March 17, 2017

Regular Meeting of the Board - March 22, 2017

OPEN SESSION

Complete Board Agenda

1. Call to Order 
 National Anthem
 Acknowledgement
 Approval of Agenda

 Special Presentations​

2. Declaration of Conflict of Interest

3. Minutes

3.1    Instructional Programs/Curriculum Committee, February 15, 2017

3.2    Supplementary Meeting of the Board, February 21, 2017

3.3    Special Education Advisory Committee, February 21, 2017 (will be available on a future agenda)

3.4    Regular Meeting of the Board, February 28, 2017 (to be distributed)

3.5    Physical Planning & Building Committee, March 7, 2017 (will be available on a future agenda)​

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    Good News!

6.3    Letter from the Minister of Education in response to our letter of January 10, 2017 requesting that the Ministry of Education undertake an ethno-racial, equity-based, comprehensive review of the K-12 curriculum in all major subjects

6.4    Copy of a letter from the Chair of the Waterloo Region District School Board to the Executive Director of OUAC regarding the additional fee to students who make changes to their University applications

6.5    Copy of a letter from the Chair of the Waterloo Region District School Board to the Minister of Education regarding the lack of qualified French teachers in the province of Ontario​

7. Delegations

7.1    Delegation by Mike Bayer re the Board's Religious Accommodation Operating Procedure

7.2    Delegation by Ashish Pandita re how the Child Welfare Act, OHRC and Education Act related cases are implemented within the PDSB and the role/engagement of parents

7.3    Delegation by Loris Thomas, Congress of Black Women re behavioural management of black students​

8. Old Business

8.1    Response to delegation by Henryk (Hank) Glogowski re school bus cancellations

8.2    Response to delegation by Sanaeya Panthaky re Religious Accommodation​

9. New Business

9.1    Recommendations of the Instructional Programs/Curriculum Committee, February 15, 2017

9.2    Recommendations of the Special Education Advisory Committee, February 21, 2017 (will be available on a future agenda)

9.3    Recommendations of the Physical Planning & Building Committee, March 7, 2017​

10. Reports from Officials and Staff

10.1  2017-2018 Budget Consultation Plan​

11. Director’s Report

12. Reports from Ontario Public School Boards’ Association

12.1  OPSBA Connects  – February 27, 2017

12.2  OPSBA Connects – March 6, 2017

12.3  OPSBA Connects – March 13, 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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