November 2008

Previous months and years

Issue Date From To Document Title/Details
27/11/2008 Ben Levin

Deputy Minister
Chairs, Directors and Partnership Table members Letter from Ben Levin, Deputy Minister
27/11/2008 George Zegarac

Acting Deputy Minister
All Chairs, Directors and Partnership Table members Letter from George Zegarac, Acting Deputy Minister
27/11/2008 Kathleen Wynne

Minister of Education
All Chairs, Directors and Partnership Table members Message from Minister Kathleen Wynne
26/11/2008 Kirsten Parker, Director

Student Success/Learning to 18

Implementation, Training and Evaluation Branch
Student Success Leaders Student Success Team Strategy 08-09: Update
26/11/2008 Kirsten Parker, Director

Student Success/Learning to 18

Implementation, Training and Evaluation Branch
Directors of Education Student Success Team Strategy 08-09: Follow Up Training

See also:

Student Success Team Strategy 08-09: Follow Up Session Confirmation

24/11/2008 George Zegarac
Deputy Minister (A)

Ministry of Education
Directors of Education, District School Boards

Supervisory Officers and Secretary Treasurers of School Authorities

Director of Provincial Schools Branch
Principal Congress – Update and Request for Participant Nominations

See also:

Principal Congress Nomination Form – School Board Version

Principal Congress Nomination Form – School Authority Version

24/11/2008 Sue Durst, Director
Curriculum and Assessment Policy Branch

Patricia Manson, Senior Executive Officer
The Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat
Directors of Education of English-language school boards Reporting Template for ELL Projects

See also:

Ministry-funded projects to support English language learners: Interim Report – Due December 19, 2008

Ministry-funded projects to support English language learners: Final Report – Due June 19, 2009

21/11/2008 Mary Jean Gallagher

Chief Executive Officer & Chief Student Achievement Officer

The Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat
Directors of Education Schools Helping Schools – Networks for Learning
20/11/2008 Gerry Townsend, Regional Manager

Toronto and Area Region
Directors of Education

Toronto and Area Region
Consultation on Equity and Inclusive Education Strategy

See also:

Equity and Inclusive Education Strategy – Key Foundations Action Plan

14/11/2008 Steve Marshall

Deputy Minister
Directors of Education Format of Directors' Annual Reports

See also:

Highest, Lowest and Provincial Average English-Language Board Level Results based on Percentage of Students at Levels 3 and above, 2002-03 to 2007-08

/11/2008 Marg Connor, Director (A)

Leadership Development Branch
Directors of Education

Director of the Provincial Schools Branch
November Report – Mentoring for Newly Appointed School Leaders

See also:

Mentoring for Newly Appointed School Leaders November Implementation Report: Questions and Answers

Ministry of Education: Mid-Year Report Mentoring for Newly Appointed School Leaders (Due November 28, 2008)

12/11/2008 Kit Rankin, Director

Field Services Branch
Directors of Education

Supervisory Officers and Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities
Letters of Permission

See also:

Letters of Permission (LOP) 2007-08 by Subjects

Letters of Permission (LOP) 2007-08 by Boards

06/11/2008 Grant Clarke, Director
Student Success/Learning to 18 Strategic
Policy Branch

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

Secretaries of School Authorities

Principals of Elementary/Secondary Schools

Principals of Provincial and Demonstration Schools

Principals of Private Schools

Principal of the Independent Learning Centre

Managers of Field Services' Regional Offices
Lowe-Martin Group, New Provider for the Bulk Printing, Manufacturing, Inventory and Distribution of Ontario Student Records and Ontario Student Transcripts for years 2008-2011
05/11/2008 Elizabeth Harding, Director

Policy and Program Branch
Directors of Education

Supervisory Officers and Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities
Healthy Schools – Funding for Healthy Schools
05/11/2008 Cheri Hayward, Director

School Business Support Branch
Directors of Education 2008 SB32: Operational Reviews – 2008 Update and Next Steps

See also:

Summary Report of Operational Reviews 2007-08

Operational Review Guide for Ontario District School Board

05/11/2008 Paul Anthony

Director, Teaching Policy and Standards Branch
Directors of Education

Supervisory Officers/Secretary Treasurers, School Authorities

Director of the Provincial Schools Branch
November Update – New Teacher Induction Program (NTIP)
05/11/2008 Kathleen Wynne, Minister of Education

Margarett Best, Minister of Health Promotion
Student Council President

School Council Chair

Principal/School Board
The Healthy Schools Recognition Program promotes and celebrates healthy behaviours and practices in Ontario's schools

See also:

Healthy Schools Recognition Program: Questions and Answers

Healthy Schools Recognition Program: Matte article for school newsletters

Calendar of Health Promotion Dates

04/11/2008 Honourable Kathleen Wynne

Minister of Education
Chairs of District School Boards and School Authorities Modernization of School Board Governance
01/11/2008 Sue Durst, Director

Curriculum and Assessment Policy Branch
Directors of Education

Secretary-Treasurers and Supervisory Officers of School Authorities

Superintendents of Programs

Principals of Secondary Schools

Principals of First Nation Secondary Schools

Principals of Inspected Private Schools

Director, Provincial Schools Branch
Revised Course Descriptions for Grades 10-12 Computer Studies, Grades 9-12 Science, and Grades 9-12 Technological Education