School board meetings are typically scheduled for the second Wednesday of each month during the school year, with occasional exceptions due to scheduled school breaks.

The 2017-2018 Public Board Meeting schedule is listed below. All public board meetings start at 7:00 PM and are held at the School Board Office at 494 South Fletcher Road in Gibsons, B.C.

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2017-2018 Board Meeting Schedule:

Date Strategic Plan Update Agenda Packages Minutes
Sept. 13, 2017 N/A Agenda and Reports Minutes
Oct. 11, 2017 Outdoor Education | Parent Engagement Agenda and Reports Minutes
Nov. 8, 2017 Technology | Sustainable Practices Agenda and Reports Minutes
Dec. 13, 2017 Reading & Reading Teachers | Healthy Schools | Safe / Healthy Schools (Cultural) Agenda and Reports Minutes
Jan. 10, 2018 N/A Agenda and Reports Minutes
Feb. 14, 2018 Early Learning | SEL | ProD | Collaborations | Local Govts Agenda and Reports Minutes
Mar. 7, 2018* Math | Leaders | Safe / Healthy Schools (Operational) Agenda and Reports Minutes
Apr. 11, 2018 Mental and Physical Health | Post-Secondary Institutions Agenda and Reports Minutes
May 9, 2018 Music | Graduation | Facilities | International Education Agenda and Reports Minutes
June 13, 2018 Indigenous People | Sechelt and Squamish Nations | Celebrations | Experiential Learning and Inquiry Agenda and Reports Minutes

*Please note, the March meeting is scheduled a week early due to spring break.

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COMMITTEE MEETINGS:

The following committee meetings are open to the public. All meetings are scheduled at the School Board Office located at 494 South Fletcher Road in Gibsons, unless otherwise indicated.

Committee of the Whole

Next Meeting: Tuesday, June 19th from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. at the SBO

Agenda:

1) Strategic Plan Year in Review

2) Regulation 1600 - Information Technology: District Wide Network and Internet Appropriate Use

3) BCSTA Board Co-Governance Survey

4) Communication Plan (standing item)

Meeting schedule, packages and notes are available below:

Date Time Agenda (PDF) Notes (PDF)
Sept. 26, 2017 9:30-11:30 am Agenda and Reports Notes
Oct. 23, 2017* 9:30-11:30 am Agenda and Reports Notes
Nov. 28, 2017 9:30-11:30 am Agenda and Reports Notes
Dec. 19, 2017* 9:30-11:30 am Agenda and Reports Notes
Jan. 23, 2018 9:30-12:30 pm Agenda and Reports Notes
Feb. 27, 2018 Cancelled - -
Mar. 13, 2018* Cancelled - -
Apr. 24, 2018 9:30-11:30 am Agenda and Reports Notes
May 22, 2018 9:30-11:30 am Agenda and Reports Notes
Jun. 19, 2018* 9:30-11:30 am Agenda and Reports Notes

Committee Chair: Lori Pratt | Appointed Trustees: All

Terms of Reference: The Committee of the Whole shall consider board orientation and evaluation; review the Governance section of board policies and bylaws; strategic planning and public consultation; appeals bylaw review and review school calendar and school growth plans each year. The Committee of the Whole shall act as the Audit committee for the school district. The Committee of the Whole is also the forum where the Board as a whole may discuss emerging issues in the structure and planning of provincial education and educational organizations and authorities, e.g.: BCPSEA, BCSTA or Ministry of Education consultations or initiatives .

*Meeting does not fall on regularly scheduled dates due to scheduling conflicts.

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Operations Standing Committee

Next Meeting: Thursday, June 21st from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. at the SBO

Agenda:

1) Emergency Preparedness

2) Summer Work

3) Regulation 1885 - Trespassing and Maintaining Order

4) Regulation 1888 - Use of Privately Owned Personal Computers

            5) Regulation 1890 - Video Surveillance

            6) Regulation 1950 - Visitors

            7) Regulation 3870 - Use of Potentially Dangerous Equipment

8) Transportation Review (standing item)

9) Local Government OCP / Zoning Referrals (standing item)

Meeting schedule, packages and notes are available below:

Date Time Agenda (PDF) Notes (PDF)
Sept. 21, 2017 12:30-2:00 pm Agenda and Reports Notes
Oct. 19, 2017 12:30-2:00 pm Agenda and Reports Notes
Nov. 15, 2017 12:00-1:30 pm Agenda and Reports Notes
Dec. 21, 2017 12:30-2:00 pm Agenda and Reports Notes
Jan. 18, 2018 12:30-2:00 pm Agenda and Reports Notes
Feb. 22, 2018* 12:30-2:00 pm Agenda and Reports Notes
Mar. 16, 2018* 11:30-12:30 pm Agenda and Reports Notes
Apr. 18, 2018* 12:30-2:00 pm Agenda and Reports Notes
May 31, 2018* 12:30-2:00 pm Agenda and Reports Notes
Jun. 21, 2018 12:30-2:00 pm Agenda and Reports Notes

Committee Chair: Greg Russell | Appointed Trustees: Dave Mewhort, Betty Baxter

Terms of Reference: The Operations Standing Committee shall discuss, review and make recommendations on governance issues including the annual budget consultation and development; the long-range facilities plan and policies on facility use; personnel; sustainability policies; and transportation services. Local government land-use and planning referrals will be reviewed when community consultation is needed and timeframe for feedback permits.

*Meeting does not fall on regularly scheduled dates due to scheduling conflicts.

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Education Standing Committee

Next Meeting: Tuesday, June 19th from 11:45 – 1:15 p.m. at the SBO

Agenda:

         1) Regulation 2230 – Career Programs

         2) Regulation 2350 – Distance Education: Distributed Learning

         3) Regulation 3050 – Animals in Schools

         4) Curriculum (standing item)

         5) Parent Engagement (standing item)

Meeting schedule, packages and notes are available below:

 

Date Time Agenda (PDF) Notes (PDF)
Sept. 27, 2017 2:30-4:00 pm Agenda and Reports Notes
Oct. 18, 2017* 2:30-4:00 pm Agenda and Reports Notes
Nov. 29, 2017* 2:30-4:00 pm Agenda and Reports Notes
Dec. 20, 2017 Cancelled - -
Jan. 24, 2018 2:30-4:00 pm Agenda and Reports Notes
Feb. 28, 2018 2:30-4:00 pm Agenda and Reports Notes
Mar. 16, 2017* 9:00-10:30 am Agenda and Reports Notes
Apr. 25, 2018 2:30-4:00 pm Agenda and Reports Notes
May 23, 2018 2:30-4:00 pm Agenda and Reports Notes
Jun. 19, 2018* 11:45-1:15 pm Agenda and Reports Notes

Committee Chair: Pammila Ruth | Appointed Trustees: Lori Dixon, Christine Younghusband

Terms of Reference: The Education Committee shall review and consider the governance of education issues including curriculum; programs; education policy; student assessment; and student achievement.

*Meeting does not fall on regularly scheduled dates due to scheduling conflicts.

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Policy Standing Committee

Next Meeting: No meeting in June 2018.

Agenda:

Meeting schedule, packages and notes are available below:

Date Time Agenda (PDF) Notes (PDF)
Sept. 26, 2017 11:30-1:00 pm Cancelled -
Oct. 23, 2017* 11:30-1:00 pm Agenda and Reports Notes
Nov. 28, 2017 11:30-1:00 pm Agenda and Reports Notes
Dec. 19, 2017* Cancelled - -
Jan. 23, 2018 Cancelled - -
Feb. 27, 2018 Cancelled - -
Mar. 13, 2018* Cancelled - -
Apr. 24, 2018 11:30-1:00 pm Agenda and Reports Notes
May 22, 2018 Cancelled - -
Jun. 19, 2018* Cancelled - -

Committee Chair: Christine Younghusband | Appointed Trustees: All trustees

Terms of Reference: The Policy Standing Committee shall review existing policies and consider amendments or new policies to enhance the effectiveness of Board governance.

*Meeting does not fall on regularly scheduled dates due to scheduling conflicts.

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