Contacting the Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study Laboratory School

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Address & General Inquiries

Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto
45 Walmer Road, Toronto, Ontario, M5R 2X2

Phone: 416-934-4517

Reception Phone: 416-934-4526
Reception Email:

JICS Laboratory School Contacts

Office Administrator

Shama Joshi

Phone: 416-934-4517

After School Daycare

Anne Marie Bartoli - Daycare Director

Phone: 416-934-4514


Richard Messina

Phone: 416-934-4509


Chriss Bogert

Phone: 416-934-4512


All teachers can be reached through the Lab School office, at 416-934-4517.

Research & Media Inquiries

Chriss Bogert - Vice-Principal

Phone: 416-934-4512

Visiting the JICS Laboratory School

To arrange a professional visit, please visit our Visiting the JICS Laboratory School webpage. 

Unfortunately, we are unable to invite all interested families to visit the JICS Laboratory School during our school year.

Travel by Car

There is no on-site parking at JICS. Paid public parking can be found:

  • Walmer Road Baptist Church (entrance on Lowther Avenue)
    • Above ground parking in rear.
  • 7 Walmer Road (building behind Shoppers Drug Mart on Bloor)
    • Underground parking, entrance on Walmer Road north of subway entrance.
  • 4 Spadina Road (north of Bloor, west side)
    • Above ground.
  • 19 Spadina Road (north of Bloor, east side)
    • Above ground.
Travel by Transit

By TTC, JICS can be easily accessed by exiting Spadina Station on the Bloor-Danforth subway line.

  • From the Spadina exit, the school is one block north west of Spadina & Bloor Street.
  • From Walmer Road and Bloor Street exit, JICS is located north on Walmer.
  • An alternative is the Kendal Avenue exit on the Spadina-University line; JICS is located one block west on Kendal Avenue and a half-block south on Walmer Road.