BRIEFING - HIGHLIGHTS OF THE SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
MEETING OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Epic – Starting Point 2014 video presentation
The board viewed “Epic”, a video highlighting just a few of the inspiring moments throughout Peel schools. The video was one of three videos revealed at the board’s annual Starting Point kick-off event. Copies have been made available to all schools and posted online at www.peelschools.org/inspire.
Trustees approve tender for new Brampton school
The board awarded the tender, in the amount of $12,420,960 for the construction of Mount Pleasant #2 Public School, to Percon Construction Inc.
Trustee Jagdeep Mann appointed to two committees
Trustees approved the appointment of Trustee Jagdeep Mann, Brampton Wards 9/10, to the Physical Planning and Building Committee and the Instructional Programs Curriculum Committee effective immediately until the end of the current term of office.
Trustees recognized the contributions and years of service of the following staff who have/are retiring:
Marlene Drury, school attendant, retired Aug. 29
Anna Dzidek, custodian, retired Aug. 29
Laura Fox, teaching assistant, retired Aug. 31
Karen Marsh, teacher, will retire Oct. 31
Lucinda Mercer, office manager, retired Aug. 31
Sotiria Vastis, school attendant, will retire Sept. 30