Special Education Department


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Next meeting date - January 31

100A Ontario Avenue, Sault Ste. Marie, ON

Phone: 705-945-5677 | Fax: 705-945-5681

District Consultant Office:

Phone: 705-356-6781 or 705-356-5627
Fax: 705-356-7188

Our Plan


Focusing on Mental Health

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SEAC – Special Education Advisory Committee

SEAC Mandate: Our mandate is to make recommendations to the Board on any matters affecting the establishments, development and delivery of special education programs and services. We are guided by Provincial SEAC regulation 464-97.

SEAC Focus: Our focus is the special needs of children with exceptionalities – intellectual, physical, social, emotional and behaviours – to ensure all students can achieve their full potential.

SEAC Meetings: The committee meets once a month throughout the school year.  Meeting dates are noted below in the Meeting Minutes section.  Meetings begin at 4:00 p.m. unless noted otherwise.        


If you have any inquiries for the SEAC Committee please email Seac.Inquiries@hscdsb.on.ca

SEAC Committee Members

  • Superintendent for Special Education – Fil Lettieri
  • Board of Trustees – Gary Trembinski 
  • Algoma Family Services – Theresa Coccimiglio
  • Community Living Algoma – Jacques Ribout
  • North Shore Tribal Council – Sherri Kitts
  • Member-at-large – Melanie Ross
  • Special Education Coordinator – Rosanne Zagordo
  • Board of Trustees – John Caputo
  • Autism Ontario _ Irma DiRenzo
  • Easter Seals Ontario – Tiana Rushon
  • THRIVE Child Development Centre – Tina Coombs

SEAC Meetings

All meetings will offer the hybrid attendance option.

You can attend at the board room of the Mount St. Joseph Catholic Education Centre.  

Meetings may take place at alternative sites. 

To join the meeting virtually click here.

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