June 2006

Previous months and years

Issue Date   From To Document Title/Details Action Required Due Date
30/06/2006 Ben Levin, Deputy Minister Directors of Education Student Success Commission Report on Student Success Teachers   N/A
30/06/2006 Nancy Whynot, Director Superintendents of Business 2006: SB10
Primary Class Size Capital Funding Changes for 2005-2006 and 2006-2007
   
30/06/2006 Avis Glaze, Chief Student Achievement Officer, The Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat,
George Zegarac, Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Planning and Elementary/Secondary Programs Division,
Dominic Giroux, Assistant Deputy Minister, French-Language Education and Educational Operations
Directors of Education, Supervisory Officers and Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities, Director of the Provincial Schools Branch, Supervisory Officer of Centre Jules- Léger Symposium of Supervisory Officers – September 27 & 28, 2006 Submit workshop proposal form July 15, 2006
29/06/2006 Avis Glaze, Chief Student Achievement Officer, The Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat Directors of Education, Secretaries of School Authorities, Superintendents of Provincial Schools Expression of Gratitude: Next Steps Review details of next phase of implementation cycle . N/A
28/06/2006 Ben Levin, Deputy Minister Directors of Education Credit Recovery    
27/06/2006 Katherine Hewson, ADM, Citizenship and Immigration Division Directors of Education Adult Language Training Programs – 2006-07 Funding and Reporting Requirements
MCI will be providing funding for 2006-07 at the same level as the Ministry of Education
Boards will be required to file a
  • Program Estimate
  • Revised Program Estimate
  • Final Program Report
 


31 Jul 2006
30 Nov 2006
15 Dec 2007

23/06/2006 Barry Pervin, Director, Performance Systems and Quality Assurance Branch Directors of Education Institute for Education Leadership: Conference Opportunity 6-8 member board teams will be eligible to participate in a two-day "Strategic Leadership" event to be held December 11th and 12th, 2006. Registration details will be distributed in the Fall.  
23/06/2006 Dominic Giroux, Assistant Deputy Minister, French-Language Education and Educational Operations Directors of Education, Supervisory Officers and Secretary Treasurers of School Authorities, Supervisory Officer of Centre Jules- Léger, Director of Provincial Schools Professional Activity (PA) Days Begin to consider how your board's school year calendar might be revised to add dates for the two new days, if approved. Coterminus boards should cooperate when scheduling in order to reduce disruptions for parents and to avoid additional transportation costs. Boards using "early dismissal" and "late arrival" days are to review this practice in order to minimize the loss of instructional time and reduce potential disruption.  
23/06/2006 Nancy Naylor, ADM, Elementary/Secondary Business and Finance Division

Aryeh Gitterman, ADM, Instruction and Leadership Development Division

Directors of Education, Secretary-Treasurers and Supervisory Officers, School Authorities MISA Memo #20
Managing Information for Student Achievement (MISA)

The Ministry will retire the Legacy system at the end of the 2005-2006 school year. OnSIS will be the sole authoritative data sources for 2006-07.

MISA Local Capacity Funding will be allocated once satisfactory OnSIS Plans are received from Boards.  

Submit plan for completion of OnSIS data submission   July 12, 2006
22 /06/2006 Sue Durst, Acting Director, Curriculum and Assessment Policy Branch

Directors of Education, Secretaries of School Authorities, Provincial Schools, Supervisory Officers, Principals of Elementary Schools, Principals of First Nation Elementary Schools

Release of Revised Grades 1-8, Language, 2006 Curriculum Policy Document

   
22/06/2006 Sue Durst, Acting Director, Curriculum and Assessment Policy Branch Directors of Education, Secretaries of School Authorities, Provincial Schools, Supervisory Officers, Principals of Secondary Schools, Principals of First Nation Secondary Schools, Principals of Inspected Private Schools Revised Grade 11 Mathematics Curriculum Policy Document; The Ontario Curriculum, Grade 11, Mathematics, 2006 (Revised) Copies attached. Details included on requesting additional copies.  
21/06/2006 Sandra Pupatello, Minister of Education All teachers Ontario College of Teachers elections Consider running for or nominating a fellow teacher for a position on the OCT. Nomination deadline: 14 Jul 2006
Election: 5 Sep to 24 Oct
21/06/2006 Avis Glaze, Chief Student Achievement Officer, The Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat Directors of Education, Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities Tutors in the Classroom
Program to be continued for 2006-2007
Return completed application to Nina.Chahal@
edu.gov.on.ca

Submit Final Report for 2005-2006

15 July 2006


30 Jun 2006

21/06/2006 Sandra Pupatello, Minister of Education Chairs of District School Boards, Chairs of School Authorities, Presidents of Provincial Trustee Associations 4 Year Term of Office for School Board Trustees Draw amendments to the Budget Measures Act, 2006 to the attention of colleagues  
20/06/2006 George Zegarac, Assistant Deputy Minister English-Language Directors of Education Participation in the e-Learning Pilot If interested in joining the pilot, contact Baiba St. John, Senior Manager, e-Learning Ontario  
19/06/2006 Aryeh Gitterman, ADM, Instruction and Leadership Development Division Directors of Education, Supervisory Officers and Secretary Treasurers of School Authorities, Director of Provincial Schools Implications of the Education Statute Law Amendment Act (Student Performance), 2006 for New Teachers Submit names of those permanent new teachers who have completed NTIP, including satisfactory rating s on two TPAs during their first year of employment Online submission available by 17 Jul 2006
16/06/2006 George Zegarac, Assistant Deputy Minister Directors of Education, Supervisory Officers and Secretary Treasurers of School Authorities Funding for Assessments
$20 million has been provided to the Ontario Psychological Association to reduce waiting times for students requiring assessments.
   
14/06/2006 Ben Levin,
Deputy Minister
Directors of Education, Secretaries of School Authorities, Provincial Schools, Supervisory Officers, Principals of Secondary Schools, Principals of First Nation Secondary Schools,  Principals of Inspected Private Schools Release of Revised Grade 11 Mathematics, 2006 Curriculum Policy Document    
12/06/2006 Sue Durst, Acting Director, Curriculum and Assessment Policy Branch Directors of Education, Secretaries of School Authorities, Provincial Schools, Supervisory Officers, Principals of Secondary Schools, Principals of First Nation Secondary Schools, Principals of Inspected Private Schools The Revised Kindergarten Program Document 2006 Copies attached. Details included on requesting additional copies.  
12/06/2006 Ben Levin,
Deputy Minister
Directors of Education, Secretaries of School Authorities, Provincial Schools, Supervisory Officers, Principals of Elementary Schools, Principals of First Nation Elementary Schools,  Principals of Inspected Private Schools Release of Revised Kindergarten Program Document 2006    
12/06/2006 Ben Levin,
Deputy Minister
Directors of Education Letter re: Minister's Task Force on Senior High School Mathematics The full report is available in .pdf format.  
7/06/2006 Dominic Giroux, Assistant Deputy Minister, French-Language Education and Educational Operations Branch Directors of Education Technical Briefing on the 2006-2007 Grants for Students Needs (GSN) To be held Monday, June 12th at Sutton Place Hotel, Toronto  
6/06/2006 Barry Pervin, Director, Performance Systems and Quality Assurance Branch Directors of Education, Supervisory Officers and Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities, Director of Provincial Schools Update on the New Teacher Induction Program: Teacher Performance Appraisal Process for New Teachers (Passage of Bill 78) One-day training sessions will be provided June 19th, June 20th, July 5th, and July 6th. Boards have been asked to register through their Regional Office NTIP contact  
6/06/2006 Barry Pervin, Director, Performance Systems and Quality Assurance Branch Directors of Education On-line Surveys of Supervisory Officers and Directors Surveys will be available from June 19 to July 7. Directors will receive detailed instructions from CODE. 7 July 2006
5/06/2006 Sandra Pupatello, Minister of Education Directors of Education Letter re: passage of Student Performance Bill