Board Meeting Highlights – Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Kindergarten Language & Literacy

fetaured image Board Meeting Highlights   Tuesday, March 4, 2014Carole Oliver, Speech and Language Pathologist and Cynthia Carlow, Kindergarten Teacher at Romeo Public School presented the board with an update on theKindergarten Language and Literacy in the Classroom (KLLIC) program. KLLIC is divided into 10 sections. Each section focuses on a different children's story that comes with specific activities. Some of the activities include: listening, taking turns, sequencing, predicting, grammar and re-telling of stories. Parents are also given a copy of each section so that they may follow along with their child at home.

Strategic Plan Reflection

Trustee Robert Hunking provided the Strategic Plan reflection, focusing on the Avon Maitland District School Board mission: Engage, Inspire, Innovate ... Always Learning.

Approval of Tender: Renovations to Bedford Public School

The Board approved the tender from Elgin Contracting for renovations to Bedford Public School in the tender amount of $1,320,970.00, subject to ministry approval

Approval of Tender: Renovations to Upper Thames Elementary School

The Board approved the tender from Feltz Design Build for renovations to Upper Thames Elementary School for the tender amount of $1,061,794.00, subject to ministry approval.

Approval of Tender: Renovations to Listowel Eastdale Public School

The Board approved the tender from SDI Biulders for renovations to Listowel Eastdale Elementary School for the tender amount of $931,120.00, subject to ministry approval.

Board Approves Policy Revisions

The Board approved revisions to Policies #6 Roles of the Trustee, #11 Board Representatives, and #16 Selections of the Director.

Future Board Meetings

(at Education Centre unless otherwise noted)
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 7:00 p.m. Committee of the Whole, Closed Session, 8:00 p.m. Regular Board Session
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 5:00 p.m. Committee of the Whole, Closed Session, 6:00 p.m. Committee of the Whole, Open Session, 8:00 p.m. Regular Board Session

Future Meetings/Events with Trustee Representation

(at Education Centre unless otherwise noted)
SEAC: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 4:00 p.m.
Director's Review Committee: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 5:00p.m.
Student Advisory Committee: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 6:30 - 7:00 - p.m.