About Building Champions

Community service providers who want to help youth Extended Society Care succeed as they become adults and begin to make goals for their lives and education.

The Ministry of Children & Youth Services, the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities funded the development of partnerships among children’s aid societies, school boards, post-secondary institutions and employment services to establish Ontario Education Championship Teams throughout Ontario. The Cochrane & Temiskaming Ontario Education Championship Team is made up of  a local child protection agency, local school boards, post-secondary institutions, and community partners who work collaboratively to enhance the wellbeing of youth in Extended Society Care in our area. The team’s purpose is to help youth in Extended Society Care transition from secondary to postsecondary education, employment or apprenticeship. Members of the Ontario Education Championship Team work collaboratively to increase graduation and achievement rates for children and youth in care. The Team is consisted of representatives from the following community partners:

  • North Eastern Ontario Family and Children’s Services
  • Collège Boréal
  • Northern College
  • Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l’Ontario
  • Conseil scolaire catholique de district des Grandes Rivières
  • Ministry of Education
  • Université de Hearst
  • Northeastern Catholic District School Board
  • Employment Options
  • District School Board Ontario North East
  • Timmins Police Service
  • Foster Parents