September staffing changes

18 Jun

Updated June 27, 2017

Dear Summit Heights families,

As we draw closer to the end of the school year, changes in staff occur as well.  There are number of staff changes for our school that will take place at the end of this year and into September.

A number of acronyms are used in the lists below:

LRS = Lunch Room Supervisor
SNA = Special Needs Assistant
EA= Education Assistant
ECE= Early Childhood Educator
LTO = Long Term Occasional

The following staff will not be returning to our school in September.  We thank them for their service, dedication and care during their time at our school, and wish them the very best!  Fond farewell to:

  • Mr. Heng (currently our head caretaker), will be retiring after 30 years of service to the TDSB!
  • Mrs. Irvine (currently pm Core French teacher), will be going on a leave of absence.
  • Mlle. Sherry (currently pm Core French teacher), will be full time at Lester B Pearson PS
  • Ms. McIntosh (currently ECE), will be on maternity leave
  • Mr. Iliopoulos (currently LTO, Grade 5 teacher), LTO ending June 30
  • Ms. Kusnir (currently LTO, Gr 5G teacher), LTO ending June 30
  • Ms. Sussman (currently support Teacher), will be full time at Hollywood PS
  • Ms. Guirestante (currently pm SNA), will be at Downsview PS
  • Ms. Goldman (currently LTO am EA & LRS), LTO ending June 29
  • Ms. Safiya Qalinle (currently LTO LRS), LTO ending June 29
  • Ms. Daniela Ionescu (currently LTO LRS), LTO ending June 29
  • Ms. Layefsky (currently LTO office assistant), LTO ending July 7


We also welcome the following staff who will be joining our school staff starting June 30th.  We are excited to announce, and warmly welcome the following:

  • Ms. Eisen (teacher, currently on leave)
  • Ms. Schmitz (teacher, currently at SHPS in the morning, who will be with us full-time)
  • Mr. T. Kellesis (teacher, currently at Dunlace PS)
  • Ms. T. Gazey (teacher, currently at Hollywood PS)
  • Ms. B. Vender (SNA, currently at Fayewood ABC School)
  • Ms. T. Christie (EA, currently on leave)
  • Ms. Cathy Peck (LRS, currently at Rockcliffe MS)
  • Ms. Mihela Roman (LRS, currently on leave)

Throughout the following weeks and during the summer, there may still be staff changes.  This post will be updated to communicate such changes.

Please note, the tentative teaching assignments will be shared on June 27th when you receive your child’s second term report card.

Best regards,
Mr. Mah.

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