Sep 22, 2023

Tentative agreement reached with ETFO Education Workers

The Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA) is pleased to announce that the Council of Trustees’ Associations/School Board Associations (CTA) and the provincial government have successfully negotiated a tentative settlement on central terms of a collective agreement with the ETFO Education Workers.
Sep 15, 2023

Honouring the third National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 30, 2023, marks the third National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. On this day, schools and school boards across Ontario, including students, staff, and school communities, will be commemorating the tragic history and ongoing legacy of residential schools, which more than 150,000 First Nations, Métis, and Inuit children were forced to attend between the 1870s and 1997.
Rainbow DSB Trustee Doreen Dewar (centre) receives the Dr. Harry Paikin Award at the 2023 OPSBA AGM. She is flanked by OPSBA President Cathy Abraham (R) and Rainbow DSB Trustee Judy Kosmerly.
Jul 04, 2023

Celebrating the 2023 OPSBA Award Recipients

The Ontario Public School Boards’ Association offers six annual awards to recognize outstanding contributions to public education by individuals in Ontario! While it is impossible to honour all those special people who make a difference, the recipients of these awards represent the many people who work behind the scenes and make our schools and educational system better.

Advocacy and Action

Our latest advocacy and submissions to the Government of Ontario.

Good Governance for School Boards: PD for Trustees

Guides for Trustees, School Boards, Directors of Education and Communities.

The Key Work of OPSBA - Learn More About Our Priorities!

OPSBA is an issue-driven organization and exists to provide for the service needs of its members whose role is to advocate for public education. The priorities for the Association are described in the publication of the Key Work of OPSBA.

Collective Bargaining

OPSBA believes that teachers and education workers deeply influence a positive and productive learning environment for students and are supported in this role through the peace and stability engendered by successfully negotiated collective agreements.