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.
Unofficial meeting records and more from SD61 Greater Victoria
McNally: Will continue to point out that the term “absenteeism” is not the same as “absences”. “Absenteeism” sounds like a career choice, not a struggle.
Parent: No one asked the parents….Someone told me that SD61 had contracted an expert to assist them with moving forward with this inclusion policy, and that she had said that even 5 minutes of meaningful inclusion is better than none. Agreed. But what happens to the other 355 minutes? Suggest put neurotypicals in [child with low incidence designation]’s classroom as home room, instead of the other way around. Request to keep the District Program at Arbutus open.
Elected Trustees: Leonard (1996), Ferris (1999), Orcherton (1999), Loring-Kuhanga (2011), McNally (2011), Nohr (2011), Paynter (2014), Watters (2014), Whiteaker (2014) P. 1 Board meeting / general info P. 2. DPAC Constitution (more interesting than it sounds – each school PAC has its own but they apparently aren’t posted) Voting Day Local Elections October 20, 2018. New rules and info here. I plan to stand for election […]
May 2018 Trustee Report Diane McNally, Trustee, SD61 Greater Victoria Board of Education BCSTA AGM: Attended AGM April 28, Richmond BC. Supported SD61 and VISTA motions and 3 late motions regarding the funding formula review brought by Maple Ridge, Prince George and Delta School Boards. Resolution E.4 “Removal of Minister of Education as Automatic Honorary […]
Elected SD61 Trustees: Leonard (1996), Ferris (1999), Orcherton (1999), Loring-Kuhanga (2011), McNally (2011), Nohr (2011), Paynter (2014), Watters (2014), Whiteaker (2014) P. 1 Operations Policy and Planning Meeting P. 2. DPAC Constitution (more interesting than it sounds – each school PAC has its own but they apparently aren’t posted) Motion below carried at BCSTA AGM in April 2018. Letter from BCSTA Executive to Minister Fleming and the […]
SD37 Delta’s Resolution carried at the BCSTA AGM April 28: Voting Day Local Elections October 20, 2018. New rules and info here. Yes, I will run again for Trustee in SD61 Greater Victoria. SD61 is in the midst of many changes and will need progressive vision and continued commitment and close attention to to clear, understandable […]
The British Columbia School Trustees Association Annual General Meeting was held in Richmond on Musqueam Traditional Territory, April 26-29. From the Nisga’a nation website: On April 27th, 2018, students from the four Nisga’a Villages performed at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Annual General Meeting of the BC School Trustees Association (BCSTA) in Vancouver, BC. Out […]