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OPSBA NEWS

2022 Ontario Provincial Election

OPSBA is declaring May 18 as Education Day in Ontario. On that day and other dates during the week of May 16 to 20, local candidates from major provincial parties will be invited to local schools and to virtual and in-person all candidates meetings to share their views and answer questions on the issues affecting public education. 

OPSBA’s I ❤️ Public Education Video Contest

In an effort to showcase the diversity of voices in public schools across the province, the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA) and Ontario Student Trustee Association’s (OSTA-AECO) Public Board Council is asking participants to submit a short clip (three to five seconds) holding a small sign with the phrase/image: “I ❤️ Public Education!” Participants can write this in their “first language” (which may or may not be English) or any non-English language typically spoken at home.

OPSBA statement regarding COVID-19 health and safety

As cases of COVID-19 continue to rise across Ontario, including in our public schools, we are strongly urging all students and staff to wear a face covering indoors when at school. We continue to look to public health officers for direction on this important issue, and relay to them our very strong concerns about the health and safety of our students and staff.

OPSBA statement regarding the OHRC Right to Read report

OPSBA is committed to advocating for each and every student to have the supports and services that enable them to fully engage in learning and to be successful in school and in life. In its Right to Read report the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has reinforced the critical importance of early reading to overall student success.

Local Government Week – October 18 to 22

Local Government Week aims to increase youth and public awareness about the important role local government plays in our communities. Please join OPSBA, our member trustees and our education partners in raising civic awareness and promoting the role of trustees among Ontario students.

The Ontario Public Student Trustee Leadership Scholarship

The Ontario Public Student Trustee Leadership Scholarship is an award jointly provided by the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA) and the Public Board Council of OSTA-AECO. The intent is to recognize outstanding achievement in a leadership role and provide financial support to a graduating public board student trustee to assist with their post-secondary education plans (University, College, or Apprenticeship).

COVID-19

The coronavirus/COVID-19 situation in Ontario is fluid. In every school board, the health and safety of all students, staff and school communities is the top priority. In September 2020, schools across Ontario reopened. Ontario's plan to reopen schools provided...

The 2021 Public Education Symposium

The Public Education Symposium (PES) is the premier professional development symposium, specifically designed for school boards, offering dynamic sessions on topics directly affecting the role of trustee and the broader environment within which school boards operate....

OPSBA NEWS

2022 Ontario Provincial Election

OPSBA is declaring May 18 as Education Day in Ontario. On that day and other dates during the week of May 16 to 20, local candidates from major provincial parties will be invited to local schools and to virtual and in-person all candidates meetings to share their views and answer questions on the issues affecting public education. 

OPSBA’s I ❤️ Public Education Video Contest

In an effort to showcase the diversity of voices in public schools across the province, the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA) and Ontario Student Trustee Association’s (OSTA-AECO) Public Board Council is asking participants to submit a short clip (three to five seconds) holding a small sign with the phrase/image: “I ❤️ Public Education!” Participants can write this in their “first language” (which may or may not be English) or any non-English language typically spoken at home.

OPSBA statement regarding COVID-19 health and safety

As cases of COVID-19 continue to rise across Ontario, including in our public schools, we are strongly urging all students and staff to wear a face covering indoors when at school. We continue to look to public health officers for direction on this important issue, and relay to them our very strong concerns about the health and safety of our students and staff.

OPSBA statement regarding the OHRC Right to Read report

OPSBA is committed to advocating for each and every student to have the supports and services that enable them to fully engage in learning and to be successful in school and in life. In its Right to Read report the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has reinforced the critical importance of early reading to overall student success.

Local Government Week – October 18 to 22

Local Government Week aims to increase youth and public awareness about the important role local government plays in our communities. Please join OPSBA, our member trustees and our education partners in raising civic awareness and promoting the role of trustees among Ontario students.

The Ontario Public Student Trustee Leadership Scholarship

The Ontario Public Student Trustee Leadership Scholarship is an award jointly provided by the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA) and the Public Board Council of OSTA-AECO. The intent is to recognize outstanding achievement in a leadership role and provide financial support to a graduating public board student trustee to assist with their post-secondary education plans (University, College, or Apprenticeship).

COVID-19

The coronavirus/COVID-19 situation in Ontario is fluid. In every school board, the health and safety of all students, staff and school communities is the top priority. In September 2020, schools across Ontario reopened. Ontario's plan to reopen schools provided...

The 2021 Public Education Symposium

The Public Education Symposium (PES) is the premier professional development symposium, specifically designed for school boards, offering dynamic sessions on topics directly affecting the role of trustee and the broader environment within which school boards operate....