October 2009

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Issue Date   From To Document Title/Details
29/10/2009 Dr. Arlene King, Chief Medical Officer of Health, Province of Ontario

Council of Ontario Medical Officers of Health
Director of Education

Supervisory Officers and Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities

Director of the Provincial Schools Branch
Consistent practice for the prevention and management of Pandemic H1N1 2009 (pH1N1) in the elementary and secondary school setting

See also:

Ministry of Health and Long Term: H1N1 Flu Virus – Information for pregnant women

Ministry of Health and Long Term: H1N1 Flu Virus – Information for employers of pregnant women

29/10/2009 Jim Grieve, Assistant Deputy Minister

Early Learning Division
Directors of Education Regional Sessions to Support Early Learning Implementation

See also:

Agenda: Early Learning Program – Beginning the Journey for September 2010

29/10/2009 Sue Durst, Director

Curriculum and Assessment Policy Branch
Directors of Education – Ottawa Region

Directors of Education – North Bay / Sudbury Region

Directors of Education – London Region

Directors of Education – Toronto and Area Region

Directors of Education – Barrie Region

Directors of Education – Thunder Bay Region
Environmental Education: Request for Board Contact
27/10/2009 Kevin Costante

Deputy Minister
Directors of Education Implementation of Early Learning for four- and five-years olds
27/10/2009 Nancy Naylor

Assistant Deputy Minister
Directors of Education 2009 B12: Early Learning Program – Planning for 2010-11 and 2011-12

See also:

Early Learning Program – Phase 1 – School Selection

Appendix 1: ELP Pupil Places – Allocations For 2010-11 and 2011-12

Appendix 2: ELP Pupil Places – Projected Enrolment and ELP Operating Funding For 2010-11

Appendix 3: ELP Operating Funding For 2010-11 – Per-Pupil Funding Benchmarks

27/10/2009 email sent out by

Regional Managers
English Boards Email: In Conversation: "The Authentic Leader"

See also:

In Conversation: "The Authentic Leader"

26/10/2009 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
Shared Solutions: A Guide to Preventing and Resolving Conflicts Regarding Programs and Services for Students with Special Education Needs Survey Results

See also:

Shared Solutions English Language Board Survey Results

20/10/2009 Kevin Costante

Deputy Minister
Directors of Education Format of Director's Annual Reports
20/10/2009 Joan Fullerton

Regional Manager
Directors of Education

Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities and Supervisory Officers
RMM 16: Training Sessions for the Revised The Arts, Grades 9-12 Curriculum Policy Documents
19/10/2009 Kevin Costante

Deputy Minister
Directors of Education and Supervisory Officers and Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities Memo from Kevin Costante, Deputy Minister, about the release of PPM 144 and 145 (2009) and related documents

See also:

PPM 144: Bullying Prevention and Intervention

PPM 145: Progressive Discipline and Promoting Positive Student Behaviour

19/10/2009 Kathleen Wynne

Minister of Education
School Board Chairs Letter from Ministry of Education regarding School photocopying tariff
19/10/2009 Barry Finlay, Director
Special Education Policy and Programs Branch

Gerry Treble, Regional Manager (A)
London Regional Office
Directors of Education

Supervisory Officers and Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities

Director of Provincial and Demonstration Schools

Supervisory Officer of Centre Jules-Léger
Information about Draft Guidelines and Regional Projects on Assessing Achievement in Alternative Areas (A4)

See also:

Draft Guidelines For Assessing Achievement in Alternative Areas (A4)

Memo to Boards Template: Information about Draft Guidelines and Regional Projects on Assessing Achievement in Alternative Areas (A4)

14/10/2009 Joan Fullerton

Regional Manager
Directors of Education

Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities and Supervisory Officers
RMM 15: Curriculum Review – Classical and International Languages
Regional Focus Group Session – November 12, 2009
09/10/2009 Grant Clarke, Assistant Deputy Minister (A)
Learning and Curriculum Division

David Fulford, Assistant Deputy Minister
Corporate Management and Services Division

Mary Jean Gallagher, Assistant Deputy Minister
Student Achievement Division

Barry Pervin, Assistant Deputy Minister
Instruction and Leadership Development Division

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

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

Supervisory Officers and Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities

Director of the Provincial Schools Branch
Ontario Leadership Strategy Fall Update

See also:

Next Steps in Research-Based Design and Implementation

Ideas Into Action: Five Core Capacities of Effective Leaders

08/10/2009 Grant Clarke, Assistant Deputy Minister (Acting)
Learning and Curriculum Division

Raymond Théberge, Assistant Deputy Minister
French-language, Aboriginal Learning and Research Division
Directors of School Boards

Secretaries and Supervisory Officers of School Authorities

Elementary and Secondary School Principals
Teacher Comments on Report Cards
07/10/2009 Joan Fullerton

Regional Manager
Directors of Education

Student Success Leaders
RMM 14: Regional Capacity Building Sessions for Secondary School Principals – Barrie Region
07/10/2009 Andrew Davis, Director

Transfer Payments and Financial Reporting
Superintendents of Business 2009 SB41: 2009-10 Revised Estimates

See also:

Revised Estimates link on the Financial Reporting website

Boards can access EFIS directly

05/10/2009 Paul Anthony, Director

Teaching Policy and Standards Branch
Directors of Education, School Boards

Supervisory Officers and Secretary Treasurers, School Authorities

Director, Provincial Schools Branch
2010-2011 Teacher Learning and Leadership Program

See also:

Sample Board Acknowledgement Letter

Website: 2010-11 TLLP Program Guideline and application forms are now available

05/10/2009 Ministry of Health and Long Term Care for use in schools Principals and Directors of Education A draft letter for parents regarding H1N1

See also:

Q & A document summarizing information from the H1N1 guidelines that may be used for communication purposes within school communities

Information posters for young children

Information posters for Teen

Information posters for parents

Information posters for Teachers

Information posters generic

05/10/2009 Sue Durst, Director

Curriculum and Assessment Policy Branch
Directors of Education

Secretary-Treasurers and Supervisory Officers of School Authorities
Curriculum Review Feedback Consultations on the drafts of proposed revisions to the Ontario Curriculum for French as a Second Language – Core French, Grades 4-12
05/10/2009 Sue Durst, Director

Curriculum and Assessment Policy Branch
Directors of Education

Secretary-Treasurers and Supervisory Officers of School Authorities
Training sessions for the Revised Grades 1-8 Health and Physical Education Curriculum Policy Document
02/10/2009 Cheri Hayward, Director

School Business Support Branch
Directors of Education 2009 SB40: Student Transportation Funding
02/10/2009 Grant Clarke (A), Assistant Deputy Minister
Learning and Curriculum Division

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

Secretary-Treasurers and Supervisory Officers of School Authorities

Provincial Schools Branch

Principals of Elementary Schools

Principals of Secondary Schools

Principals of First Nation Elementary Schools

Principals of First Nation Secondary Schools

Principals of Inspected Private Schools
Status of Curriculum Review Process