October 2006

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Issue Date From To Document Title/Details Action Required Due Date
31/10/2006

Nancy Naylor, Assistant Deputy Minister, Business and Finance Division

Directors of Education, Secretary/ Treasurers of School Authorities

2006: B12
Pupil Accommodation Review Guidelines

See also attached documents:
Ministry Of Education – Pupil Accommodation Review Guidelines
Ministry Of Education – Administrative Review Of Accommodation Review Process

It is recommended that school boards revisit their capital plans to provide information on their accommodation reviews, as necessary.

School boards are requested to pass their resolutions approving their board's accommodation review policy








31 Mar 2007
27/10/2006  

Andrew Davis, Director, Transfer Payments and Financial Reporting

Superintendents of Business

2006-07 Revised Estimates

Submit revised estimates 30 Nov 2006
26/10/2006 Regional Manager's Memo Directors of Education Invitation to Participate in the Regional Sessions: Support for Implementation of the New Teacher Induction Program    
26/10/2006

Didem Proulx, Director, Education Finance Branch

Directors of Education

2006: SB21
District School Board Enrolment Projections for 2007-08 and 2008-09

Submit enrolment projections for the 2007-08 and 2008-09 school years

30 Nov 2006
24/10/2006 Regional Manager's Memo Directors of Education, Supervisory Officers of School Authorities Trustee Orientation Seminars Registration forms will be forwarded following the Nov. 13 board elections  
23/10/2006 Regional Manager's Memo Directors of Education
Student Success Leaders

Training Sessions for Board OSS and Grade 8 to 9 Transitions Planning Teams

See memo re: board teams  
23/10/2006

Sue Durst, Director, Curriculum and Assessment Policy Branch

 

Directors of Education, Superintendents of Programs, Principals of Secondary Schools, Principals of Provincial Schools, Principals of First Nations' Secondary Schools, Secretary-Treasurers and Supervisory Officers of School Authorities, Principals of Inspected Private Schools

Revised Course Descriptions

See also:

English 9-12 Course descriptions

Pathway Chart: English

ESL/ELD Course descriptions

Pathway Chart: ESL/ELD

Math Gr. 12 Course Descriptions

Pathway Chart: Math

   
23/10/2006 Grant Clarke, Director, Student Success/Learning to 18 Strategic Policy Branch

Kirsten Parker, Director, Student Success/ Learning to 18 Implementation, Training and Evaluation Branch

Directors of Education, Supervisory Officers and Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities

Regional Training Sessions for Board OSS and Grade 8 to Grade 9 Transition Planning Teams

See draft agenda
See dates and locations for regional sessions
 
20/10/2006

Nancy Naylor, Assistant Deputy Minister

Directors of Education

2006: B11
Primary Class Size Cap:
(1) Updating 2006-07 Primary Class Size (PCS) Plans
(2) PCS Funding in 2007-08
(3) 2007-08 PCS Plans
(4) Response to policy questions
(5) Pupil Accommodation

– Update Primary class size plans

– Submit trial 2007-08 PCS Plans

– Submit primary class size space needs

Nov. 3, 2006

Jan 31, 2007

Nov. 3, 2006

19/10/2006

Kit Rankin, Director, Field Services Branch

Marie-France LeFort, Manager, Parent Engagement Office

Supervisory Officers of School Authorities

Secretary- Treasurers of School Authorities

Parents Reaching Out (PRO) Grants for Schools: Application Process for School Councils to Reach out to Parents who may Experience Challenges in Getting Involved in their Child's Education Share this memo with individuals who have responsibility for the school council.

Application kits are available online

Nov. 21: deadline for school council to submit project

Dec. 5: School boards will be contacted re: projects

19/10/2006

Kit Rankin, Director, Field Services Branch

Marie-France LeFort, Manager, Parent Engagement Office

Directors of Education

Parents Reaching Out (PRO) Grants for Schools: Application Process for School Councils to Reach out to Parents who may Experience Challenges in Getting Involved in their Child's Education

See also:

Memo to School Principals

Memo to School Council Chairs

Minister's letter to School Council Chairs

Read, share and inform Supervisory Officers and/or staff who has responsibility for school councils at board level.

Application kits are available online

Nov. 21: deadline for school council to submit project

Dec. 5: School boards will be contacted re: projects

13/10/2006

Nancy Naylor, Assistant Deputy Minister

Directors of Education

 

2006: B10
Funding for retroactive costs of 2005-06 trustee remuneration

   
12/10/2006

Avis Glaze, Chief Achievement Officer/CEO, Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat

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

Provincial Symposium: Oct. 15th and 16th, 2006 Finding Common Ground: Character Development in Ontario Schools, K-12

 

   
12/10/2006

Ben Levin, Deputy Minister

Directors of Education, Supervisory Officers and Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities, Director of Provincial Schools, Supervisory Officer of Centre Jules-Léger

Special Education Transformation Initiatives

 

Submit sample of IEPs and report cards

 

7 Nov 2006
11/10/2006

Nancy Whynot, Director, Business Services Branch

Senior Business Officials

 

2006: SB18
Update of the ReCAPP Database

 

   
11/10/2006

Andrew Davis, Director, Transfer Payments and Financial Reporting

Secretary Treasurers of School Authorities

2006: SB19
2005-06 Financial Statements Forms for School Authorities (Isolate Boards)
Submit financial reports 15 Dec 2006
11/10/2006

Don Young, Director, Information Management Branch

 

MISA Professional Network Centre Executive Leads

 

MISA Memo # 22
Managing Information for Student Achievement (MISA)
MISA Professional Network Centre Executive Leads Day

Ministry will cover travel and lodging costs for the Executive Lead for each MISA Professional Network Centre as well as for two colleagues who are also involved in the administration/operation of the Centre. Submit names to Mike Wasylyk 20 Oct 2006
5/10/2006 Sue Durst, Acting Director, Curriculum and Assessment Policy Directors of Education Curriculum Review Feedback Consultations on the drafts of proposed revisions to the Ontario Curriculum for Science and Technology, Grades 1-8 and Science, Grades 9-10 Submit completed registration form 26 Oct 2006
3/10/2006

Sue Durst, Acting Director, Curriculum and Assessment Policy

Directors of Education Curriculum Review Feedback Consultations on the drafts of proposed revisions to the Ontario Curriculum for English as a Second Language and English Literacy Development (ESL/ELD), Grades 9-12 and English, Grades 9-12 Submit completed registration form 20 Oct 2006
02/10/2006 Regional Manager's Memo

Directors of Education, Supervisory Officers and Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities, Student Success Leaders

Training Session for Student Success Teachers