Admission Requirements

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NOTE:  THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS FOR CCDO'S SOQP IS MAY 31, 2017!!

Supervisory Officer Qualification Program will accept candidates based on the submission of full documentation as required by Regulation 176/10).

Regulation 176/10 - Academic Candidates

  • The person has at least five years of successful teaching experience in a school providing elementary or secondary education.
  • The person holds a certificate of qualification or an interim certificate of qualification.
  • The person holds qualifications to teach in the intermediate division and at least two other divisions that are indicated on the person's certificate of qualification.
  • The person holds an acceptable post-secondary degree.
  • The person holds an acceptable master's degree from a post-secondary educational institution which is a 30 credit stand-alone program.
  • The person meets on or more of the following criteria: The person holds,
    • an Elementary School Principal's Certificate;
    • a Secondary School Principal's Certificate, Type A;
    • a Secondary School Principal's Certificate, Type B, or
    • a Secondary School Principal's Certificate.
  • The person holds a certificate of qualification indicating qualifications in Part 1 and Part II Principal's Qualifications.
  • The person holds specialist or honours specialist qualifications in one or more subjects and has, in addition to the experience required by paragraph 1, at least two years of successful experience as a teacher appointed by a board under section 17 of Regulation 298 of Revised Regulations of Ontario, 1990, to supervise or co-ordinate a subject or program or to act as a consultant for the teachers of a subject or program, as certified by the appropriate supervisory officer.
  • The person has, in addition to the experience required by paragraph 1, at least two years experience,
    • as an education officer employed by the Ministry of Education and Training as certified by a district manager or branch director of the Ministry of Education and Training,
    • as an employee outside Ontario in a position that is equivalent in the Registrar's opinion to the position of supervisory officer of a school board, as certified by a person acceptable to the Registrar, or
    • as a program consultant seconded to the Ministry for French language, English language, or Native language programs, as certified by a district manager or branch director of the Ministry of Education and Training.
  • The person has successfully completed the Supervisory Officer's Qualifications program described in section 56 within five years after starting the program.

Regulation 309 (as amended by O.Reg. 182/97) – Business Candidates

  • The person has at least seven years of successful business experience in business administration, including at least three years in a managerial role relevant to the role of business supervisory officer.
  • The person holds an acceptable post-secondary degree.
  • The person, holds a master's degree that is an acceptable post-secondary degree, or is qualified to practice as an architect, certified general accountant, certified management accountant, chartered accountant, lawyer, professional engineer, certified human resources professional, or is qualified to practice in another professional capacity that, in the opinion of the Minister, provides experience appropriate for the position of business supervisory officer.
  • The person has successfully completed a program in school board management.
  • The person has successfully completed the business Supervisory Officer's Qualifications program described in section 2.2 within five years after starting the program.
  • Attestation form for Business Candidates.