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SCDSB Update 9 – February 28, 2018March 1, 2018 Category: Board UpdatesBack to News Page

​This update provides highlights of the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) Board Meeting held Wednesday, February 28, 2018. Agendas and/or reports considered at this meeting are available at www.scdsb.on.ca

Report from Student Trustees
Student Trustee Gabi Millsap noted that Student Senate received a presentation from Frédérique Dombrowski from CIVIX Canada. Frédérique Dombrowski shared information about Representative Day, an opportunity organized by CIVIX Canada for students to meet with Federal MP’s, and Student Vote, an opportunity for students to learn about local candidates running in municipal, provincial and federal elections. Gabi noted that the programs lead to increased interest by students in politics and elections.

D-4-a Program Standing (February 14, 2018)
The Board approved the following motions:

  1. That the Board approve the revisions to Policy No. 4430 - Field Trips, as set out in APPENDIX C of Report No. PRO-D-1, Revisions to Policy No. 4430 – Field Trips, dated February 14, 2018.
  2. That the Board approve revisions to Policy No. 3130 - Equity and Inclusive Education, as set out in APPENDIX C of Report No. PRO-D-2, Revisions to Policy No. 3130 - Equity and Inclusive Education, dated February 14, 2018.
  3. That the Board approve revisions to Policy No. 4250 - Progressive Discipline and Promoting Positive Student Behaviour, as set out in APPENDIX C of Report No. PRO-D-3, Revisions to Policy No. 4250 - Progressive Discipline and Promoting Positive Student Behaviour, dated February 14, 2018.

D-4-b Human Resources (February 14, 2018)
The Board approved the following motion:

  1. That the Board approve the revisions to Policy No. 3220, Assignment of Administrators to New Schools as set out in APPENDIX C of Report No. HR-D-1, Revision to Policy No. 3220, Assignment of Administrators to New Schools, dated February 14, 2018.

D-4-c First Nations Meeting (January 17, 2018)
The Board approved the following motion:

  1. That the Board approve the changes to the FNEAC Terms of Reference, as set out in APPENDIX A of Report NO. D-4-c, Report of the First Nations Education Advisory Committee (FNEAC) Meeting held January 17, 2018.

D-5-a SEAC Member Appointment
The Board approved the following motion:

  1. That the Board appoint to the SCDSB SEAC, effective March 1, 2018, Robin Moore as the SEAC member for Kinark Child and Family Services, as set out in Report No D-5-a, Special Education Advisory Committee Member Appointment, dated February 28, 2018.

Other Reports Received as Information
D-6-a Parent Involvement Committee – January 16, 2018
D-6-b Special Education Advisory Committee – January 15, 2018
D-6-c Accessibility Advisory Committee – November 27, 2017

Questions and Proposals from Trustees
Trustee Clements provided notification of his resignation from the Board effective March 31, 2018.

Trustee Locke noted her appreciation for the efforts of the staff in the Business and Facilities Department on the construction of Georgian Bay District Secondary School, and noted the progress that has been made to-date.

Correspondence
Letter from Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario


Visit www.scdsb.on.ca for information about future Board and Committee meetings, or to view video archives of Board meetings.

Information:
Sarah Kekewich, Manager of Communications
705-734-6363 x11328 or skekewich@scdsb.on.ca