OPSBA in the Media – January 2023

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Aspin earns outstanding contribution to education award
BayToday.ca – January 30, 2023
Well known for his work as a school trustee, MP and city councillor, Jay Aspin has earned an award from the Ontario Public School Boards Association (OPSBA) for his “outstanding contribution to education.”

Ontario school boards association ratifies OCEW contract
Blackburnnews.com – January 26, 2023
The association made up of Ontario’s publicly-funded school boards has signed off on a new contract.
The Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA) announced Thursday morning that it had ratified its deal with the Ontario Council of Educational Workers (OCEW). The agreement was first reached on December 10, 2022.

School board sending trustees for training opportunities
BayToday.ca – January 15, 2023
As the Near North District School Board “encourages professional development for trustees” it will send a few to attend upcoming training opportunities. During the board’s last meeting on January 10th, “several opportunities were brought forward for consideration,” the board explained.

Board Encourages Professional Development For Trustees
Muskoka411.com – January 13, 2023
Trustees and student trustees of Near North District School Board (NNDSB) are provided with several professional development (PD) opportunities throughout the year, in alignment with the board’s goal of ensuring trustees are supported as part of the strategic commitment to Excellence in Teaching and Learning. At the Jan. 10 Board meeting, several opportunities were brought forward for consideration.

Ontario school boards ratify deal with CUPE support staff
Toronto Star – January 5, 2023
Ontario school boards have ratified the four-year provincial deal that was reached with support staff late last year, and are now turning their attention to bargaining contracts with their union locals.
“The agreement reached reflects the committed efforts of all involved to ensure the well-being of students and the dedicated members of CUPE who serve in Catholic schools throughout Ontario,” said Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association President Patrick Daly in a statement.