ADMINISTRATION EVALUATION, CONSULTATION AND SUPPORT
OFIS understands that your school sometimes requires a more personalized & customized support service than what is feasible through a conference or workshop. OFIS staff are available are available for most private school administrative issues. Examples of the types of consultations that are typically requested include, but are not limited to:
– a new school preparing for a Notice of Intention to Operate and the subsequent Ministry validation process
– a secondary school preparing for the Ministry inspection process, requiring inspection readiness support as well as on-site support the day of
inspection, including Growing Success and required policy development
– ensuring that policies and procedures are compliant with current legislation around Bullying Prevention and Intervention,
Workplace Violence and Harassment, Occupational Health and Safety, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities (AODA), Accepting Schools Act,
Safe Schools Act, and Child Care & Early Years regulations
– reviewing family and student registration & admissions process to ensure a clear, comprehensive and consistent ‘paper trail’ that
defines and limits your ‘educational promise’ and specifies mutually expected school, family and student rights and responsibilities
– setting out clear expectations for staff employment including interviewing, hiring, evaluating, disciplining and terminating which reflect
employment standards, human rights and common law legal expectations
Individual school consultations typically include a combination of in-person, on-site and web-based meetings with one of our experienced, highly skilled consultants. OFIS utilizes personalized and password-protected basecamp.com project management software to ensure confidential on-line collaboration. A consultation can be sought over the phone or by email.
On-Site Professional Development Event or School In-Service Event
Full or half day sessions to take place at your school focused on boosting leaders’ understanding of skills necessary for successful governance and compliance on a mutually agreed upon topic. Topics can include, but are not limited to, strategic planning, succession planning, ministry of education compliance, policy development, financial wellness, human resources, marketing and inspection readiness
OFIS Members – half-day $495.00 – full-day – $895.00
Non-Members – half-day – $695.00 – full-day – $1095.00
*50% non-refundable payment required at time of booking, balance due on day of event
Schools wanting to ensure that policies reflect the most current legal and government compliance expectations can have their current policies reviewed by our team of consultants. Includes 2 hours of web-based meetings, editing and recommendations for each policy submitted.
OFIS Members – $149.00
Non-Members – $249.00
*full payment due once review is complete
School leaders can receive instruction, tips and templates on a virtual platform on a number of integral administrative policies. These sessions can be done at the mutual convenience of school leaders and our facilitators. Includes 4 hours of web-based meetings (basecamp), policy drafting, editing of policy template and instructions for distribution of final policies.
OFIS Members – $295.00
Non-Members – $395.00
*full payment due once policy is complete
Administrative Support Packages
Individual Customized Consultation
In depth, customized consultations will assist school leaders in planning, implementing and supporting new strategies in addressing existing issues to promote positive change with goals of self-sufficiency and increased effectiveness. These consultations range in time depending on assessment and recommendation of the consultation team.
Packages start at $750 and can be adjusted to fit the needs of each school environment. Please inquire about pricing. These packages are available to current OFIS Members ONLY!
*Payment terms: 50% of consultation due at the time of booking, balance due upon completion, 10% discount for schools paying full balance at time of booking