Leadership Talks: Conversations with School Leaders

Our new podcast, Leadership Talks, aims to feature leaders across the province sharing their stories about the difference they make in schools. We invite you to listen to the four conversations recorded so far. Topics include Bolstering Resilience and Mental Health in Schools; Principalship in High Priority/High Needs Elementary Schools; Leading Innovation, Finding and Activating School Leaders; and Supporting 2SLGBTQQIA+ Staff and Students. We’d love for you to join the conversation by completing the proposal form today! 

OPC Hiring a Protective Services Consultant

We are hiring a Protective Services Consultant to join our Protective Services Team (PST). The successful candidate will provide advice and support to OPC Members, represent Members in workplace investigations and discipline matters, develop relationships with school board leadership teams to enhance Member support and build on the OPC’s reputation for the development and delivery of relevant, responsive professional learning for principals and vice-principals in Ontario. Applications must be received electronically no later than 4:30 p.m. EST on Friday, February 2, 2024. In-person interviews will take place February 22, 23 and 24, and possible follow-up interviews will take place virtually on February 29. Learn more about the position and application details here.

Quote to Ponder

Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” – Malcolm X


Over the last 2 weeks, we have taken part in several media interviews about the staff shortages crisis. A link to those stories is available here and will be updated if there are additional interviews.

Queen’s Park

The House is in recess until February 20, 2024.