Provincial Agencies

(Updated July 5, 2020)

ICE (Institute for Catholic Education)

The Ontario Institute for Catholic Education brings together, works with, and assists organizations that share responsibility for English Catholic education in their efforts to promote and maintain publicly-funded Catholic schools animated by the Gospel and reflecting the tenets of the Catholic faith. CARFLEO Guide to the ICE Website

ACBO (Assemby of Catholic Bishops of Ontario)

The Assembly of Catholic Bishops of Ontario is the association of the Catholic bishops in the Province of Ontario in the service of Catholics of Ontario. See also links to Ontario Dioceses, Archdioceses, Eparchys and the Military Ordinariate.

CCSTA (Canadian Catholic School Trustees’ Association )

The Canadian Catholic School Trustees’ Association is a national organization promoting excellence in Catholic education throughout Canada.

CPCO (Catholic Principals Council of Ontario)

The Catholic Principals’ Council of Ontario (CPCO) is a voluntary, professional organization that serves the principals and vice-principals in Ontario’s 29 publicly-funded Catholic school boards.

CSCO (Catholic School Chaplains of Ontario)

CSCO works to promote a better understanding of School Chaplaincy and to support School Chaplains in their ministry. CSCO counts among its members over 200 Chaplaincy Leaders from Catholic schools in all corners of the Province of Ontario, Canada.

OAPCE (Ontario Association of Parents in Catholic Education)

OAPCE is the voice of parents and guardians of children enrolled in the publicly funded English Catholic System of Education in the Province of Ontario.

OCSOA (Ontario Catholic Supervisory Officers Association)

OCSOA is the professional organization of Catholic Supervisory Officers. It is dedicated to furthering the interests of Catholic education and to promoting the professional development and welfare of its members.

OCSTA (Ontario Catholic School Trustees Association)

Inspired by the Gospel, OCSTA provides leadership, service and a provincial voice for Catholic School Boards in promoting and protecting Catholic education.

OECTA (Ontario English Catholic Teacher’s Association)

OECTA is a teachers’ association that represents 45,000 professional women and men who teach all grades in publicly funded English Catholic schools in Ontario.

CCC (Catholic Curriculum Corporation)

The Catholic Curriculum Corporation is a consortium of seventeen Catholic school boards across central and western Ontario. As an important partner in Catholic education, we recognize that Catholic education exists to provide a holistic formation of people as living witnesses of faith. We demonstrate our mission when we engage with, and support our member boards in sustained, substantive school improvement and student growth that is reflective of a Catholic professional learning community.

EOCCC (Eastern Ontario Catholic Curriculum Consortium)

The Eastern Ontario Catholic Curriculum Corporation is committed to provide eastern Ontario Catholic Schools with well developed Catholic curriculum documents and support materials which meet Ministry of Education requirements, while reflecting the beliefs and values of the Catholic faith community.

NOCCC (Northern Ontario Catholic Curriculum Consortium) (website not operational)

The Northern Ontario Catholic Curriculum Cooperative was founded in 1993 by the Catholic school boards of Northern Ontario. This was done in response to the above call of our Bishops and to major curriculum changes introduced, at that time, by the Ontario Ministry of Education. The purpose of NOCCC is to consolidate and coordinate the efforts of the member boards in producing a Catholic curriculum for use in their schools and classrooms, from the Quebec to the Manitoba borders. Since the NOCCC was founded, it has published hundreds of curriculum documents, containing over 45,000 pages of expectations, teaching strategies, student activities, teaching resources, evaluation ideas and modifications for exceptional students. Our teacher writers have integrated our Catholic faith and tradition throughout these materials. As well, over 100 work shops have been offered from Kenora to North Bay to Moosonee and beyond, in order to train literally hundreds of teachers in the use of this Catholic curriculum.

Ontario Ministry of Education

Delivering early years, child care and publicly funded education from kindergarten to Grade 12.