About Us

The Progress Career Planning Centre is a privately incorporated, non-profit organization originated in the fall of 1996 by the Scarborough Board of Education and Centennial College. It is a thriving, creative organization providing career development services to a diverse client group. The career coaching and guidance that the centre offers motivate clients to view the "big picture" of their individual career management and personal goals.

In addition, the Progress Career Planning Centre assists individuals and companies to achieve their Human Resource potential by helping them make strategically viable short and long term career and employment decisions.

  • Laid off workers making a career change
  • Employed people and students interested in career exploration
  • Skilled New Canadians who needing assistance in locating career opportunities
  • Companies with assessment, recruitment and training needs


We assist individual clients, community agencies and companies to meet their employment related objectives. Partnerships with a number of excellent organizations contribute to the high quality and variety of valuable resources available to our clients, including:

  • Career assessment and counselling
  • Job search workshops
  • Career Resource Centre - includes print, computer and audio-visual resources

Board of Directors

The centre is led by a dynamic Board of Directors from business and education. They are committed to governing in a manner that fosters active participation and positive outcomes:

Maureen McKenna
Mentoring with Momentum Ltd.
Sondra Sullivan
Past Chair
The Sullivan Group
Monika Morrow
Vice Chair
Vice President, Career Management Consulting Canada
Right Management Consultants
Mark Valcic
Secretary & Treasurer
Assistant Comptroller
Toronto District School Board
Linda Allan President
Career Management Services
Kalim Ansari Senior Vice-President
Honda Canada Inc.
Gordon Bennett President
Bennett, Moore & Associates Inc
Ronald Craig Independent Consultant
Arnold Schaefer Vice President, Human Resources
Rouge Valley Health System
Rhonda Singer Executive Director
Progress Career Planning Centre

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