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Posted On Sunday, November 20, 2022

We are pleased to share that a tentative agreement between CUPE, the Council of Trustees Associations and the Government of Ontario has been reached.   
All DDSB schools will be open to in-person learning tomorrow and operations will proceed as usual. 
Sincerely,  
Durham District School Board 

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Posted On Thursday, November 17, 2022

Donna EdwardsAt the Board Meeting of the Durham District School Board (DDSB) held on Tuesday, November 15, 2022, Trustees elected a Chair, Vice Chair and committee members for 2023. 
The November 15 meeting included the election of the Chair of the Board of Trustees, Donna Edwards as well as: 
Christine Thatcher - Vice Chair of the Board of the Trustees   
Emma Cunningham - Vice Chair of the Board’s Committee of the Whole - Standing Committee 
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Posted On Monday, November 14, 2022

Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health announced today that he is strongly recommending the use of masks in all indoor spaces across Ontario, including in schools and childcare facilities. Ontario and Durham Region are currently experiencing an early increase of respiratory illnesses (RSV, the flu and COVID-19) in children this year.  
We are sharing with you the following measures that the Chief Medical Officer of Health for Ontario has recommended...

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Posted On Tuesday, November 08, 2022

Camille Williams-Taylor The Board of Trustees has appointed Camille Williams-Taylor as the next Director of Education for the Durham District School Board. Ms. Williams-Taylor will officially assume the role in the new year.
Camille Williams-Taylor is an innovative leader and an accomplished learner who has a strong track record in cultivating an environment that embraces creativity, critical thinking and high expectations for learners and staff.
Ms. Williams-Taylor has been the Director of...

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Posted On Monday, November 07, 2022

Earlier today, various announcements and media reports indicated that the Government of Ontario has confirmed in writing to CUPE that they will be repealing Bill 28 and CUPE has publicly announced that they will be ending their labour action today and returning to work tomorrow.
As a result, all DDSB schools will be open to in-person learning on Tuesday, November 8.
It is our understanding that negotiations with CUPE will continue and we...

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