Student Services


Student Services Staff are available to assist with the following:

Educational Counselling  - we can help you:

  • Select your secondary school courses
  • Fix a problem with your timetable
  • Discuss difficulties in learning, studying or organizing your time
  • Develop an educational plan to suit your abilities, interests and goals that considers educational and career opportunities following graduation
  • Navigate the college application process
  • Explore post-secondary pathways

Career Counselling  - we can help you:

  • Explore your options and suitability for various careers
  • Find sources of information on careers
  • Use programs like co-op to expand your knowledge of the world of work
  • Find part-time, full-time or summer employment
  • Learn what you need to know to get and keep a job

Personal Counselling  - we can help you:

  • Learn more about yourself and others
  • Discuss personal concerns, whatever their origin, and support problem solving skills
  • Explore referrals to school support staff or community agencies

Student Services Department:

Derek Heffernan -    Student Last Names A-K   Guidance Counsellor 613-723-5136 x 2018 
[email protected]
Book an appointment with Mr. Heffernan

Carol Stevenato - 
Student Last Names L-Z
Head of Student Services & Co-Op
613-723-5136 x 2019
[email protected]
Book an appointment with Ms. Stevenato

Catherine Li - OSR Management, Transcript Requests, Tours
Guidance Technician
[email protected]
613-723-5136 x 2016

Additional Support Staff:
Social Worker - Mike Garbutt Psychologist - Dr. Gillian Graham  Itinerant Youth Worker - Jennifer Sammon Indigenous Student Support Coordinator - Jade Desjardins-Berthiaume
Rideauwood Addictions Counsellor - Vanessa Turner

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