Program Coordinators       

Mr. Greg Rogers

Mr. Greg Rogers is employed as a member of Staff Development and is Coordinator of Student Leadership for the Toronto Catholic District School Board.  He is also an instructor at York University’s Faculty of Education and during the summer months is the Director of Camp Counselors at Olympia Sports Camp in Huntsville, Ontario. For the past six years he has helped to coordinate the Faith and Pedagogy Conference and was involved in the 2002 Catholic Youth Conference in Toronto.

Mr. Rogers began his teaching career at St. Clements School in Zambia, Africa where he and his wife devoted the first two years of their professional lives.  Upon returning to Canada in 1977 he taught Geography at Chinguacousy High School in Bramalea.  He then became the Head of Social Sciences at Brebeuf College School from 1981 to 1989 and then acting Vice-Principal at Brebeuf from 1989 to 1994.  In 1994 he was seconded to the Toronto Catholic District School Board to work on curriculum changes. He is currently a member of the TCDSB’s Student Leadership and Staff Development Team.

Mr. Rogers is very involved in the development of youth leadership programs. He has extensive travel experience, having led many leadership programs to India and Africa and  athletic programs to Australia and Great Britain.  Mr. Rogers is married with seven children.  Mr. Rogers has completed his Masters of Education degree.  His area of research and thesis topic was Service Learning in a Cross-Cultural Context.

 

Dr. Robert Lato

Dr. Robert Lato taught at Brebeuf College School in Toronto from 1973 until 2003.  Originally a teacher of Mathematics and Computer Science, he became the Head of Guidance in 1988.  In 1993 he received his Doctorate in Applied Psychology from the University of Toronto.  His dissertation involved the treatment of Mathematics Anxiety for high school students. Prior to his recent retirement from teaching, Dr. Lato was part of the Interdisciplinary Team at Sunnybrook Hospital’s Adolescent Mental Health Unit.

Dr. Lato initiated a variety of leadership programs at Brebeuf, including Conflict Mediation, a Drug Prevention Program, the Himalayan Leadership Program, and the Holocaust Study Group.  Dr. Lato has extensive travel experience and has twice journeyed around the world.  In the summer of 2000 Dr. Lato was a participant in the Holocaust and Hope Educators’ Study Tour sponsored by B’nai Brith Canada and visited Germany, Poland, and Israel. More recently, he was a participant in an educator’s Study Tour of China and Viet Nam studying events of WW2 and the American war. He has visited India on six occasions, has been to Africa and the Middle East many times, and has participated in a trekking expedition in the Himalayas. More recently, Dr. Lato is designing Adventure Learning programs in the Far East.

Dr. Lato is married with three children. He has been able, in recent years, to blend his interest in history, cross-cultural and multi-faith experiences, and youth development to the creation of leadership experiences in an international context. He teaches English as a Second Language to new Canadians, teaches a night school course at York University in Guidance and Counselling, and is a lecturer at the Ontario Institute of Education, University of Toronto.





 




 

 

 


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