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 2018 January 10 March 28 December 20, 2017
Spring 2018 April 4 June 13 March 20, 2018
Summer 2018

  • July 3-13 contact time with Instructor
  • July 17th final date for any outstanding course work
July 3 July 13 June 16, 2018
Fall 2018 September December September

Winter 2018 Course Offerings

  • ★ 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.
Mathematics (Primary/Junior) Part 2 ★ subsidy available Blended Wed. evenings 5:00-9:00, plus online modules Jan. 10-March 28

YCDSB Board Office

Integration of Information and Computer Technology in Instruction, Part 1 ★ subsidy available Blended Wed. evenings 5:00-9:00, plus online modules Jan.10-March 28

YCDSB Board Office

Special Education, Part 1 Online Jan.10-March 28
Teaching Students with Communication Needs (Autism Spectrum Disorder) ★★ full subsidy for YCDSB Permanent Teachers available Blended Wed. evenings 5:00-9:00, plus online modules Jan.10-March 28

Spring 2018 Course Offerings

  • ★ 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, May 5th, plus online modules April 4-June 13
Father Frederick McGinn
Health and Physical Education, Primary & Junior, Part 2 Face2Face Wed. evenings & Saturday, May 5th, plus online modules April 4-June 13
Father Frederick McGinn
Health and Physical Education, Primary & Junior, Specialist Face2Face Wed. evenings & Saturday, May 5th, plus online modules April 4-June 13
Father Frederick McGinn
Integration of Information and Computer Technology in Instruction, Part 2 ★ subsidy available Online April 4 – June 13
Kindergarten, Part 1 ★ subsidy available  Face2Face Wed. evenings plus online modules  April 4-June 13
Our Lady Help of Christians
Mathematics (Primary/Junior), Part 1 ★ subsidy available Face2Face Wed. evenings plus online modules April 4-June 13
YCDSB Board Office
Mathematics (Primary/Junior), Part 2 ★ subsidy available Face2Face Wed. evenings plus online modules April 4-June 13
YCDSB Board Office
Mathematics (Primary/Junior), Specialist ★ subsidy available Face2Face Wed. evenings plus online modules April 4-June 13
YCDSB Board Office
Reading, Part 1 Blended Wed. evenings plus online modules April 4-June 13
Religious Education, Part 1 ★★ full subsidy for YCDSB Permanent Teachers available Blended Mon. evenings, Saturday, May 5th & online (Mon. April 2 & May 21st replaced with Modules) April 2 – June 11
YCDSB Board Office
Religious Education, Part 2 ★★ full subsidy for YCDSB Permanent Teachers available Blended Mon. evenings, Saturday, May 5th & online (Mon. April 2 & May 21st replaced with Modules) April 2 – June 11
YCDSB Board Office
Religious Education, Specialist ★★ full subsidy for YCDSB Permanent Teachers available Blended Mon. evenings, Saturday, May 5th & online (Mon. April 2 & May 21st replaced with Modules) April 2 – June 11
YCDSB Board Office
Special Education for Administrators Blended Wed. evenings in-class sessions & online April 4 – June 13
YCDSB Board Office
Special Education Part 1 Online  April 4 – June 13
Special Education Part 2 Blended Wed. evenings in-class sessions & online April 4 – June 13
TBA
Special Education, Specialist Blended Wed. evenings in-class sessions & online April 4 – June 13
TBA

Summer 2018 Course Offerings

  • ★ 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.
  • July 3-13 contact time with Instructor
  • July 17th final date for any outstanding course work
Integration of Information and Computer Technology in Instruction, Part 1 ★ subsidy available Blended July 3- July 13 plus online YCDSB Board Office
Mathematics (Primary/Junior) Part 1 ★ subsidy available Blended July 3- July 13 plus online  YCDSB Board Office
Mathematics (Primary/Junior) Part 2 ★ subsidy available Blended July 3- July 13 plus online YCDSB Board Office
Mathematics (Primary/Junior) Specialist ★ subsidy available Blended July 3- July 13 plus online  YCDSB Board Office
Religious Education Part 1 ★★ full subsidy for YCDSB Permanent Teachers available Blended July 3- July 13 plus online  YCDSB Board Office
Religious Education Part 2 ★★ full subsidy for YCDSB Permanent Teachers available Blended July 3- July 13 plus online  YCDSB Board Office
Religious Education, Specialist ★★ full subsidy for YCDSB Permanent Teachers available Blended July 3- July 13 plus online  YCDSB Board Office
Special Education Part 1 Online July 3- July 13
Special Education Part 2 Blended July 3- July 13 plus online  TBA
Special Education, Specialist Blended July 3- July 13 plus online  TBA

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