March 6, 2020

Regular Meeting of the Board - March 10, 2020

​Open Session - Tuesday March 10, 2020 

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Complete Agenda

  1. Call to Order
    National Anthem
    Acknowledgement
    Approval of Agenda
    Special Presentations

  2. Declaration of Conflict of Interest

  3. Board Minutes​ for Approval
    3.1 Regular Meeting of the Board, February 25, 2020

  4. Chair's Request for Written Questions from Trustees

  5. Notices of Motion and Petitions

  6. Section for Recognition

  7. Delegations
    7.1 Delegation by Graeme Melvin regarding rental of school facilities and partnering with community groups
    7.2 Delegation by Tope Adefarakan regarding Black History Month – policing Black students

  8. Old Business

  9. New Business
    9.1 Notice of Motion: Trustee McDonald regarding appointment of a We Rise Together Coordinator
    9.2 Notice of Motion: Trustee Crocker regarding letter to Minister of Education requesting retaining funding levels for assessment and mental health services
    9.3 Notice of Motion: Trustee McDonald regarding implementation of a de-streaming pilot
    9.4 Notice of Motion: Trustee McDonald regarding video recording public Regular Meetings of the Board
    9.5 Notice of Motion: Trustee McDonald regarding minutes of Regular Meetings of the Board
    9.6 Notice of Motion: Trustee McDonald regarding racial data of students in gifted, vocational and regional programs
    9.7 Notice of Motion: Trustee Sohi regarding review of English as a Second Language/English Language Learner program
    9.8 Notice of Motion: Trustee Cameron regarding letter to Minister of Education 

  10. Reports from Director and Staff

  11. Items for Receipt
    11.1 Minutes of the Special Education Advisory Committee, February 18, 2020 (will be available on a future agenda)
    11.2 Recommendations of the Special Education Advisory Committee, February 18, 2020 (will be available on a future agenda)
    11.3 Retirements
    11.4 Response to delegation by Carol Deneka regarding religion in the public, secular school board
    11.5 Response to question asked by Trustee McDonald regarding recognition of the International Decade of Peoples of African Descent
    11.6 Response to question asked by Trustee McDonald regarding adherence to progressive discipline process (will be available on a future agenda)
    11.7 Response to questions asked by Trustee McDonald regarding pyscho-educational consultants and behaviourial teaching assistants racial breakdown and Black student proportion of BTA allocation (will be available on a future agenda)
    11.8 Response to written questions submitted by Student Trustee Arora regarding vaping (will be available on a future agenda)
    11.9 Response to question asked by Trustee McDonald regarding proportion of Black students in behavioural programs (will be available on a future agenda)

  12. Reports from Ontario Public School Boards’ Association
    12.1 OPSBA Connects – February 24, 2020
    12.2 OPSBA Connects – March 3, 2020

  13. Communications - For Action or Receipt

  14. Reports from Trustee Representatives on Councils/Associations

  15. Questions from Board Members

  16. Public Question Period

  17. Further Business

  18. Adoption of the In Committee Reports

  19. Adjournment


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