Mandate and Vision

The Centre of Excellence for Speech and Language Development, operated by the English Montreal School Board (EMSB), is a part of the Inclusive Education Service (IES) which is a provincial service designed to offer support and expertise to the English sector for the organization of programs and adapted teaching for students with special learning needs. The IES is funded and mandated by the Ministry of Education, Leisure and Sport (MELS).

The mandate of the Centre of Excellence is to provide:

  • 1. Support to Schools and School Boards
  • 2. Continuous Professional Development
  • 3. Research and Development Activities
  • 4. Contribution to the Development of Provincial Expertise

The objective of the Centre of Excellence for Speech and
Language Development is to provide:

English School Boards throughout Quebec the benefit of our vast amount of knowledge, experience and expertise in the areas of speech and language development, and to provide students with speech and language difficulties the opportunity to reach their potential.