Tag Archives: Algoma District School Board

ADSB Technology in Schools increases to 1:1 Devices for Grade 6-10 Students

At Tuesday night’s Algoma District School Board (ADSB) meeting, staff updated the Board of Trustees on the rollout of 1:1 devices for Grade 6 to Grade 10 students in all ADSB schools across the district. The vision of the Algoma District School Board is to engage learners in innovative experiences that build confident learners, caring citizens. One of the Board’s ...

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Student Mental Health Supports Remain Priority for ADSB Throughout the Pandemic

Mental health and well-being are priorities of the Algoma District School Board (ADSB), especially as the Board navigates through the Covid-19 pandemic. Superintendent Brent Vallee provided an update on ADSB Mental Health Initiatives at the ADSB Regular Board Meeting on January 19, 2021. Vallee prefaced his presentation with a reminder of the significant impact COVID-19 has had on students and ...

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ADSB Announces move to elementary Hybrid Learning Model – November 16 “Learn at Home Day”

The Algoma District School Board (ADSB) has advised elementary families that it is transitioning to a hybrid model of delivery, meaning face-to-face and virtual learners will co-exist in one classroom setting, with a “homeroom” classroom teacher. As School Boards were asked by the Ministry of Education to have a transition date mid fall (and spring) to allow parents an opportunity ...

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ADSB Board of Directors Update – Highlights

Director of Education, Lucia Reece, provided Trustees with an overview of happenings since schools closed for 2 weeks following March Break, due to COVID-19. Director Reece explained the two-week closure was intended to provide time for Ontarians to self-isolate and take care of their well-being, particularly if they had traveled over March Break. The Ministry launched an online “Learn at ...

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Algoma District School Board Experiences Enrolment Growth

Algoma District School Board (ADSB) senior staff shared a very positive update and overview of opening enrolment numbers at Algoma District School Board’s first Regular Board meeting held on Tuesday, September 24, 2019. Elementary The September 7th, 2019 JK to Grade 8 enrolment has increased by 272 students from the projected numbers as contained in the April 2, 2019 Director’s ...

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Algoma District School Board Declares 19 High School Teachers Redundant

Yesterday, 19 high school teachers were declared redundant by the Algoma District School Board. These potential layoffs have come about as a direct result of the Ford government’s proposed increase in average class size ratios from 22:1 to 28:1. “We have not seen this many redundant teachers in years at the Algoma District School Board,” said Malini Leahy, Teacher Bargaining ...

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Algoma District School Board welcomes four new Trustees

At the December 4th Inaugural Meeting, Algoma District School Board (ADSB) introduced and welcomed four new Trustees for the December 1, 2018, to November 30, 2022 term.   Greg Bowman is the new ADSB Trustee representing Ward 3. Greg is a Senior Electrical Planner working at Central Trades at Algoma Steel. For over 15 years, he has been a committed member of ...

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