Trustees approve a budget for the 2020-2021 school year

Trustees approved the 2020-2021 school year budget at the August 10, 2020, Special Board Meeting. Trustees received a balanced budget with revenues of $808,639,639M, including a capital budget of $70.4M that meets our legislative requirements. The Ministry of Education provided a tight timeline of eight weeks to complete the budget process, which is nine weeks […]

WRDSB Trustees receive preliminary school reopening models

At the Monday, July 20 board meeting, Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) senior staff presented three preliminary school reopening models to the Board of Trustees, in response to the June 19 announcement made by the Ontario Minister of Education instructing all school boards in Ontario to prepare for each of the following scenarios: A […]

Support the development of WRDSB 2020-2021 budget

Every year, the Board of Trustees invites the community to contribute to the Board’s budget by making submissions and/or delegations. As meetings are currently being held virtually, the Board of Trustees requests that anyone interested in participating in this process, make a written submission to the Treasurer of the Board no later than noon on […]

Bidding farewell to Trustee Waddell

Today, we say goodbye to Kitchener trustee, Natalie Waddell. In April, the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) trustee announced that she is vacating her position as a representative for Kitchener. “I would like to thank Trustee Waddell for her advocacy on behalf of our students, families, and community members, especially in the areas of […]

June 22, 2020 Board Meeting goes online

Public school trustees play a critical role in linking families with school boards. While our schools are closed and we are not holding our regular public Board Meetings, our trustees are continuing to meet online. Our next online meeting is tonight, June 22, 2020, starting at 7:00 pm. Trustees and members of our senior team […]

June 8, 2020 Special Board Meeting goes online

Public school trustees play a critical role in linking families with school boards. While our schools are closed and we are not holding our regular public Board Meetings, our trustees are continuing to meet online. Our next online meeting is tonight, June 8, 2020, starting at 7:00 pm. Trustees and members of our senior team […]

April 27, 2020 Board Meeting goes online

Public school trustees play a critical role in linking families with school boards. While our schools are closed and we are not holding our regular public Board Meetings, our trustees are continuing to meet online. Our next online meeting is tonight, April 27, 2020, starting at 7:00 pm. Trustees and members of our senior team […]

Kitchener Trustee Natalie Waddell to Vacate Position

Waterloo Region District School Board Trustee Natalie Waddell will vacate her position as of June 2020. This is a result of her planned move with her family outside of the Region and the decision was not an easy one. “It has been a passion of mine to work with families and help make changes for […]

WRDSB Board Meetings Move Online

Public school trustees play a critical role in linking families with school boards. While our schools are closed and we are not holding our regular public Board Meetings, our trustees will continue to meet online. Our first online meeting is March 30, 2020, at 7:00 pm.  Trustees and members of our senior team will hold […]

WRDSB Vice-Chair Advocates For Students at Provincial Financial Consultation

On a brisk February morning, public and private sector representatives from across Waterloo Region came together at the Royal Canadian Legion in Elmira for a provincial budget consultation hosted by The Honourable Rod Phillips, Minister of Finance. Vice-Chair Joanne Weston of the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) was on hand to advocate for our […]

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