Peter Symmonds

Peter Symmonds

Peter Symmonds
Superintendent of Learning Support Services

613-596-8211 ext. 8254

Administrative Assistant

Allison Regimbald

About Peter
Peter Symmonds is the Superintendent of Learning Support Services. He is responsible for the District’s special education programs and supports, as well as for student mental health promotion and support. Peter collaborates with other departments to support educational and well-being supports within a multi-tiered system.

Peter has over 27 years of experience in education, including 11 years as a school Principal and 3 years as System Principal of Learning Support Services. He has served in four different school districts across two provinces, and is currently in his fifth year as a Superintendent.

Peter also has extensive experience in special education in regular classrooms, and in Education and Community Partnership Programs. He oversees ongoing collaboration with stakeholders (for example, through the OCDSB Special Education Advisory Committee) to improve special education supports and transparency with the community.

Peter is particularly proud of the highly talented group of professionals within his department who support and advocate for students, while supporting educators in meeting individual student needs. He believes strongly that support for student well-being and mental health promotion has positively impacted supports and services for students.

Peter’s Portfolio Includes

  • Children’s Mental Health
  • Summer Learning Program
  • Community Partnerships
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