February 14, 2017

Regular Meeting of the Board - February 14, 2017

OPEN SESSION 

Complete Board Agenda

Updates to Agenda

1. Call to Order 
 National Anthem
 Acknowledgement
 Approval of Agenda

 Special Presentations

2. Declaration of Conflict of Interest

3. Minutes

 3.1 Physical Planning & Building Committee, January 9, 2017

 3.2 Special Education Advisory Committee, January 17, 2017 (will be available on a future agenda)

 3.3 Instructional Programs/Curriculum Committee, January 18, 2017

 3.4 Regular Meeting of the Board, January 24, 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 Minister of Education from the Chair regarding the elimination of top-up funding

 6.3 Letter to the Minister of Education from the Chair regarding adding comprehensive information about the political process at a board level, roles and responsibilities of school board officials and student representatives to the Civics Curriculum

 6.4 Letter from Michael Salvatori, CEO, Ontario College of Teachers in response to our letter of January 10, 2017, regarding including one equity, inclusion and anti-discrimination course as a prerequisite to become a teacher in the province of Ontario

 6.5 Copy of an email to the Director and Chair of the Board from OPSBA regarding the sharing of our expertise and resources with other member boards

7. Delegations

 7.1 Request to delegate:  Falgun Shah re the Board’s Religious Accommodation Operating Procedure

 7.2 Request to delegate:  Umang Desai re the Board’s Religious Accommodation Operating Procedure

 7.3 Request to delegate:  Mike Bayer re the Board’s Religious Accommodation Operating Procedure

 7.4 Request to delegate:  Tianlei Zhang re the Board’s Religious Accommodation Operating Procedure

8. Old Business

 8.1 Response to delegation by Nayana Subramanian re the Board’s Religious Accommodation Policy

9. New Business

 9.1 Recommendations of the Special Education Advisory Committee, January 17, 2017 (will be available on a future agenda)

 9.2 School Year Calendars 2017-2018

 9.3 Classroom Closures

 9.4 Enrolment Cap and redirection of Students from Churchville Public School to McClure and Ingleborough Public Schools

10. Reports from Officials and Staff

 10.1 Update to the Minister’s letter re:  Ontario’s Commitment to Reconciliation with Indigenous People

 10.2 Student Transition Planning and the Role of the Transition Facilitator

11. Director’s Report

12. Reports from Ontario Public School Boards’ Association

 12.1 OPSBA Connects  – January 25, 2017

 12.2 OPSBA Connects  – January 30, 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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