April 10-12 AND April 24-26 – Keele Campus – YORK University – In partnership with YORK University, OFIS offers this course every spring to experienced private school leaders to update their system practices and procedures.
PSP Parts I and II have been developed in accordance with, and to prioritize, the Ontario Ministry of Education’s Leadership Framework for Principals and Vice-Principals. Successful candidates will be expected to successfully demonstrate the Leadership Framework Competencies (skills, knowledge and attitudes) necessary to promote high levels of student achievement, to reduce gaps in student achievement, and to increase public confidence in private education. Such demonstration will be required through all of the preparatory, interactive on-line, in-person and action practicum sessions.
PSP Part II – System Practices and Procedures – providing an exploration of the independent school leader’s responsibilities that is more in depth, and with the benefit of their accumulated experiences and wisdoms, the practical aspects of principalship, examined in the light of current research and theories. Contemporary educational issues, applied to and discussed in the context of real case scenarios, will be the focus of Part II. Candidates will be expected to drawfrom and to share their own experiences, in mutually beneficial small group environments, structured for the professional development of all. Facilitation will be the preferred method of instruction.
Both courses are certified by York University and are annually revitalized through a critical review process jointly effected by York University and OFIS. All Course Days will include an approximate 10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. break, 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m. lunch, and 2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. break. Instructors and guest speakers have been approved by York University/OFIS. Course modules have been developed by instructors under the direction or oversight of York University/OFIS.
April 10-12 2015 AND April 24-26 2015 + 35 Hours online
York University – Keele Campus – 8:30-4:30 each day
$2100 + HST