May 9, 2017

Regular Meeting of the Board - May 9, 2017

​In order to ensure the safety of staff, students, parents and community members who attend Regular Meetings of the Board, the Peel District School Board has introduced a new meeting access process. Attendees will be required to present government issued photo identification and sign in. For additional details, visit the “What’s New” section of the Peel board’s website home page at

Complete Board Agenda

Updates to Agenda

1. Call to Order 
 National Anthem
 Approval of Agenda

 Special Presentation:

 1.1 Special Presentation regarding Asian Heritage Month

 1.2 Special Presentation by Shari Lynn Ladanchuk, Executive Director, Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Peel and Jim Van Buskirk, Chief Social Worker

 1.3 Special Presentation by Co-Chairs of the 2016 United Way Campaign

2. Declaration of Conflict of Interest

3. Minutes

 3.1 Instructional Programs/Curriculum Committee, March 29, 2017

 3.2 Special Education Advisory Committee, April 19, 2017 (will be available on a future agenda)

 3.3 Regular Meeting of the Board, April 25, 2017

4. Chair's Request for Written Questions from Trustees

5. Notices of Motion and Petitions

6. Special Section for Receipt

 6.1 Retirements

 6.2 Letter to the Chair from the Minister of Education in response to our letter of September 27, 2016 regarding EQAO assessment methods

 6.3 Copy of letters from Chair of the Thames Valley District School Board to the Minister of Education and to the Prime Minister of Canada regarding Class Size requirements for Native Language Courses

7. Delegations

8. Old Business

 8.1 Response to Delegation:  Anita Vucic and Davor Medunic re the Grade One French Immersion Enrolment Process

9. New Business

 9.1 Recommendations of the Instructional Programs/Curriculum Committee, March 29, 2017

 9.2 Recommendations of the Special Education Advisory Committee, April 19, 2017 (will be available on a future agenda)

 9.3 Appointment of two trustees (and two alternates) to the OPSBA Board of Directors:  June 2017-June 2018

 9.4 New Holding School for Whaley’s Corners Public School for September 2017

 9.5 Board Meeting Schedule – 2017-2018 School Year

10. Reports from Officials and Staff

 10.1 Update on progress with Count Me in Peel student census

11. Director’s Report

12. Reports from Ontario Public School Boards’ Association

 12.1 OPSBA Connects  – April 26, 2017

 12.2 OPSBA Connects – May 1, 2017

13. Communications - For Action or Receipt

14. Response of Administration to Former Questions

15. Reports from Trustee Representatives on Councils/Associations

16. Comments or Questions from Board Members

17. Public Question Period

18. Further Business

19. Adoption of the In Committee Reports

20. Adjournment

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