November 26, 2013

Briefing - November 26, 2013

 
Annual planning document identifies new schools, additions, boundary changes

Trustees approved the 2015 capital plan, subject to the availability of funding from the Ministry of Education.

Trustees approved the 2015-24 capital plan for new schools subject to the availability of funding from the Ministry of Education.

Trustees approved expansions, additions and/or renovations to the following 29 schools to accommodate year 5 implementation of Full-Day Kindergarten (FDK):

Brisdale P.S.
Burnt Elm P.S.
Castlemore P.S.
Champlain Trail P.S.
Churchill Meadows P.S.
Claireville P.S.
Eagle Plains P.S.
Fairview P.S.
Fernforest P.S.
Great Lakes P.S.
Hewson P.S.
Huntington Ridge P.S.
James Potter P.S.
Jefferson P.S.
Kenollie P.S.
Kingswood P.S.
Larkspur P.S.
McHugh P.S.
McKinnon P.S.
Mount Royal P.S.
Mountain Ash P.S.
Munden Park P.S.
Robert J. Lee P.S.
Shaw P.S.
Silverthorn P.S.
Stanley Mills P.S.
Thornwood P.S.
Vista Heights P.S.
Worthington P.S.

For more information or for a copy of the annual planning document, visit www.peelschools.org/aboutus/apd or call 905-890-1010 (or 1-800-668-1146) ext. 2212.

Board approves revised Policy #51 – Human Rights

Trustees approved the revised Policy #51 – Human Rights. The revised policy will be posted on the board website www.peelschools.org

Board approves consolidated financial statements for 2012-13

The board approved the consolidated financial statements for 2012-13.

Trustees approve working fund reserve transfers of 2012-13 year end.

The board approved:

• a transfer of $5,638,072 to the Working Fund Reserve
• a transfer to Dedicated Working Fund at August 31, 2013 to be used for:
- school and school support consumable funds in the amount of $2,058,280
- short term professional development funds in the amount of $1,597,457
- miscellaneous operational funds in the amount of $1,489,791
• a transfer to a Dedicated Working Fund Reserve at August 31, 2013 to fund the estimated additional project costs for the Mineola Public School renovation in the amount of $216,346
• that the Dedicated Working Fund Reserves be transferred and used to offset the applicable operational costs in 2013-14

Trustees receive Professional Learning Plan for Dec. 20, 2013

The board received the Professional Learning Plan outlining activities and requirements for Peel   employee groups on Dec. 20, 2013.

The following elementary principal appointments will be effective November 27, 2013:

Jason Billings from acting principal at King’s Masting Public School to principal at King’s Masting Public School

Michele East from acting principal at Forest Avenue Public School to principal at Forest Avenue Public School

Christine Majeau from acting principal at The Valleys Senior Public School to principal at The Valleys Senior Public School

Anup Sidhu from acting principal at Willow Way Public School to principal at Willow Way Public School

Kim Vander Glas from acting principal at Silver Creek Public School to principal at Silver Creek Public School

Neela Zinn from acting principal at Robert H. Lagerquist Senior Public School to principal at Robert H. Lagerquist Senior Public School

The following elementary principal assignment will be effective January 6, 2014:

Joanne Redhead from principal at Barondale Public School to principal at Lancaster Public School

The following elementary principal appointment will be effective January 6, 2014:

Jocelyn McKay from vice-principal at Bristol Road Middle School to principal at Barondale Public School

The following elementary principal assignments will be effective January 27, 2014:

Lynn Dirks from principal at Copeland Public School to principal at Sheridan Park Public School

Leanne Rathbone from principal at Sheridan Park Public School to principal at Copeland Public School

The following elementary principal assignments will be effective March 17, 2014:

Laurie Allison from principal at Caledon East Public School to principal at James Bolton Public School

Cathleen Buchner from principal at Ray Underhill Public School to principal at Conestoga Public School

Joanne de Melo from principal at Edenbrook Hill Public School to principal at Fletcher’s Meadow #7 Public School

Colleen Lowry from principal at Conestoga Public School to principal at Edenbrook Hill Public School

Lisa Miller-Wood from principal at James Bolton Public School to principal at Ross Drive (Springdale #703) Public School

Stephen Webb from principal at Fairview Public School to principal at Dundas-Fairview Public School

The following elementary principal appointments will be effective March 17, 2014:

Heather Denley from vice-principal at Clark Boulevard Public School to principal at Caledon East Public School

Philip Dodson from vice-principal at Hewson Public School to principal at Ray Underhill Public School

Tanis McNeely from vice-principal at Edenrose Public School to Principal at Fairview Public School

The following elementary vice-principal assignment will be effective November 27, 2013:

Keith Morrison from vice-principal at Whiteoaks Public School to .5 vice-principal at Sawmill Valley Public School and .5 vice-principal Thorn Lodge Public School

The following elementary vice-principal appointments will be effective November 27, 2013:

Christine Barnes from acting vice-principal at Whiteoaks Public School to vice-principal at Whiteoaks Public School

Valerie Cunningham from acting vice-principal at Ellwood Memorial Public School to vice-principal at Ellwood Memorial Public School

Lisa Hart from .5 acting vice-principal at Brisdale Public School and .5 acting vice-principal at Mount Royal Public School to .5 vice-principal at Brisdale Public School and .5 vice-principal at Mount Royal Public School

William (Sandy) Sparks from .5 acting vice-principal at Cheyne Middle School and .5 acting vice-principal at Rowntree Public School to .5 vice-principal at Cheyne Middle School and .5 vice-principal at Rowntree Public School

The following elementary vice-principal assignment will be effective January 6, 2014:

Kathryn Bray from .5 vice-principal at Fairlawn Public School and .5 vice-principal at Treeline Public School to vice-principal at Shaw Public School

The following elementary vice-principal appointments will be effective January 6, 2014:

Amtul Ejaz from Early Literacy Teacher, Curriculum and Instruction Support Services to .5 vice-principal at Massey Street Public School and .5 vice-principal at Great Lakes Public School

Sunita Joshi from vice-principal at Bloordale Middle School, Toronto District School Board to .5 vice-principal at David Leeder Middle School and .5 vice-principal at The Woodlands Senior Public School

Gillyan Garcia (Holden) from teacher at Gordon Graydon Senior Public School to .5 vice-principal at Fairlawn Public School and .5 vice-principal at Treeline Public School

Maxine Richards from teacher at Huntington Ridge Public School to vice-principal at Bristol Road Middle School

The following elementary vice-principal assignment will be effective March 17, 2014:

Erla Jackett from vice-principal at Parkholme School to vice-principal at Edenrose Public School

Mariana Vranjic from vice-principal at Mount Royal Public School to vice-principal at Hewson Public School

Retirements

Paula Civiero, teacher, will retire Jan. 31
Jan D’Amelio, teacher, will retire Jan. 31 
Anna Di Cosola, office manager, will retire Dec. 31 
Ellen Farber, teacher, will retire Jan. 30 
Betty-Anne Harrison, teaching assistant, will retire Dec. 30 
Lorraine Hirst, teacher, will retire Dec. 31 
Petra Holtby, vice principal, will retire Dec. 31
Donna Napasney, teacher, will retire Jan. 30
Katherine Pratt, teacher, will retire Dec. 31
Graziella Priolo Baran, teacher, will retire Dec. 31
Patricia Taffe, teacher, will retire Dec. 31

 

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