About Our Department

The Learning Excellence and Innovation Department (LEID) is positioned in the Academic Division at Northern College and provides operational leadership in support of a variety of projects related to quality assurance, teaching and learning.

We are guided by the Northern College Academic Plan. We are driven to support the provision of innovative, sustainable, high quality and technology-enabled learning experiences that serve to build knowledge and initiate community engagement while promoting economic growth and development. Our Guiding Principles include:

  • Quality Learning Experiences
  • Exemplary Instructional Methodology
  • Student/Graduate Support
  • Continuous Faculty Development
Dean Lessard
Dean of Community Services and Learning Excellence & Innovation Department
T: 705-235-3211 ext.2407
E: lessardd@northern.on.ca
Janna Duval
Instructional Designer
E: duvalj@northern.on.ca
Kayode Arowolo
Professor, Educational Development & Quality Assurance
E: arowolok@northern.on.ca
Jennifer Huggins
Professor, Business & Office Administration
E: hugginsj@northern.on.ca
Shannon Arsenault
Senior Library Technician, Learning Resource Centre
E: arsenaults@northern.on.ca
Shannon Johnston
Educational Applications System Analyst
E: johnstons@northern.on.ca