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Correspondence

Posted on: December 13th, 2016 by dsadler No Comments

Public Board Meeting – December 12, 2016

A letter dated November 1, 2016 from the President, Canadian Federation of University Women, regarding the creation of a stand-alone Policy for LGBTQ+ students was provided for information.

A letter dated November 25, 2016 from the Minister of Education to the President, BCSTA, regarding by-elections was provided for information

 

Correspondence

Posted on: October 19th, 2016 by dsadler No Comments

Public Board Meeting – October 17, 2016

A letter dated October 4, 2016 letter from the Assistant Deputy Minister about engaging with families on the student reporting process was presented.

 

Correspondence

Posted on: September 22nd, 2016 by dsadler No Comments

Public Board Meeting – September 19, 2016

A agenda package included a September 15, 2016 letter from the Assistant Deputy Minister of Education clarifying the Ministry’s policy for qualifying for seismic mitigation funding.

 

Correspondence

Posted on: June 23rd, 2016 by dsadler No Comments

Public Board Meeting – June 20, 2016

  1. A letter dated June 7, 2016 from A. Thompson regarding student graduation was received. The Superintendent will respond to this letter.
  2. Email dated June 9, 2016 from T. Greene regarding facility capacity utilization rate and the Ministry of Education’s April 21, 2016 response to Mr. Green was received for information.
  3. Letter dated June 15, 2016 from the Assistant Deputy Ministry of Education regarding the Ministry’s policy for qualifying for seismic mitigation funding was received for information.
  4. Letter dated June 7, 2016 from the Ministry of Education to the President of BCSTA regarding additional mental health supports for all K-12 refugee students arriving in BC was received for information.
  5. Letter dated June 16, 2016 from the President of BCSTA to Premier Clark regarding predictable and sustainable funding for all BC school districts was distributed for information.

Correspondence

Posted on: June 8th, 2016 by dsadler No Comments

Public Board Meeting – June 06, 2016

May 14, 2016 letter from The Superintendent of Wakayama City, Japan, regarding the recent student exchange program, was included with the agenda package.

May 16, 2016 letter from the Deputy Minister of Education to Teresa Rezansoff, President, BCSTA, regarding BCSTA AGM resolutions, was included with the agenda package.

May 17, 2016 letter from the Minister of Education to Teresa Rezansoff, President, BCSTA, regarding communications, was included with the agenda package.

May 26, 2016 Trustee Update on BCSTA Board of Directors May 17, 2016 meeting with Minister Bernier and Deputy Minister Byng to discuss BCSTA AGM motions and related concerns, was included with the agenda package.

May 26, 2016 Ministry of Education press release on Provincial Exams on Core Skills, Parents to be Consulted on Reporting, was included with the agenda package

Correspondence

Posted on: May 17th, 2016 by dsadler No Comments

Public Board Meeting – May 16, 2016

  1. The Board received correspondence dated May 2, 2016 from Mayor Brodie, City of Richmond, to the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship expressing support for the Board’s funding request to support the SWIS Program.
  2. The Board received an email dated May 5, 2016 from the Calgary Board of Education regarding support for Syrian refugees was included with the agenda package.  This request was forwarded to staff.
  3. The Board received for information a letter dated May 6, 2016 from the Ministry of Education advising on Capital Project Bylaws Policy Change.
  4. The Board received a letter dated May 9, 2016 from the President of the Richmond Retired Teachers’ Association regarding Richnet access for retired employees.  A response to this letter on the assistance provided by district staff will be prepared.
  5. The Board received an email dated May 10, 2016 from the Deputy Minister of Education regarding the impact of the Fort McMurray wildfires on student relocation.

 

Correspondence

Posted on: February 17th, 2016 by dsadler No Comments

Public Board Meeting – February 5, 2016

The Board’s January 25, 2016 response letter to Mr. Islamís January 4, 2016 presentation regarding recognizing International Mother Language Day (February 21) was received for information.

Correspondence

Posted on: February 2nd, 2016 by dsadler No Comments

Public Board Meeting – February 1, 2016

A letter dated January 28, 2016 from the Assistant Deputy Minister responding to the Board’s January 8, 2016 request to fast track funding approval for a city centre school site was received for information.

Correspondence

Posted on: January 5th, 2016 by dsadler No Comments

Public Board Meeting – January 4, 2016

A petition signed by 87 students from Maple Lane Elementary School and a letter and a Petition signed by 241 parents from Thompson Elementary School, regarding school closures were received for information. This correspondence was referred to the Long Range Facilities Plan Steering Committee.

Thomson Parent Letter

Correspondence

Posted on: December 9th, 2015 by dsadler No Comments

Public Board Meeting – December 7, 2015

Emails and letters from the school community regarding school closures were documented.
A letter from the Minister of Education regarding the Ministry and BCSTA’s shared interest on improving the quality of public education in the K-12 system was also documented.