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Update regarding status of negotiations with Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation

​Bargaining between the province and unions representing public servants, including teachers and school support staff, has been underway since the fall of 2014. Contracts have expired and are currently being bargained, as outlined in the School Boards Collective Bargaining Act, 2014Central bargaining has been taking place between the province, unions and the Ontario Public School Boards' Association (OPSBA), which represents public school boards at the provincial table. The Peel District School Board has been actively negotiating on local issues with the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation (OSSTF). On February 25, 2015, OSSTF-Peel (representing secondary teachers) filed for local conciliation with the Ministry of Labour for both secondary teachers and secondary occasional teachers.

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Letter to families about updated health & physical education curriculum

​The Ministry of Education recently released its revised Health & Physical Education (HPE) curriculum, which all Ontario schools are required to implement beginning in September 2015. We want to ensure all Peel families have the information they need to help them understand the changes and learn how the curriculum will be taught in the classroom.

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Parent resources help you support your child’s learning

In October 2014, the Peel District School Board sought input from families to help guide the development of resources that help parents and caregivers support their children's learning. The result is a new Help Your Child online resource centre on the Peel board's website with the topics families said were important to them. ​​

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Consent to Receive Electronic Information

​As you may know, Canada's new anti-spam law came into effect on July 1, 2014. This law requires the Peel District School Board and its schools to have consent from you before we send you any electronic communication (e.g. synrevoice texts, email) that contains commercial information.

Although we may have previously collected your email address, in order to be compliant with the new law, we must receive your consent (in writing) to receive electronic communication from our school.

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Apply for a position on the board's French as a Second Language Advisory Committee

The Peel District School Board is currently seeking parent members for its first French as a Second Language Advisory committee. The committee will meet three to four times during the school year to provide input and feedback in an advisory capacity to the board regarding the development and implementation of French programs and initiatives.

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A Symposium on Community Resources

​Come and join us at West Credit Secondary School, on Saturday, April 18th to learn more about resources to support our students available in your community.

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