Accessibility policy

Special Needs Advisory Committee (SNAC)


The Special Needs Advisory Committee (SNAC) has the mandate to advise the Centre de services scolaire on the following:

  • Special Education Policy.
  • Allocation of financial resources to the services intended for those students.

The committee can also advise the Centre de services scolaire on the implementation of an individualized education plan for a student with special needs.


  • Parent representatives designated by the Parents’ Committee. The parent representatives must constitute the majority (Consequently, there should be a minimum of eight (8) and a maximum of ten (10) parents’ representatives);

  • Representatives of teachers, non-teaching professional staff and members of the support staff, designated by the associations representing them at the School Service Centre and selected from the persons who provide services to those students;

  • Representatives of a body that provides services to handicapped students or to students with social maladjustments or learning disabilities, designated by the administrator after consultation with these organizations;

  • School principal designated by the administrator;

  • The administrator or designate and the director of Educational Services or designate also sit on the committee but do not have voting rights.


Role School/Organization Name of member
Parent Mgr-Scheffer Nancy Rémillard
Abbygail Wellman
Parent St-Paul
Mountain Ridge
Tiffanie Conway
Christa Walsh
Parent St-Augustine Lydia Shattler
Parent Mecatina Vacant Position
Parent Harrington Stephanie Rowsell
Parent St-Joseph Vacant Position
Parent Netagamiou Vacant Position
Parent Gabriel Dionne Vacant Position
Parent Kegaska Ashley Morency
Representative of the Parents’ Committee Parents’ Committee Kimberly Buffitt
Professional Staff (SPPNEQ) Centre St-Theresa Tara-Lee Lavallée
Support Staff (SERF) Vacant Position
Francophone Teacher (SERF) Vacant Position
Anglophone Teacher (LNSETA) Harrington Keith Rowsell
Representative from External Organization CISSS de la Côte-Nord Dean Buckle
Representative from External Organization Coasters Association Gabrielle Anderson
School Principal Gabriel-Dionne/St-Joseph Karine Dubé
Coordinator of Educational Services Centre St-Theresa Katia Tardif
Director of Educational Services Centre St-Theresa Marie Hamel
Administrator Centre St-Theresa Marc-André Masse


Down Syndrome
Autism & Intellectual Disabilities