September OCASC Minutes

Draft minutes from the September OCASC meeting are now available.  Minutes will be approved at the October meeting.  In brief, the meeting included:

Chalk It Up:

  • – OCASC now has its own Facebook page;
  • – OCASC IEP sessions (see separate item on this blog);
  • – OCDSB Leadership events coming up, with Sir Ken Robinson and Daniel Pink;
  • – “Free Days” for Healthy Schools Policy
  • – Air Quality in the classroom


  • Susan Klimchuk ratified as OCASC Vice Chair;
  • OCASC partnered with teacher federations for an All Candidates Meeting on September 19;
  • discussion about musical instrument rentals;
  • Budget Group update;
  • Calendar  – 2012/2013 school year – September 4 to June 28, with December 24 to January 4 for Winter Break;
  • Special Education policy review is currently happening with consultations taking place soon for the public;
  • Parent Involvement Committee meeting is Thursday, October 6;

Guest Speakers – Director of Education Jennifer Adams and Associate Director of Education, Walter Piovesan

For more on any of these items, please read the draft minutes .