September 2010

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Issue Date   From To Document Title/Details
30/09/2010 Eleanor Newman
Senior Executive Officer
The Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat
Directors of Education Schools in the Middle: Effective Leadership, Effective Schools
30/09/2010 Aileen Chan, Director (Acting)

Education Statistics & Analysis Branch
Directors of Education

Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities
MISA Memo – Managing Information for Student Achievement (MISA)
OnSIS Data Management and the 2010-11 OnSIS Data Submission Schedule
Changes for Fall 2010
Changes for Spring 2011
MISA Events
30/09/2010 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) 2009-10 – Breakdown by Boards

Letters of Permission (LOP) 2009-10 – Subject Report

29/09/2010 Kevin Costante

Deputy Minister
Directors of Education

Secretary-Treasurers and

Supervisory Officers of School Authorities
Changes to Supervised Alternative Learning, Part-time Attendance, and Attendance Policy for 14-17 year olds
28/09/2010 Murray Leaning News You Can Use – Full-Day Kindergarten
23/09/2010 Andrew Davis, Director

Financial Analysis and Accountability Branch
Directors of Education

Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities

Association des conseils scolaires des écoles publiques de l'Ontario (ACEPO)

Association Franco-Ontarienne des Conseils Scolaires Catholiques (AFOCSC)

Ontario Catholic School Trustees' Association (OCSTA)

Ontario Public School Boards' Association (OPSBA)
2010 SB45: Audit Committee Regulation

See also:

Ministry of Education's Financial Analysis and Accountability Branch website

21/09/2010 Kevin Costante
Deputy Minister
Ministry of Education
Directors of Education Deputy Minister inviting nominations for the Ontario Education Research Panel

See also:

Terms of Reference – Ontario Education Research Panel

20/09/2010 Barry Finlay, Director

Special Education Policy and Programs Branch
Directors of Education

Supervisory Officers

Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities
The Canadian Hearing Society – Barrier Free Education Initiatives
20/09/2010 Andrew Davis, Director

Financial Analysis and Accountability Branch
Superintendents of Business 2010 SB44: Uniform Code of Accounts

See also:

Financial Analysis and Accountability Branch website

16/09/2010 Kevin Costante
Deputy Minister
Ministry of Education
Directors of Education

Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities

Director, Provincial Schools Branch

Superintendent of Centre Jules-Léger
Professional Learning and Implementation Supports (PLIS) Calendar 2010-11

See also:

New Professional Learning and Implementation Supports (PLIS) Calendar

Professional Learning and Implementation Supports Decision Matrix

16/09/2010 Cheri Hayward, Director

School Business Support Branch
Directors of Education 2010 SB43: 2010-11 Operational Review Update

See also:

SBSB Website

OPS Review Sector Guide – September 2010

16/09/2010 Kevin Costante
Deputy Minister
Ministry of Education
Director of Education Algoma District School Board

Director of Education District School Board Ontario North East

Director of Education Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board

Director of Education Keewatin-Patricia District School Board

Director of Education Kenora Catholic District School Board

Director of Education Lakehead District School Board

Director of Education Near North District School Board

Director of Education Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board

Director of Education Northeastern Catholic District School Board

Director of Education Rainbow District School Board

Director of Education Rainy River District School Board

Director of Education Renfrew County Catholic District School Board

Director of Education Renfrew County District School Board

Director of Education Superior North Catholic District School Board

Director of Education Superior-Greenstone District School Board

Director of Education Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board

Director of Education Trillium Lakelands District School Board

Director of Education Sudbury Catholic District School Board

Director of Education Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board

Director of Education Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board

Supervisory Officer of Moosonee District School Area Board

Supervisory Officer Moose Factory Island District School Area Board
Memorandum: Revised Policy/Program Memoranda 60A

See also:

Policy/Program Memorandum No. 60A

Ontario Young Travellers Program

14/09/2010 Sue Durst, Director

Curriculum and Assessment Policy Branch
Key Stakeholder Groups

Secretary-Treasurers & Supervisory Officers of School Authorities
Memo: Curriculum Review Feedback Consultations on the drafts of proposed revisions to the Ontario Curriculum for Social Studies, Grades 1-6; History and Geography, Grades 7-8

See also:

14/09/2010 Gabriel F. Sékaly
Assistant Deputy Minister
Business and Finance Division
Directors of Education

Secretary/Treasurers of School Authorities
2010 B11: Update on fees and fundraising guidelines

See also:

Fees For Learning Materials And Activities Guideline — Draft for discussion purposes

14/09/2010 Jim Grieve
Assistant Deputy Minister
Early Learning Division
Ontario Ministry of Education
Directors of Education E-mail noting the first year of implementation of full-day kindergarten, appreciating your support to ensure school staff provide information to parents and guardians who are requesting part-time attendance
13/09/2010 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 (A), Provincial Schools Branch
September Update   Teacher Development Initiatives

See also:

NTIP 5-year Board Monitoring Cycle

Revised NTIP: Induction Elements Manual (2010)

New Teacher Performance Appraisal Technical Requirements Manual, 2010

Teacher Learning and Leadership Program (TLLP) Projects Archive

Teacher Learning and Leadership Program (TLLP)

13/09/2010 Andrew Davis, Director

Financial Analysis and Accountability Branch
Directors of Education

Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities
2010 SB42: 2010-11 Primary Class Size Plan Implementation

See also:

Primary Class Size website

10/09/2010 Richard Franz, Director
Student Success/Learning to 18 Strategic Policy Branch
Ministry of Education

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

Cathy Paul
Director
Child Welfare Secretariat
Ministry of Children and Youth Services
Directors of Education Invitation to Regional Cross Sector Meeting: Improving Educational Outcomes for Children and Youth in the Care of Children's Aid Societies
09/09/2010 Kevin Costante

Deputy Minister of Education
Directors of Education

Secretary Treasurers and Supervisory Officers of Schools Authorities

Superintendents of Education

Supervisory Officers of Centre Jules-Léger

Principals of Provincial and Demonstration Schools

Principals of Elementary and Secondary Schools
Revocation of Policy/Program Memorandum

See also:

List of Revoked Policy/Program Memoranda

09/09/2010 Sue Durst, Director

Curriculum and Assessment Policy Branch
Directors of Education Curriculum Review Feedback Consultations on the drafts of proposed revisions to the Ontario Curriculum for French as a Second Language – Immersion, Grades 1-12
09/09/2010 Sue Durst, Director

Curriculum and Assessment Policy Branch
Directors of Education Curriculum Review Feedback Consultations on the drafts of proposed revisions to the Ontario Curriculum for Social Studies, Grades 1-6; History and Geography, Grades 7-8
09/09/2010 Sue Durst, Director

Curriculum and Assessment Policy Branch
Directors of Education Curriculum Review Feedback Consultation on the drafts of proposed revisions to the Ontario Curriculum for Native Languages, Grades 1-12
09/09/2010 Sue Durst, Director

Curriculum and Assessment Policy Branch
Directors of Education Curriculum Review Feedback Consultations on the drafts of proposed revisions to the Ontario Curriculum for Native Studies, Grades 9-12
08/09/2010 Barry Pervin, Assistant Deputy Minister

Instruction and Leadership Development Division
Directors of Education

Supervisory Officers and Secretary Treasurers of School Authorities
Amendments to Regulation 298 Concerning the Assignment of Exchange Teachers

See also:

Ontario Regulation 341/10

08/09/2010 Sue Durst, Director

Curriculum and Assessment Policy Branch
Directors of Boards Participating in Homework Help Pilot Project 2010-11 Homework Help Pilot Project OEN Request
07/09/2010 Paul Anthony, Director
Teaching Policy and Standards Branch

Marg Connor, Director
Leadership and Development Branch
Directors of Education – Sudbury/North Bay Region

Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities
Sudbury/North Bay Region: Invitation to participate in Support for Continued Growth of a Mentoring Culture
07/09/2010 Paul Anthony, Director
Teaching Policy and Standards Branch

Marg Connor, Director
Leadership and Development Branch
Directors of Education

Supervisory Officers and Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities

Director of the Provincial Schools Branch

Ottawa Region
Invitation to participate in Support for Continued Growth of a Mentoring Culture: Ottawa Regional Session
07/09/2010 Paul Anthony, Director
Teaching Policy and Standards Branch

Marg Connor, Director
Leadership and Development Branch
Directors of Education

Supervisory Officers and Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities

Director of the Provincial Schools Branch

London Region
Invitation to participate in Support for Continued Growth of a Mentoring Culture: London Regional Sessions
07/09/2010 Barry Finlay, Director
Special Education Policy and Programs Branch
Ministry of Education

Susan Capling, Director
Specialized Services and Supports Branch
Ministry of Children and Youth Services
Directors of Education

Directors of Autism Intervention Program

Directors of Community Agencies

Supervisory Officers and Secretary-Treasurers of School Authorities

Director of Provincial and Demonstration Schools

Superintendent of Centre Jules-Léger
Evaluation of province-wide implementation of the Connections for Students model 2010-2011

See also:

Appendix 1: Model Compliance/Process Integrity Checklist for School Transition Teams

03/09/2010 Leona Dombrowsky

Minister of Education
School Council Chairs Letter from the Honourable Leona Dombrowsky, Minister of Education announcing the release of Parents in Partnership – A Parent Engagement Policy for Ontario Schools, and amendments to regulation 612: School Councils and Parent Involvement Committees

See also:

Parents in Partnership: A Parent Engagement Policy for Ontario Schools

Regulation 330/10

03/09/2010 Leona Dombrowsky

Minister of Education
Directors of Education

Board Chairs

Members of the Minister's Partnership Table

School Council Chairs
Letter from the Honourable Leona Dombrowsky, Minister of Education announcing the release of Parents in Partnership – A Parent Engagement Policy for Ontario Schools, and amendments to regulation 612: School Councils and Parent Involvement Committees

See also:

Parents in Partnership: A Parent Engagement Policy for Ontario Schools

Regulation 330/10

03/09/2010 Leona Dombrowsky

Minister of Education
Minister's Partnership Table

Directors of Education

PIC Chairs

School Council Chairs
Letter from the Honourable Leona Dombrowsky, Minister of Education announcing the release of Parents in Partnership – A Parent Engagement Policy for Ontario Schools, and amendments to regulation 612: School Councils and Parent Involvement Committees

See also:

Parents in Partnership: A Parent Engagement Policy for Ontario Schools

Regulation 330/10

03/09/2010 Leona Dombrowsky

Minister of Education
Directors of Education

Board Chairs

PIC Chairs

School Council Chairs
Letter from the Honourable Leona Dombrowsky, Minister of Education announcing the release of Parents in Partnership – A Parent Engagement Policy for Ontario Schools, and amendments to regulation 612: School Councils and Parent Involvement Committees

See also:

Parents in Partnership: A Parent Engagement Policy for Ontario Schools

Regulation 330/10

03/09/2010 Barry Pervin, Assistant Deputy Minister

Instruction and Leadership Development Division
Directors of Education, District School Boards

Supervisory Officers/Secretary Treasurers, School Authorities

Director, Provincial Schools Branch
Ontario's new Parent Engagement Policy and Regulation 330/10: School Councils and Parent Involvement Committees

See also:

Parents in Partnership: A Parent Engagement Policy for Ontario Schools

Regulation 330/10

02/09/2010 Grant Clarke, Assistant Deputy Minister
Learning and Curriculum Division

Mary Jean Gallagher, Assistant Deputy Minister
Student Achievement Division

Raymond Théberge, Assistant Deputy Minister
French-Language, Aboriginal Learning & Research Division
Directors of Education Assessment & Evaluation in College-Delivered Dual Credit Courses
02/09/2010 Andrew Davis, Director

Financial Analysis and Accountability Branch
Superintendents of Business SB41: 2009-10 Financial Statements Forms (DSB)
02/09/2010 Kevin Costante

Deputy Minister of Education
Directors of Education Letter from Kevin Costante, Deputy Minister of Education about major initiatives this fall, including an ad campaign about full-day kindergarten
01/09/2010 Gabriel F. Sékaly

Assistant Deputy Minister
Directors of Education

Secretary/Treasurers of School Authorities
B10 : Request for Updated Capital Priorities
01/09/2010 Andrew Davis, Director

Financial Analysis and Accountability Branch
Directors of Education SB40: 2010-11 Ministry Enrolment Registers Distribution

See also:

2010-11 Enrolment Registers are available on the Ministry website

01/09/2010 Sue Durst, Director

Curriculum and Assessment Policy Branch
Directors of Education

Secretary-Treasurers and Supervisory Officers of School Authorities

Principals of Secondary Schools

Principals of First Nation Secondary Schools

Principals of Inspected Private Schools

Deans of Education
Release of Revised Grades 9 and 10 and Grades 11 and 12 The Arts Curriculum Policy Documents

See also:

Revised Grades 9 and 10 and Grades 11 and 12 The Arts Curriculum Policy Documents