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Staff

Samantha Sendzik, B.Ed., M.A.

Executive Director

Samantha joined the LDANR office staff in August 2015 covering Chantelle’s maternity leave, then covered Ashley Short’s maternity leave before taking on the Executive Director role permanently in April 2018. 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.

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Steph McCorriston, B.Ed.

Program Coordinator

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. As a recent teacher’s college grad, Steph is now pursuing a Masters of Education at Brock University. Steph is responsible for co-ordinating our Reading Rocks, BEST, CHAMPS, HOPE and Summer SLAM Camp programs.

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Chantelle Kurzawa, B.A.

Project Coordinator

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.

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Emily Glencross

Math Coordinator

Emily joined the LDANR office staff in October 2018 as the Math Coordinator. Emily has been involved with LDANR for a number of years in many of our programs as an instructor. Emily is working to complete her BA in Sociology and has a background in children and youth with learning disabilities. Emily is responsible for co-ordinating our S.M.A.R.T. Math program.

Our Mission

Our purpose is to provide resources and support to individuals who are affected by learning disabilities within the Niagara Region. We provide leadership in learning disabilities advocacy, research, education and services, and advance the full participation in society of children, youth and adults with learning differences.

Get In Touch

Learning Disabilities Association of Niagara Region
366 St. Paul Street,
St. Catharines, Ontario
L2R 3N2

info@ldaniagara.org
Phone: (905) 641-1021
Fax: (905) 641-2336
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