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Special Education Advisory Committee​
The Huron-Perth Catholic District School Board Special Education Advisory Committee has an integral part in the establishment and development of special education programs and services for all students with exceptionalities in our system.  The committee is mandated to make recommendations to the Board on any issues affecting special education programs and services.

Roles and Responsibilities ​

  • ​​Make recommendations to the Board concerning any matter affecting the establishment, development and delivery of Special Education programs and services for students with special needs of the Board;
  • Participate in the Board’s annual review of its Special Education Plan; and
  • Participate in the Board’s annual budget process and have the opportunity to review financial statements of the board as related to special education.

SEAC Voting Members:​

Doris Barkley – Co-Chair ​​
Autism Ontario

​Veronica Kolkman  – Co-Chair
VOICE for Hearing Impaired Children​​​
Perth District Health Unit

Michelle Van Loon
Epilepsy Ontario

Terri Sparling
Huron-Perth Centre

Sandra McLaren
Community Living Stratford & Area

Brenda Mason
Stratford Children’s Services Inc.

Mike Miller
Board Trustee​​

SEAC Non-Voting Members:

Tara Boreham
Superintendent of Education

Deb McCarthy
Coordinator of Special Education

Sharon Stephens
Elementary Principal Representative

Sarah MacArthur
System Special Education Resource Teacher

Dana Bozzato
Mental Health Lead

Charmaine Chadwick
ABA Consultant

Vanessa Yeats
ABA Consultant

Reanna Desroches
ABA Consultant

Kristina Howatt-Gerber
Speech Language Pathologist

Ellyn Suski
Speech Language Pathologist

Katie Browne


SEAC Meetings

All Meetings are held at the Catholic Education Centre, Dublin beginning at 4:00 pm.​
SEAC Agenda and Meetings 2020-2021


SEAC Agenda and Meetings 2019-2020
SEAC Agenda and Meetings 2018-2019
SEAC Agenda and Meetings 2017-2018