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OCDSB Speaker Series: Boosting Parents’ Knowledge and Confidence – Youth and Substance Use
OCDSB Speaker Series: Boosting Parents’ Knowledge and Confidence – Youth and Substance Use
05/24/2024
On June 6th, join the OCDSB and Rideauwood Addiction and Family Services for a virtual session that will provide parents and caregivers with the most current information on youth and substance use.
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2023-2024 Director’s Citation Awards and Employee Recognition Awards
2023-2024 Director’s Citation Awards and Employee Recognition Awards
05/21/2024
At the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board, we are fortunate to have so many caring staff members who commit themselves each day to the learning and well-being of students.
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Share Your Input: New Ministry Directives on Personal Mobile Devices and Vaping
Share Your Input: New Ministry Directives on Personal Mobile Devices and Vaping
05/14/2024
The Ministry of Education has announced changes to the Provincial Code of Conduct which must be implemented by all Ontario school boards as of September 1st, 2024. We are inviting input on implementation strategies for these new requirements.
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Bill 124 Remedy Payments for Former OCDSB Employees
Bill 124 Remedy Payments for Former OCDSB Employees
05/10/2024
Current and former OCDSB employees may be eligible for retroactive payments following the repeal of the Ontario government’s Bill 124 legislation.
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OSSTF Education Worker 2022-2026 Central Wage Increases for Former Employees
OSSTF Education Worker 2022-2026 Central Wage Increases for Former Employees
05/10/2024
On April 24th, the central arbitration decision was released for OSSTF Education Worker groups. With the decision, the collective agreement for the period of September 1, 2022 through August 31, 2026 came into force.
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Elementary Program Review: Trustee Zone Public Meetings
Elementary Program Review: Trustee Zone Public Meetings
05/08/2024
The OCDSB has scheduled 8 public meetings for the Elementary Program Review. These gatherings will feature small group discussions led by Elementary Principals, Trustees, and Superintendents.
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A Tragic Loss for our Community
A Tragic Loss for our Community
05/05/2024
With great sorrow, we share news of the passing of a student from Sir Guy Carleton Secondary School. The student was injured on May 2, 2024 and did not recover from their injuries. Out of respect for the privacy of the family, the name of the student is not being shared at this time.
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Mental Health Week Wellness Challenge
Mental Health Week Wellness Challenge
05/01/2024
As part of Mental Health Week, the OCDSB Mental Health Team and Youth Action Committee on Mental Health (YAC) teamed up to create daily challenges that provide ways to focus on your mental health and well-being.
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Share Your Feedback: Cooperative Education and Experiential Learning Policy
Share Your Feedback: Cooperative Education and Experiential Learning Policy
04/29/2024
The District is currently reviewing its Policy P.102.CUR Cooperative Education and Experiential Learning. Share your feedback by May 10, 2024.
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Share Your Feedback: Elementary Program Review
Share Your Feedback: Elementary Program Review
04/29/2024
The OCDSB is looking to improve our elementary program quality and accessibility. We are currently seeking online input from parents/caregivers, students, staff, and community members to help guide decisions moving forward.
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Share Your Feedback: Board Member and Student Trustee Expenses and Support Services Policy
Share Your Feedback: Board Member and Student Trustee Expenses and Support Services Policy
04/23/2024
The District is currently considering revisions to Policy P.005.GOV Board Member and Student Trustee Expenses and Support Services. Share your feedback by May 10, 2024.
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Share Your Feedback: Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition for Mature Students Policy
Share Your Feedback: Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition for Mature Students Policy
04/23/2024
The District is currently reviewing its Policy P.112.CUR Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition for Mature Students (mPLAR). Share your feedback by May 10, 2024.
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OCDSB Speaker Series: Be The Difference with Gaelin Elmore
OCDSB Speaker Series: Be The Difference with Gaelin Elmore
04/18/2024
Join us on May 22nd for a virtual session with speaker and facilitator Gaelin Elmore. Gaelin will share his personal journey through childhood adversity and trauma, and explore the transformational power of belonging.
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