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 […]

Update on elementary report cards

Dear Parents/Caregivers: We are writing with an important update on the term one report card.   At this point in the year, you would normally receive your child’s term one report card. We know how important these reports are to parents, caregivers and students. They are a reflection of the work done thus far in the […]

All elementary schools closed January 27, 2020

On Monday, January 27, all ELEMENTARY schools will be CLOSED to students due to a one-day withdrawal of services (strike-action) by the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO). In the WRDSB, ETFO represents elementary teachers, elementary occasional teachers and designated early childhood educators. All secondary schools are OPEN to students and exams will continue as […]

WRDSB not impacted by ETFO one-day walkouts on January 24

The Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO) announced the school boards impacted by the rotating one-day full withdrawal of services (strike-action) for Friday, January 24, 2020. This one-day strike action does not impact WRDSB schools. As a reminder, Friday, January 24, 2020 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary school staff. Elementary students will […]

WRDSB not impacted by ETFO one-day walkouts on January 23

The Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO) announced the school boards impacted by the rotating one-day full withdrawal of services (strike-action) for Thursday, January 23, 2020. This one-day strike action does not impact WRDSB schools. Our schools will be open to students on Thursday, January 23, 2020. As the province continues labour negotiations, updates may […]

WRDSB not impacted by ETFO one-day walkouts on January 22

The Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO) announced the school boards impacted by the rotating one-day full withdrawal of services (strike-action) for Wednesday, January 22, 2020. This one-day strike action does not impact WRDSB schools. Our schools will be open to students on Wednesday, January 22, 2020. As the province continues labour negotiations, updates may […]

WRDSB not impacted by ETFO one-day walkouts on January 21

The Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO) announced the school boards impacted by the rotating one-day full withdrawal of services (strike-action) for Tuesday, January 21, 2020. This one-day strike action does not impact WRDSB schools. Our schools will be open to students on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. As the province continues labour negotiations, updates may […]

Staff picketing in solidarity, January 8, 2020

Although all WRDSB schools will be open tomorrow, many of our employees have been asked to show solidarity with tomorrow’s OSSTF work action and participate in the picketing of schools during break times. Please understand that we expect this action to be limited and are confident that it will not have an impact on students […]

Education Workers’ Alliance of Ontario (EWAO) Reach Tentative Central Agreement

On December 9, 2019 the Council of Trustees’ Associations (CTA) reached a tentative central agreement with the Education Workers’ Alliance of Ontario (EWAO), which includes the Education Assistants Association (EAA) of the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB). In the WRDSB, the EAA represents educational assistants, and child and youth workers. This tentative deal will […]

WRDSB schools Open December 11

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that its members (teachers and education workers) will participate in another one-day full withdrawal of services (strike-action) at a number of school boards across the province, on December 11, 2019. This one-day strike action does not impact WRDSB schools. Our schools will be open to students […]

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