Jennifer Scott-Penich, B. Sc., B. Ed., OCT
Principal, Director

Jennifer is a passionate educator with extensive experience working with intermediate and senior students, particularly in the areas of math and science. She has expertise in guidance, curriculum, assessment, and policy at the secondary level. In addition to her commitment to excellence for all students, her unique insights into the needs of learners who struggle with anxiety or other mental health issues has helped establish OnCourse as a safe, supportive and flexible learning environment. Jennifer is continually refining the art of teaching in order to help our students stay on course and achieve their learning goals. Contact Jennifer today to learn more about we can help you achieve yours.

Lesley Millington, B.A. Hons, Director of High School Programs

Lesley is renowned for her creative, insightful teaching, and her ability to make learning fun, accessible and effective for all learners. Lesley’s expertise in designing learning programs for students with unique needs includes supprt for learners with anxiety and mental health challenges. In addition to her busy teaching practice, Lesley manages our high school tutoring program and day to day operations at OnCOURSE. Call Lesley to learn more about we can help you achieve school success.

Karen Sutherland, B.A., B. Ed., OCT
Director of Adult Education

Karen is an Ontario certified teacher with 25 years’ experience working in private education. Working closely with community partners, including the Workers Safety & Insurance Board, private rehab organizations, and the Hamilton Brain Injury Association, Karen has built a successful, highly regarded program for students whose needs are not always straightforward. She has established our place in the community as a unique learning environment with a reputation for excellence, and an ability to find a path to learning for all, no matter what their needs.
Contact Karen to book a skills assessment or to learn more about how OnCourse can help you find the way you learn.

Maureen Pangan, B.A., B.Ed., OCT
Director of Special Education

Maureen is a highly skilled educator with over 30 years’ experience working with students of all ages, especially those with unique learning needs. Her compassionate, flexible approach, and keen insights into what makes learners tick, have made her a passionate advocate for our students and families.  Maureen sits on the board of the Learning Disabilities Association of Halton, and has recently founded a parent support group for families who are struggling with learning challenges.  Contact Maureen to book a consultation, or to learn more about how OnCourse can help your child find success, both at school and beyond!