Student Success

What is Student Success

A Student Success teacher offers additional support to students who might be struggling at school.  They work with students to help them be more successful in achieving their educational goals.  Student Success Teacher work closely with individual students, classroom teachers, community partners and Student Success Team members to ensure students are on track in earning the credits necessary to graduate. The Student Success Teacher advocates for students and tracks progress. He/she can assist student with individualized attention and support, help develop effective work and study skills, and explore different pathway options.  

Why Student Success?

Each student has a diverse set of goals, interest and strengths that can help them learn and become successful throughout their educational career. Student Success is a program that was developed to support the everyday needs of student from Grade 7 – 12. By offering various pathways and the additional support to help students become successful high school graduates and pursue a pathway of their choice.

The Student Success Strategy helps students in grades 7 to 12 tailor their education to their individual strengths, goals and interests.

For more information on Student Success in the Halton Catholic District

Student Success Teacher at Notre Dame Catholic Secondary Teacher

School Board, CLICK HERE

Liza Sneyd

905 335 1544 x1010

Academic Online ResourcesCLICK HERE



Starting a new academic year is a good time to develop tools to help students meet with success.  Creating strong study habits early can increase student’s confidence, academic competence and decrease unnecessary stress and anxiety.   For this reason, we have created a Student Success Workshop Series that will be available to all our Grade 9 students in the first Quadmester.  The goal of these workshops is to help students develop solid learning skills strategies early to assist them in being their best self.  

The Student Success Workshop Series will take place every Thursday from 12:30pm – 1:15pm.  Grade 9 students can log onto the Student Success Virtual Academic Support if they wish to join us.  Sessions will start promptly at 12:30pm.   

  Date of Session  Topic
Thursday, September 24thUsing an Agenda as an Effective Organizational Tool
Thursday, October 1stGetting Better Acquainted with D2L
Thursday, October 8thTime Management & Study Skills
Thursday, October 15thTackling Bigger Assignments
Thursday, October 22ndTest Taking Strategies
Thursday, October 29thOrganizational Tools
Thursday, November 5thManaging Stress
Thursday, November 12thSuccess Strategy & Self-Advocacy

Thank you for supporting your son/daughter on their academic journey.  

De Franco, RobStudent Success