Developments & News

Well another school year is well underway and so is Bullying Awareness: Reclaiming Our Schools!  Look for us throughout the province at a a variety of events as we spread awareness education, and advocacy for the promotion of changing social climates and attitudes through the fostering of inclusion and empathy!  You can follow us through our workshops listing on our website,  and also through Facebook at by copy and pasting the url into your browser! - Updated Wednesday October 31, 2012 

Busy continuing our work with community members and faculties of education, BA:ROS has most recently been contracted by CBC Learning to develop a teacher resource to compliment the series #bullyPROOF developed by the Connect with Mark Kelly show!  Needless to say we are ecstatic to have the opportunity to work so closely with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and hope that together we can place tools into the hands of students, teachers, and the public to address bullying and bullying behaviours.  - Updated Wednesday May 9, 2012

A fantastic new development for Bullying Awareness: Reclaiming Our Schools is that the Thames Valley District School Board in London, ON has picked up our resource and will making it available to all of their teachers and staff through their board website, as well as will be listing BA:ROS as suitable professional development and in-school student-centered workshops!  This is extremely exciting news for us as it is our aim to spread the message to all students that through utilizing our Courage, Confidence, Competence, Conscience, Integrity, Respect, and Responsibility, we can all activate peace and change the social climate of our schools and communities.  - Updated Monday February 21, 2011



We are also celebrating the latest development in our initiative and that is that our Bullying Awareness: Reclaiming Our Schools teacher and support staff resource has been approved by the Ontario Ministry of Education for addition to the Safe Schools Resource Registry!  We are extremely happy with this news and will be adding the link to our site as soon as the Ministry has revised their website! - Updated Wednesday December 22, 2010



We have also recently been celebrating the amazing news that the Ontario Teachers Federation has added our resource to their Safe at Schools Bullying awareness and resource site at!  The Bullying Prevention section features Bullying Awareness: Reclaiming Our Schools in a number of areas that highlight the different components of the initiative.  - Updated Wednesday December 8, 2010



You can also find BA:ROS under Bullying Publications on the Ontario Association for Students At-Risk website at  Please take some time to familiarize yourself with this wonderful Ontario organization and its initiatives to help students at-risk reach their potential!  - Updated Monday February 21, 2011

Below is a link to the University of Windsor Faculty of Education website on which Vanessa is featured as a promoter of the University and the Faculty, "Reflections of a B E.d." - Updated September 24, 2010