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List of boards that will close schools for one-day teacher strike
Published Tuesday, December 3, 2019 11:42AM EST Last Updated Tuesday, December 3, 2019 6:57PM EST
KITCHENER -- The Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation set to have its members go on strike for a day on Wednesday, affecting dozens of school boards around the province.
But while the name may imply that only secondary schools will be affected, a number of non-teaching staff members are represented by the union.
Any of the following staff members could be included in the strike on Wednesday:
- Clerical Staff
- Child and Youth Workers
- Early Childhood Educators
- Educational Assistants
- Information Technology Staff
- Library Resource Technician
- Maintenance Workers
As a result, a number of boards are expecting full closures, including public elementary schools as well as a number of Catholic School Boards.
Here is a list of some of the school boards that are affected.
- Avon Maitland District School Board – Elementary schools to close. Some child care providers in schools may continue
- Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic School Board – Elementary and secondary schools to close, child care providers in schools to close
- Conseil Scolaire Catholique Mon Avenir – Elementary and secondary schools to close
- Conseil Scolaire Viamonde – Elementary and secondary schools to close
- Grand Erie District School Board – Secondary schools to close
- Upper Grand District School Board – Elementary schools closed- third party child care operators will remain open. Some Before and/or After School Programs may be operating and each operator will communicate directly with families.
- Wellington Catholic School Board – Both elementary and senior schools to close.
- Waterloo Region District School board – elementary and senior schools to closed. This includes ALL before and after school childcare programs, extended day childcare programs, Early ON Centres and third-party operated childcare centres.
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