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.

NOTE: TAX Receipts will be issued in February for sessions attended in 2016.


Winter and Spring 2017

Module C - The Provincial Perspective

January 30, 31; February 1, 23,24, 2017 - Limestone DSB, Kingston
Facilitators: Jody DiRocco and Barb Fraser-Stiff
Deadline to Register: January 13, 2017

Module D - The System Perspective

April 21 and 22nd. and May 29th
The three face-to-face days will be held in Kemptville at the Central Catholic DSB of Eastern Ontario Board Office.
Online: April 1-29, 2017 and May 1-29, 2017
Facilitators: Lisa Schimmens and Bill Gartland
Deadline to Register: March 10, 2016

Summer 2017

Module A - The Personal Perspective

July 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 2017 - Algonquin & Lakeshore Catholic DSB, Napanee
Facilitators: Theresa Kennedy and Norah Marsh
Deadline to Register: June 21, 2017

Contact Information: 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: