Lined Paper

Unofficial meeting records and more from SD61 Greater Victoria

I was first elected in November 2011. P 1: 3 year term January 2012 – December 2014 (New Board sworn in after November 2014 civic elections) P2: Re-elected 4 year term January 2015-November 2018 (the 2018 civic election campaign period shortened by a month ) Jan 12 / 2012 McNally: Board provide FSA letter to parents […]

This is an unofficial summary of all motions brought to Standing Committees and Board Meetings of School District 61 Greater Victoria (City of Victoria, Oak Bay, Esquimalt, View Royal, and part of Saanich) since January 2012, when I started my first term as Trustee, and all Trustees took office, after the November 2011 civic elections.

For those who have read this blog since I started it in 2012, thanks for your interest in public education and in SD61 Greater Victoria. Board processes are much more transparent and understandable now than when I started this blog as a new trustee. Votes are now recorded for accountability to you. Bringing that change […]

Jed’s (Noah’s father) presentation to the SD61 Board of Education in December 2018 is published here with his permission. The Board has heard over the last year + from  parents teachers, and education assistants on the many untenable challenges of moving to full inclusion without full funding  from the Ministry of Education. (See B. b. […]

Sticky post: Motions and Trustee Voting Records  January 2012 – June 2018. Motions may be shortened but retain essential information. Separate post lists my motions. SD61 Board of Education: Duncan (2018), Leonard (1996), Ferris (1999),  Hentze (2018), McNally (2011), Painter (2018), Paynter (2014),  Watters (2014), Whiteaker (2014) Facebook: Diane McNally SD61 Greater Victoria School Trustee   Twitter: @McNallySD61BC Instagram: diane.mcn Board Meeting  […]

Province of British Columbia New Release: Education funding model review focuses on more equitable services for students This release was updated on Dec. 19, 2018, with a new link to the report As the next phase of renewing the Province’s education funding model, B.C.’s Minister of Education is asking parents, teachers, support staff, school administrators […]

SD61 Board of Education: Duncan (2018), Leonard (1996), Ferris (1999),  Hentze (2018), McNally (2011), Painter (2018), Paynter (2014),  Watters (2014), Whiteaker (2014) Facebook: Diane McNally SD61 Greater Victoria School Trustee   Twitter: @McNallySD61BC Instagram: diane.mcn Lined Paper is  my personal record of and commentary on SD61 Board and  Standing Committee meetings. Official, approved  minutes are on the SD61 website, one  month after the meeting. Board meetings are […]

SD61 Board of Education: Duncan (2018), Leonard (1996), Ferris (1999),  Hentze (2018), McNally (2011), Painter (2018), Paynter (2014),  Watters (2014), Whiteaker (2014) Facebook: Diane McNally SD61 Greater Victoria School Trustee   Twitter: @McNallySD61BC Instagram: diane.mcn My question from Trustee Questions October Board meeting: Q: Could the Board have a reporting chart of administrative positions including Superintendent, Associates, Superintendents of anything and Directors […]

Sticky post: Motions and Trustee Voting Records  January 2012 – June 2018. Motions may be shortened but retain essential information. Separate post lists my motions. SD61 Board of Education: Duncan (2018), Leonard (1996), Ferris (1999),  Hentze (2018), McNally (2011), Painter (2018), Paynter (2014),  Watters (2014), Whiteaker (2014) Facebook: Diane McNally SD61 Greater Victoria School Trustee   Twitter: @McNallySD61BC Instagram: diane.mcn My question […]