This page will grow as parents, students and schools share questions about navigating the education system and advocating for students and schools. Click below and 'Contact' me with your question.
When you designate yourself as an English Separate Supporter, you foster a strong political voice through the ability to vote for your Trustee. Thee is NO connection between where you direct your support and where taxes are directed - Ministry education grants to school boards are on a per pupil basis.
You are given 3 minutes to speak, following which trustees may ask you questions for clarification only. Oddly, you MUST submit your full written speech at least 2 days in advance or you won't be allowed to speak.
Delegating is a great place to let ALL trustees know about local needs and demand action.
Contact the Board's Recording Secretary (416-222-8282 ext. 2293) if you need help. . Click here for more information.
All public Board and Committee meetings are LIVE STREAMED on the Board website. Click here - the LIVE FEED link will be posted on this page. Scroll down to the relavent Board or Committee meeting.
Thanks to the St Vincent de Paul CSPC and students delegating at Board, we now have an annual $1.2M Playground & Schoolyard Fund for all schools which each school can apply for directly. The more you're able to show parent involvement and specific plans, the more likely you are to get funds. .See details for applying.
Complaints can be sent to the Ontario Ombudsman, which is an independent and impartial Officer of the Legislature who resolves complaints about government and public sector bodies - including school boards. It promotes fairness, accountability and transparency in the public sector by investigating public complaints and systemic issues.
Visit voterlookup.ca to check the accuracy of your voter information, including separate school support status.
NOTE: Your Catholic school support does NOT move with you if your address changes.
Under Ontario’s access and privacy laws, students & their parents are
entitled to ALL their records., including ALL information in the Ontario Student Record. Your principal should give you access.
As with escalating any student matters,
Visit the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario website if you are not able to gain access.
All details for Ontario's curriculum from JK to Grade 12 can be found on the Ministry of Education website.
The site provides an overview for EACH course, expectations, learning objectives, information for parents and further resources.
Our Religious education, physical and health education curricula are written by the Institute for Catholic Education (ICE).