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 […]

Statement from the Chairperson regarding continued job action

The Waterloo Region District School Board remains committed to providing a world-class public education to all of the nearly 65,000 students who attend our schools. Students remain our top priority and we take pride in welcoming them into the safe, supportive learning environments created by our dedicated administrators, teachers and education support staff. The past […]

Trustees acclaim Chair and Vice-Chair at Inaugural Board Meeting

At the Inaugural Board Meeting of the Waterloo Region District School Board, trustees acclaimed Jayne Herring as Chair and Joanne Weston as Vice-Chair. Trustee Herring, representing Cambridge and North Dumfries, and Trustee Weston, serving Kitchener, are in their first term as trustees. “I look forward to supporting and enhancing the work of staff and trustees […]

Statement from the Chairperson regarding December 4 job action

Our teachers and educational support staff provide critical support to 64,000 students in our system, across 121 schools and in our education centre, every day. They are committed to providing our students with an education that promotes a love of learning, exploring areas of interest, and preparing them for their pathway after graduation. As our […]

Board Meeting Rescheduled to Monday, February 4

The postponed WRDSB Board Meeting, originally scheduled for Monday, January 28, has been rescheduled and will take place on Monday, February 4 at 7:00 PM at the Education Centre. You can find the agenda for the meeting here: http://bit.ly/WRDSBBoardMeeting

Outgoing student trustees reflect on 2016-17 school year

During the month of June, most Waterloo Region District School Board students look forward to leaving the classroom for the summer. But for two students the end of the school year also marks the end of their time in the boardroom. Ryan Barnes and Husayn Jamal will officially finish their terms as Student Trustees on July 31.

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Trustee Vacancy – Cambridge & Township of North Dumfries

The Waterloo Region District School Board invites applications for the role of Trustee representing the City of Cambridge and North Dumfries Township. The seat at the Board table was left vacant after the resignation of long-time Cambridge trustee, Andrea Mitchell. As outlined in the Education Act, applicants must meet the following requirements: a Canadian citizen […]

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