January 2008

Previous months and years

Issue Date From To Document Title/Details Action Required Due Date
29/01/2008 Philip Steenkamp, Acting Deputy Minister of Education Directors of Education

Board Chairs

Supervisory Officers and Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities

The Partnership Table

Other education stakeholders
Dr. Avis Glaze, Ontario's Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat
29/01/2008 Regional Manager's Memo Directors of Education

Secretaries and Supervisory Officers of School Authorities
Ontario School Year Calendar 2008-2009

See also:

Quick Reference: Ontario School Year Calendar System

Interactive Ontario School Year Calendar 2008-2009

School Year Calendar Checklist

29/01/2008 Cheri Hayward, Director

School Business Support Branch
Directors of Education Memorandum 2008: SB 02 2007-08 Student Transportation Survey Submit Transportation Survey
Information: Anthony Falcone
(416) 325-8617 E-mail
31/03/2008
28/01/2008 Regional Manager's Memo As per Regional Manager's Memo See Regional Manager's Memo
22/01/2008 Avis E. Glaze, Chief Student Achievement Officer & CEO

The Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat
Memorandum sent to different stakeholders Junior Division Materials for Comprehension and Thinking Skills for English Language Schools

Memo as sent to following stakeholders:

Directors of Education, Supervisory Officers and Secretary- Treasurers of School Authorities, Director of the Provincial Schools Branch

Principals, Elementary Schools

Deans and Ontario Faculties of Education

21/01/2008 Barry Finlay (Acting) Director

Special Education Policy and Programs Branch
Directors of Education

Supervisory Officers and Secretary- Treasurer of School Authorities

Principals of Section 68 School Authorities

Director of Provincial and Demonstration Schools

Superintendent of Centre-Jules-Léger
Electronic Individual Education Plan (IEP) Template Board's Username and Password Confidentiality
17/01/2008 Kirsten Parker, Director
Student Success/ Learning to 18: Implementation, Training and Evaluation Branch

Ginette Plourde, Director
French-Language Policy and Programs Branch
Directors of Education Memo: Grade 8 to 9 Transition Planning Initiative Evaluation Report

See also:

Transition Planning Evaluation Report (PowerPoint)

Grade 8 to 9 Transition Planning Initiative Evaluation Report

16/01/2008 Philip Steenkamp, Acting Deputy Minister
Ministry of Education

Cynthia Morton, Deputy Minister
Ministry of Health Promotion
Principals of Elementary and Secondary Schools

Chair of District School Boards

Directors of Education

Supervisory Officers and Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities
Healthy Schools Recognition Program Send application 28/03/2008
16/01/2008 Paul Anthony, Director

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

Supervisory Officers and Secretary Treasurers of School Authorities

Director of Provincial Schools Branch
January Update – New Teacher Induction Program

See also:

Provincial Symposium 2008: New Teacher Induction Program (NTIP) – Call for Workshop Proposals

15/01/2008 Patrick Cureton

Co-Chair Implementing Collaborative Service Delivery Models for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
Directors of Education Regional Leadership Teams
15/01/2008 George Zeganc, Assistant Deputy Minister
Strategic Planning and Elementary/ Secondary Programs Division

Dominic Giroux, Assistant Deputy Minister
French-Language Education and Educational Operations Division
Directors of Education

Director of the Provincial Schools Branch

Supervisory Officer of Centre Jules-Léger

Secretary Treasurer, James Bay Lowlands School Authority
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Request for Applications 2008-09 Send application 28/02/2008
11/01/2008 George Zegarac, Assistant Deputy Minister
Strategic Planning and Elementary/ Secondary Programs Division

Nancy Naylor, Assistant Deputy Minister
Elementary/ Secondary Business and Finance Division

Dominic Giroux, Assistant Deputy Minister
French-Language Education and Educational Operations Division
Directors of Education

Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities

Principals of Secondary Schools

Principals of Provincial and Demonstration Schools
SCWI Dual Credit Program Application Process (2008-09)
10/01/2008 Nancy Naylor

Assistant Deputy Minister
Directors of Education Primary Class Size: 2007-08 results and 2008-09 planning
10/01/2008 Minister Kathleen Wynne Principals of Elementary and Secondary Schools Premier's Award for Teaching Excellence

See also:

Letter to Elementary Principals

Letter to Secondary Principals

Nominate outstanding school staff 28/01/2008
08/01/2008 Kirsten Parker, Director
Student Success/ Learning to 18 Implementation, Training and Evaluation Branch

Grant Clarke, Director
Student Success/ Learning to 18 Strategic Planning Branch

Ginette Plourde, Director
French-Language Policy and Programs Branch
Student Success Leaders Provincial Symposium for Student Success Leaders February 27-29, 2008
08/01/2008 Kirsten Parker, Director
Student Success/ Learning to 18 Implementation, Training and Evaluation Branch

Grant Clarke, Director
Student Success/ Learning to 18 Strategic Planning Branch

Ginette Plourde, Director
French- Language Policy and Programs Branch
Directors of Education

Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities
Provincial Symposium for Student Success Leaders February 27-29, 2008
08/01/2008 Sue Durst, Director

Curriculum and Assessment Policy Branch
Deans of Education Release of Revised Grades 1-8 Science and Technology Curriculum Policy Document
07/01/2008 Regional Manager's Memo Directors of Education

Supervisory Officers and Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities

Director of Provincial Schools Branch
Amendments to Regulation 304, School Year Calendar, Professional Activity Days
07/01/2008 Paul Anthony, Director

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

Supervisory Officers and Secretary Treasurers of School Authorities

Director, Provincial Schools Branch
2008�2009 Teacher Learning and Leadership Program

See also:

Acknowledgement Sample

Teacher Learning and Leadership Program

Send application 15/02/2008
21/12/2007 Minister Kathleen Wynne Directors to Education Get Connected, Get in the Know: Online Respect and Responsibility (all of the following interest groups have received this discussion paper)

See also:

Board Package:

Minister Letter re: Online respect and reponsibility

Student Federation Package:

Minister Letter re: Online respect and reponsibility

Letter for the students who participated in the forum

Partnership Table Package:

Minister Letter re: Online respect and reponsibility

Participating School Package:

Minister Letter re: Online respect and reponsibility

Minister Letter re: Online respect and reponsibility to Student Council

Letter for students from your school participated in the first Online Respect and Responsibility forum which inspired this paper

20/12/2007 Elizabeth Harding, Director

Policy and Program Branch
Directors of Education

Supervisory Officers and Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities

Director of Provincial Schools
Safe Schools Symposium, March 27-28, 2008
19/12/2007 Philip Steenkamp

Acting Deputy Minister
Directors of Education

Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities

Provincial Schools Branch

Supervisory Officers

Principals of Elementary Schools

Principals of First Nation Elementary Schools
Release of Revised Grades 1-8 Science and Technology Curriculum Policy Document