March 20, 2018
The Board of Directors at the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) is changing with the appointment of four new members.
The Government of Ontario has appointed David Agnew, Gail Anderson, Michael Bowe and Pierre Alain Riopel to EQAO’s Board of Directors.
EQAO is an arm’s-length agency of the Government of Ontario that contributes to the equity, quality and accountability of Ontario’s publicly funded education system. The agency provides insights that can support the achievement of every student, regardless of background or circumstance. To fulfill its mandate, EQAO administers large-scale assessments grounded in
The Ontario Curriculum, coordinates Ontario’s participation in national and international assessments, contributes to education research and assists the education community in understanding, analyzing and using the agency’s data.
EQAO’s work is overseen by its board of directors, whose members are appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council and are drawn from leadership positions in diverse fields of expertise, such as education, business and policy.
"EQAO has a rich history of providing a range of resources and independent data to empower parents, teachers and policy-makers to better support students’ achievement. The leaders who are joining our board of directors are committed to working with the education community as EQAO modernizes its operations. Together, we will continue to improve the Ontario public education system."
—Dave Cooke, Chair, EQAO