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How to access your Virtual Classroom​​
​Click here for instructions on how to access your virtual classroom.​ You must be logged in by 9 AM to begin synchronous learning. If you require a password reset please email ​aace@publicboard.ca​​​
How to access your Virtual Classroom​​

​Click here for instructions on how to access your virtual classroom.​

You must be logged in by 9 AM to begin synchronous learning.

If you require a password reset please email ​aace@publicboard.ca​​​

GECDSB Students 

Use your existing login credentials. 
Username: ######## (your 8 digit student number) 
Password: use your current password 
 
If you have never logged in before, your default password would be:
Secondary Students: Your date of birth in this format: YYYY-MM-DD​
Elementary Students: Your First and Last initial and last 3 digits of your student number. ex: XX123


Non-GECDSB Students

You will be accessing your Greater Essex County District School Board online course through your board’s virtual learning environment (VLE). Once logged into the board’s VLE, find the “My Courses” widget. 
 
If you are having trouble logging into your course through your board's VLE you can try GECDSB's virtual classroom link and use the following credentials:
 
Secondary Students
Username: ######## (your 8 digit student number) 
Password: YYYY-MM-DD (your date of birth) 
 
Elementary Students
Username: ######## (your 8 digit student number) 
Password:  xx### (Your lowercase initials: first name, last name and the last three digits of your student number) ​​

If you require a password reset please email ​aace@publicboard.ca​​​

Click Here to Access Your ​Virtual Classroom​​​
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aace@publicboard.ca​​​
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Please click on the links below to view​​ our YouTube welcome videos.

​These are our expectations of you as an online student: 
You will:
  • ​log in to your course every school day;
  • participate fully in all activities, including discussions; 
  • meet course due dates; 
  • keep an open line of communication to your teacher; 
  • demonstrate academic honesty;
Attendance will be taken at 9 AM. You must be logged in to begin synchronous learning.  

This is what you can expect from us: 

  • caring teachers who will do their best to support your learning; 
  • timely response to all communication; 
  • timely feedback on assignments; 
  • a course checklist to help you keep on track​​​​;​

Summer Learning 2020

Upon advice from the Ministry of Education and Windsor Essex County Health Unit the board will offer the following programs.​

  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
Full Credit6/29/20207/8/20207/23/20208:30 AM3:10 PMVirtual6 Hrs/Day
eLearning6/29/20207/8/20207/23/20208:30 AM3:10 PMVirtual6 Hrs/Day
Reaching Ahead6/29/20207/23/20208:30 AM2:30 PMVirtual5-6 hrs/day
Moving ForwardProgram Cancelled
COOP6/29/20208/7/2020VirtualStudents MUST have their own placement.
ESL: Full Credit6/29/20207/8/20207/23/20208:30 AM3:10 PMVirtualOnly available if restrictions are lifted.
Online Learning Labs6/29/20207/8/20207/23/20208:30 AM3:10 PMVirtual3 Hrs/Day Per Class
HOW TO REGISTER

GECDSB STUDENTS

If you are currently enrolled in a Greater Essex County District School Board school you must select courses through myBlueprint for any Summer Learning Program.
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ALL OTHER STUDENTS (Adults and students in Other boards)
  1. Find the Application Form for the​ program you want to register for (see forms library below)
  2. Open the form and enter your information into the fillable PDF
  3. Save the completed PDF
  4. IF you are registered in a Secondary School in another board, forward the form to your Guidance Counsellor for approval. Adults may skip to the next step.
  5. Completed forms can be emailed to aace@publicboard.ca

If you cannot open and edit the PDF you may print out and complete the registration form by hand. You will have to scan or take a picture of the completed form. Please ensure it​ is legible. Send the form to your counsellor if you are currently registered in a secondary school. Then email approved forms to  aace@publicboard.ca
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How to Access Your Virtual Classroom
How to Access Your Virtual Classroom
Jun 25, 2020
GECDSB Students  Use your existing login credentials.  Username: ######## (your 8 digit student number)  Password:...

How to Access Your Virtual Classroom

Posted on Jun 25, 2020
Branden McWha
How to Access Your Virtual Classroom

GECDSB Students 

Use your existing login credentials. 
Username: ######## (your 8 digit student number) 
Password: use your current password 
 
If you have never logged in before, your default password would be:
Secondary Students: Your date of birth in this format: YYYY-MM-DD​
Elementary Students: Your First and Last initial (in lower case) and last 3 digits of your student number. ex: xx123

Non-GECDSB Students

You will be accessing your Greater Essex County District School Board online course through your board’s virtual learning environment (VLE). Once logged into the board’s VLE, find the “My Courses” widget. 
 
If you are having trouble logging into your course through your board's VLE you can try GECDSB's virtual classroom link and use the following credentials:
 
Secondary Students
Username: ######## (your 8 digit student number) 
Password: YYYY-MM-DD (your date of birth) 
 
Elementary Students
Username: ######## (your 8 digit student number) 
Password: xx### Your First and Last initial (in lower case) and the last three digits of your student number

Click Here to Access your Virtual Classroom

Please Note

You must be logged into your course by 9 AM for synchronous learning.

 

Orientation Video links

external link: www.youtube.com

external link: www.youtube.com

 Minister of Education
Minister of Education
Mar 23, 2020
Letter to Parents/Guardians from the Minister of Education  Updated March 31, 2020

Minister of Education

Posted on Mar 23, 2020
Rochelle Langlois
 Minister of Education

Letter to Parents/Guardians from the Minister of Education 

Updated March 31, 2020

Labour Negotiations - Friday, February 21, 2020
Labour Negotiations - Friday, February 21, 2020
Feb 20, 2020
​The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO) and the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation (OSSTF) have scheduled a...

Labour Negotiations - Friday, February 21, 2020

Posted on Feb 20, 2020
Rochelle Langlois
Labour Negotiations - Friday, February 21, 2020
​The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO) and the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation (OSSTF) have scheduled a province-wide, full withdrawal of services for Friday, February 21, 2020 if new collective agreements have not been reached this week.

The legal, Work to Rule sanctions being imposed by the unions will also continue, along with these rotating, one day strikes.

All GECDSB elementary, secondary and continuing education schools will be closed to students on Friday, February 21st and student transportation will be cancelled.

Maryvale and Regional Children's Centre will remain open and transportation will continue on Friday, February 21st.

​All schools are scheduled to reopen to students with student transportation on Monday, February 24, 2020. 

All EarlyON Centres in schools will be closed Friday, February 21. 

Talk2Me will not be held on Friday, February21, 2020.

If child care providers in schools wish to offer a full-day program on Friday, February 21st, they will inform families and the school principals. Please contact your child care provider for more information about hours and programming that may be offered on Friday, February 21st. There will be no board-provided transportation for any program that is open. 

Parents/guardians can find out more about child care partnership information at:  https://www.citywindsor.ca/residents/socialservices-/Childrens-Services/Pages/Childrens-Services.aspx

Curiosity Club will be cancelled Friday, February 21, 2020.

YMCA Kids Club will be cancelled Friday, February 21, 2020

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