Government of Ontario, Canada
MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
School Business Support Branch

What's new

November 2017

School bus rider safety training videos

The Ministry of Education is pleased to announce that the Ontario Education Collaborative Marketplace (OECM) has made all standardized school bus safety videos available for viewing and download in English and French. These videos were created for OECM by Intertrain Incorporated, with input from the Ontario Association of School Business Officials (OASBO) Transportation Committee, to provide standardized first-time rider, primary and junior school bus rider safety training.

To view the videos on YouTube, click the link below:

To download the videos from Vimeo, click the link below:

Team Updates

We are pleased to welcome a new member to our branch:

  • Misha Khorramshahi is a fourth-year co-op student from the University of Waterloo. She is majoring in Political Science, specializing in Public Policy and Administration, and is minoring in Legal Studies and Peace and Conflict Studies. She has previous experience working in the OPS doing policy and operational work at the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport and the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration.

We are also pleased to announce changes in roles on the team:

  • Nathania Ho has re-joined the Transportation and Co-operative Services Unit as a Senior Policy Advisor. Nathania is taking on the role of team lead for the engagement on the New Vision for Student Transportation. She will work closely with the two executive co-leads, Joan Green and Michel Paulin, in planning and engaging with stakeholders and partners to gather their feedback on the road ahead for student transportation.
  • Christine Kouremenos has returned from maternity leave and will resume her roles as a Senior Policy Coordinator in the Transportation and Co-operative Services Unit. In particular, she will be leading & coordinating the unit’s delivery of the Grants for Student Needs transportation funding, Student Transportation Survey analysis and supporting other initiatives and projects.

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