Algoma District School Board

Site: Algoma District School Board

Service: Attendance Services

Description & Services
Public Comments School and Attendance Counsellors 
    Ronda Hanna 705-848-2011 
    Shelley Shamas 705-356-2221 
    Inez Williams 705-782-6263
    Terri Finlayson 705-945-7187 
    Glowinn Gibson 705-777-2494 
    Mary Kuuskman 705-945-7298 
    Sarah Mador 705-945-7291 
    Jerry Martin 705-945-7267 
    Mary Ellen Perlini 705-945-7294 
    Marnie Tarantini 705-945-7177 ext 70186 
    Karen Thomson 705-945-7361 
    Michelle Trudel 705-945-7181 ext 72545
    Wende Cameron 705-856-0407
Description (Service) Provides the following services to assist students with their school attendance:  
  • Administrative assessment and referral as required 
  • Individual counselling 
  • Collaboration with school personnel 
  • Attendance reports 
  • Family intervention 
  • Follows the attendance legislation and Attendance Act  
  • Provides letters of concern to parents 
  • Participates in court proceedings  
  • Liaises with the crown attorney, justice of the peace and probation services
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Algoma District
Eligibility Elementary and secondary school students
Application No restrictions
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-945-7111
Toll Free Phone 1-888-393-3639
Fax 705-942-2540
Primary Contact Marilu Horton, Special Education Coordinator JK to 12; Phone: 705-356-5244; Email:
Alternate Contact Kelly Colter, System Administrator Special Education; Email:
Primary Executive Brent Vallee, Superintendent of Education
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address 644 Albert St E
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 2K7
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Intersection Albert St E and Brock St
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Use back entrance and ring buzzer
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education