OUR PEOPLE

At The Learning Place, our people are key to our success. 


OUR STAFF

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SANDY SADSAD
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Sandy joined the TLP Board in October of 2016 and is an engaged member of the community. Sandy brings over a decade of project management expertise as well as extensive leadership skills from many industries such as healthcare, manufacturing and banking.

Sandy is passionate about education and wants to use her time on the board to help make educational goals accessible and achievable by all.

 

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CATHY RUDIC
INSTRUCTOR

Cathy has worked in the Literacy and Basic Skills Program since 1996, serving in various roles: assessor, volunteer coordinator, employment facilitator, staff trainer, and community outreach worker. She is a passionate instructor that has been helping individuals improve their literacy skills, achieve their goals, and reach their full potential by helping to open new doors of opportunity through learning.

It is immensely rewarding to work for an organization that values each and every individual and continually strives to transform lives.

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MONICA LUTHRA
INSTRUCTOR

Monica is the newest team member of TLP. She has extensive years of experience teaching adults from diverse backgrounds, having learning and physical disabilities. Her passion for imparting education and knowledge in the community fits well with the mission of The Learning Place.

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MANAL ATTA
INSTRUCTOR

Manal joined TLP as a Numeracy and Technology Instructor in March 2013. Sheis knowledgeable in Literacy and Basic Skills Program Guidelines and Essential Skills. Manal is also experienced with using Ontario Adult Literacy Curriculum Framework (OALCF) and Numeracy in action.

Manal is always in touch with the latest technology and assistive technology devices and believes in technology power to ease learning challenges and disabilities.

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RANJANA SAHAI
INTAKE & REFERRAL SPECIALIST

Ranjana joined TLP in August 2010 and has had extensive experience in the educational field.

As the Intake and Referral specialist she is the first point of contact and understands the importance of respecting the callers, empathising with them, understanding their goals and assisting them.

 
 
 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 
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ROB MORRONE

Rob started his career in Finance but has worked over 30 years in the IT industry and currently is an IT Leader at Peel Regional Police.

He joined the TLB Board in March 2017 to show his commitment to Peel Region and its many communities. Life-long learning is one of his passions and supporting TLP’s learners is a reflection of that passion.

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FAHAD IMAM

Fahad joined the TLP Board in March 2017 and brings extensive experience, change management skills and leadership capabilities from the Financial Services and Banking industry in Canada.

Fahad feels we have an incredible opportunity to ensure all members in society have the basic skills to be successful, and supporting TLP with this mission in a community where he grew up and now lives is truly rewarding.