Professional Development

OFIS School Leadership Development

OFIS Professional Development Events & Resources are reflective of the most current government expectations, legal obligations and innovative leadership ideas. The annual calendar is developed by the OFIS board comprised of experienced school leaders and in consultation with our members.

As part of OFIS’ commitment to standard-setting leadership for independent schools and their leaders, we have 3 defined categories of leadership development we encourage:
Political Development – OFIS plans for and prepares appropriate political activities for its members aimed at raising the positive public profile for independent education
Professional Development – OFIS plans for and prepares appropriate professional development for its members aimed at improving policies and procedures for independent schools across the province
Personal Development – Personal Leadership Development Retreat – providing school leaders with an opportunity to collaborate, network and problem solve in a community of professionals ranging from beginners to seasoned veterans. Designed for current school leaders and graduates of PSP I and/or II. These retreats will feature successful strategies for addressing personal leadership challenges in a collegial atmosphere where the focus is personal leadership development. Through interactive workshops, group discussions and time for personal and professional reflection, these retreats will help school leaders strengthen their leadership skills and widen their personal support network.  

*Refunds are not available for OFIS PD Events. If  a registrant contacts the OFIS office by email prior to the event to advise, that registration can be transferred to another registrant from the same school for the same event , or the registration can be transferred to the next available date at no charge. If the registrant contacts the OFIS office after the event has occurred, no such transfers are available.

Webinars & Podcasts

Legal Considerations for Independent Schools Series – Student Enrollment Agreements

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Building Capacity for Mental Health in Schools – Certificate Series

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Legal Considerations for Independent Schools Series – Grievance Policies and Procedures

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Healthy Schools Webinar Series – September Session

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Privacy Policies for Independent Schools Webinar

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Regional Sessions

Courses

Fall 2022 Learning Retreat: Building Capacity to Lead our Schools into the Future

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Principals Course Part 1: Fall 2022

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Principals Course Part 1

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Foundations of Independent School Operations in Ontario – April 2022 Session

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Foundations of Independent School Operations in Ontario – July 2021 Session

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Workshops

Building Capacity for Mental Health and Wellness in Schools

Time: 9am to 4pm
Location: Summit Micro School – 291A Jane Street Toronto
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Building Capacity for Mental Health and Wellness in Schools

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Coding for the K-8 Classroom

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