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Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) Vacancies

The Durham District School Board’s Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) is calling for applications for volunteer Association/Agency – Durham Chapters’ Parent/Guardian Representatives & Alternates.
What is the role of the Special Education Advisory Committee?
Under Ontario’s Education Act, every student is entitled to a program which meets their needs....

Changing Cannabis Laws – Rules, Guidelines and Resources

The laws for cannabis use are changing on October 17 th . As it applies in our schools, here are a few of the basic rules that will need to be followed. For more information regarding the rules and laws in Ontario, visit the provincial website
Cannabis Laws, Rules &...

DDSB Celebrates Their Volunteers

The many dedicated school-based volunteers who help make Durham District School Board (DDSB) schools great places to learn will be recognized during the upcoming 16 th annual Volunteer of Distinction awards ceremony. "All of the Trustees at Durham District School Board are proud to celebrate our volunteers. Our students, parents and...

DDSB Students Continue to Achieve Above Provincial Results on EQAO Tests

Student achievement and success remains a guiding focus for educators and staff at the Durham District School Board (DDSB). The latest results released by the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) show that DDSB students are achieving above the provincial outcomes in all nine areas of assessment. There was a slight...

Guidelines for Municipal/School Trustee Elections 2018

With Municipal/School Trustee elections coming on October 22, 2018, the following information should be made available to teachers, parents, ratepayers and School Community Councils. Our schools have been used as a community location for balanced and orderly debate on various political issues outside instructional time. While there is an obvious entitlement...