Director of Student Services

The Director of Student Services is Rochelle Rands. Her primary responsibility is to organize supports for students throughout the school division, particularly those with special needs.

The Director of Student Services is also responsible for coordinating the following programs:

  • Indigenous Academic Achievement
  • At-Risk Funding
  • Early Behaviour Intervention
  • Early Childhood Development Initiative
  • Low Incidence Funding
  • Unified Referral and Intake System (URIS)

In supporting students across the school division, the Student Services Department works with school principals, school support teams, parents and collateral agencies to identify need and explore solutions.

Rochelle Rands can be contacted at:
Portage la Prairie School Division
535 3rd Street N.W.
Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 2C4
T: 204-857-8756
F: 204-239-5998
E: rrands at plpsd dot mb dot ca



Student Services Staff:
Strategic Initiative Learning Coordinator | English as an Additional Language Consultant
Psychologists | Mental Health Facilitator | Speech-Language Pathologists | Occupational Therapist
Literacy Coaches | Numeracy Coach | French Immersion Coach | Technology Coach
Career Development Coordinator | Indigenous Academic Achievement Facilitator | Outreach Facilitators
Resource Teacher | Guidance Counsellors | Addiction Foundation of Manitoba Counsellors