February 13, 2018

Briefing - February 12, 2018

​​​BRIEFING - HIGHLIGHTS OF THE FEBRUARY 12​​, 2018 ​MEETING OF THE​ BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Delegations

Aarti Brown and Bridgette McKenzie delegated the board regarding boundary change at Kingswood Drive Public School​.


Trustees write letter to the Minister of Education regarding on-going busing issues

Board trustees sent a letter to the Minister of Education regarding the on-going bus delays, due to the shortage of qualified school bus drivers in the Greater Toronto Area.

 

Peel board recognizes Peel Lunchroom Supervisors' Appreciation Day on March 2.

The board recognized March 2, 2018 as Peel Lunchroom Supervisors' Appreciation Day. Schools will participate in a variety of activities to express their appreciation for lunchroom supervisors and acknowledge their contributions.

 

Trustees approve motion to audio record all public Regular Meetings of the Board moving forward

The board approved a motion to have all public Regular Meetings of the Board audio recorded and the  recordings be made accessible, available and archived.

 

Trustees approve motion to hire support workers until June 30 to supervise children waiting for buses due to bus delays

The board approved the hiring of support workers until June 30, 2018 to supervise children waiting for buses as a result of the on-going bus delays.

 

Trustees recognized the contributions and years of service of the following staff who have/are retiring:

Robert Bellis, manager, will retire May 31, 2018

Jeannette Bevis, teacher, will retire March 31, 2018

Rukhshana Bharucha, teaching assistant, will retire February 28, 2018

Cathy Buchner, principal, will retire June 30, 2018

Carlene Charlton, office manager, will retire March 30, 2018

Julie Daley, teacher, will retire June 30, 2018

Siros Dehshi, retired January 31, 2018

Eldon Difederico, teacher, will retire February 28, 2018

Lucy Doria-Adamiszyn, teacher, will retire February 28, 2018

Charlene Halfyard-Byrne, teacher, will retire March 31, 2018

Drew Hamilton, teaching assistant, will retire February 28, 2018

Deborah Laughlin-Moore, teacher, will retire June 30, 2018

Shahla Malik, teaching assistant, retired January 22, 2018

Kevin Oikawa, teacher, will retire March 31, 2018

Francisco Toledo, custodian, will retire May 31, 2018

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