Special announcement: .

Strike Update:

Monday, January 20, 2020

The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) announced that their members will participate in a full withdrawal of services (strike action) on Monday, January 20, 2020 if a tentative agreement is not reached.

This strike action has no impact on the Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch schools.

All provincial schools remain open and instructional programming and residence programming will continue.

All demonstration schools remain open and full instructional programs continue.


Lundi 20 janvier 2020

La Fédération des enseignantes et des enseignants de l’élémentaire de l’Ontario (FEEO) a annoncé que ses membres participeront à une journée complète de retrait des services (grève) le lundi 20 janvier 2020 si aucun accord de principe n’est conclu.

Les écoles de la DEPA ne seront pas touchées par le mouvement de grève de la FEEO.

Les écoles provinciales et d’application resteront ouvertes, et nos programmes d’enseignement et de services résidentiels seront maintenus.

Ministry of Education
Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch

The Provincial Schools Authority (PSA)

The Provincial Schools Authority (PSA) was established as an agency of the Ministry of Education (EDU) in 1975 under the Provincial Schools Negotiations Act. The PSA is the employer of record for teachers, principals and vice-principals employed in provincially operated schools.

The PSA aims to perform its role as the employer of record for teachers, principals and vice principals working in provincially operated schools in a fair, equitable and efficient manner and in compliance with the Provincial Schools Authority Act (formerly the Provincial Schools Negotiations Act).

Members of the PSA meet to discuss issues regarding the employment of teachers and to make decisions with respect to the handling of grievances, leave provisions and other administrative functions.

For more information on the Provincial Schools Authority including the Business Plan, Annual Report and Memorandum of Understanding please click on the link Provincial Schools Authority.

Julie Williams
Chair, Provincial Schools Authority
c/o Ministry of Education
Special Education/Success for All Branch
Mowat Block,18th Floor
900 Bay Street
Toronto, ON M7A 1L2