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Guidance

The guidance office is a comfortable and welcoming environment for students and families—a place where you can obtain information and support. The secondary school guidance department serves the school community in a variety of ways:

  • Supports students in academic planning and course selection
  • Helps students seek out special pathways programs in secondary school that support their learning styles, interests and needs
  • Helps individual students to envision a plan for post-secondary and target some short- and long-term goals
  • Provides information about all post-secondary and career pathways
  • Supports students in establishing effective study habits and exam preparation
  • Coaches in career/life planning, including college and university scholarship application process
  • Supports students with life skills like decision-making, problem-solving, conflict resolution, stress and time management and relationship awareness
  • Provides personal support and referrals to community resources
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Mr. Andy St. Amant
Guidance Dept. Chair
Surnames: A-K
705-526-7817 ext. 42408
astamant@scdsb.on.ca


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Ms. Traci St. Amant
Guidance Counselor
Surnames: L-Z
705-526-7817 ext. 42407
tstamant@scdsb.on.ca

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Ms. Lisa Carruthers
Secondary Office Assistant-Guidance
705-526-7817 ext. 42409
lcarruthers@scdsb.on.ca


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Ms. Christina Pellarin
Social Workder
Georgian Bay District Secondary School

As part of the school team, Simcoe County District School Board registered Social Workers provide support and counseling services to students to address social, emotional and mental health concerns to support student success and wellbeing at school.  Social Workers work with the student and school staff to accomplish this goal.  Social work services may include; consultation, individual or group counseling, collaboration with other professionals or referral to community services. To discuss the available options or begin the referral process, please connect with a guidance counsellor, student success teacher, special education resource teacher or an administrator.