Committees

Thanks to the hundreds of volunteers that lead and work on our committees, we have been able to build real work solutions for our members – they are truly at the heart of what we do.

Learn more about the importance and impact of volunteering with our recent blog.

At the heart of educational innovation and technology, the ECNO Advisory Committee (EAC) is your gateway to shaping the future of education in Ontario. We’re a dynamic group of volunteers committed to advancing technology in school boards across the region. Our mission is to provide strategic recommendations to the ECNO Board of Directors, ensuring that educational technology remains cutting-edge and aligned with the evolving needs of our educational institutions.

As a bridge between visionary ideas and impactful actions, the EAC plays a pivotal role in setting standards, guiding procurement decisions, and enhancing products and services. We’re dedicated to influencing the strategic direction, endorsing innovative solutions, and advising on the effective use of technology in school boards.

With your support, we can make a real difference. Explore our website to learn more about our initiatives, upcoming events, and how you can get involved. Join us on this exciting journey as we transform education through technology.

Let’s shape the future of education together. Join the ECNO Advisory Committee and be a part of something extraordinary.

Brad Ross | Chair | Bluewater District School Board | brad_ross@bwdsb.on.ca 
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ECNO Technical Advisory Committee 

The ECNO Technical Advisory Committee (ETAC) is a forum where school Board Information Technology professionals can meet to: 

  • Discuss technical items pertaining IT infrastructure, applications, networking, access, security, account management, hardware, operating systems, etc. 
  • Share best practices 
  • Participate in vendor presentations 
  • Professional development activities 
  • Provide technical advice when called upon by the EAC 

ETAC is open to all active school Board employees and is targeted to IT staff that play a key role in technical decisions for their boards. They would include network, application, and database support staff usually at the supervisory level. 

Chris Blackstock | Chair | Renfrew County Catholic DSB | Chris.Blackstock@rccdsb.ca
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Shared Technology Services Advisory Committee 

Peter Scantland | Chair | Upper Grand District School Board | Peter.Scantland@ugdsb.on.ca
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ECNO Conference Committee 

The ECNO Conference Committee works year round to organize and execute the annual ECNO Conference. The 2024 ECNO conference, themed “ECNOvate – Unleashing the Power of Technology,” is a dynamic gathering of Ontario school board IT professionals, and educator tech enthusiasts, poised to explore the latest educational technology innovations.

Learn more about next year’s conference.

Eleanore Novak/Maria Serpa | Co-Chairs | District School Board of Niagara/Waterloo Region Catholic School Board | Eleanore.Novak@dsbn.org/Maria.Serpa@wcdsb.ca | SharePoint Portal: ECNO Conference Committee