News from and about the board and trustees, such as initiatives, financial reports and minutes.
Posted March 9, 2018
Due to the overwhelming response we have received, we have extended the budget survey closing date to March 16, 2018. Calling all students, parents, staff and community members. We want to hear from you on which funding priorities we should consider for the 2018-19 school year and beyond. Annual Budget Survey Complete this short online […]
What is a school board trustee? School board trustees are locally-elected representatives of the public and they are our community’s advocate for public education. As a member of our board, their role is to assist the board in fulfilling its duties under Ontario’s Education Act. They must maintain a focus on student achievement and well-being […]
Posted February 20, 2018
Calling all students, parents, staff and community members. We want to hear from you on which funding priorities we should consider for the 2018-19 school year and beyond. Annual Budget Survey Complete this short online budget survey to help us identify which areas are important to our WRDSB community. The survey closes on Friday, March […]
Posted February 16, 2018
We want to congratulate Martha (Marty) Deacon on her appointment this week to the Canadian Senate. Marty is a longtime educator in our district working as a teacher, principal and superintendent. She is also an advocate for amateur sports and serves as the director of the Canadian Olympic Committee and Commonwealth Games. Marty is very […]
Minutes from past meetings will be made available upon request. Please contact the Manager of Corporate Services at 519 570 0003 x4336 or email email@example.com.
Student Senate is a committee of the board that meets regularly throughout the school year. It is comprised of student representatives from each of our secondary schools. These meetings provide an opportunity for the Senators to act as an advisory body to the Student Trustees and Board Staff. The Senators provide a perspective on student […]
The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is committed to strengthening the student voice. The Board recognizes the benefits that accrue when students are engaged and are active partners in their education. We also recognize that students are the foundation of the board and it is essential to have students who are connected, listened to […]
Applications for the 2018-19 school year will open shortly. Responsibilities of a Student Trustee Responsibilities of the student trustees include the following: Receive and review agenda packages and attend Public and In Camera sessions of the Board and Committee of the Whole, as well as other committee meetings, as deemed appropriate by the Chair (excluding […]
For the 2017-18 school year, our student trustees are: Kimia Shaban ROLE: Student Trustee EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org SCHOOL: Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute I currently attend Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute for my senior year in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. I am an active member of Cameron’s Music Ensembles, Debate Team, Student Council and Science Club. This […]
In accordance with the Board’s bylaws, delegations have up to ten minutes to address the Board. Any exceptions to this rule require a majority vote of the trustees present at the meeting. Please be polite and courteous, and focus on only the issue you are bringing forward. Following each presentation, trustees will have an opportunity […]