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​SCDSB seeks volunteers for their Accessibility Advisory CommitteeFebruary 19, 2015 Category: NewsBack to News Page

The Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) is looking for volunteers interested in serving on the Accessibility Advisory Committee. People with disabilities and members of families of people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Members of the Accessibility Advisory Committee fulfil a variety of activities including:

• advising on the preparation, implementation and effectiveness of the Board’s annual accessibility plan
• reviewing and advising on accessibility issues relating to identified facilities
• advising on other accessibility issues within Simcoe County District School Board schools.

To be eligible, applicants must be a resident of the County of Simcoe and over 18 years of age. Under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005 the majority of committee members shall include people with disabilities. The committee meets five times throughout the year and completes school accessibility audits twice a year.

Interested individuals are invited to apply to be a member of the SCDSB Accessibility Advisory Committee by sending a letter of interest to Abigail DesForges by email at, or by mail to:

Education Centre,
ATTN: Abigail DesForges
1170 Hwy 26, Midhurst, ON

Applicants who are shortlisted may be requested to attend a short interview conducted by the Recruitment Committee.
For more information please contact:

Abigail DesForges, Human Resources Officer
Simcoe County District School Board
705-734-6363 ext. 11578