Welcome to Crystal Bay Centre for Special Education.  

Please note that Crystal Bay Centre for Special Education is now a chalk-free school. 

The Public Health department is now offering a link to their parental portal http://www.parentinginottawa.com/en/index.asp  Another helpful link is  http://ottawahealth.tumblr.com/.   Finally, there is a Facebook page at  https://www.facebook.com/ottawahealth  which anyone can go to and ask a nurse a question or join a health related topic discussion. 


The next parent council meeting will be Tuesday, October  20, 2015. 


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Welcome to our school!

Crystal Bay Centre for Special Education was founded in 1972. The Centre is located in the Ottawa Area and serves 96 students with moderate to profound developmental disabilities.  All students range in ages from 4-21 years. All of our students have a developmental disability that may be coupled with one of the following: autism, hearing impairment or deafness, visual impairment or blindness, physical disability.  Crystal Bay Centre offers a summer learning program that is accessed through an application process. 

Our mission statement is as follows: We offer a caring and individualized approach to meet the diverse needs of our students. We believe in, advocate for and are committed to their independence, dignity and future successes.

The Director of Education and the Secretary of the Board is Jennifer Adams. Our Superintendent is Nadia Towaij. The Principal is Karen McMorine and the Vice principal is Karen Landheer. The Office Administrator is Kathy Trotman and the Chief Custodian is Joshua Rebertz. The Trusee for Zone 4 is Theresa Kavanagh.


Employment opportunities for the Ottawa Carleton District School Board are listed on www.applytoeducation.com. You may find specific emplyoment infomation on the OCDSB's website.