V. Maggs - Gr. 2-8 Special Education Resource Teacher (SERT) - Room 206
A. Leigh - Kindergarten - Gr. 3 SERT - Main Office
The Special Education Team at Glen Dhu
At Glen Dhu the Special Education Team consists of Administration, Special Education Resource Teachers (SERTS), Special Education Teachers, Classroom Teachers, and Educational Assistants.
The Special Education Team is responsible for providing programming and resources for students with special learning needs. We are assisted by the following team members at the Durham District School Board.
Special Education Facilitator: Dawn Trevisanutto
Speech and Language: Frances Brooks
Psychological Services: Pat Sasse
Social Work: Theresa Gray-Sorichetti
E.S.L. : Maria Provencher
Role of the SERT
The Special Education Resource Teacher offers many services to staff and students, which may include:
support of students with special learning needs (identified and at-risk)
provide resources/strategies to staff and students
formal testing for identification purposes
on-going assessments to monitor student progress
direct instruction on a one-to-one basis or in small groups
co-ordinate the referral process to access the area team and outside agencies
development of Individual Education Plans (IEP) in conjunction with classroom teachers
liason to Special Education Classes
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