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Inclusive School and Community Services

Dr. Bette Stephenson Centre for Learning (DBS)

36 Regatta Ave, Richmond Hill, ON L4E 4R1


Fawzia​Principal, Inclusive School & Community Services​238
Dawna Snelldawna.snell@yrdsb.caSupervisor, Inclusive School & Community Services285
​Corrie​Administrative Assistant352
​Scott Milne​​​Manager, Community Projects​274


Community and Partnership Developers (CPD) Team

​Name​Email​Location​ & Community​Phone
Harpinder Kaurharpinder.kaur@yrdsb.caNewcomer - North (term)(905)884-2046 x 268
​Yvonne Kellyyvonne.kelly@yrdsb.caIntersections of Poverty - North​(905)895-5155 X 124
​Marjan​Afghani/Iranian Community - Central​(905)727-0022 x 4102
​Dylan Bruxerdylan.bruxer@yrdsb.ca2SLGBTQ+ Community - Central​(905)727-0022 x 4107
​Leonora​Jewish Community - West​(905)727-0022 x 4101
​Oksana Majaskioksana.majaski@yrdsb.caNewcomer Community - West-Charlton P.S.​(905)738-5497 x 213
Yasmin Mawani​​South Asian Community - East(905)940-7800
​Shani Blake​​shani.blake@yrdsb.caPerformance Plus​(905)727-0022 x 4065
Matthew Brownmatthew.brown@yrdsb.caAfrican Caribbean Community - Central(905)884-2046 X 227
Ayse Yigitayse.yigit@yrdsb.caTurkish Community - West(905)727-0022 X 2451
Nageswary Srikumaragurunageswary.srikumaraguru@yrdsb.caTamil Community- East(905)727-0022 X 2449​
Leonora Buskinleonora.buskin@yrdsb.caJewish Heritage Community - West(905)727-0022 X4101


Teacher​​ Lia​​ison Team

​Name​Email​Community SupportedPhone
​Wahid​South Asian Heritage​(437)984-7778
Alice Wan-Ling​Chinese (Mandarin/Cantonese) Heritage(905)884-2046 X267


Equity Teacher Facilitator Team

​Nicole Baxter-Lyn (Coordinator)​​(905)884-2046 X231
​Kyle​(905)884-2046 X228
​Michelle Zante​​​(905)884-2046 X270
​Rizwana​​(905)884-2046 X277
​Sara​​(905)884-2046 X430
Rachel​​(905)884-2046 X265
Joanne Tang​(905)884-2046 X229
Selena​(905)884-2046 X271
Zahra X2453


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Dr. Bette Stephenson Centre for Learning

36 Regatta Ave, Richmond Hill, ON L4E 4R1