March 24, 2015

Briefing - March 24, 2015

BRIEFING - HIGHLIGHTS OF THE MARCH 24, 2015

MEETING OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Special presentation by the Mikey Network

The Mikey Network, who donated 250 defibrillators to Peel schools last year, presented their new app and website. These two tools are intended to help educate students on CPR and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) use. The website also provides secondary students with the opportunity to earn volunteer hours through educational modules. 

To learn more about the Mikey Network's Young at Heart School Defibrillator program or to make a donation, visit http://mikeynetwork.com/mikey-programs/the-mikey-young-at-heart-school-defibrillator-program/.

Delegation

Jotvinder Sodhi delegated the board regarding the Ministry of Education's revised Health and Physical Education curriculum.

Board meetings to begin with acknowledgement of traditional territory of the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation

Trustees approved that the Peel District School Board will begin each Regular Meeting of the Board with the following statement: We would like to acknowledge that we are on the traditional territory of the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation.

The following elementary principal appointment will be effective April 1, 2015:

Saba Khan from vice-principal at David Leeder Middle School to principal at Plum Tree Park Public School

Trustees recognized the contributions and years of service of the following staff who have/are retiring:

Linda Adams, teaching assistant, will retire Mar. 29

Geeta Allen, teacher, will retire June 30

Donna Baker, teacher, will retire June 30

Jadwiga Chudolinska, custodian, will retire Sept. 30

Anne Clark, teacher, will retire June 30

Cathy Clark, teacher, will retire June 30

Marla Cook, teacher, will retire June 30

Fernando De Melo, teacher, will retire June 30

Judy Dobson, office manager, will retire Apr. 30

Cheryl Elliott, teaching assistant, will retire June 28

Arlete Guerreiro, school attendant, will retire July 31

George Koos-Hutas, teacher, will retire June 30

Sam Kornblum, head custodian, will retire Aug. 31

Valerie MacKenzie, teacher, will retire June 30

Cheryl Maloney, teacher, will retire Mar. 31

Marie Mazzucco, teacher, will retire June 30

Terrie McKinnon, teacher, will retire June 30

Janine Minor, teacher, will retire June 30

Cathy Munn, teacher, will retire June 30

Anne Robinson, teacher, will retire July 31

Christine Robson, teacher, will retire June 30

Freny Romer, teacher, will retire June 30

Janet Singh, custodian, will retire Mar. 31

Deborah Smith, teacher, will retire June 30

Jeannie Sroka, teacher, will retire June 30

Ida Staigys, teacher, will retire June 30

Shirley-Ann Teal, coordinating superintendent, will retire Aug. 31

Eric Wears, teacher, will retire Apr. 17

Joanne Witkowski, teacher, will retire June 30

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