Samantha joined the LDANR office staff in August 2015 covering Chantelle’s maternity leave and is now currently covering Ashley Short’s maternity leave. Sam has been involved with LDANR for a number of years in roles such as program volunteer, facilitator, summer student, and research assistant. Following teacher’s college, Sam studied learning disabilities as a graduate student at Brock University.
Sarah joined the LDANR in 2011 with a wealth of knowledge in learning disabilities, children and youth, and has her Masters Degree in Learning Disabilities as well as her BA and BEd. Sarah is responsible for coordinating Reading Rocks, BEST, and SLAM programs.
NCDSB SEAC representative
Chantelle joined the LDANR in 2011 as Project Coordinator with a background in children, youth and learning disabilities, and has her BA in Child and Youth Studies studying Learning Disabilities in her third and fourth year of the program. Chantelle is responsible for coordinating the Reading Rocks Junior and Let’s R.E.A.D. programs.
DSBN SEAC representative (Alternate)
Ashley joined LDANR in 2010 as Executive Director. As a certified teacher, Ashley supply taught with the District School Board of Niagara while completing her Masters Degree in Child and Youth Studies. During her MA, Ashley studied learning disabilities, specifically looking at Closing the Summer Learning Gap for Vulnerable Junior Kindergarten Students. In 2012, Ashley was a recipient of Niagara’s 40 Under Forty and in 2013, Ashley graduated from the Leadership Niagara program.
DSBN SEAC representative
Steph joined the LDANR office staff in April 2016 covering Chantelle’s maternity leave. Steph has been involved with LDANR for a number of years in roles such as program volunteer, instructor, summer student, and research assistant. Steph is now responsible for co-ordinating our new math program, S.M.A.R.T.