Membership Information and Benefits
Public school boards belonging to OPSBA reap the benefits of OPSBA's initiatives in the following areas:
- Entrepreneurial Ventures
- Political Action and Communications
- Legal Defense Fund
- Labour Relations Network (LabRnet)
- Professional Development
OPSBA continues to find ways to earn revenue through entrepreneurial activities, which reduce the association's reliance on membership fees.
OPSBA continues to develop strategies and tools to involve member boards and trustees in lobbying and communications activities across the province.
OPSBA is in the courts to protect public education with regard to cases being heard on private-school funding, special education, development charges and social-contract issues.
OPSBA's new Labour Relations Network website puts timely and accurate labour relations/human resources information right at your fingertips...
- a searchable infobase of collective agreements
- major grievance and arbitration settlements
- legal updates and opinions
- employment practices
- negotiations "at a glance"
- human resources policies
Through its website, OPSBA will be expanding its electronic links to member boards to speed up communications between the association and members.
OPSBA offers can't miss professional development opportunities for public school trustees.