Additional Qualification (AQ) Courses

As of June 2011, the York Catholic District School Board is an approved provider of accredited Additional Qualification courses for Ontario teachers. The courses are open to all teachers registered with the College who meet the registration requirements.

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Session Dates

Session Start Date End Date Registration Deadline
Winter 2017 January 11 March 29 December 20, 2016
Spring 2017 April 5 June 14 March 20, 2017
Summer 2017 July 4 July 17 June 16, 2017
Fall 2017 September 18 December 13 September 8, 2017

Fall 2017 Course Offerings

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Registration Deadline: September 8, 2017

  • ★ Indicates that a subsidy is available
  • ★★ Indicates that a full subsidy for YCDSB Permanent Teachers is available
Course Format* Times Session & Location
*The Blended format will require both Face2Face as well as Online. A schedule of the course will be provided by the Instructors. If you require specific dates ahead of time for personal planning, please contact pat.bucci@ycdsb.ca.
Health and Physical Education, Primary & Junior Part 1 Face2Face Wed. evenings &  Saturday, October 28th Sept. 20 – Dec. 13 Father McGinn
Health and Physical Education, Primary & Junior Part 2 Face2Face Wed. evenings &  Saturday, October 28th Sept. 20 – Dec. 13 Father McGinn
Kindergarten Part 1 ★ subsidy available Face2Face Wed. evenings & 1 Saturday Sept. 20 – Dec. 13
YCDSB Board Office
Mathematics (Primary/Junior) Part 1 ★ subsidy available Face2Face Wed. evenings & 1 Saturday Sept. 20 – Dec. 13
YCDSB Board Office
Mathematics (Primary/Junior) Part 2 ★ subsidy available Face2Face Wed. evenings & 1 Saturday Sept. 20 – Dec. 13
YCDSB Board Office
Mathematics, Grade 7 & 8 ★ subsidy available Face2Face Wed. evenings  & 1 Saturday Sept. 20 – Dec. 13
YCDSB Board Office
Special Education Part 1 Online  Sept. 20 – Dec. 13
Special Education Part 2 Blended Wed. evenings in-class sessions & online Sept. 20 – Dec. 13
YCDSB Board Office
Special Education, Specialist Blended Wed. evenings in-class sessions & online Sept. 20 – Dec. 13
YCDSB Board Office
Religious Education Part 1 ★★ Full subsidy available for YCDSB Permanent Teachers Blended Mon. evenings & 1 Saturday Sept. 18 – Dec. 11
YCDSB Board Office
Religious Education Part 2 ★★ Full subsidy available for YCDSB Permanent Teachers Blended Mon. evenings & 1 Saturday Sept. 18 – Dec. 11
YCDSB Board Office
Religious Education, Specialist ★★ Full subsidy available for YCDSB Permanent Teachers Blended Mon. evenings & 1 Saturday Sept. 18 – Dec. 11
YCDSB Board Office
Reading, Part 1 Blended Wed. evenings Sept. 20 – Dec. 13
Integration of Information and Computer Technology in Instruction, Part 1 ★ subsidy available Blended Wed. evenings Sept. 20 – Dec. 13
YCDSB Board Office

Introducing 2 New and Exciting AQs

Course Format Times Session & Location
*The Blended format will require both Face2Face as well as Online. A schedule of the course will be provided by the Instructors. If you require specific dates ahead of time for personal planning, please contact pat.bucci@ycdsb.ca.
Integration of Information and Computer Technology in Instruction, Part 2 ★ subsidy available Online Sept. 20 – Dec. 13
YCDSB Board Office
Teaching Students with Communication Needs (Autism Spectrum Disorder) ★★

Priority given to teachers currently in the role of special education.

Face2Face Wed. evenings Sept. 20 – Dec. 13
YCDSB Board Office

Subsidies

You may apply for up to three subsidies in any one area: Mathematics, Technology and Kindergarten.

Please note: If you are an OECTA member and applying for a Math AQ/ABQ subsidy, your application must be processed by OECTA. Visit the OECTA website.

The subsidized mathematics courses are:

  • Mathematics, Primary and Junior – Part 1
  • Mathematics, Primary and Junior – Part 2
  • Mathematics, Primary and Junior – Specialist
  • Mathematics, Grades 7 and 8
  • Mathematics, Intermediate (ABQ)
  • Mathematics, Senior (ABQ)
  • Mathematics, Honours Specialist
  • Any undergraduate mathematics course that is prerequisite to the AQ/ABQ courses listed above

The subsidized technology courses are:

  • Integration of Information and Computer Technology in Instruction, Part 1
  • Integration of Information and Computer Technology in Instruction, Part 2
  • Integration of Information and Computer Technology in Instruction, Specialist
  • Teaching and Learning through e-Learning

The subsidized Kindergarten courses are:

  • Kindergarten, Part 1
  • Kindergarten, Part 2
  • Kindergarten, Specialist