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  • Aboriginal Education: The Urgency to Act


    Make sure to mark down February 26 on your calendar, as the Canadian Education Association (CEA) hosts a candid conversation with the Right Honourable Paul Martin. 

    The CEA is presenting Aboriginal Education: the Urgency to Act - A candid conversation with the Right Honourable Paul Martin on February 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. at BMO Financial Group, First Canadian Place, 100 King Street West, 68th Floor, Toronto, Ontario. 

    Posted: Tue, January 20, 2015

  • 2015 Public Education Symposium – January 29 to 31


    OPSBA's Public Education Symposium (PES) is the pre-eminent professional development event of the year for school board trustees.

    NEW! Download the PES 2015 Program (English)

    Posted: Tue, January 13, 2015

  • The case in favour of trustees

    Michael Barrett, OPSBA President

    OPSBA President Michael Barrett responded on Friday, Nov. 21, to a column in the Toronto Star on the role of school board trustees:

    "In a world wherein democracy is constantly under threat, it is disappointing that Edward Keenan would be an advocate of a further erosion of a community's ability to have influence within local government by advocating for the disbanding of the role of school trustees.

    Posted: Fri, November 21, 2014

  • The 2014 Good Governance Guide


    The 2014 Good Governance: A Guide for Trustees, School Boards, Directors of Education and Communities document is now available in print and has been distributed directly to school boards as a resource for trustees and boards as the 2014 to 2018 term of office gets underway.

    The Guide is also now available in an online browsable format accessible at www.ontarioschooltrustees.org.

    Posted: Thu, November 13, 2014