The Open Door’s Philosophy


We are passionate about helping families! We provide appropriate reading and spelling remediation in a caring and supportive environment, tailoring our lessons to meet each student’s own pace. We continually assess for mastery of the material to ensure the continued success of the student.

The Open Door’s Philosophy


We are passionate about helping families! We provide appropriate reading and spelling remediation in a caring and supportive environment, tailoring our lessons to meet the student’s own pace. We continually assess for mastery of the material to ensure the continued success of the student.

Our Leadership Team

Heather Desjardins

Heather Desjardins

The Open Door CEO and Founder

Leigha Brigham

Leigha Brigham

Education and Family Support Specialist

Andrew Brigham

Andrew Brigham

Tutor Development Manager

Marla Ruta

Marla Ruta

Finance and Admin Coordinator

Emily Dale

Emily Dale

Service Intake Coordinator

Pam Graydon

Pam Graydon

Assessment Specialist

Marion May

Marion May

Blog Writer and Curator

Hannah Haggart

Hannah Haggart

Small-Group Lead Instructor & Admin Support

Nathalie Khouzam

Nathalie Khouzam

Board Certified Behaviour Analyst

Our Tutoring Team

Ashlyn Rothery

Ashlyn Rothery

Vicki Naish

Vicki Naish

Auwies Al Badri

Auwies Al Badri

Ashton Bennett

Ashton Bennett

Leigh Anne Carson

Leigh Anne Carson

Barb Ritchie

Barb Ritchie

Anne Parker

Anne Parker

Jordyn Tremblay

Jordyn Tremblay

Leslie Rodriguez

Leslie Rodriguez

Ashley Reaume

Ashley Reaume

Heather Goodier

Heather Goodier

Daniella Akat

Daniella Akat

Laura Carrothers

Laura Carrothers

Matthew Gallina

Matthew Gallina

Jennifer Andrews

Jennifer Andrews

Krista Heath

Krista Heath

Asha Francis

Asha Francis

Jaden Winfree

Jaden Winfree

Rosanne Wall

Rosanne Wall

Jennifer Wright

Jennifer Wright

Gabriel Arrigo

Gabriel Arrigo

Richard Forsyth

Richard Forsyth

Mariam Mohamad

Mariam Mohamad

Emma Kearns

Emma Kearns

Anna Sofia Contreras

Anna Sofia Contreras

Mark Graydon

Mark Graydon

Monique Chalifoux

Monique Chalifoux

Meaghan Easter

Meaghan Easter

Nate McCallum

Nate McCallum

Sara Bellefeuille

Sara Bellefeuille

Gabby Pador

Gabby Pador

Robyn Foster

Robyn Foster

Noelle Klassen

Noelle Klassen

Stacey Haley

Stacey Haley

Jolene Laffin

Jolene Laffin

Jordan Zientek

Jordan Zientek

Alyssandra Desrosiers

Alyssandra Desrosiers

Andrea Jensen

Andrea Jensen

Shannon Topham

Shannon Topham

Caroline Robson

Caroline Robson

Mehr Kothaneth

Mehr Kothaneth

Tia Thompson

Tia Thompson

Daniela Ioachim

Daniela Ioachim

Laura Polakova

Laura Polakova

Laura Cadieux

Laura Cadieux

Amanda Glouchkow

Amanda Glouchkow

Janell Forget

Janell Forget

Sebastian Lidbetter

Sebastian Lidbetter

“As a new tutor, I feel so supported…”

“I wanted you to know that I am so grateful to work with such an amazing team. As a new tutor, I feel so supported navigating the unknowns and the learning curves that come along. The work itself is pretty great and the progress made by students is incredibly rewarding!!”
Jodie Lawlor
The Open Door
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