September 2006

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Issue Date   From To Document Title/Details Action Required Due Date
29/09/2006

Nancy Naylor, Assistant Deputy Minister

Council of Ontario Directors of Education, Council of Senior Business Officials

Primary Class Size Cap

Provide feedback on draft B Memo  
27/09/2006 Regional Manager's Memo

Directors of Education, Principals of School Authorities, Superintendents of Provincial Schools, Principals of First Nations Schools, Faculties of Education

Discussions on the implementation of a draft comprehensive K-12 policy for English language learners and a workshop on Many Roots, Many Voices: Supporting English language learners in every classroom. A practical guide for Ontario educators. Submit completed registration form 10 Oct 2006
27/09/2006

Don Young, Director, Information Management Branch

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

MISA Memo # 21
Managing Information for Student Achievement (MISA)

· OnSIS Data Collection Update
· Local Capacity Building Update

   
27/09/2006 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 Student Success Teachers
Dates and Locations
Draft Agenda
Board Teams to include Superintendent of Education, Student Success Leader, two principals as well as one student success teacher from each secondary school.  
26/09/2006

Ruth Mattingley, Senior Executive Officer, The Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat

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

Ontario Focused Intervention Partnership Funding Process

OFIP funds should be spent by August 30, 2007. Boards will be required to submit OFIP final reports to The Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat at that time. A sample of the final report which boards will complete on-line is available. Details regarding the on-line report back will be sent to you at a future time.

 
25/09/2006 Regional Manager's Memo Directors of Education, Principals of School Authorities, Superintendents of Provincial Schools Curriculum Review
Regional Focus Group Sessions
The Arts Grades 1-8 and Grades 9-12
Submit attached registration form  
21/09/2006 Paul Anthony, Director, Teaching Policy and Standards Branch Directors of Education, District School Boards, Supervisory Officers and Secretary Treasurers of School Authorities, Director of Provincial School Authority Final NTIP Transfer Payment for the 2005-06 School Year    
15/09/2006

Andrew Davis, Director, Transfer Payments and Financial Reporting

Superintendents of Business

2006: SB17
2005-06 Financial Statements Forms (DSB's)

2005-06 Financial Statements, related guides and instructions are now available through the Financial Statements link on the Financial Reporting website.

 
15/09/2006 Regional Manager's Memo

Directors of Education, Superintendents Responsible for NTIP, NTIP Board Contacts

New Teacher Induction Program: Resource Handbooks

   
15/09/2006 Avis E. Glaze, Chief Student Achievement Officer/CEO,The Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat

Directors of Education, Supervisory Officers and Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities, Director of Provincial Schools, Elementary Principals and Vice-Principals

Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat Webcasts

Includes dates and topics of upcoming webcasts  
14/09/2006 Paul Anthony, Director, Teaching Policy and Standards Branch

Superintendents responsible for the New Teacher Induction Program, NTIP Board Contacts, Supervisory Officers and Secretary Treasurers of School Authorities

Summary of Feedback from the June Regional Sessions – Support for Implementation of the New Teacher Induction Program

Summary of feedback from regional sessions was included.  
14/09/2006

Paul Anthony, Director, Teaching Policy and Standards Branch

Superintendents Responsible for NTIP, NTIP Board Contacts

New Resource Handbooks to Support the New Teacher Induction Program (NTIP)

Board and school staff are invited to use all or part of these resource handbooks, and are free to adapt them to suit their NTIP programs and the individual needs of new teachers.

 
13/09/2006 The Honourable Sandra Pupatello, Minister of Education

Principals of Elementary Schools, Principals of Secondary Schools, Directors of Education, Supervisory Officers of School Authorities

Bullying Prevention Pamphlets for Parents of Elementary and Secondary Students

Distribute pamphlets on bullying prevention to parents

 
13/09/2006

Nancy Whynot, Director, Business Services Branch

Senior Business Officials 2006: SB16
GPL Stage 1 Long Term Financing Update
   
12/09/2006

Avis E. Glaze, Chief Student Achievement Officer/CEO, The Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat

George Zegarac, ADM, Strategic Planning and Elementary/ Secondary Programs Division

Dominic Giroux,ADM, French Language Education and Educational Operations Division

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: The Character Development Initiative October 15th and 16th 2006

Complete and return registration form 20 Sept 2006
11/09/2006

Regional Manager's Memo

Directors of Education

Training Materials for the Implementation of the following curriculum areas:

– Kindergarten Program

– Language Gr. 1-8

– Business Gr. 9-12

– Guidance and Career Studies Gr. 9-12

   
8/09/2006

Margot Trevelyan, Director, Labour Relations and Governance Branch

Directors of Education

Follow-up Memo Re Calculating New Trustee Honorarium

   
7/09/2006

George Zegarac, Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Planning and Elementary/ Secondary Programs Division

Dominic Giroux, Assistant Deputy Minister, French Language Education and Educational Operations Division

Directors of Education, Supervisory Officers and Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities, Director of Provincial Schools, Supervisory Officer of Centre Jules-Léger, Student Success Leaders Student Success Strategy 2006-07    
7/09/2006 Kit Rankin, Director, Field Services Branch Supervisory Officers of School Authorities, Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities Final Report – 2005-06 Parent Involvement Funding Submit final report 30 September
7/09/2006

Kit Rankin, Director, Field Services Branch

Directors of Education Final Report – 2005-06 Parent Involvement Funding Submit final report 30 September
5/09/2006

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

Dominic Giroux, Assistant Deputy Minister, French Language Education and Educational Operations

Directors of Education of District School Boards, Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities, Executive Directors of Trustees Associations, Teacher Federations and CUPE

Organizational Realignment of the Labour and Governance files

   
1/09/2006

Ben Levin, Deputy Minister

Directors of Education, Secretaries of School Authorities, Superintendents, Principals of Elementary Schools,  Principals of Secondary Schools, Principals of Provincial and Demonstration Schools

Policy and Program Memorandum 130: School Board Programs for Students Who Have Received a Full Expulsion