School Council Insurance

School Council Insurance
Posted on 12/08/2023

The OCDSB provides school council liability insurance. This policy provides coverage for the school council executive members and all volunteers acting on behalf of the school council that may face lawsuits arising out of their activities for the school council. The coverage is for various types of liabilities arising out of negligent acts.


This year’s school council insurance coverage has been paid for by the District and will be provided through the Ontario School Boards’ Insurance Exchange (OSBIE).
Insurance Coverage Highlights:
- Annual policy, effective November 1st of each year;
- $2 million liability coverage;
- Coverage includes: negligent acts causing bodily injury and property damage, personal injury and advertising liability, tenants legal liability, non-owned automobile liability, errors and omissions, directors and officers wrongful acts.


Resources, Frequently Asked Questions, and Training

Visit our Insurance and Risk Management page for insurance FAQs and a Risk Management training video for councils.

More information has been shared with Principals and School Council Chairs. If you are a School Council Chair and have not received the information, please contact your Principal.


If a School Council has any questions about the scope of coverage provided, please contact [email protected].

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