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OPSBA appoints new Executive Director

TORONTO, ON - The Ontario Public School Boards' Association (OPSBA) is pleased to announce the appointment of W.R. (Rusty) Hick as the Association's new Executive Director.  Mr. Hick will succeed Gail Anderson who is retiring from the role in July after a rewarding...

Students Benefit from Stable Funding

Allows Boards to Deliver Education Programs and Services Toronto, April 12, 2017 – The Ontario Public School Boards' Association (OPSBA) views the 2017-2018 Grants for Student Needs (GSN) announcement as evidence of the provincial government's commitment to the value...

President French on The Agenda

​OPSBA President Laurie French appeared on TVO’s The Agenda on Jan. 16, 2017, for a segment called “An Education For All."  The episode examined what school boards across Ontario are facing with regards to tough choices when it comes to closing and merging schools....

2016 Northern Region Meeting and Program

​On October 14 and 15, OPSBA hosted the annual Northern Regional Meeting and Program at Thunder Bay's Valhalla Inn. More than 40 trustees, school board administrators and OPSBA staff came together to discuss effective practices and current issues affecting their...

Welcome to new Deputy Ministers

​The Ontario Public School Boards' Association is extending a warm welcome to two new Deputy Ministers. Bruce Rodrigues, Chief Executive Officer of the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO), has been appointed Ontario's Deputy Minister of Education. He...

Exemplary practices in Mathematics

School boards across Ontario are leading the way in creating exemplary practices that impact positively on student learning. During the 2015-16 school year, OPSBA's Education Program Work Team focused on collecting effective practices in Mathematics. To learn more...

Welcome to our new website!

Welcome to the new OPSBA website, offering more diverse opportunities for the sharing of information via text, photo, video and links. This site is a key part of our mission to provide services and benefits that help our member boards to fulfill their mandates and...

OPSBA at the CSBA Congress in Winnipeg

​​​OPSBA President Laurie French represented Ontario's public school boards at the Canadian School Boards Association's annual Congress, held July 6-9, 2016, in Winnipeg in conjunction with the National Trustee Gathering on Aboriginal Education. President French...

Education Today Spring 2013 Highlights

FeaturesDavid Bouchard: On Becoming a ReaderBy John Schofield Last fall, David Bouchard, the popular Métis educator, author and speaker, sat down with Education Today to speak about his views on literacy. He shares wisdom for parents and educators and encouragement...

Weblinks – ET Spring 2013

​Tablet Computers, See story on page 25 Canadian Adaptations of Shakespeare www.canadianshakespeares.ca Flipped Classroom, See story on page 22 Second Annual Flipped Classroom Conference, Okanagan Mission Secondary, Kelowna, BC, June 2013 Flipped Learning Network...

Across the Boards – ET Spring 2013

Rainy River DSB's Unique High School Media Station Spartan Youth Radio, www.spartanyouthradio.com, bills itself as Canada's only high school podcast media station. Listeners can also access Spartan Youth Radio on Facebook, MySpace and Twitter. Operating out of...

Book Review – ET Spring 2013

Review by Melanie Tait"Universal Design is not just a technique for special education; rather it is a technique to enhance the learning of all students."  -Turnbull et al., Exceptional Lives: Special Education in Today's Schools, 2002Teaching Using Universal Design...

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OPSBA appoints new Executive Director

TORONTO, ON - The Ontario Public School Boards' Association (OPSBA) is pleased to announce the appointment of W.R. (Rusty) Hick as the Association's new Executive Director.  Mr. Hick will succeed Gail Anderson who is retiring from the role in July after a rewarding...

Students Benefit from Stable Funding

Allows Boards to Deliver Education Programs and Services Toronto, April 12, 2017 – The Ontario Public School Boards' Association (OPSBA) views the 2017-2018 Grants for Student Needs (GSN) announcement as evidence of the provincial government's commitment to the value...

President French on The Agenda

​OPSBA President Laurie French appeared on TVO’s The Agenda on Jan. 16, 2017, for a segment called “An Education For All."  The episode examined what school boards across Ontario are facing with regards to tough choices when it comes to closing and merging schools....

2016 Northern Region Meeting and Program

​On October 14 and 15, OPSBA hosted the annual Northern Regional Meeting and Program at Thunder Bay's Valhalla Inn. More than 40 trustees, school board administrators and OPSBA staff came together to discuss effective practices and current issues affecting their...

Welcome to new Deputy Ministers

​The Ontario Public School Boards' Association is extending a warm welcome to two new Deputy Ministers. Bruce Rodrigues, Chief Executive Officer of the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO), has been appointed Ontario's Deputy Minister of Education. He...

Exemplary practices in Mathematics

School boards across Ontario are leading the way in creating exemplary practices that impact positively on student learning. During the 2015-16 school year, OPSBA's Education Program Work Team focused on collecting effective practices in Mathematics. To learn more...

Welcome to our new website!

Welcome to the new OPSBA website, offering more diverse opportunities for the sharing of information via text, photo, video and links. This site is a key part of our mission to provide services and benefits that help our member boards to fulfill their mandates and...

OPSBA at the CSBA Congress in Winnipeg

​​​OPSBA President Laurie French represented Ontario's public school boards at the Canadian School Boards Association's annual Congress, held July 6-9, 2016, in Winnipeg in conjunction with the National Trustee Gathering on Aboriginal Education. President French...

Education Today Spring 2013 Highlights

FeaturesDavid Bouchard: On Becoming a ReaderBy John Schofield Last fall, David Bouchard, the popular Métis educator, author and speaker, sat down with Education Today to speak about his views on literacy. He shares wisdom for parents and educators and encouragement...

Weblinks – ET Spring 2013

​Tablet Computers, See story on page 25 Canadian Adaptations of Shakespeare www.canadianshakespeares.ca Flipped Classroom, See story on page 22 Second Annual Flipped Classroom Conference, Okanagan Mission Secondary, Kelowna, BC, June 2013 Flipped Learning Network...

Across the Boards – ET Spring 2013

Rainy River DSB's Unique High School Media Station Spartan Youth Radio, www.spartanyouthradio.com, bills itself as Canada's only high school podcast media station. Listeners can also access Spartan Youth Radio on Facebook, MySpace and Twitter. Operating out of...

Book Review – ET Spring 2013

Review by Melanie Tait"Universal Design is not just a technique for special education; rather it is a technique to enhance the learning of all students."  -Turnbull et al., Exceptional Lives: Special Education in Today's Schools, 2002Teaching Using Universal Design...

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