Education Quality And Accountability Office
SUITE 1200, 2 CARLTON STREET
- (416) 314-0146; 1-888-327-7377
- (416) 325-2956
- Education Quality and Accountability Office Act, 1996, S.O. 1996; c. 11, s. 2 (opens a new window)
The Office has the following objects: To evaluate the quality and effectiveness of elementary and secondary school education; to develop tests and require or undertake the administering and marking of tests of pupils in elementary and secondary schools; to develop systems for evaluating the quality and effectiveness of elementary and secondary school education; to research and collect information on assessing academic achievement; to evaluate the public accountability of boards and to collect information on strategies for improving that accountability; to report to the public and to the Minister on the results of tests and generally on the quality and effectiveness of elementary and secondary school education and on the public accountability of boards; and to make recommendations, in its reports to the public and to the Minister, on any matter related to the quality or effectiveness of elementary and secondary school education or to the public accountability of boards.
The Office is managed by its board of directors, which is composed of a minimum of seven and a maximum of nine directors appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council. One director is designated by the Lieutenant Governor in Council to act as the chair. If the chair is absent or unable to act, the directors appoint from among themselves an acting chair. The Lieutenant Governor in Council appoints a chief executive officer, after consulting with the directors.
Appointees should have one or more of the following skills, knowledge, experience, and/or background in:
o System performance/accountability
o Parents/youth community
o Public sector experience
o Statistics/assessment experience
o Colleges/universities work experience
o K-12 work experience
o Indigenous communities
o Francophone communities
• Experience should reflect a minimum of two (2) years of established practice.
• Experience sitting on a board of directors is considered an asset.
Directors are appointed for such terms as the Lieutenant Governor in Council determines and may be reappointed.
- Directors meet at the call of the chair and at least four times a year.
Appointments & Vacancies
|1.||Chair (Full-Time)||DR. CAMERON MONTGOMERY||
31-Jan-2019 - 30-Jan-2022
|2.||Member (Part-Time)||EMILY BROWN||
31-Dec-2018 - 30-Dec-2021
|3.||Member (Part-Time)||KYLE WILSON||
18-Jun-2020 - 17-Jun-2022
|4.||Member (Part-Time)||SERGE DEMERS||
06-Aug-2020 - 05-Aug-2022
|5.||Member (Part-Time)||JOHN TIBBITS||
07-Jan-2021 - 06-Jan-2024
|10.||Chief Executive Officer (Full-Time)|