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The Ontario Public Student Trustee Leadership Scholarship

The Ontario Public Student Trustee Leadership Scholarship is an award jointly provided by the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA) and the Public Board Council of OSTA-AECO. The intent is to recognize outstanding achievement in a leadership role and provide financial support to a graduating public board student trustee to assist with their post-secondary education plans (University, College, or Apprenticeship).

COVID-19

The coronavirus/COVID-19 situation in Ontario is fluid. In every school board, the health and safety of all students, staff and school communities is the top priority. In September 2020, schools across Ontario reopened. Ontario's plan to reopen schools provided...

The 2021 Public Education Symposium

The Public Education Symposium (PES) is the premier professional development symposium, specifically designed for school boards, offering dynamic sessions on topics directly affecting the role of trustee and the broader environment within which school boards operate....

Ontario celebrates Treaties Recognition Week 2020

We know that through teaching and learning in our schools, we can move towards a Canada where the relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Canadians is founded on mutual respect.  As part of our support of the Calls to Action of the Final Report of the Truth...

Local Government Week is October 19 to 23!

Local Government Week aims to increase youth and public awareness about the important role local government plays in our communities. Please join OPSBA, our member trustees and our education partners in raising civic awareness and promoting the role of trustees among...

Online Trustee Professional Development Program Re-Launched

The Ontario Education Services Corporation (OESC) offers an online https://modules.ontarioschooltrustees.org/ designed to support trustees in their governance role. As we transition into the summer months and boards continue to manage unprecedented challenges, we...

OPSBA’s 2020 Awards Program

Know an amazing trustee, teacher, education worker, student or community member who deserves to be recognized for making a difference in their local school or community? Nominations for our 2020 Awards are open! The nomination form can be accessed on SurveyMonkey now....

Public Education Symposium 2020

OPSBA's 2020 Public Education Symposium (PES) will take place in Toronto, January 23 to 25, 2020.  PES is the premier professional learning event of the year for school board trustees and offers outstanding keynote speakers who are experts in their field, dynamic,...

Local Government Week is October 20 to 26!

Local Government Week (LGW) aims to increase youth and public awareness about the important role local government plays in our communities. Please join OPSBA, our member trustees and our education partners in raising civic awareness and promoting the role of trustees...

OPSBA comments on proposals to change EDCs

Ontario's school boards need access to appropriate Education Development Charge (EDC) funds to cover the actual costs of sites and the flexibility to support boards experiencing areas of growth. Currently, EDCs are levies on new construction in a municipality given to...

OPSBA NEWS

The Ontario Public Student Trustee Leadership Scholarship

The Ontario Public Student Trustee Leadership Scholarship is an award jointly provided by the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA) and the Public Board Council of OSTA-AECO. The intent is to recognize outstanding achievement in a leadership role and provide financial support to a graduating public board student trustee to assist with their post-secondary education plans (University, College, or Apprenticeship).

COVID-19

The coronavirus/COVID-19 situation in Ontario is fluid. In every school board, the health and safety of all students, staff and school communities is the top priority. In September 2020, schools across Ontario reopened. Ontario's plan to reopen schools provided...

The 2021 Public Education Symposium

The Public Education Symposium (PES) is the premier professional development symposium, specifically designed for school boards, offering dynamic sessions on topics directly affecting the role of trustee and the broader environment within which school boards operate....

Ontario celebrates Treaties Recognition Week 2020

We know that through teaching and learning in our schools, we can move towards a Canada where the relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Canadians is founded on mutual respect.  As part of our support of the Calls to Action of the Final Report of the Truth...

Local Government Week is October 19 to 23!

Local Government Week aims to increase youth and public awareness about the important role local government plays in our communities. Please join OPSBA, our member trustees and our education partners in raising civic awareness and promoting the role of trustees among...

Online Trustee Professional Development Program Re-Launched

The Ontario Education Services Corporation (OESC) offers an online https://modules.ontarioschooltrustees.org/ designed to support trustees in their governance role. As we transition into the summer months and boards continue to manage unprecedented challenges, we...

OPSBA’s 2020 Awards Program

Know an amazing trustee, teacher, education worker, student or community member who deserves to be recognized for making a difference in their local school or community? Nominations for our 2020 Awards are open! The nomination form can be accessed on SurveyMonkey now....

Public Education Symposium 2020

OPSBA's 2020 Public Education Symposium (PES) will take place in Toronto, January 23 to 25, 2020.  PES is the premier professional learning event of the year for school board trustees and offers outstanding keynote speakers who are experts in their field, dynamic,...

Local Government Week is October 20 to 26!

Local Government Week (LGW) aims to increase youth and public awareness about the important role local government plays in our communities. Please join OPSBA, our member trustees and our education partners in raising civic awareness and promoting the role of trustees...

OPSBA comments on proposals to change EDCs

Ontario's school boards need access to appropriate Education Development Charge (EDC) funds to cover the actual costs of sites and the flexibility to support boards experiencing areas of growth. Currently, EDCs are levies on new construction in a municipality given to...

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