Student Success Teachers

As of September 2005, Student Success Teachers have been placed in all of
the Waterloo Catholic District School Board's secondary schools.

ROLE OF THE Student Success Teacher

The SST will be working most closely with individual students and classroom teachers. Tasks of the SST include:  developing a positive/constructive relationship with students, monitoring attendance/lates (weekly, daily, by period as necessary), checking on work completion in classes, developing work and study skills, making classroom observations, contacting parents, getting progress reports from teachers, working with teachers on strategies for student improvement, working with teachers to create behaviour/ improvement plans for students, working one-on-one with students on assignment completion, making referrals to guidance/youth care worker/administration and working with them, working on credit rescue/recovery, advocating for students, staff development, accessing system resources as necessary. It is about the whole student and providing (or referring to get) the necessary supports so the student has academic and personal success.


Student Success Teacher

St. Mary’s HS

John Murphy

St. David CSS

Steve Bedic

Resurrection CSS

Anne Quin / Marisa Munroe

St. Benedict CSS

John Malnerich

Monsignor Doyle CSS

Jason Stere