December 9, 2014

Briefing - December 9, 2014

BRIEFING - HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DECEMBER 9, 2014
MEETING OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES


Delegations

Tajindger Dhadwar delegated the board regarding the French Immersion boundary change for Ingleborough Public School.

Scott and Shannon Morrell delegated the board regarding the French Immersion boundary change for Whiteoaks Public School.

Peel board selected as one of Toronto’s Top Employer’s for 2015

The Peel District School Board has been selected as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers for 2015. The announcement was made in a special magazine published in the Dec. 8 edition of the Globe and Mail. Janet McDougald, chair of the board, and Tony Pontes, director of education, accepted the award at a recognition lunch along with representatives from many Peel board employee unions, federations and associations. To learn more about the award, visit www.canadastop100.com/toronto/.


Premier’s Award for Safe and Accepting Schools presented to three Peel schools

The Peel District School Board is proud to extend congratulations to Agnes Taylor Public School, Erindale Secondary School and Stanley Mills Public School on being selected to receive the 2013-14 Premier’s Award for Safe and Accepting Schools.

The Premier’s Award honours up to 11 Safe Schools teams across Ontario that have demonstrated initiative, creativity and leadership in promoting a safe and inclusive school climate. To learn more, visit http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/safeschools/award.html.


Peel board to appoint two trustee representatives to French Second Language Advisory Committee

The Peel board approved the appointment of two trustee representatives for the French Second Language Advisory Committee. Trustees will be appointed at the next Regular Meeting of the Board on January 13, 2015.

Trustees approve borrowing resolution for school board expenditures

Trustees enacted the borrowing resolution to meet the ongoing expenditures from January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015 until the current revenue has been received.

The following secondary vice-principal appointment will be effective December 10, 2014:

Jeff Bertrand from acting vice-principal at Cawthra Park Secondary School to vice-principal at Cawthra Park Secondary School until June 30, 2015


The following secondary vice-principal assignments will be effective January 30, 2015:

Donna Moore from vice-principal at North Park Secondary School to vice-principal at Glenforest Secondary School

Crissa Hill from vice-principal at Rick Hansen Secondary School to vice-principal at North Park Secondary School

Mark Botnick from vice-principal at Thomas L. Kennedy Secondary School to vice-principal at Continuing and Adult Education


The following secondary vice-principal appointment will be effective January 30, 2015:

Penni Gunby from teacher at Louise Arbour Secondary School to vice-principal at Thomas L. Kennedy Secondary School

Retirements

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

Leon Barrett, teacher, will retire Jan. 31
David Booty, teacher, will retire Jan. 31
Sandy Buckingham, office manager, will retire Jan. 23
Sally Cobb, office manager, will retire Dec. 31
Diana Drylie, teaching assistant, will retire Dec. 30
Simonne Elliott, school attendant, will retire Dec. 19
Cynthia Evans, teacher, will retire Jan. 31
Khalid Farooq, teacher, will retire Dec. 31
Susan Grigor, teacher, will retire Dec. 31
Renee Laba, teacher, will retire Jan. 31
Judy Marcuson, teacher, will retire Jan. 31
Ginny Monaghan, teacher, will retire Dec. 31
Candice Rowley, office manager, will retire Dec. 31
Hilary Sturmey, office assistant, will retire Dec. 31
John Vario, teacher, will retire Dec. 31
James Vincent, teacher, will retire Jan. 31
David Wood, teacher, will retire Jan. 31
Linda Woodhead, teacher, will retire Jan. 31

 

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