Registration for all courses is done online by the registration deadline. Once all the registrations are complete, the decision to run the course will be made by the AQ Program Officer and candidates will receive an automated email asking for payment to be made for the AQ course tuition by the payment deadline. This must be completed in order to be granted admission into the course.Register Online!
Once a course has been confirmed for the session, the registered candidates will receive an email asking for tuition payment by the deadline. Candidates are asked to process their payment online through PayPal or through a Credit Card. Candidates who do not process their payment online by the payment deadline may not be admitted into the AQ course. YCDSB reserves the rights to withdraw any candidate who does not submit the necessary prerequisite documentation (Certificate Of Successful Teaching Experience) or who does not submit the AQ course tuition fee by the deadline.
Course Tuition Fees
All AQ Courses are subject to a tuition fee of $650.00 per course except Religious Education in Catholic Schools, Part 1, which is subject to a tuition fee of $500.00 for YCDSB employees and $550.00 for non-YCDSB employees.
Candidates must ensure payment is received by YCDSB by the deadline date prior to the commencement of the course. Tuition fees are subject to change by YCDSB without prior notice.
In order to qualify for a subsidy, the candidate must first register, pay the course tuition fee, and successfully complete the AQ course to be deemed eligible. Course subsidies are processed automatically upon successful completion of the course and may take up to 16 weeks to process. All course subsidy payments will be issued to YCDSB employees on their pay stubs.
Please note that the following courses are subsidized for candidates as follows:
|All courses (Winter and Spring Sessions Only)||Fully subsidized (up to $650.00 maximum) – one Winter/Spring AQ course for YCDSB Permanent Teachers currently in the New Teacher Induction Program (NTIP) if the course is completed through YCDSB AQ Provider.|
|French as a Second Language, Part 1
(in partnership with York Region District School Board)
|Partially subsidized ($400.00 maximum) for a total of 10 YCDSB Teachers including Permanent, LTOs, OTs, on a first-come-first-serve basis for teachers who successfully complete the FSL, Part 1, with York Region District School Board in the Winter or Spring sessions.
(Please contact Angela Di Prima and provide proof of successful completion of the AQ course with a YRDSB in the Winter or Spring sessions by June 1, 2021, if you would like to be eligible for this subsidy).
|Mathematics Additional Qualification and Additional Basic Qualifications
||Fully subsidized ($650.00 maximum) for YCDSB Teachers including Permanent, LTOs, and OTs who complete a Mathematics AQ/ABQ through YCDSB or through another Provider between September 1, 2020, and August 31, 2021, as long as Ministry of Education funding allows.
(Please complete this Math Subsidy AQ/ABQ Form before 4:00 pm on July 31, 2021, if you have completed your course through a Provider other than YCDSB).
|Religious Education in Catholic Schools, Part 1||Fully subsidized ($500.00 maximum) for all YCDSB Permanent Teachers through YCDSB AQ Provider or any AQ Provider as long as budget limitations allow.|
|Religious Education in Catholic Schools, Part 2||Fully subsidized ($650.00 maximum) for all YCDSB Permanent Teachers if the course is completed through YCDSB AQ Provider as long as budget limitations allow.|
|Religious Education in Catholic Schools, Specialist||Fully subsidized ($650.00 maximum) for all YCDSB Permanent Teachers if the course is completed through YCDSB AQ Provider as long as budget limitations allow.|
|Special Education for Administrators
(in partnership with Catholic Principals’ Council of Ontario)
|Fully subsidized ($850.00 maximum) for 15 current and short-listed Principals and Vice Principals who register to take the course through CPCO, in partnership with YCDSB, by January 20, 2021.|
|Teaching Students with Communication Needs (ASD)||Fully subsidized ($650.00 maximum) for all YCDSB Teachers including Permanent, LTOs and OTs, if the course is completed through YCDSB AQ Provider as long as Ministry of Education funding allows.|
Income Tax Receipts
All courses that are not subsidized are eligible for an Income Tax Receipt. By February of each year, candidates will receive an email providing direction on how to fill in their T2202 form.