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 […]
Unofficial meeting records and more from SD61 Greater Victoria
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.
SD61 Greater Victoria Board of Education meetings: two Standing Committees, and one Board meeting per month. Times / dates on District Calendar under “News and Events” menu. Related (and all) Policies here: https://www.sd61.bc.ca/board-of-education/policiesregulations/ Agendas, minutes and videos here: https://www.sd61.bc.ca/board-of-education/meetings/ Contact Trustees at Trustees@sd61.bc.ca SD61 Greater Victoria School District includes students in Esquimalt, Oak Bay, Victoria, […]
From the BC Ministry of Education website: Late French Immersion The Late French Immersion program provides students with an education equivalent to that which is available in the English language program, while providing opportunities to acquire a high level of proficiency in French. Students normally enter Late Immersion in Grade 6. Upon graduation from […]
Early in 2019 a “Parking Lot” was established by staff for Trustee questions no one apparently had time to answer. My questions below have been “parked” since early 2019. Parking Lot 1. PISE Update: a) Is PISE acting as a private contractor for SD61 sports programs? b) What is the SD61 budget for all PISE […]
“Reading Recovery achieved strong results, receiving positive or potentially positive ratings across all four outcomes — alphabetics (phonics and phonemic awareness), fluency, comprehension, and reading achievement. Among programs reviewed, Reading Recovery received the highest improvement index in reading achievement and fluency.”
BC Ministry of Education – Improving Equity And Accountability: Report of the Funding Model Review Panel SD75 Mission: Of most concern is that the new modeling accurately reflects the needs and nature of a school district. As indicated above, Recommendations 6 and 8 may be the most impactful for school districts, but present significant challenges […]