Dr. Mark McGowan on Catholic Education in Ontario

Leading author on Catholic education in Ontario and Professor and former Principal of St. Michael’s College, University of Toronto – Dr. Mark McGowan – is among the highlighted speakers presenting at the 2019 OCSTA Catholic Trustees Seminar. Program details are listed below:

OCSTA Catholic Trustees Seminar
When: January 18 – 19, 2019
Location: Delta Hotels by Marriott Toronto Airport – 655 Dixon Rd., Toronto

For program and details please click here.

Labour Relations Meeting
When: 
January 19, 2019
Location: Delta Hotels by Marriott Toronto Airport (same location as the Catholic Trustees Seminar)
Time: 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm  – for registration information click here.

Privacy Commissioner Releases Guide for Schools

The Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario (IPC) has produced A Guide to Privacy and Access to Information in Ontario Schools. This guide describes the obligations and rights that school boards, principals, administrators and teachers have under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA)

The following IPC produced fact sheets provide a convenient overview of key topics coverd in the guide, including:

For a hard copy of the guide, email your request with quantities to info@ipc.on.ca.​

 

Legislative Update

The Legislative Assembly of Ontario will return on February 19, 2019. 

In a January 7 letter to the Ontario Public Service, the Premier outlined government three “emerging priorities: jobs, balancing the budget and health care. Read the letter here.

 

Short-Video Contest Winners to be Announced

The OCSTA “Community Builders” short-video contest winners will be announced on Friday, January 18 at 11:30 a.m. See the announcement at www.togetherinfaith.ca or in the news release section of this website.