Catholic District School Board has announced that Superintendent of Education/Human
Resources, Robert Ciarlo has been appointed to a provincial committee,
which will be working to develop the framework for provincial negotiations
for teachers in Catholic School Boards across Ontario. The framework developed
will be used for the next four years, in contract negotiations with Catholic
school teachers throughout the province
The 9-member committee
is made up of representatives from the Ontario Catholic School Trustees’
Association (OCSTA), the Ministry of Education, the legal profession,
a Director of Education, Superintendents of Business and Human Resources.
OCSTA represents the needs and perspectives of Ontario’s Catholic
District School Boards.
Mr. Ciarlo has 30
years of experience as an educator and has worked within the elementary,
secondary and continuing education panels. He was a secondary school principal
with the Halton Catholic District School Board before joining Niagara
Catholic. Mr. Ciarlo’s initial role with Niagara Catholic was Senior
Administrator of Human Resources. He was later appointed as Superintendent
of Education/Human Resources. In addition to his teaching qualifications,
Mr. Ciarlo has successfully completed a Specialist in Human Resources
Program at McMaster University.
is an experienced Human Resources practitioner, who will bring valuable
experience and expertise in labour relations, particularly negotiations
to the committee. We, at Niagara Catholic, are proud that he has been
selected to represent Human Resources Departments throughout the province.
Mr. Ciarlo will be a valuable member of the Committee,” said
Angelo Di Ianni, Director of Education.
Chairperson of the
Board, Dan Whipple, who also serves as a Director of the Ontario Catholic
School Trustees’ Association said, “Mr. Ciarlo has played
a key role at Niagara Catholic in negotiations with our various employee
groups. He will be a valuable member of the provincial committee. We congratulate
him on his selection and we know that all Catholic boards across Ontario
will benefit from the work of the Committee.”
The Committee is
expected to complete its mandate in approximately 3 weeks.