April 2009

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Issue Date   From To Document Title/Details
30/04/2009 Ben Levin

Deputy Minister
Medical Officer of Health is your primary contact on matters related to pandemic preparedness
29/04/2009 Kit Rankin, Director

Field Services Branch
Mario Turco, Director of Education
Algoma District School Board

Michael Schmitt, Director of Education
Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School

Chuck Reid, Director of Education
Avon Maitland District School Board

Mary Anne Alton, Director of Education
Bluewater District School Board

Martyn Beckett, Director of Education
Durham District School Board

François Benoit, directeur de l'éducation
Conseil des écoles publiques de l'Est de l'Ontario

Jean-Luc Bernard, directeur de l'éducation
CSD du Centre Sud-Ouest

Bernard Lavallée, directeur de l'éducation
CSDC du Centre-Sud

Lyse-Anne Papineau, directrice de l'éducation
CSDC du Nouvel-Ontario

Jim Wibberley, Director of Education
Grand Erie District School Board

Warren Kennedy, Director of Education
Greater Essex County District School Board

Marcel Castura, Director of Education
Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board

Christopher Spence, Director of Education
Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board

John Stadnyk, Director of Education
Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board

Sylvia Terpstra, Director of Education
Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board

Brenda Hunter, Director of Education
Limestone District School Board

Heli Vail, Director of Education
Near North District School Board

Lyall Thomson, Director of Education
Ottawa-Carleton District School Board

Jamie McCracken, Director of Education
Ottawa Catholic District School Board

Jean Hanson, Director of Education
Rainbow District School Board

Jack McMaster, Director of Education
Rainy River District School Board

Catherine McCullough, Director of Education
Sudbury Catholic District School Board

Barbara Spadoni, Director of Education
Superior-North Catholic District School Board

Bill Tucker, Director of Education
Thames Valley District School Board

Ann Perron, Director of Education
Toronto Catholic District School Board

Gerry Connelly, Director of Education
Toronto District School Board

Joseph Berthiaume, Director of Education
Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board
Priority Schools Initiative

See also:

Focus on Youth 2009: Proposal Guidelines

Letter to Greater Essex County District School Board – Funding: Focus on Youth Program 2009

Letter to Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board – Funding: Focus on Youth Program 2009

Letter to Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board – Funding: Focus on Youth Program 2009

Letter to Ottawa Catholic District School Board – Funding: Focus on Youth Program 2009

Letter to Ottawa-Carleton District School Board – Funding: Focus on Youth Program 2009

Letter to Toronto District School Board – Funding: Focus on Youth Program 2009

Letter to Toronto Catholic District School Board – Funding: Focus on Youth Program 2009

Letter to Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board – Funding: Focus on Youth Program 2009

28/04/2009 Mary Jean Gallagher

Chief Student Achievement Officer of Ontario
Assistant Deputy Minister
Directors of Education

Supervisory Officers and Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities

Director of the Provincial Schools Branch

Supervisory Officer of Centre Jules-Léger
Student Achievement Symposium, May 5 & 6, 2009
24/04/2009 Gerry Townsend, Regional Manager

Toronto and Area Regional Office
Directors of Education Integration Action for Inclusion in School and Community

See also:

Appendix A: Essential Best Practices In Inclusive High Schools

Appendix B: Integration Action High School Research Project: Inclusive Best Practices in High School Education

Appendix C: "Questionnaire" – School-Wide Inclusive Education Best Practice Indicators

Executive Summary – Evidence of Effective High School Inclusion : Research, Resources and Inspiration

Evidence of Effective High School Inclusion: Research, Resources and Inspiration

24/04/2009 Nancy Naylor

Assistant Deputy Minister
Directors of Education 2009 B5: Energy Efficient Schools Funding

See also:

Appendix A

Appendix B: Energy Eligible School Facility Components

Tangible Capital Asset Guideline

23/04/2009 Andrew Davis, Director

Transfer Payments & Financial Reporting
Business Administrators

Section 68 School Authorities
2009 SB 15: 2009-10 Estimates Forms for Section 68 School Authorities

See also:

Ministry's extranet site: Estimates

22/04/2009 Kathleen Wynne

Minister of Education
Board Chairs

Directors of Education

Members of the Partnership Table

Supervisory Officers and Secretary-Treasurers of the school authorities
Letter from Education Minister Kathleen Wynne and the Governance Review Committee's report, entitled School Board Governance: A Focus on Student Achievement

See also:

School Board Governance: A focus on Achievement

21/04/2009 Marg Connor, Director (A)

Leadership Development Branch
Directors of Education

Supervisory Officers and Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities

Director of the Provincial Schools Branch

Education Partners (see attached)
Memo: Effective Practices Guide for Principal/Vice-Principal Terms and Conditions of Employment

See also:

Effective Practices Guide for Principal/Vice-Principal Terms and Conditions of Employment

Work Group Members: Principal/Vice-Principal Performance Appraisal and Terms and Conditions Work Group

21/04/2009 Ben Levin

Deputy Minister
Directors of Education

Secretaries of School Authorities

Principals of Elementary Schools

Principals of Secondary Schools

Principals of Provincial and Demonstration Schools
Policy/Program Memorandum 148

See also:

PPM 148: Policies Governing Admission To French-Language Schools In Ontario

17/04/2009 Marg Connor, Director (A)

Leadership Development Branch
Directors of Education

Supervisory Officers and Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities

Director of the Provincial Schools Branch
Principal/Vice-Principal Performance Appraisal Survey
17/04/2009 Paul Anthony

Director, Teaching Policy and Standards Branch
Directors of Education, District School Boards

Supervisory Officers/Secretary Treasurers, School Authorities

Chief Financial Officers/Business Supervisory Officers

Director, Provincial Schools Branch
April Update – Teacher Development Initiatives

See also:

Performance Appraisal Process for Experienced Teachers 2007-08 Implementation At-a-Glance

NTIP Evaluation Executive Summary: Cycle I and II – February 2009

14/04/2009 Ben Levin

Deputy Minister
Directors of Education

Secretaries of School Authorities

Principals of Secondary Schools

Principals of Provincial and Demonstration Schools

Principals of Inspected Private Schools
Revised Policy/Program Memorandum 53: Ontario Scholar Program

See also:

Policy/Program Memorandum no 53: Ontario Scholar Program

14/04/2009 Andrew Davis, Director
Transfer Payments and Financial Reporting Branch

Don Young, Director
Information Management Branch
Directors of Education

Superintendent of Business and Finance
2009 SB13: Secondary School Average Class Size (ACS) Reporting

See also:

Appendix A: Secondary School Average Class Size (SSACS) – Board Level Report

Appendix A: Secondary School Average Class Size Report – School Level Report

Appendix A: Secondary School Average Class Size Report – Pupil and Classroom Credits Detail – School Name and School Number

Appendix A: Secondary School Average Class Size – Detail

14/04/2009 Smoke-Free Ontario Branch
Ministry of Health Promotion

Kit Rankin, Director, Field Services Branch
Ministry of Education
Directors of Education

Secretary Treasurers and Supervisory Officers of School Authorities

Director of Provincial Schools
Supports for the Smoke-Free Ontario Act at Schools

See also:

Ontario Smoke Free – Questions and Answers

09/04/2009 Nancy Naylor

Assistant Deputy Minister
Directors of Education

Secretary/Treasurers of School Authorities
2009 B4: Education funding regulations for 2009-10
09/04/2009




08/04/2009
Stephen Simard, Acting Regional Manager
Sudbury-North Bay Regional Office


Joan Fullerton, Regional Manager
Barrie Regional Office
Directors of Education

Supervisory Officers and Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities
RMM 08:10 – Summer Experience Program 2009
08/04/2009 Ben Levin, Deputy Minister Directors of Education

Supervisory Officers and Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities

Director, Provincial Schools Branch
Working Group on the Elementary Curriculum
08/04/2009 Barry Finlay, Director

Special Education Policy and Programs Branch
Directors of Education

Superintendents of Special Education
Annual Monitoring of the Implementation of PPM 140 by School Boards 2009

See also:

Questions and Answers: Monitoring Implementation of ABA Methods (PPM 140) By District School Boards: Self-Assessment Snapshot Survey 2009 Self-Assessment – Snapshot Survey Template

07/04/2009 Richard Franz, Director (A) Directors of Education PLAR Grade 9 and 10 Individual Assessments – Environmental Scan
07/04/2009 Richard Franz, Director (A)
Student Success/Learning to 18 Strategic Policy Branch

Ginette Plourde, Director
French-Language Policy and Programs Branch
Directors of Education Employment Ontario website project 2009
07/04/2009 Andrew Davis, Director

Transfer Payments and Financial Reporting Branch
Superintendents of Business 2009 SB12: March 31, 2009 Financial Reporting Requirements

See also:

Consolidation Reporting from Ministry Website

06/04/2009 Ben Levin, Deputy Minister Directors of Education

Supervisory Officers of School Authorities

Principals of Elementary Schools

Principals of Secondary Schools

Principals of First Nation Elementary Schools

Principals of First Nation Secondary Schools Principals of Inspected Private Schools
Letter from Deputy Minister of Education Ben Levin about Ontario's new Equity and Inclusive Education Strategy

See also:

Ontario's new Equity and Inclusive Education Strategy 2009

Poster: Ontario's new Equity and Inclusive Education Strategy 2009

03/04/2009 Andrew Davis, Director

Transfer Payments and Financial Reporting
Superintendents of Business and Finance 2009 SB11: 2009-2010 Estimates

See also:

Financial Reporting Website "Estimates link"

01/04/2009 Mary Jean Gallagher

Chief Student Achievement Officer of Ontario

Assistant Deputy Minister, Student Achievement Division
Directors of Education

Supervisory Officers and Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities

Director of the Provincial Schools Branch

Supervisory Officer of Centre Jules-Léger
Regional Capacity Building Sessions – Family of Schools Superintendents