The Supervisory Officer's Qualification Program is comprised of four instructional modules and a leadership practicum.
Supervisory Officer's Qualification Program

Each module, including the practicum is 50 hours in length. It is an intensive professional development program which candidates must complete successfully, within a five year time frame for certification in Ontario either as an Academic or a Business Supervisory Officer. EOSDN modules are offered in Public and Catholic District School Board work environments throughout Eastern Ontario to provide varied perspectives and authentic work experiences for candidates.

Module Costs: $1,128.87 (includes applicable taxes)
NOTE: TAX Receipts will be issued in February for sessions attended in the previous calendar year.


Module B - Leadership and Organizational Change Perspective
October 26, 27 and 28, 2018 - Upper Canada DSB, Brockville
November 11, 12 and 13 - Ottawa Catholic SB, Ottawa
Facilitators:Stephen Sliwa and Manon Seguin
Deadline to Register: September 30, 2018

Module C - Provincial Leadership Perspective
February 7, 8, 2019 - CDSBEO Offices, Kemptville
February 20, 21, 2019 - OCDSB Offices, Ottawa
February 22, 2019 - Sacred Heart School (new school)  - 1500 Cumberland St., Cornwall
Facilitators: Olga Grigoriev and John Cameron
Deadline to Register: January 7, 2019 (NOTE: Extended to January 11th, 2019)

Module D - System Leadership Perspective
March 18-May 8, 2019 - On-line
May 9, 10, 11, 2019 - Face-to-face, Pembroke, ON (RCCDSB and RCDSB Board offices)
Facilitators: Mark Searson, Brent McIntyre (and Lisa Schimmens)
Deadline to register: February 22, 2019

To register, please contact EOSDN directly
Instructional Modules

Modules are facilitated by practicing Supervisory Officers (Directors, Associate Directors and Superintendents), working in Public and Catholic District School Boards. Registered candidates will receive module expectations, reading lists and technical requirements and supports (if applicable) directly from the module facilitators. Candidates may chose the order and timing by which they complete the modules.

The Leadership Practicum

The Practicum is offered concurrently to instructional modules and is supported by the EOSDN Practicum Coordinator, David Fox,

For a copy of the Ontario College of Teachers SOQP Guideline, please access the following link: SOQP Guideline


Evaluation of the Program

Candidates will prepare reports, make presentations, respond to cases studies, and write papers to demonstrate their level of understanding and growth. Candidates must maintain a Professional Portfolio throughout the program. Upon successful completion of the four modules and Leadership Practicum, candidates will participate in an exit exercise which includes a presentation of their Professional Portfolio and Practicum.

Consolidated Ontario Education Statutes and Regulations - Available to Candidates Online Effective October 1, 2016 

SOQP Handbooks and Fillable Forms

Please note: The following forms are fillable and may be saved to your desktop for completion and submission as directed.

Leadership Practicum Fillable Forms

All forms are ready to save on to your desktop and/or to print and complete later.

Academic Entrance Requirements

For consideration for admission into the EOSDN Supervisory Officer’s Qualifications Program, the candidate must first submit proof of meeting each the following criteria, as stipulated in Ontario R

Business Entrance Requirements

As required by Regulation 309 of the legislation, applicants shall have: