June 2009

Previous months and years

Issue Date   From To Document Title/Details
30/06/2009 Alayne Bigwin, Director

Aboriginal Education Office
Directors of Education

Secretary Treasurers/Supervisory Officers of School Authorities
Circle of Light 2009 – First Nation, Métis and Inuit Education Conference

See also:

Program Overview

29/06/2009 Ben Levin, Deputy Minister
Ministry of Education

Judith Wright, Deputy Minister
Ministry of Children and Youth Services
Directors of Education

Supervisory Officers and Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities

Executive Directors, Child and Youth Mental Health Agencies

Student Support Leadership Cluster Leads
Mental Health Services in Schools
29/06/2009 Deputy Minister Ben Levin Directors of Education, CECLF, OFA, Faculties of Education, and the Partnership Table End of school year message from Deputy Minister Ben Levin
26/06/2009 Eleanor Newman, Assistant Deputy Minister (A)
Student Achievement Division

Raymond Théberge, Assistant Deputy Minister
French Language, Aboriginal Learning and Research Division
Directors of Education

Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities

Superintendents of Education

Secondary School Principals

Elementary School Principals

Principals of Provincial & Demonstration Schools

Principals of Inspected Private Secondary Schools

Principal of the Independent Learning Centre
Education Policy and Program Update to June 30, 2009
26/06/2009 Nancy Naylor, Assistant Deputy Minister

Business and Finance Division
Directors of Education 2009 B7: Revised Pupil Accommodation Review Guideline

See also:

Ministry of Education – Pupil Accommodation Review Guideline

Ministry of Education – Administrative Review of Accommodation Review Process

26/06/2009 Eleanor Newman
Assistant Deputy Minister (A)
Student Achievement Division

Raymond Théberge
Assistant Deputy Minister
French Language, Aboriginal Learning and Research Division
Directors of Education

Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities

Superintendents of Education

Secondary School Principals

Elementary School Principals

Principals of Provincial & Demonstration Schools

Principals of Inspected Private Secondary Schools

Principal of the Independent Learning Centre
Education Policy and Program Update to June 30, 2009
25/06/2009 Barry Finlay, Director
Special Education Policy and Programs Branch

XX, Regional Office Manager
X Regional Office
Directors of Education

Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities

Director, Provincial Schools Branch
Draft Learning for All K-12 Release and P.A. Day
25/06/2009 Ben Levin, Deputy Minister

Ministry of Education
Directors of Education

Supervisory Officers and Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities
Lockdown Procedures and Police/School Board Protocols

See also:

Guidelines for Developing and Maintaining Lockdown Procedures for Elementary and Secondary Schools in Ontario

25/06/2009 Kit Rankin, Director

Field Services Branch
Directors of Education

English-Language District School Boards
Targeted Funding for the Renewal of French Second Language (FSL) Initiative for 2006-2007 to 2008-2009: Final Report for Board Projects
24/06/2009 Kathleen Wynne, Minister of Education Directors of Education, Board Chairs and School Principals Letter from Education Minister Wynne broadly with all school staff, board staff and council members – all of whom have helped make the past school year such a success
24/06/2009 Ben Levin, Deputy Minister Directors of Education, Secretary-Treasurers of the school authorities, principals of the provincial and demonstration schools, and elementary and secondary school principals A memo from Ben Levin, Deputy Minister, about the release of PPM 119 (2009) and related documents

See also:

Quick Facts: Ontario's Equity and Inclusive Education Strategy

Realizing the Promise of Diversity: Ontario's Equity and Inclusive Education Strategy

Policy/Program Memorandum No. 119: Developing and Implementing Equity and Inclusive Education Policies in Ontario Schools

24/06/2009 Barry Pervin, Assistant Deputy Minister

Instruction and Leadership Development Division
Directors of Education

Supervisory Officers and Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities

Director of the Provincial Schools Branch
Leadership with a Purpose: Ontario Leadership Strategy Expectations, Funding and Support for 2009/10

See also:

IEL website: Successful leadership as set out in the Ontario Leadership Framework

Tailoring the Leadership Self-Review Tool

Quick Facts: Ontario Leadership Strategy

Ontario Leadership Strategy: Leadership Succession Planning and Talent Development – Ministry Expectations and Implementation Continuum

Appendix A: Succession Planning and Talent Development Grant Funding and Expenditure Parameters

23/06/2009 Elizabeth Harding, Director

Policy and Program Branch
Directors of Education Reporting on Board Usage of Safe Schools Funding for 2008-09
22/06/2009 Eleanor Newman, Assistant Deputy Minister (A)

Student Achievement Division
Directors of Education Student Achievement Symposium – September 29, 30, and October 1, 2009
19/06/2009 Nancy Whynot

Director, Capital Programs Branch
School Business Officials 2009 SB21: Annual Water Testing for Lead: O. Reg. 243/07, and Reporting Expenses for the Provision of Alternative Drinking Water in Schools
19/06/2009 Ben Levin

Deputy Minister
Directors of Education

Secretary-Treasurers and Supervisory Officers of School Authorities

Principals of Secondary Schools

Principals of First Nation Secondary Schools

Principals of Inspected Private Schools
Release of Revised Grades 11 and 12 Technological Education Curriculum Policy Document
16/06/2009 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
June Update – NTIP/Teacher Development Initiatives

See also:

Final Report for 2008-09 and Plan for 2009-10

Amendments to the NTIP Manuals

Summary of Amendments to the NTIP Manuals

15/06/2009 Marg Connor, Director (A)

Leadership Development Branch
Directors of Education

Supervisory Officers and Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities

Director of the Provincial Schools Branch
Mentoring for Newly Appointed School Leaders 2009/10 Funding
15/06/2009 Eleanor Newman, Assistant Deputy Minister (A)
Student Achievement Division

Grant Clarke, Assistant Deputy Minister (A)
Strategic Planning and Elementary/Secondary Programs Division

Raymond Théberge, Assistant Deputy Minister
French-Language, Aboriginal Learning and Research Division
Directors of Education College Mathematics Project 2008 Report – Findings and Implications

See also:

College Mathematics Project 2008: Final Report

15/06/2009 Kathleen Wynne, Minister of Education

Deb Matthews, Minister of Children and Youth Services
Board Chairs, Directors of Education, Chiefs of Ontario, People for Education, ACÉPO, ADFO, AEFO, AFOCSC, CUPE, CPCO, CODE, ETFO, FESFO, OAPCE, OADE, OCSTA, OCT, OECTA, OFHSA, OPC, OPSBA, OSSSA, OSSTF, OSTA, OTF, PPE, CODELF, OPSOA, and OCSOA Letter about Dr. Charles Pascal's report, With Our Best Future in Mind: Implementing Early Learning in Ontario
15/06/2009 Don Young, Director
Education Statistics and Analysis Branch

Alayne Bigwin, Director
Aboriginal Education Office
Directors of Education

Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities
MISA Memo Managing Information for Student Achievement (MISA)
Voluntary, Confidential Aboriginal Student Self-Identification

See also:

Voluntary, Confidential, Aboriginal Student Self-Identification: Q and A's for School Boards to Support the Development and Implementation of Self-Identification Policies

12/06/2009 Paul Anthony, Director

Teaching Policy and Standards Branch
Directors of Education

Supervisory Officers and Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities

Director, Provincial Schools Branch
Supplementary Information on Assignment of Teachers with Technological Education Qualifications
10/06/2009 Sue Durst, Director

Curriculum and Assessment Policy Branch
Directors of Education

Secretary-Treasurers and Supervisory Officers of School Authorities

Principals of Secondary Schools

Principals of First Nation Secondary Schools

Principals of Inspected Private Schools

Deans of Education
Release of Revised Grades 9 and 10 Technological Education Curriculum Policy Document
08/06/2009 Ben Levin

Deputy Minister
Directors of Education

School Principals
In Conversation
04/06/2009 Sue Durst, Director
Curriculum and Assessment Policy Branch

Patricia Manson, Senior Executive Officer
The Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat
Martyn Beckertt, Director of Education
Durham District School Board

Jamie McCracken, Director of Education
Ottawa Catholic District School Board

Jim Grieve, Director of Education
Peel District School Board

Gerry Connelly, Director of Education
Toronto District School Board

Roger Lawler, Director of Education
Waterloo Catholic District School Board

Bill Hogarth, Director of Education
York Region District School Board
Steps to English Proficiency (STEP) Invitation to Participate in the 2009 – 2010 Field Test
02/06/2009 Sue Durst, Director

Curriculum and Assessment Policy Branch
Mario Turco, Director of Education, Algoma District School Board

Mary Anne Alton, Director of Education, Bluewater District School Board

John B. Kostoff, Director of Education, Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board

Martyn Backett, Director of Education, Durham District School Board

Michael Pautler, Director of Education, Halton Catholic District School Board

Larry Hope, Director of Education, Keewatin-Patricia District School Board

Terrence Ellwood, Director of Education, Lakehead District School Board

Heli Vail, Director of Education, Near North District School Board

John Crocco, Director of Education, Niagara Catholic District School Board

Jamie McCracken, Director of Education, Ottawa Catholic District School Board

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

Michele Arbour, Director of Education, Renfrew County Catholic District School Board

Don Drone, Director of Education, Wellington Catholic District School Board
Homework Help Initiative
02/06/2009 Barry Finlay, Director

Special Education Policy and Programs Branch
Directors of Education

Supervisory Officers and Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities

Director of Provincial and Demonstration Schools

Supervisory Officer of Centre Jules-Léger
Protocols for Partnerships with External Agencies in the Areas of Regulated Health Professionals and Paraprofessionals and Regulated Social Service Professionals and Paraprofessionals
01/06/2009 Barry Finlay, Director
Special Education Policy and Programs Branch

Regional Office Manager
Directors of Education

Supervisory Officers and Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities

Director of Provincial and Demonstration Schools

Supervisory Officer of Centre Jules-Léger
Information and Request Following the Survey on Assessment Methods Used for Students Not Accessing the Ontario Curriculum
01/06/2009 Kit Rankin, Director

Field Services Branch
Directors of Education 2010 Winter Olympics – Educational Website

See also:

2010 Winter Olympics – Information Sheet