News & Stories

With the amazing volunteers and partners that help us each day, we’ve got a lot of stories to tell!

We publish new Ottawa education-related stories each month. Follow along to learn about the great things happening in your community.

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JA Having An Impact!

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Written by Russell Fisher, JA Ottawa volunteer for 20 years   When I started with the Ottawa Network for Education in 1999, I really did not know what I was getting into. Twenty years, and…
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Entrepreneurs Wanted!

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  Are you creative? Do you want to learn how to start and run a business? Are you looking to spice up your college and university applications or gain experience?   JA Ottawa is pleased…
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Sheila Jenkins, Founder of OttawaReads, Knows that Every Child Needs a Champion

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  Sheila Jenkins is a unique contributor to the Ottawa Network for Education (ONFE). Back in 2003, she created ONFE’s OttawaReads program, an early literacy program that inspires a love of reading in young students. Since that time, Sheila has continued her journey with the program as a volunteer and a…
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Once a Bruin, Always a Bruin

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ONFE’s Volunteers in Education (OVIE) program brings volunteers from the community into classrooms, to help educators ensure the academic success and well-being of their students. To kickstart ONFE’s Volunteer Month, we’re featuring the incredible work…
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