IEC Director Gordon L. Porter is pleased to welcome four outstanding new associates to our network. Each of these individuals bring a unique set of experiences and expertise to our team. See more information on each of these individuals and our full panel of associates on our Associates page.
Donna Barrett is an accomplished educator and school administrator in Alberta. She has held senior positions in the Edmonton Public School Board and was Superintendent of the Northlands School Division. Donna has also been active with the work of Inclusion Alberta. She brings both a pedagogical and administrative perspective to inclusive education. Ms. Barrett is the principal of DBarrett Consulting in Edmonton.
Jody Carr is an elected member of the New Brunswick Legislature. During his career he has served as Minister of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour, and Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development. He has supported inclusion in schools as both a human rights and public policy matter for nearly 20 years. New Brunswick’s Policy 322 on inclusive education was developed under his leadership and he signed it as official policy for schools in New Brunswick 2013. Mr. Carr is following his interest in law and public policy by completing a law degree at the UNB Law School.
Roberto Lattanzio is a lawyer with a long career focused on disability and human rights. He is the Executive Director of ARCH Disability Law Centre in Toronto. He has supported families and individuals in education cases before a variety of panels, tribunals and courts in Ontario. He has been a strong supporter of inclusive education throughout his career at ARCH.
Stephanie Vucko has been a teacher, inclusion consultant and administrator in the Anglophone school system in Quebec. Her work included acting as a special education consultant with the Riverside School Board, an instruction designer and senior manager with LEARN, and Director General of the Sir Wilfred Laurier School Board in Rosemere, Quebec. Stephanie now operates a2z strategic consulting, an organizational change and improvement firm based in Montreal.