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Special Education Advisory Committee Vacancies

The Durham District School Board’s Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) is calling for applications for volunteer Association/Agency 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. In Durham, our Special...

Naming of the New Oshawa Public School

The community is invited to help name the above Durham District School Board (DDSB) school. 
DDSB guidelines for school names indicate that we may name schools within at least one of the following categories: After persons recognized as having made a significant contribution to our society in the region, province...

Naming of the New Ajax Public School

The community is invited to help name the above Durham District School Board (DDSB) school.   DDSB guidelines for school names indicate that we may name schools within at least one of the following categories: After persons recognized as having made a significant contribution to our society in the region, province...

Let’s Talk! Impact of Social Media on Mental Health & Well-Being

Let's Talk! is a follow-up event to a parent session held last year, that will provide parents/guardians with the opportunity to better understand the impacts of social media on mental health and overall well-being. The event is funded by the Ministry of Education's Parents Reaching Out Grant.

Date: Wednesday, April 18 Time:...

Rocket Scientist Natalie Panek to Speak at 2018 Parents as Partners Symposium

The DDSB is honoured to have Natalie Panek – a rocket scientist, adventurer and advocate for women in technology – as the keynote speaker at the 2018 Parents as Partners Symposium. This year we will celebrate the exciting world of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and   Mathematics, better known as S.T.E.A.M.  Date:...