September 2009

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Issue Date   From To Document Title/Details
30/09/2009 Kathleen Wynne

Minister of Education
Directors of Education, Supervisory Officers, Principals, Student Success Leaders, Student Associations, Partnership Table Members, Ontario Counsellor's Association and Ontario Cooperative Education Association Letter and promotional materials from the Honourable Kathleen Wynne, regarding this year's applications for SpeakUp projects

See also:

Mini Card: SpeakUp

Poster: Student Voice – SpeakUp

30/09/2009 Kevin Costante

Deputy Minister
Directors of Education

Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities

Principals of Secondary Schools

Principals of Provincial and Demonstration Schools
Guidelines for Dual Credits Earned by Students in Approved Dual Credit Programs

See also:

Approved Dual Credit Programs – Procedures and Timelines

30/09/2009 Paul Anthony, Director

Teaching Policy and Standards Branch
School Principals Premier's Awards for Teaching Excellence

See also:

Letter to Stakeholders – Tier 1 Partnership Table
PATE – Web button graphic

Memo from Barry Pervin, Assistant Deputy Minister – Instruction and Leadership Development Division

Memo from Paul Anthony, Teaching Policy and Standards Branch; and Kit Rankin, Field Services Branch

28/09/2009 Joan Fullerton

Regional Manager
Directors of Education

Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities and Supervisory Officers
RMM 13: Curriculum Review – Social Studies, History and Geography; Canadian and World Studies
Regional Focus Group Sessions – October 28 and 29, 2009
25/09/2009 Kevin Costante

Deputy Minister
Directors of Education

Secretary-Treasurers and Supervisory Officers of School Authorities

Superintendents of Schools

Principals of Elementary Schools

Principals of Secondary Schools
Letter: Kevin Costante, Deputy Minister, about the release of Policy/Program Memorandum no 149 (2009) sent to School Boards

See also:

Memorandum: PPM 149: Protocol For Partnerships With External Agencies For Provision Of Services By Regulated Health Professionals, Regulated Social Service Professionals, And Paraprofessionals

PPM 149: Protocol For Partnerships With External Agencies For Provision Of Services By Regulated Health Professionals, Regulated Social Service Professionals, And Paraprofessionals

Ministry of Education Regional Offices

23/09/2009 Mary Jean Gallagher, Assistant Deputy Minister Student Achievement Division

Raymond Théberge, Assistant Deputy Minister
French-Language, Aboriginal Learning and Research Division
Provincial Student Achievement Symposium – September 29 to October 1, 2009
23/09/2009 Kevin Costante

Deputy Minister
Directors of Education Letter: Kevin Costante, Deputy Minister about Student Engagement Strategy – Student Voice Initiative, Parent Engagement, EQAO, Early Learning, Right to Attend, and Changes in the Ministry
23/09/2009 Nancy Naylor

Assistant Deputy Minister
Directors of Education

Secretary/Treasurers of School Authorities
2009 B10: In-year amendments to the 2008-09 and 2009-10 education funding regulations
22/09/2009 Elizabeth Harding, Director
Learning Environment Branch

Ruth Flynn, Director
Inclusive Education Branch
Directors of Education

Supervisory Officers and Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities

Director of Provincial Schools
Safe Schools and Inclusive Education Training – Further Details
18/09/2009 Joan Fullerton

Regional Manager
Directors of Education RMM 11: Regional Environmental Education Contact Position (REEL)
16/09/2009 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 9-12 The Arts Curriculum Policy Documents
16/09/2009 Andrew Davis, Director

Transfer Payments and Financial Reporting
Superintendents of Business and Finance 2009 SB38 – Interim Financial Reporting

See also:

School Board Reporting Cycle – Ministry Requirements and Interim Reporting to Boards

INTERIM FINANCIAL REPORTING FOR SCHOOL BOARDS – Interim Financial Reporting Committee: Report and Recommendations

15/09/2009 David Euale, Director

Student Success/Learning to 18

Implementation, Training and Evaluation Branch
Directors of Education

Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities

Student Success Leaders
2009-10 Professional Learning for the Differentiated Instruction Professional Learning Strategy and Student Success School and Cross-Panel Teams
14/09/2009 Sue Durst, Director

Curriculum and Assessment Policy Branch
Directors of Education

Secretary-Treasurers and Supervisory Officers of School Authorities
Dead Sea Scrolls Grade 8 Lesson Plan

See also:

Ontario Educational Resource Bank (OERB) web section

11/09/2009 Joan Fullerton

Regional Manager
Directors of Education RMM 12: Regional Curriculum Steering Committee Membership for 2009-2010
11/09/2009 Andrew Davis, Director

Transfer Payments and Financial Reporting
Directors of Education 2009-10 Primary Class Size Plan Implementation
10/09/2009 Barry Pervin, Assistant Deputy Minister

Instruction and Leadership Development Division
Directors of Education

Supervisory Officers and Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities
Implementation Phase of the Equity and Inclusive Education Strategy, Policy/Program Memorandum No. 119 (2009) and the Guidelines for Policy Development and Implementation
09/09/2009 Andrew Davis, Director

Transfer Payments and Financial Reporting
Business Administrators

Section 68 School Authorities
2009 SB36: 2008-09 Financial Statements Forms for Section 68 School Authorities

See also:

Financial Statements link on the Financial Reporting website

08/09/2009 Sue Durst, Director
Curriculum and Assessment Policy Branch

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

Supervisory Officers and Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities
REVISED DATE – Working Group on the Elementary Curriculum Board Focus Group Consultations, October 15, 2009
08/09/2009 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
September Update – NTIP/Teacher Development Initiatives

See also:

Amendments to the NTIP Manuals

TPA information, resources and updated Qs and As

TLLP application process for the 2010-2011 school year

04/09/2009 Kevin Costante

Deputy Minister of Education
Chairs of District School Boards

Directors of Education

Supervisory Officers and Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities

Chairs of School Authorities

Directors of the Provincial Schools Branch
Memo from Kevin Costante, Deputy Minister of Education, regarding the pH1N1 update and conference call details

See also:

Conference Call Agenda

List – Hand Sanitizer Allocation per Board

02/09/2009 Andrew Davis, Director

Transfer Payments and Financial Reporting
Secretary Treasurers of School Authorities 2009 SB35 – 2008-09 Financial Statements Forms for School Authorities (Isolate Boards)

See also:

Financial Reporting website

02/09/2009 Andrew Davis, Director

Transfer Payments and Financial Reporting
Superintendents of Business 2009 SB34 – 2008-09 Financial Statements Forms (DSBs)

See also:

Financial Reporting website

2008-09 Financial Statements through EFIS

Book Value Calculator "tangible capital asset implementation"

01/09/2009 Marg Connor, Director

Leadership Development Branch
Directors of Education

Supervisory Officers and Secretary-Treasurers of Non-Amalgamated School Authorities

Director of the Provincial Schools Branch
Ontario Leadership Strategy: Next Steps, Updated Guidelines and Resources for Mentoring for Newly Appointed School Leaders and Principal/Vice-Principal Performance Appraisal

See also:

Principal / Vice-Principal Performance Appraisal: Guideline For Board Implementation (Version 3, August 2009)

Quick Facts: 2009-2010 – Ontario Leadership Strategy

School Board Guideline for Implementation of Mentoring for Newly Appointed School Leaders: Reach Every Student: Supporting Effective School Leadership

Mentoring For Newly Appointed Principals And Vice-Principals: Provincial Status Report 2008-09 Implementation

09/2009 Paul Anthony, Director

Teaching Policy and Standards Branch
School Principals Teacher Learning and Leadership Program (TLLP) Information Document

See also:

TLLP website

Teacher Learning and Leadership Program for Experienced Teachers