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Meet the ELC team

Catherine Drea

Director Strategic Projects
905.721.8668 ext. 2111

Ask about

  • ELC pathways to the University of Ontario Institute of Technology and Durham College
  • intercultural competence
  • partnerships
  • program administration
  • recruitment


Student Resource Co-ordinator
905.721.8668 ext. 6182

Ask about

  • academic issues and support
  • academic preparation workshops
  • applied language workshops
  • campus clubs/events
  • classroom concerns
  • concerns with instructors
  • health and academic support
  • homestay
  • identification cards
  • Oshawa restaurants and activities
  • placement test

Jennifer Wingate

Department Assistant
905.721.8668 ext. 6139

Ask about

  • applied language workshops
  • information technology support
  • insurance plan
  • identification cards
  • Oshawa restaurants and activities
  • general support


All our instructors are outstanding professionals with teaching experience in another country. All possess a master’s degree and are dedicated to providing an innovative student-centered teaching experience. They have the passion and knowledge to be your language-learning guides.