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Program Staff

BOB_2057Coordinated Language Assessment and Referral System (CLARS) Assessor
Andrea Heilingbrunner

Phone: (705) 743-0882 ext. 227
Languages: English, French

Andrea is a certified Canadian Language Benchmarks assessor. She can provide a language assessment for you if you are entering the LINC Program.

Andrea lived, worked and volunteered in the French community in Quebec for many years before returning to Peterborough, her childhood home, in 2005. She has been working with the NCC since November 2007. She is also a certified ESL (English as a Second Language) teacher, and has been teaching ESL both in Quebec and Ontario since 2001. The New Canadians Centre is an ideal workplace for her because of her keen interest in people and their cultures, and because of her love of teaching language.


Liana1Community and Volunteer Worker
Liana Honsinger

Phone: 705. 743.0882 ext 217
Languages: English

Liana grew up in the countryside two hours away from Peterborough, but now calls Peterborough her second home.  She received her BA in International Development at Trent University and a graduate certificate in Project Management from Fleming College. She loves to travel and has worked with communities in Tanzania and Mexico. Her favourite part about working with the New Canadians Centre is the rich learning experience that diverse groups offer.