March 23, 2016

Briefing - March 23, 2016


BRIEFING - HIGHLIGHTS OF THE MARCH 23, 2016
MEETING OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Hon. Jean Augustine thanks board for namesake school

Jean Augustine, the first black-Canadian woman to be elected to the House of Commons, thanked trustees for the honour of a namesake school. Located at 50 Elbern Markell Dr. in Brampton, Jean Augustine Secondary School is scheduled to open September 2016.

Trustees approve 2016-17 budget consultation plan

To guide the Peel District School Board in the development of its 2016-17 budget, the board will seek input from staff, parents, students and community members. Feedback will help the board set its budget priorities for the coming school year.

The public consultation will take place in early April. See peelschools.org for more details.
Superintendent promotion process
 
The board approved the following individuals to be considered for promotion to superintendent as vacancies occur:

Liz Cook School Support Officer, Leadership Development & School Support Services
Lawrence DeMaeyer School Support Officer, Leadership Development & School Support Services
Matthew McCutcheon Manager of Human Resources (Recruitment & Retention)
Michelle Stubbings Principal, Turner Fenton Secondary School
Darren Van Hooydonk Principal, Eldorado Public School

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

Mansoor Ali, teacher, will retire May 31
Tamara Brickman, teacher, will retire June 30
Lydia Coffey, teaching assistant, will retire Mar. 31
Edmund Gataveckas, teacher, will retire Apr. 30
Murray Heslop, teacher, will retire June 30
Sally Hortop, teacher, will retire June 30
Daphne Howard, principal, will retire June 30
Karryn Karrys, teacher, will retire June 30
Debra Lamb, teacher, will retire June 30
Ellen Martin, teacher, will retire June 30
Larry McCulloch, teacher, retired Mar. 18
Glen Monken, teacher, will retire June 30
Heather Monken, teacher, will retire June 30
Susan Montgomery, teacher, will retire June 30
Lezanne Montgomery-Seunik, teaching assistant, retired Mar. 14
Anne Ottley, principal, will retire June 30
Linda Pannell, teacher, will retire June 30
Anneli Pekkonen, teacher, will retire June 30
Dave Reusch, building leadhand, will retire Mar. 31
Greg Trupp, teacher, will retire June 30
Arlean Werb, office assistant, will retire Apr. 1
Zoila Young, head custodian, will retire June 30

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