May 1, 2006 -
Paula Peroni, Chair of the Sudbury Catholic District School Board has been acclaimed as Vice-President of the Ontario Catholic Schools Trustees Association (OCSTA) for a two-year term, effective April 21, 2006.|
Mrs. Peroni was first elected as Director of the OCSTA in 2000. In accepting the acclamation, Peroni commented on what she feels are some of the major issues facing the educational sector today. “Our greatest challenge as a board is to help the new Minister of Education understand the important issues in education such as ongoing funding for transportation and special education,” stated Peroni. “The vision of the Sudbury Catholic District School Board will be to continue our excellent faith-based education and Wireless Laptop programs for our students.”
Bernard Murray, Huron-Perth Catholic District School Board trustee, has been acclaimed as President of OCSTA with former OCSTA President, Paul C. Whitehead, continuing to serve the Association as Past President. The Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association is the provincial voice for Catholic education. Founded in 1930, OCSTA represents Catholic school boards that collectively educate more than 600,000 students in Ontario, from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12.