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I Am Jazz School and Community Reading

On February 28th educators and allies across Canada will stand in solidarity with transgender students by hosting the 2 nd annual school and community readings of the children's book I Am Jazz . The book was written by transgender teen trailblazer Jazz Jennings and Jessica Herthel. The book offers Jazz's account of...

The “OWNING YOUR PATH” Women’s Empowerment Conference

The DDSB Education Centre will host an engaging group of speakers to explore topics of women's empowerment through activities, presentations, and discussion. The "Owning Your Path" Women's Empowerment Conference will feature a keynote address from Shawnee Talbot, a singer/songwriter from Six Nations of the Grand River, who will perform three of...

DDSB Appoints New General Legal Counsel

We would like to congratulate and welcome Patrick Cotter, to the Durham District School Board (DDSB) as our new General Legal Counsel. Patrick is a strategic thinker and communicator with exceptional negotiation and advocacy skills. This appointment is effective January 28, 2019. Cotter joins the DDSB team with 20 years of...

Parent 'Advanced Technology' Training Evening

Would you like to assist your child with reading, writing and organization?  Plan to join the Inclusive Student Services team for a hands on learning session. Parents and guardians will learn about the common pieces of software used within the DDSB: Google Suite, Read and Write and Clicker 6. During the...

DDSB Appoints a New Superintendent of Safe Schools & Well-Being

We would like to congratulate and welcome Georgette Davis, to the Durham District School Board (DDSB) as our new Superintendent of Education of Safe Schools and Well-Being. Davis lives in the Durham Region and she is excited to contribute our school communities. She will support the family of schools of Anderson...

Changes to Therapy Services in Publicly Funded Schools Durham Region

The current children's rehabilitation service landscape in Ontario is complex. Durham District School Board (DDSB) continues to work with community partners to support students who require Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Speech Therapy. In Ontario schools Occupational Therapy (OT), Physiotherapy (PT) and Speech Therapy services are provided by contracted service agencies. Beginning...

Learning the Benefits of Speaking French at Franconnexion 2018

Grade 9 and 10 students from Core French and French Immersion will participate in interactive break-out sessions promoting the benefits of bilingualism. The session will include presenters from universities: Glendon College, University of Ottawa, and Laurentian University; exchange organizations: Explore, Canadian Education Exchange Foundation, and the YMCA Summer Work Student Exchange;...

Durham District School Board Officially Welcomes 2018-2022 Board of Trustees

At its Inaugural Meeting, the Durham District School Board officially welcomed the 2018-2022 Board of Trustees. "On behalf of our Durham District School Board students, staff, parents/guardians and school communities, I would like to welcome our 2018-2022 Board of Trustees. Together, we will work to inspire leadership. Our efforts will serve...