Personal Support Worker Program
Learn more about our new and exciting PSW program.
This program is available at the following locations:
- North Bay
- Parry Sound
- Sturgeon Falls
West Nipissing General Hospital
Algonquin Nursing Home
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Attend the Virtual Information Sessions
Complete a Literacy Assessment
Supported by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Health, the student costs for this specialty program will be subsidized. Successful students of this program will become fully qualified as a PSW.
Spaces are limited.
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Media releases about the program
For more information about the program, please read NNDSB's recent media releases:
Join our Government Funded Personal Support worker program! Registration for September 2022 is now open.
TRAIN TO BE A PSW IN THE LIVING CLASSROOM
NNDSB has partnered with Cassellholme in North Bay, Belvedere Heights in Parry Sound, West Nipissing General Hospital in Sturgeon Falls and Algonquin Nursing Home in Mattawa to provide Personal Support Worker (PSW) training in a living classroom. Participants will do their theoretical learning in a classroom then apply those skills on the floor of the long-term care home. Learn more in the video below.
This opportunity is available to people aged 18 and older. Participants who do not have a Grade 12 diploma can earn up to six Ontario Secondary School Diploma credits while training to become a PSW. If you are interested, you can request an educational assessment by contacting Laurentian Learning Centre, 705-472-5419 Ext. 5995.
Learn about the the municipal election and running as a Trustee
School board elections
School Board Elections
On Monday, Oct. 24, 2022, voters in Ontario will elect mayors, councillors, school board trustees and other elected officials in municipal elections.
Near North District School Board (NNDSB) has eight elected trustees who represent the municipalities within the board’s geography. Additionally, the area First Nations will select a representative to serve on the Board of Trustees. Together, the nine trustees are accountable to their communities and to the province for continuous improvement in the level of student achievement in their schools.
This webpage is your resource for information on school board elections in the October 2022 election:
- 2022 Trustee Determination and Distribution Report (link to report)
- Use of Board Resources Procedure (link to procedure)
- March 31 – No by-election shall be held after this date.
- April 3 – Last day for school boards to provide a copy of the report on determination and distribution of trustees.
- April 30 – Last day for municipalities and school boards to establish rules and procedures regarding the use of municipal and/or board resources during the election campaign period.
- May 2 – The nomination and registration periods begin.
- August 19 – Nomination Day, with a deadline of 2 p.m. The last day to register as a candidate. A candidate who wishes to withdraw their nomination must notify the municipal clerk in writing before 2 p.m.
- October 24 – Voting Day