Additional Qualification (AQ) Courses

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
Fall 2019 September 2019 December 2019 September 16, 2019
Winter 2020 January 2020 March 2020 December 17, 2019
Spring 2020 April 2020 June 2020 March 20, 2020
Summer 2020 July 6, 2020 July 17, 2020 June 16, 2020

Winter 2019 Course Offerings

Register Online for Winter 2020!

Registration closes Monday, December 16, 2019

The Blended format will require both Face2Face as well as Online. Instructors will provide a breakdown on the first day of class. The number of hours online vs f2f can be collaboratively set at that time.

For any clarification or if you require specific dates ahead of time for personal planning, please do not hesitate to contact pat.bucci@ycdsb.ca.

NB:  In the event of low registration in a particular course, it will be deferred to the next session.

★ Indicates that a full subsidy for YCDSB Permanent Teachers is available, based on availability

Course Format Times Session & Location
Integration of Information and Computer Technology in Instruction, Part 1 Blended Mon. evenings plus online modules Mon. Jan. 6 -March 30

Excluding Feb. 17, 2020
YCDSB Board Office

Integration of Information and Computer Technology in Instruction, Part 2 Online Jan. 8 -March 25
Mathematics, (Primary/Junior) Part 1 Blended Wed. evenings plus online modules Wed. Jan. 8 -March 25
YCDSB Board Office
Mathematics, (Primary/Junior) Part 2 Blended Wed. evenings plus online modules Wed. Jan. 8 -March 25
YCDSB Board Office
Reading Part 1 Online

New format!

Jan. 8 -March 25– Fully Online
Religious Education in Catholic Schools Part 1 ★ Full subsidy available for YCDSB Permanent Teachers, based on availability Blended Mon. evenings plus online modules Mon. Jan. 6 -March 30

Excluding Feb. 17, 2020

YCDSB Board Office

Special Education Part 1 Online Jan. 8 -March 25– Fully Online
Special Education Part 2 Online

New format!

Jan. 8 -March 25– Fully Online
Special Education Specialist Online

New format!

Jan. 8 -March 25– Fully Online
Special Education for Administrators Blended Mon. evenings plus online modules Mon. Jan. 6 -March 30

Excluding Feb. 17, 2020

YCDSB Board Office

Teaching Students with Communication Needs (Autism Spectrum Disorders)

Fully subsidized for All teachers with YCDSB

Blended Wed. evenings plus online modules Wed. Jan. 8 -March 25
YCDSB Board Office

AQ/ABQ Subsidies

OTF is in the final stages of a plan to offer AQ subsidies for Math and Teaching Students with Communications Needs (Autism Spectrum Disorders). Details are not available yet but watch this page for more information in the future.