Trustee By-Election for Ward 3

The Portage la Prairie School Division is in search of someone to fill a School Trustee position in Ward 3 via a by-election.

Nomination begins August 7, 2024 and election day is September 18, 2024.

Individuals interested in standing for Trustee can find further details regarding ward boundaries, geographical location, requirements, and the process at this link.

Ward 3 Trustee By-Election Information

Student Services

The staff of the Student Services Department of the Portage la Prairie School Division provides specialized clinical services to students throughout the Division, as well as generalized support to our administrators, teachers, educational assistants, and parents.  Our primary role is to support our students in taking full advantage of the educational opportunities provided by the Portage la Prairie School Division.

The Student Services Department supports the students, staff, and parents of the Portage la Prairie School Division by providing a variety of specialists who are employed by the Division under the leadership and supervision of the Director of Student Services. 

If you feel that your school-aged child requires the services of one of these professionals, you can consult with the Resource Teacher at your child’s school.

 

The Portage la Prairie School Division follows the Standards for Appropriate Education Programming in Manitoba.

Objectives

The general objectives of the Student Services Department include:

  • Providing clinical services to meet the diverse needs of students
  • Assisting school teams in guiding and supporting the programming and planning for all students
  • Working closely with parents and school personnel to identify, assess and intervene to support students with speech and language difficulties, social/emotional problems and other learning difficulties
  • Promoting both an awareness and understanding among teachers and parents of the difficulties experienced by students through the provision of workshops, consultation and special programs
  • Working cooperatively with local agencies and community groups to establish effective community-based supports for students
  • Promoting prevention programs both within the school and at a community level

If students and families need support,
there are also various online resources available.

Student Services Staff

Rochelle Rands
Director of Student Services

Division Office
T: 204-857-8756
F: 204-239-5998
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Lisa Shackleton
Strategic Initiatives Learning Coordinator

T: 204-857-7861 (ext. 177)
F: 204-239-5994
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Kendra McKenzie
English as an Additional Language Consultant

École Arthur Meighen
T: 204-857-3405
F: 204-239-5943
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Resource Teachers

Resource Teachers assist school teams and parents in accessing support for students.

École Arthur Meighen – Keelin Horning
Crescentview School – Stacey Hewitt / Tammy Pierrepont
Fort la Reine School – Tanis Mauws
Hutterian Schools – Tannis Andrich
La Verendrye School – Faye Maly / Lindsae Goertzen
North Memorial School – Kim Houle
Oakville School – Paula Mellen
Portage Collegiate Institute:
    Grade   9: Charlotte Mason
    Grade 10: Darren Reichert
    Grade 11: Angela Mills
    Grade 12, Pre-Employment Program: Marie Bertholet
Yellowquill School – Naomi Harley, Andrew Duykers

School Psychologists

Alexandra Smith
Oakville School
Portage Collegiate Institute
Hutterian Schools

Maxine Mutcher
Crescentview School
École Arthur Meighen
North Memorial School
Hutterian Schools

Kelsey Aberdeen
Fort la Reine School
La Verendrye School
Yellowquill School
Hutterian Schools

Speech-Language Pathologists

Alana Jack
Lauren Becker
Hema Harrysingh
Charlene Cruz

T: 204-857-7861
F: 204-239-5994
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Literacy Coaches

Fort la Reine School
T: 204-857-7687 (ext. 409)
F: 204-239-5740
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Sandi Shaw-Lyons 

Jennifer Adamson

Jodi Harder-Boyle

Numeracy Coaches

Patti Lawrence
École Arthur Meighen
T: 204-857-3405 (ext. 642)
F: 204-239-5943
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Janine Fraser
École Arthur Meighen
T: 204-857-3405 
F: 204-239-5943
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Megan Sloik
La Verendrye School
T: 204-857-3478
F: 204-239-5927
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Christina Neufeld
French Immersion Coach

École Arthur Meigen
T: 204-857-3405 (ext. 610)
F: 204-239-5943
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Jennifer Borgfjord
Technology Coach

Division Office
T: 204-857-8756
F: 204-239-5998
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Blair Hordeski
Career Development Coordinator

Portage Collegiate Institute
T: 204-857-6843 (ext. 2523)
F: 204-239-5905
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Occupational Therapists

Dayna Yurkiw
Rachel Ward 

Dana Geisel
Mental Health Facilitator

École Arthur Meighen
T: 204-857-3405 (ext. 644)
F: 204-239-5943
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Outreach Facilitators

Jasmine Mulvey
La Verendrye School
T: 204-857-3478
F: 204-239-5927
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Allison Lee
Crescentview School
T: 204-857-3475
F: 204-239-5930
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Jane McArthur
Fort la Reine School
T: 204-857-7687
F: 204-239-5740
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Anne Cuddington
Yellowquill School
T: 204-857-8714
F: 204-239-5906
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Jasmine Mulvey
North Memorial School
T: 204-857-4564
F: 204-239-5965
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Cori Asham
WRAP FACILITATOR
T: 204-857-7861
F: 204-239-5994
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Trish Wilson
Indigenous Academic Achievement Facilitator

Portage Collegiate Institute
T: 204-857-6843 (ext. 1071)
F: 204-239-5905
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Guidance Counsellors

Guidance Counsellors are also assigned to all Portage la Prairie School Division schools from Kindergarten to Grade 12. The Portage School Counsellors’ Association also includes: Division Psychologists and Addiction Foundation of Manitoba Counsellors. Together, they organize programs with the Division to help foster the growth of all children.

École Arthur Meighen – Marissa Gertridge / Paulette Rheault
Crescentview School – Krista Austin / Adam Martini
Fort la Reine School – Jordan Taylor / Tanis Mauws
La Verendrye School – Robin McCartney / Kirstin Blight
North Memorial School – Heather Warman
Oakville School – Natalie Harrison
Portage Collegiate Institute:
   Grade 9 - Lori Wood
   Grade 10 - Dana Pruden 
   Grade 11 - Kim Tooth
   Grade 11+ - Kellee Clifford-Bousquet
   Grade 12 and Pre-Employment Program (PEP) - Marie Bertholet
   Career Counsellor - Blair Hordeski
Yellowquill School – Tara Johnson

Betty Ryzner-Madsen
Addiction Foundation of Manitoba Counsellor

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