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Posted On Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Norah-Marsh The Durham District School Board (DDSB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Norah Marsh to the position of Associate Director, Academic Services. 
Norah is a highly respected leader in public education with a lengthy track record of leadership, collaboration, and leveraging growth opportunities. This appointment is effective November 18, 2019. 
Most recently, Norah was the Chief Executive Officer at the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO),...

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Posted On Wednesday, November 06, 2019

RGTeamCanada-3-sm Donna Edwards is named 2019 Female Coach of the Year by Special Olympics Ontario
On October 24, Durham District School Board (DDSB) Trustee for the Town of Ajax (Ward 3) Donna Edwards was in Toronto receiving an award for 2019 Female Coach of the Year from Special Olympics Ontario (SOO). 
The Special Olympics have been a big part of Edwards’ family life for many years. Her daughter Victoria has down syndrome and they enrolled her in a sports program that would...

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Posted On Tuesday, November 05, 2019

DYDAC-Conference-1 Students participate in the 5 th Annual “The Leader in Me: Awareness to Action” Conference
For the past five years, the Durham Youth Drug Awareness Committee (DYDAC) has been hosting an annual student conference entitled “The Leader in Me: Awareness to Action.”
DYDAC is a collaborative committee comprised of representatives from the Durham District School Board (DDSB), Durham Catholic District School Board (DCDSB), Carea Community Health Centre,...

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Posted On Tuesday, November 05, 2019

eco-summit-1sm Students gather to brainstorm and bring eco-initiatives back to their schools
“I hope this is the beginning of something that can be yearly, and I’m excited to see what these kids come up with,” says Lauri Geuzebroek, EcoSchools Facilitator at the Durham District School Board (DDSB) and organizer of the Elementary Eco Summit.
On October 21 st , students from 22 DDSB schools gathered at the Durham Forest Environmental Education Centre in Uxbridge to...

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Posted On Wednesday, October 16, 2019

The Durham District School Board (DDSB) Elementary Eco Summit is a chance for Eco School team leaders to come together and hear about exciting initiatives they can take back to their schools. Students will hear from secondary students who are also Eco School team leaders. They will discuss the eco-programs they have implemented and had success with in their schools. 
Students will also receive information and materials about climate change and the problem with plastics.
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