Principal’s Qualification Program Practicum Subsidy

Supporting Student Mental Health Project
Subsidy Overview:

As part of the Supporting Student Mental Health Project, the three Ontario principals’ associations in partnership with School Mental Health Ontario (SMH-ON) will be offering  subsidies of $250 to a limited number of eligible candidates for completion of the Principal’s Qualification Program (PQP) Practicum for the 2021-22 year.

Up to 22 subsidies will be allotted on a first come, first served basis, to those candidates whose successfully completed and assessed practicum focuses on supporting student mental health, using SMH-ON resources and agree to participate in a focus group or complete a survey to inform future development of similar joint projects.

 

Eligibility and Process:

Please note: If your practicum proposal has already been approved, you cannot change it to align with the criteria for this subsidy

  • This subsidy is available to PQP 1 candidates who registered for programs taking place in Summer 2021 or Fall 2021
  • Complete an application for approval through the respective principals’ association
  • The approved practicum must be aligned to SMH-ON resources and strategies and have a clear student mental health connection 
  • Practicum must be completed and submitted to the PQP facilitator by May 15, 2022 for initial assessment 
  • Practicum will be reviewed after submission to ensure the approved focus was maintained 
  • Any required revisions to your practicum must be completed and resubmitted to your facilitator by May 31. Please refer to the Practicum Handbook for all practicum requirements.
  • All requirements must be successfully completed by May 31, 2022. No extensions will be granted. If the requirements are not met by May 31, 2022, the principals’ association will not fulfil the subsidy application.

 

Apply by March 31, 2022

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Healthy Relationships in a Digital World (HR): Navigating Cyberbullying/Cyberviolence in Schools Project
Subsidy Overview:

As part of the HR Project, the three Ontario principals’ associations in partnership with the Ontario Ministry of Education will be offering subsidies of $250 to a limited number of eligible candidates for completion of the Principal’s Qualification Program (PQP) Practicum for the 2021-2022 year.

Up to 3 subsidies will be allotted on a first come, first served basis, to those candidates whose practicum application focuses on addressing prevention and response to cyberbullying/cyberviolence. In order to meet the reporting requirements for the funding, those who receive a subsidy will have to complete the following:

  • a short five-minute survey by April 29, 2022
  • the practicum by June 30, 2022
  • and a short 10 minute follow up survey by July 29, 2022.

Eligibility and Process:

Please note: If your practicum proposal has already been approved, you cannot change it to align with the criteria for this subsidy.

  • This subsidy is available to PQP 1 candidates who registered for summer 2021, fall 2021 or spring 2022 programs.
  • As part of the application process, the following information is required:
    • Approved practicum proposal
    • Short description of the practicum topic demonstrating focus on prevention and response to cyberbullying/cyberviolence
    • Anticipated practicum completion date
  • The approved practicum must be aligned to addressing prevention strategies and responses to cyberbullying/cyberviolence.
  • Practicums must be successfully completed as per the PQP facilitator by June 30
  • Subsidy applications will be reviewed within five business days to ensure compliance with subsidy criteria. All applicants will receive a notification whether approved or not.  
  • Subsidies will be paid out only once all elements are completed (pre-survey, practicum and post-survey).

Apply by April 22, 2022. 

Apply

 

If you have any questions, please email  smarshall@principals.ca

Only those who received confirmation of approval will receive a subsidy. The subsidy will be paid following successful completion of all requirements.

 

The OPC issues T22O2 receipts for eligible courses, but it is ultimately the responsibility of the candidate (taxpayer) to ensure that their taxes are filed in accordance with CRA guidelines and if you have any questions related to taxes, we recommend you contact an accountant or the CRA.