The fully updated OPSBA's Guide to Good Governance is now available in print and electronic versions and will be distributed directly to school boards as a resource for trustees and boards for the 2018-2022 term of office.
The revised guide contains legislative, policy and funding changes that have occurred over the past four years, with specific relevance for Ontario's English public education system.
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Chapter 1 – An Overview of Ontario's Publicly Funded Education System
Chapter 2 – Board Governance
Chapter 3 – Roles and Responsibilities: School Boards and Individual Trustees
Chapter 4 – Legal Responsibilities and Liabilities
Chapter 5 – Board Representation, Trustee Elections, and Vacancy Information
Chapter 6 – Indigenous Education
Chapter 7 – Board and Committee Meetings
Chapter 8 – Supporting Student Achievement and Well-Being
Chapter 9 – Education Funding
Chapter 10 – Collective Bargaining
Chapter 11 – Parent and Community Engagement – Working with School Councils, Parent Involvement Committees, and Communities
Chapter 12 – Communications, Media Relations and Social Media