April 25, 2017

Regular Meeting of the Board - April 25, 2017

In order to ensure the safety of staff, students, parents and community members who attend Regular Meetings of the Board, the Peel District School Board has introduced a new meeting access process. Attendees will be required to present government issued photo identification and sign in. For additional details, visit the “What’s New” section of the Peel board’s website home page at www.peelschools.org.


Complete Board Agenda

1. Call to Order 
 National Anthem
 Approval of Agenda

 Special Presentation:

 Special Presentation by Joy Uniac, Jess Grewal and Tracy Finch
 – Start with a Smile Kindergarten Welcome

2. Declaration of Conflict of Interest

3. Minutes

 3.1 Audit Committee, March 23, 2017

 3.2 Special Education Advisory Committee, March 27, 2017

 3.3 Instructional Programs/Curriculum Committee, March 29, 2017 (will be available on a future agenda)

 3.4 Physical Planning & Building Committee, April 5, 2017
 3.5 Regular Meeting of the Board, April 12, 2017

 3.6 Special Education Advisory Committee, April 19, 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 Modified School Year Calendars:  2017-2018

 6.3 Police Appreciation Week

 6.4 Letter to Chair of the Peel District School Board from the Chair of the Toronto District School Board in support of the Board’s position regarding Religious Accommodation

 6.5 OPSBA brief to the Ministry of Education re 2017-18 Education Funding Engagement Guide/Grants for Student Needs

 6.6 Day of Mourning Ceremony – Friday, April 28, 2017

7. Delegations

 7.1 Delegation by Anita Vucic re French Immersion Enrolment Process

8. Old Business

9. New Business

 9.1 Recommendations of the Audit Committee, March 23, 2017

 9.2 Recommendations of the Special Education Advisory Committee, March 27, 2017

 9.3 Recommendations of the Instructional Programs/Curriculum Committee, March 29, 2017 (will be available on a future agenda)

 9.4 Notice of Motion: Trustee Singh re Board support for OPSBA Policy Amendment on social justice, equity & inclusion

 9.5 Notice of Appointment of two trustees (and two alternates) to the OPSBA Board of Directors:  June 2017-June 2018

 9.6 Changes regarding Peel District School Board Policies #9, 23, 40, 66

 9.7 Peel Lunchroom Supervisors’ Appreciation Day

10. Reports from Officials and Staff

11. Director’s Report

12. Reports from Ontario Public School Boards’ Association

 12.1 OPSBA Connects  – April 18, 2017

13. Communications - For Action or Receipt

14. Response of Administration to Former Questions

 14.1 Response to Trustee Harkirat Singh’s question regarding Cancellation of Drama Classes at Sandalwood Heights Secondary School

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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