Ontario

Ontario

A great deal of time and effort has gone into the benefit plans for senior administrators.  In addition, there is a seven level executive compensation framework based on the size of a board.  It is hoped that it will be available in March/April.  Once the board has established the compensation for senior leaders, the framework must be posted on the board website for public consultation. Student trips to the United States have become a question mark given the US travel ban.  Boards must have a contingency plan if students are held at the border.  Another important topic is medical marijuana and the eventual legalization of marijuana.  Issues include access, storage, privacy disclosure and administration related to staff and students alike.  OPSOA is holding its AGM in Ottawa to coincide with Canada’s 150th birthday 

At the recent meeting of Ontario directors topics included an impending Auditor General announcement, school closures and the lack of French Language teachers