ICE (Institute for Catholic Education)
The Ontario Institute for Catholic Education brings together, works with, and assists organizations that share responsibility for English Catholic education in their efforts to promote and maintain publicly-funded Catholic schools animated by the Gospel and reflecting the tenets of the Catholic faith. Visual reference guide to ICE documents
ACBO (Assemby of Catholic Bishops of Ontario)
The Assembly of Catholic Bishops of Ontario is the association of the Catholic bishops in the Province of Ontario in the service of Catholics of Ontario.
CCCB (Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops)
The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops is the national assembly of the Bishops of Canada. It was founded in 1943 and officially recognized by the Holy See in 1948. After the Second Vatican Council (1962–65), it became part of a worldwide network of Episcopal Conferences, established in 1965, as an integral part of the life of the universal Church.
CPCO (Catholic Principals Council of Ontario)
The Catholic Principals' Council of Ontario (CPCO) is a voluntary, professional organization that serves the principals and vice-principals in Ontario's 29 publicly-funded Catholic school boards.
CSCO (Catholic School Chaplains of Ontario)
CSCO works to promote a better understanding of School Chaplaincy and to support School Chaplains in their ministry. CSCO counts among its members over 200 Chaplaincy Leaders from Catholic schools in all corners of the Province of Ontario, Canada.
OCSOA (Ontario Catholic Supervisory Officers Association)
OCSOA is the professional organization of Catholic Supervisory Officers. It is dedicated to furthering the interests of Catholic education and to promoting the professional development and welfare of its members.
OCSTA(Ontario Catholic School Trustees Association)
Inspired by the Gospel, OCSTA provides leadership, service and a provincial voice for Catholic School Boards in promoting and protecting Catholic education.
OECTA (Ontario English Catholic Teacher's Association)
OECTA is a teachers’ association that represents 45,000 professional women and men who teach all grades in publicly funded English Catholic schools in Ontario.
Development & Peace
Development and Peace (The Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace) is the official international development organization of the Catholic Church in Canada and the Canadian member of Caritas Internationalis. It supports partners in the Global South who promote alternatives to unfair social, political and economic structures. It educates the Canadian population about the causes of poverty and mobilizes Canadians towards actions for change. In the struggle for human dignity, the organization forms alliances with northern and southern groups working for social change. It also supports women in their search for social and economic justice.
OCECN (Ontario Catholic Education Communication Network)
This web portal provides information related to Catholic Education in Ontario as well as links to the organizations involved in Catholic Education.
CCBI (Canadian Catholic Bioethics Institute)
To promote and protect the dignity of the human person through interdisciplinary ethics research and education in health care and the life sciences.
COLF (Canadian Organization for Life and Family)
The Catholic Organization for Life and Family (COLF) was co-founded by the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) and the Supreme Council of the Knights of Columbus. COLF’s mission is to build a culture of life and a civilization of love by promoting respect for human life and dignity and the essential role of the family.
CCC (Catholic Curriculum Corporation)
The Catholic Curriculum Corporation is a consortium of seventeen Catholic school boards across central and western Ontario. As an important partner in Catholic education, we recognize that Catholic education exists to provide a holistic formation of people as living witnesses of faith. We demonstrate our mission when we engage with, and support our member boards in sustained, substantive school improvement and student growth that is reflective of a Catholic professional learning community.
EOCCC (Eastern Ontario Catholic Curriculum Consortium)
The Eastern Ontario Catholic Curriculum Corporation is committed to provide eastern Ontario Catholic Schools with well developed Catholic curriculum documents and support materials which meet Ministry of Education requirements, while reflecting the beliefs and values of the Catholic faith community.
NOCCC (Northern Ontario Catholic Curriculum Consortium)
The Northern Ontario Catholic Curriculum Cooperative was founded in 1993 by the Catholic school boards of Northern Ontario. This was done in response to the above call of our Bishops and to major curriculum changes introduced, at that time, by the Ontario Ministry of Education. The purpose of NOCCC is to consolidate and coordinate the efforts of the member boards in producing a Catholic curriculum for use in their schools and classrooms, from the Quebec to the Manitoba borders. Since the NOCCC was founded, it has published hundreds of curriculum documents, containing over 45,000 pages of expectations, teaching strategies, student activities, teaching resources, evaluation ideas and modifications for exceptional students. Our teacher writers have integrated our Catholic faith and tradition throughout these materials. As well, over 100 work shops have been offered from Kenora to North Bay to Moosonee and beyond, in order to train literally hundreds of teachers in the use of this Catholic curriculum.