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Minutes of the Council Meeting of the Ontario College of Teachers held on April 10, 2003 in the Council Chambers, 6th Floor, 121 Bloor Street East, Toronto.

Table of Contents

1. Call to Order/Welcome

2. Agenda

3. Minutes

4. Business

5. Correspondence

6. Adjournment

Present: Bernard J. Adam, James Black, Jackie Breithaupt, Douglas Brown (until 5:00 p.m.), Sterling Campbell, Larry M. Capstick (Chair), Doug Carter, Ernie Checkeris, Karl Dean, Pauline Demers, Jerry DeQuetteville, Sheila Gifford, Audrey Hadfield, Nancy Hutcheson, Marilyn Laframboise (Vice-Chair), Diane Leblovic (until 5:00 p.m.), Elayne McDermid, Karen Mitchell, Harry Mulvale, Iain Munro, Pierrette Nadeau, Janet Ouellette, Elizabeth Papadopoulos, David Somer, Frances Thorne, Lou Watson, W. Douglas Wilson (Registrar)

Present by teleconference: Janet Cornwall

Regrets: Patrick Daly, Margaret Dempsey, Martin Kings, Larry Mongeon

Presiding Officer: George Merrett

Guests: L. Thomas Forbes (McCarthy Tétrault), Bryan Graham (PricewaterhouseCoopers) (from 1:30 p.m. to 2:10 p.m.)

Staff: Peter Alexander, Margaret Aubé, Kim Bauer, Peter Brown (from 1:30 p.m. until 2:11 p.m.), Rosemary Gannon, Myrtle Herzenberg, Richard Lewko, Marisa McCallister, Charlie Morrison, Lynda Palazzi, Katherin Platt

1. Call to Order/Welcome

The Presiding Officer, George Merrett, called the meeting to order at 1:05 p.m. and welcomed all present.

Diane Leblovic passed on farewell comments and regrets from Margaret Dempsey.

It was noted that Steering was comprised of Marilyn Laframboise and Diane Leblovic.

2. Agenda (GC20030410-53)

It was moved by Steering, and

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY,

That the Agenda for the April 10, 2003 Council Meeting be approved.

3. Minutes

3.1 Meeting, February 27-28, 2003 (GC20030410-54)

It was moved by Steering, and

CARRIED,

That the Minutes of the Council Meeting held on February 27-28, 2003 be approved.

Recorded Vote:

For

Against

Bernard J. Adam

Jackie Breithaupt

Douglas Brown

Sterling Campbell

Larry M. Capstick

Doug Carter

Ernie Checkeris

Janet Cornwall

Karl Dean

Pauline Demers

Jerry DeQuetteville

Sheila Gifford

Audrey Hadfield

Nancy Hutcheson

Marilyn Laframboise

Diane Leblovic

Elayne McDermid

Karen Mitchell

Harry Mulvale

Iain Munro

Pierrette Nadeau

Janet Ouellette

Elizabeth Papadopoulos

David Somer

Frances Thorne

Lou Watson

For: 26

Against: 0

Abstain: 1

Absent: 4

4. Business

4.1 Deputy Registrar Selection Committee Report - Recruitment of the Deputy Registrar (GC20030410-59C)

It was moved by Steering, and

CARRIED,

That Council move into an in camera session, those present to include members of Council, the Registrar and designated staff.

Recorded Vote:

For

Against

Bernard J. Adam

Jackie Breithaupt

Douglas Brown

Sterling Campbell

Larry M. Capstick

Doug Carter

Ernie Checkeris

Janet Cornwall

Karl Dean

Pauline Demers

Jerry DeQuetteville

Sheila Gifford

Audrey Hadfield

Nancy Hutcheson

Marilyn Laframboise

Diane Leblovic

Elayne McDermid

Karen Mitchell

Harry Mulvale

Iain Munro

Pierrette Nadeau

Janet Ouellette

Elizabeth Papadopoulos

David Somer

Frances Thorne

Lou Watson

For: 26

Against: 0

Abstain: 1

Absent: 4

Council moved into an in camera session at 1:15 p.m.

Staff left the room at 1:15 p.m. with the exception of the Executive Co-ordinator, Richard Lewko, and the recording secretary, Myrtle Herzenberg.

Council moved out of the in camera session at 1:30 p.m.

4.2 Finance Committee Report (GC20030410-56)

The report of the Finance Committee was received. The Chair, Karl Dean, spoke to the report.

4.2.1 2002 Audited Financial Statements (GC20030410-57)

Karl Dean introduced Peter Brown, Controller, and Bryan Graham, Auditor, PricewaterhouseCoopers, who spoke to the financial statements and answered questions.

It was moved by Karl Dean, Chair, Finance Committee, and

CARRIED,

That Council accept the 2002 Audited Financial Statements (GC20030410-57).

Recorded Vote:

For

Against

Bernard J. Adam

James Black

Jackie Breithaupt

Douglas Brown

Sterling Campbell

Larry M. Capstick

Doug Carter

Ernie Checkeris

Janet Cornwall

Karl Dean

Pauline Demers

Jerry DeQuetteville

Sheila Gifford

Audrey Hadfield

Nancy Hutcheson

Marilyn Laframboise

Diane Leblovic

Elayne McDermid

Karen Mitchell

Harry Mulvale

Iain Munro

Pierrette Nadeau

Janet Ouellette

Elizabeth Papadopoulos

David Somer

Frances Thorne

Lou Watson

For: 26

Against: 1

Absent: 4

Bryan Graham withdrew from the meeting at 2:10 p.m.

4.2.2 Reappointment of Auditors (GC20030410-56)

It was moved by Karl Dean, Chair, Finance Committee, and

CARRIED,

That Council reappoint PricewaterhouseCoopers as auditors for the 2003 fiscal year.

Recorded Vote:

For

Against

Bernard J. Adam

James Black

Jackie Breithaupt

Douglas Brown

Sterling Campbell

Larry M. Capstick

Doug Carter

Ernie Checkeris

Janet Cornwall

Karl Dean

Pauline Demers

Jerry DeQuetteville

Sheila Gifford

Audrey Hadfield

Nancy Hutcheson

Marilyn Laframboise

Diane Leblovic

Elayne McDermid

Karen Mitchell

Harry Mulvale

Iain Munro

Pierrette Nadeau

Janet Ouellette

Elizabeth Papadopoulos

David Somer

Frances Thorne

Lou Watson

For: 27

Against: 0

Absent: 4

4.3 2002 Annual Report (GC20030410-58)

A copy of the 2002 Annual Report was provided to Council for information. The Registrar spoke to the report and answered questions.

4.4 Quality Assurance Committee (GC20030410-60)

The report of the Quality Assurance Committee was received. The Chair, Sterling Campbell, spoke to the report and answered questions.

The following corrections were noted:

Under the heading "Object Three", on page 4, French and English should be in brackets; on page 6, paragraph 3, a half-page notice is placed in Professional Speaking/Pour parler profession, not a full-page notice; and on page 8, paragraph 2, it should state that "most" additional qualification course guidelines have been completed, and not "all".

It was moved by Steering, but

WITHDRAWN,

That Council recommend to the Minister of Education that a process with appropriate timelines be established to facilitate the Minister's consideration of proposed amendments to legislation and regulation in order to ensure legislative relevance in the public interest.

It was moved by Jackie Breithaupt, seconded by Sterling Campbell, and

CARRIED,

That Council recommend to the Minister that College and Ministry staff develop a protocol to facilitate consideration of proposed amendments to legislation and regulations with timelines acceptable to both.

Recorded Vote:

For

Against

Bernard J. Adam

James Black

Jackie Breithaupt

Douglas Brown

Sterling Campbell

Larry M. Capstick

Doug Carter

Ernie Checkeris

Janet Cornwall

Karl Dean

Pauline Demers

Jerry DeQuetteville

Sheila Gifford

Audrey Hadfield

Nancy Hutcheson

Marilyn Laframboise

Diane Leblovic

Elayne McDermid

Karen Mitchell

Harry Mulvale

Iain Munro

Pierrette Nadeau

Janet Ouellette

Elizabeth Papadopoulos

David Somer

Frances Thorne

Lou Watson

For: 27

Against: 0

Absent: 4

4.5 Housekeeping Changes to the Bylaws of the Ontario College of Teachers (GC20030410-61)

The Executive Co-ordinator, Richard Lewko, spoke to the proposed amendments and answered questions.

It was moved by Steering, and

CARRIED,

That Council approve the changes to the bylaws of the Ontario College of Teachers as outlined in document GC20030410-61 (Attachment 1), with the exclusion of sections 5.15, 6.04(d)(ii), 7.11, 14.01 and 14.02.

Recorded Vote:

For

Against

Bernard J. Adam

James Black

Jackie Breithaupt

Douglas Brown

Sterling Campbell

Larry M. Capstick

Doug Carter

Ernie Checkeris

Janet Cornwall

Karl Dean

Pauline Demers

Jerry DeQuetteville

Sheila Gifford

Audrey Hadfield

Nancy Hutcheson

Marilyn Laframboise

Diane Leblovic

Elayne McDermid

Karen Mitchell

Harry Mulvale

Iain Munro

Pierrette Nadeau

Janet Ouellette

Elizabeth Papadopoulos

David Somer

Frances Thorne

Lou Watson

For: 27

Against: 0

Absent: 4

It was moved by Steering, but

LOST,

That Council approve the changes to section 5.15 of the bylaws as outlined in document GC20030410-61 (Attachment 1).

Recorded Vote:

For

Against

Jackie Breithaupt

Bernard J. Adam

Audrey Hadfield

James Black

Diane Leblovic

Douglas Brown

Elayne McDermid

Sterling Campbell

Harry Mulvale

Larry M. Capstick

Janet Ouellette

Doug Carter

Frances Thorne

Ernie Checkeris

Lou Watson

Janet Cornwall

Karl Dean

Pauline Demers

Jerry DeQuetteville

Sheila Gifford

Nancy Hutcheson

Marilyn Laframboise

Karen Mitchell

Iain Munro

Pierrette Nadeau

Elizabeth Papadopoulos

David Somer

For: 8

Against: 19

Absent: 4

It was moved by Steering, but

LOST,

That Council approve the changes to section 6.04(d)(ii) of the bylaws as outlined in document GC20030410-61 (Attachment 1).

Recorded Vote:

For

Against

Bernard J. Adam

James Black

Jackie Breithaupt

Douglas Brown

Sterling Campbell

Larry M. Capstick

Doug Carter

Ernie Checkeris

Janet Cornwall

Karl Dean

Pauline Demers

Jerry DeQuetteville

Sheila Gifford

Audrey Hadfield

Nancy Hutcheson

Marilyn Laframboise

Diane Leblovic

Elayne McDermid

Karen Mitchell

Harry Mulvale

Iain Munro

Pierrette Nadeau

Janet Ouellette

Elizabeth Papadopoulos

David Somer

Frances Thorne

Lou Watson

For: 0

Against: 27

Absent: 4

It was moved by Steering, but

LOST,

That Council approve the changes to section 7.11 of the bylaw as outlined in document GC20030410-61 (Attachment 1).

Recorded Vote:

For

Against

Bernard J. Adam

Jackie Breithaupt

Douglas Brown

Sterling Campbell

Larry M. Capstick

Doug Carter

Ernie Checkeris

Janet Cornwall

Karl Dean

Pauline Demers

Jerry DeQuetteville

Sheila Gifford

Audrey Hadfield

Nancy Hutcheson

Marilyn Laframboise

Diane Leblovic

Elayne McDermid

Karen Mitchell

Harry Mulvale

Iain Munro

Pierrette Nadeau

Janet Ouellette

Elizabeth Papadopoulos

David Somer

Frances Thorne

Lou Watson

For: 0

Against: 26

Abstain: 1

Absent: 4

It was agreed that section 14.01 of the bylaws be dealt with after consideration of section 14.02 and that the portion on the travel and expense policy be dealt with separately from the rest of the changes to that section.

It was moved by Steering, but

LOST,

That Council approve the changes to section 14.02 of the bylaws as outlined in document GC20030410-61 (Attachment 1).

Recorded Vote:

For

Against

Sterling Campbell

Bernard J. Adam

Jackie Breithaupt

Douglas Brown

Larry M. Capstick

Doug Carter

Ernie Checkeris

Janet Cornwall

Karl Dean

Pauline Demers

Jerry DeQuetteville

Sheila Gifford

Audrey Hadfield

Nancy Hutcheson

Marilyn Laframboise

Diane Leblovic

Elayne McDermid

Karen Mitchell

Harry Mulvale

Iain Munro

Pierrette Nadeau

Janet Ouellette

Elizabeth Papadopoulos

David Somer

Frances Thorne

Lou Watson

For: 1

Against: 25

Abstain: 1

Absent: 4

It was moved by Steering, and

CARRIED,

That Council approve the changes to section 14.01 of the bylaws with the exclusion of the reference to the travel and expense policy as outlined in document GC20030410-61 (Attachment 1).

Recorded Vote:

For

Against

Bernard J. Adam

Jackie Breithaupt

Douglas Brown

Sterling Campbell

Larry M. Capstick

Doug Carter

Ernie Checkeris

Janet Cornwall

Karl Dean

Pauline Demers

Jerry DeQuetteville

Sheila Gifford

Audrey Hadfield

Nancy Hutcheson

Marilyn Laframboise

Diane Leblovic

Elayne McDermid

Karen Mitchell

Harry Mulvale

Iain Munro

Pierrette Nadeau

Janet Ouellette

Elizabeth Papadopoulos

David Somer

Frances Thorne

Lou Watson

For: 26

Against: 0

Abstain: 1

Absent: 4

It was noted that the changes to section 7.11 of the bylaws had not been approved and those changes subsequently effected section 7.12.

It was moved by Harry Mulvale, seconded by Marilyn Laframboise, and

CARRIED,

That the following motion be reconsidered:

That Council approve the changes to the bylaws of the Ontario College of Teachers as outlined in document GC20030410-61 (Attachment 1), with the exclusion of sections 5.15, 6.04(d)(ii), 7.11, 14.01 and 14.02.

Recorded Vote:

For

Against

Bernard J. Adam

Jackie Breithaupt

Douglas Brown

Sterling Campbell

Larry M. Capstick

Doug Carter

Ernie Checkeris

Janet Cornwall

Karl Dean

Pauline Demers

Sheila Gifford

Audrey Hadfield

Nancy Hutcheson

Marilyn Laframboise

Diane Leblovic

Elayne McDermid

Karen Mitchell

Harry Mulvale

Iain Munro

Pierrette Nadeau

Janet Ouellette

Elizabeth Papadopoulos

David Somer

Frances Thorne

Lou Watson

For: 25

Against: 0

Abstain: 1

Absent: 5

It was moved by Steering, but

LOST,

That Council approve the changes to section 7.12 of the bylaws as outlined in document GC20030410-61 (Attachment 1).

Recorded Vote:

For

Against

Bernard J. Adam

Jackie Breithaupt

Douglas Brown

Sterling Campbell

Larry M. Capstick

Doug Carter

Ernie Checkeris

Janet Cornwall

Karl Dean

Pauline Demers

Jerry DeQuetteville

Sheila Gifford

Audrey Hadfield

Nancy Hutcheson

Marilyn Laframboise

Diane Leblovic

Elayne McDermid

Karen Mitchell

Harry Mulvale

Iain Munro

Pierrette Nadeau

Janet Ouellette

Elizabeth Papadopoulos

David Somer

Frances Thorne

Lou Watson

For: 0

Against: 26

Abstain: 1

Absent: 4

It was moved by Steering, and

CARRIED,

That Council approve the changes to the bylaws of the Ontario College of Teachers as outlined in document GC20030410-61 (Attachment 1), with the exclusion of sections 5.15, 6.04(d)(ii), 7.11, 7.12, 14.01 and 14.02.

Recorded Vote:

For

Against

Bernard J. Adam

Jackie Breithaupt

Douglas Brown

Sterling Campbell

Larry M. Capstick

Doug Carter

Ernie Checkeris

Janet Cornwall

Karl Dean

Pauline Demers

Jerry DeQuetteville

Sheila Gifford

Audrey Hadfield

Nancy Hutcheson

Marilyn Laframboise

Diane Leblovic

Elayne McDermid

Karen Mitchell

Harry Mulvale

Iain Munro

Pierrette Nadeau

Janet Ouellette

Elizabeth Papadopoulos

David Somer

Frances Thorne

Lou Watson

For: 26

Against: 0

Abstain: 1

Absent: 4

4.6 Deputy Registrar Selection Committee (GC20030410-59C)

The Chair reported that the following motion had been passed during the in camera session:

That Council appoint Brian McGowan as the Deputy Registrar of the Ontario College of Teachers effective May 9, 2003.

4.7 Amendments to Regulation 184/97 (GC20030410-62C)

The report on the Teacher Qualifying Test and Amendments to Regulation 184/97 was received. The Registrar spoke to the report and answered questions.

It was moved by Steering, and

CARRIED,

That Council recommend:

That the Minister of Education be advised that:

The changes proposed by the Minister of Education under section 12(1)(c) of the Ontario College of Teachers Act to Regulation 184/97, Teacher Qualifications, that apply to the Qualifying Test requirements for teacher certification are acceptable to the College as contained in document (GC20030410-62C) and as follows:

1. Section 3 of Ontario Regulation 184/97 is revoked and the following substituted:

3. The Registrar may grant a certificate of qualification to a candidate, in the form provided in the by-laws of the College and indicating the areas of concentration the candidate has successfully completed, if,

(a) the dean of a college or faculty of education or the director of a school of education in Ontario reports to the Registrar that the candidate,

(i) has complied with section 2,

(ii) holds an acceptable university degree or qualifications the College considers equivalent thereto, or technological qualifications, and

(iii) has successfully completed a program of professional education; and

(b) the candidate has passed the qualifying test under section 10.1 of the Education Act, unless the candidate is not required under that Act to pass the test before the certificate may be granted.

2. 1) Subsection 13 (1) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “and” at the end of clause (b), by adding “and” at the end of clause (c) and by adding the following clause:

(d) the applicant has passed the qualifying test under section 10.1 of the Education Act, unless the applicant is not required under that Act to pass that test before the certificate may be granted.

(2) Section 13 of the Regulation is amended by adding the following subsection:

(3) Despite subsections (1) and (2), the following rules apply if an interim certificate of qualification referred to in this section was granted after March 14, 2002 and before the day section 13.2 comes into force to an applicant who is required to pass the qualifying test under section 10.1 of the Education Act but has not done so on or before the day section 13.2 comes into force:

1. The certificate shall be deemed, as of the day section 13.2 comes into force, to be an interim certificate of qualification (provisional) referred to in that section, valid for one year from the day the interim certificate of qualification was granted.

2. The interim certificate of qualification (provisional) referred to in paragraph 1 shall be deemed to have been granted on the day the interim certificate of qualification was granted.

3. (1) Subsection 13.1 (1) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “and” at the end of clause (b), by adding “and” at the end of clause (c) and by adding the following clause:

(d) the applicant has passed the qualifying test under section 10.1 of the Education Act, unless the applicant is not required under that Act to pass that test before the certificate may be granted.

(2) Subsection 13.1 (4) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “interim certificate of qualification (limited)” in the portion before clause (a) and substituting “interim certificate of qualification (limited) granted under subsection (1)”.

(3) Section 13.1 of the Regulation is amended by adding the following subsection:

(7) Despite subsections (1) to (6), the following rules apply if an interim certificate of qualification (limited) referred to in this section was granted after March 14, 2002 and before the day section 13.3 comes into force to an applicant who is required to pass the qualifying test under section 10.1 of the Education Act but has not done so on or before the day section 13.3 comes into force:

1. The certificate shall be deemed, as of the day section 13.3 comes into force, to be an interim certificate of qualification (limited, provisional) referred to in that section, valid for one year from the day the interim certificate of qualification (limited) was granted.

2. The interim certificate of qualification (limited, provisional) referred to in paragraph 1 shall be deemed to have been granted on the day the interim certificate of qualification (limited) was granted.

4. The Regulation is amended by adding the following sections:

13.2 (1) The Registrar may grant an interim certificate of qualification (provisional), valid for one year, to an applicant who is required to pass the qualifying test under section 10.1 of the Education Act but has not done so, if the Registrar is satisfied that the applicant has satisfied the requirements of clauses 13 (1) (a) to (c).

(2) An interim certificate of qualification referred to in section 13 may be granted to the holder of an interim certificate of qualification (provisional) referred to in subsection (1) if the holder passes the qualifying test under section 10.1 of the Education Act,

(a) within the one-year period after the date the interim certificate of qualification (provisional) was granted; or

(b) within the one-year period referred to in subsection 13 (3), in the case of a certificate that is deemed under that subsection to be an interim certificate of qualification (provisional).

(3) An interim certificate of qualification referred to in subsection (2) is valid for a period of six years from the date that the interim certificate of qualification (provisional) referred to in that subsection was granted or is deemed to have been granted.

13.3 (1) The Registrar may grant an interim certificate of qualification (limited, provisional), valid for one year to an applicant who is required to pass the qualifying test under section 10.1 of the Education Act but has not done so, if the Registrar is satisfied that the applicant has satisfied the requirements of clauses 13.1 (1) (a) to (c).

(2) An interim certificate of qualification (limited) referred to in section 13.1 may be granted to the holder of an interim certificate of qualification (limited, provisional) referred to in subsection (1) if the holder passes the qualifying test under section 10.1 of the Education Act,

(a) within the one-year period after the date the interim certificate of qualification (limited, provisional) was granted; or

(b) within the one-year period referred to in subsection 13.1 (7), in the case of a certificate that is deemed under that subsection to be an interim certificate of qualification (limited, provisional).

(3) An interim certificate of qualification (limited) referred to in subsection (2) is valid for three years from the date the interim certificate of qualification (limited, provisional) referred to in that subsection was granted or is deemed to have been granted.

(4) The Registrar may impose any conditions on an interim certificate of qualification (limited, provisional) that the Registrar may impose on an interim certificate of qualification (limited) under subsection (2) of section 13.1

18.1 If an interim certificate of qualification (provisional) referred to in subsection 13 (3) or section 13.2 or an interim certificate of qualification (limited, provisional) referred to in subsection 13.1 (7) or section 13.3 expires without the holder qualifying for an interim certificate of qualification or an interim certificate of qualification (limited), the holder of the certificate is not eligible for another interim certificate of qualification (provisional) or interim certificate of qualification (limited, provisional).

Recorded Vote:

For

Against

Jackie Breithaupt

Bernard J. Adam

Douglas Brown

James Black

Ernie Checkeris

Sterling Campbell

Janet Cornwall

Larry M. Capstick

Pauline Demers

Doug Carter

Sheila Gifford

Karl Dean

Audrey Hadfield

Jerry DeQuetteville

Marilyn Laframboise

Nancy Hutcheson

Diane Leblovic

Harry Mulvale

Elayne McDermid

Iain Munro

Karen Mitchell

Elizabeth Papadopoulos

Pierrette Nadeau

Janet Ouellette

David Somer

Frances Thorne

Lou Watson

For: 16

Against: 11

Absent: 4

It was moved by Steering, and

CARRIED,

Whereas section 3.06(d) of the Bylaws of the Ontario College of Teachers states: 'a Council meeting may only consider motions, which the members of Council agree to consider by a two-thirds vote of those in attendance', it was agreed that Council consider the following Laframboise/Adam motion:

That Council recommend that the Minister of Education immediately review the legislation or regulation that permits the granting of an interim certificate of qualification (provisional) to applicants from outside the province but that does not permit the granting of a similar certificate to successful graduates of Ontario at accredited Faculties of Education who do not pass the Qualifying Test.

Recorded Vote:

For

Against

Bernard J. Adam

Jerry DeQuetteville

James Black

Jackie Breithaupt

Sterling Campbell

Larry M. Capstick

Doug Carter

Janet Cornwall

Pauline Demers

Sheila Gifford

Audrey Hadfield

Nancy Hutcheson

Marilyn Laframboise

Elayne McDermid

Karen Mitchell

Harry Mulvale

Iain Munro

Pierrette Nadeau

Janet Ouellette

Elizabeth Papadopoulos

David Somer

Frances Thorne

Lou Watson

For: 22

Against: 1

Absent: 8

It was moved by Marilyn Laframboise, seconded by Bernard Adam, and

CARRIED,

That Council recommend that the Minister of Education immediately review the legislation or regulation that permits the granting of an interim certificate of qualification (provisional) to applicants from outside the province but that does not permit the granting of a similar certificate to successful graduates of Ontario at accredited Faculties of Education who do not pass the Qualifying Test.

Recorded Vote:

For

Against

Bernard J. Adam

James Black

Jackie Breithaupt

Sterling Campbell

Larry M. Capstick

Doug Carter

Ernie Checkeris

Janet Cornwall

Karl Dean

Pauline Demers

Jerry DeQuetteville

Sheila Gifford

Audrey Hadfield

Nancy Hutcheson

Marilyn Laframboise

Elayne McDermid

Karen Mitchell

Harry Mulvale

Iain Munro

Pierrette Nadeau

Janet Ouellette

Elizabeth Papadopoulos

David Somer

Frances Thorne

Lou Watson

For: 25

Against: 0

Absent: 6

5. Correspondence (GC20030410-63, 64, 66, 67, 68, 69)

The following correspondence was received for information:

  • Correspondence from Adrian Guldemond, Ontario Alliance of Christian Schools re Appointment of New Registrar and CEO (GC20030410-63)
  • Correspondence from William W. Markle, Q.C. (GC20030410-64)
  • Registrar's correspondence to Phyllis Benedict, Ontario Teachers’ Federation (GC20030410-66)
  • Education partners launch campaign to recruit Ontario teachers newswire (GC20030410-67)
  • Correspondence from Registrar to Ontario Principals’ Council (GC20030410-68)
  • Correspondence from Chair to the Minister of Education re Funding for the Professional Learning Program (GC20030410-69)
  • Correspondence from the Registrar to Helen Spence, Ontario Principals' Council, re Uncertified Teachers (GC20030410-71)
  • Correspondence from the Registrar to the Minister of Education re The Schools We Need (GC20030410-72)

The Chair thanked George Merrett for presiding over Council meetings. He paid tribute to the senior leadership team and thanked Marilyn Laframboise for her contribution to Council as Vice-Chair. He thanked all Council members for their contribution to the profession.

Marilyn Laframboise, on behalf of Council, paid tribute to the Chair for his contribution to Council and to the teaching profession.

A discussion paper New Teacher Induction: Growing into the Profession (GC20030410-73) was distributed to the Council members.

6. Adjournment

The meeting adjourned at 5:15 p.m.

Signed: Chair, Larry M. Capstick

Signed: Registrar and Chief Executive Officer, W. Douglas Wilson

Dated

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