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Honourable Liz Sandals, Minister of Education

Official greeting to the 2015 OFHSA Conference Delegates

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OFHSA announces their 2015-16 Officers

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Resource tip sheet in light of the teacher job actions across Ontario: Teacher Labour Disputes

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Conference 2015:

Please complete the 2015 Conference Evaluations: Complete these surveys for your chance to win a $ 25 Tim Horton's gift card for your association by June 1st..

E-mail your response to 2015ofhsaconference@gmail.com

For Delegates

For Non-Attendees:

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The Ministry of Education has released several guides and tip sheets for parents along with the curriculum for Health & Physical Education. They are all posted on the Ministry website. We are pleased to provide the links to those documents here:

·         A Parent’s Guide to the Revised H&PE Curriculum, Grades 1 to 12
·         A Parent’s Guide: Human Development and Sexual Health in the Health and Physical Education Curriculum; Grades 1-6
·         A Parent’s Guide: Human Development and Sexual Health in the Health and Physical Education Curriculum; Grades 7-12
·         Quick Facts for Parents: Learning about Healthy Relationships and Consent
·         Quick Facts for Parents: Learning about Online Safety, Including Risks of Sexting

 

Publications:

* CASL guidelines for H&S Associations and H&S Councils

* an updated Association membership application form

* an updated Membership list form

Brand and Visual Identity Standards

H&S Associations and E-mail - Guidelines

H&S Association Elections

Safe Travel to School brochure

Correspondence:

In support of the policy 'that all children be required to show proof of a comprehensive eye exam prior to school entry':

Letter to the Ontario Association of Optometrists

Letter to the Ministers of Children and Youth Services and Health and Long Term Care

Private Member's Bill C-597: An Act to Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

 

Newsletters:

Virtually Yours - our e-newsletter. Want to subscribe?  Send an e-mail to OFHSA with 'sign me up' in the subject line.

The OFHSA Bulletin - our print newsletter. Download the Winter 2015 issue.

 

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