focused Math Strategies

Early Interventions Special Assignment Teacher – Beth West

Phone: 705.945.5664 | Beth.West@hscdsb.on.ca

  • Reading Assistance Program 
  • Empower Reading 
  • Observational Survey
  • DRA & Running Records 
  • Transitions into & out of Early Years
  • Self-Regulation Strategies 
  • Welcome to Kindergarten 
  • Levelled Literacy Program 
  • Literacy Strategies 
  • Data Analysis including EDI & primary EQAO

French Language

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Grade Curriculum

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Religion and Family Life

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The Arts

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