Supports for Students and Their families Beyond the Classroom

(York Memorials Student Success School Wide Team)
YMCI Staff Member & Job Title
Chris Vujacic - Head of Student Services 
Supports Provided For Students and Families
  • Works with  HOMEFORMS: -9C,9D,9E, 10C,10D,10E, 10F, 11C,11D,11E,11F, 12C,12D,12E
  • All 3 guidance counsellors will continue to work with ALL of their students assigned through their homeform allocations.
  • Re-evaluating course selections for next year,
  • Moving students from cancelled classes into new alternate classes,
  • Completing Routine visits with our grade 11 students regarding post-secondary options and ensuring that the appropriate classes have been selected, registering students for e-learning summer school,
  • Working with all of our grade 8s, their counsellors and their families as they have many questions and concerns,
  • Navigating through the students’ OCAS and OUAC options and ensuring that every single grade 12 student has a transition plan for next September, workshops for OSAP applications, lots of scholarship meetings and decisions to be made and of course,
  • Always available for emotional, social and academic concerns for all students.
  • Guidance is always happy to work with teachers as well if they require assistance with marks, course selections and communicating with students and families.
Email Address
 christopher.vujacic@tdsb.on.ca

 

YMCI Staff Member & Job Title
Dario Imbrogno - Guidance Counsellor
Supports Provided For Students and Families
  • Works with HOMEFORMS:-9F,9G,9H,10H,10I,10J, 10K, 11G,11H,11I,12F,12G,12M,12N,12X
  • Support and work with any student requiring Guidance and Student Success assistance.
  • Re-evaluating course selections for next year, moving students from cancelled classes into new alternate classes, completing
  • Routine visits with our grade 11 students regarding post-secondary options and ensuring that the appropriate classes have been selected,
  • Registering students for e-learning summer school, working with all of our grade 8s, their counsellors and their families as they have many questions and concerns,
  • Navigating through the students’ OCAS and OUAC options and ensuring that every single grade 12 student has a transition plan for next September, workshops for OSAP applications, lots of scholarship meetings and decisions to be made 
  • Always be available for emotional, social and academic concerns for all students. Work with teachers as well if they require assistance with marks, course selections and communicating with students and families.
Email Address
dario.imbrogno@tdsb.on.ca

 

YMCI Staff Member & Job Title
Christina Ostermann - Guidance Counsellor
Supports Provided For Students and Families
  • Work with HOMEFORMS: - 9A,9B,10A,10B, 11A,11B,12A,12B
  • Removing students from all cancelled classes (scheduling) and replacing with the alternative that the student chose
  • 2020/2021 school year course changes for grades 9-11 requesting to make a change to the courses they previously submitted through myBlueprint
  • My Blueprint support to students (for various applications eg. analyzing results from their Who Am I Interest Inventory,using Career Finder, Resume Creation, Cover Letter Creation, etc.)
  • Support for grade 12s considering 5th year (at Memo, semestered school, OYAP, Yorkdale, etc)
  • Ongoing support for all of my existing high risk students
  • Support for any students that is in my Guidance homeform as outlined in September, or any student that reaches out in need
  • Continued support for all of my grade 12 homeforms as they transition to post-secondary, work, gap year, 5th year
Email Address
christina.ostermann@tdsb.on.ca

Supports for Students and Their families Beyond the Classroom

(York Memorials Student Success School Wide Team)
YMCI Staff Member & Job Title
Paul Aranha - Head of Special Education
Supports Provided For Students and Families
  • Available for ongoing individual support for students with Individual Education Plans (IEPs) in grades 9 through 12. A focus on organization, time management, chunking assignments, editing work and supporting research
Email Address
 paul.aranha@tdsb.on.ca

 

YMCI Staff Member & Job Title
Emily Saylor - Student Success Teacher
Supports Provided For Students and Families
  • Available for ongoing individual support for ALL grade 9 & 10 students and senior students who are behind in credit accumulation; help with course work, liaison between student & teacher, and credit-recovery course contact.
Email Address
emily.saylor@tdsb.on.ca

 

YMCI Staff Member & Job Title
Susy Taylor - Librarian  &  Marcelo Sanchez - Educational Assistant
Supports Provided For Students and Families
  • Available to provide support for all students -checking in with them to provide mental health support,
  • Helping students navigate the Virtual Library via emails,
  • Helping with assignments (proofreading, guiding through editing process, etc),
  • Also available to partner with teachers
Email Address
susy.taylor@tdsb.on.ca
marcelo.sanchez@tdsb.on.ca (helping with assignments and proofreading only)

Supports for Students and Their families Beyond the Classroom

(York Memorials Student Success School Wide Team)
YMCI Staff Member & Job Title
Shelle Rankine - Child & Youth Worker
Supports Provided For Students and Families
  • Ongoing support and student engagement.
  • Check in and follow ups with individual students in SNP
  •  Memo WeConnect Mental health student support and meetings ( weekly)
  • Planning for Mental Health week
Email Address
 shelle.rankine@tdsb.on.ca

 

YMCI Staff Member & Job Title
Annette Grossi - Social Worker
Supports Provided For Students and Families
  • Crisis intervention and support, namely around Mental Health Crisis and accessing supports in emergency situations.
  • Ongoing involvement with Open Files; supporting staff and students navigate services; supporting staff with resources and information pertinent to student and staff wellbeing.
  • Provide staff with PSSP (Professional Support Services) resources around Well Being and Children’s Mental Health Week.
  • Be available for trainings
Email Address
annette.grossi@tdsb.on.ca

 

Supports for Students and Their families Beyond the Classroom

(York Memorials Student Success School Wide Team)
YMCI Staff Member & Job Title
Nancy Martins - Vice Principal
Supports Provided For Students and Families
  • If after speaking to the classroom teachers, department heads (if applicable) and any other supports available  (i.e. Guidance, Student Success,CYW, SW, Library) further help is required, please contact me for students with last names that start with A - M as well as any student in the DD program.  
Email Address
nancy.martins@tdsb.on.ca

 

YMCI Staff Member & Job Title
John Masciotra - Vice Principal
Supports Provided For Students and Families
  • If after speaking to the classroom teachers, department heads (if applicable) and any other supports available  (i.e. Guidance, Student Success,CYW, SW, Library) further help is required, please contact me for students with last names that start with N-Z as well as any student in the DD program.
Email Address
john.masciotra@tdsb.on.ca

 

YMCI Staff Member & Job Title
Donna Drummond - Principal
Supports Provided For Students and Families
  • Available to provide support, guidance and help to resolve issues for all students and their families that are beyond the supports and services offered by the Classroom Teachers,  Student Success Team of Teachers and/or the CYW and Social Worker. 
Email Address
donna.drummond@tdsb.on.ca

 

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