Monthly Archives: May 2017

Draft Policy 5123 Student Promotion, Communicating Student Learning and Reporting

On April 25, 2017 the Board of Education approved Draft Policy 5123 Student Promotion, Communicating Student Learning and Reporting for distribution to reference groups for input.

https://www.sd57.bc.ca/Board/Policies/Draft/Documents/DRAFT%20Policy%205123%20Student%20Promotion,%20Communicating%20Student%20Learning%20and%20Reporting%20.pdf

THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS REGARDING DRAFT POLICY 5123 STUDENT PROMOTION, COMMUNICATING STUDENT LEARNING AND REPORTING IS JUNE 26, 2017.

RATIONALE

  • As part of the curriculum re-design and transformation, the Ministry of Education revised Student Reporting Policy effective July 2016 stated that for grades K – 9 Boards of Education will either:
  • Develop and follow local student reporting policy and procedures set by the Board which must meet the InterimStudent Reporting Guidelines K – 9 or
  • Follow the revised Student Reporting Policy.
  • School District No. 57 opted to develop and follow local students reporting policy and procedures for Grades K – 7 that aligns with the Interim Student Reporting Guidelines as per the Ministry of Education.
  • Revisions to the Student Reporting Policy for grades 8 and 9 were necessary to meet the criteria in the Ministry of Education’s revisedStudent Reporting Policy.

If you or your organization has any comments, concerns or suggestions about thedraft policies, please forward them in writing to:

 

Diane Nygaard,

Executive Assistant

School District No. 57 (Prince George)

2100 Ferry Avenue

Prince George, BC ~~V2L 4R5

or e-mail:dnygaard@sd57.bc.ca

or fax:250-561-6820 or 250-561-6801

To help focus your input, the following questions may be considered:

  • How does the new policy fit with current practice?
  • How will the new policy affect your school/department/group?
  • How will the policy affect teaching, learning and student achievement?
  • Do you have any ideas for making the policy more effective?
  • Are there any areas in the policy that are unclear?
  • Are there significant issues that the policy should, but does not, address?
  • Can you foresee any difficulties posed by the implementation of the policy?
  • Will the policy as proposed put unreasonable demands on people or resources? If so, how?

Agenda – General Meeting May 8, 2017

Agenda – DPAC General Meeting

 

Link for web access:

https://hangouts.google.com/hangouts/_/sd57dpac.ca/maygeneralmeeting

If you have problems connecting during the meeting, please text 250-565-4949 for assistance. 

Monday, May 8, 2017, 7:00 p.m., Van Bien Training Centre
1. Call to order
2. Adoption of agenda and Adoption of Minutes
3. PAC Networking and discussion (To increase the effectiveness of this section of the agenda, we suggest that people report on ideas that may be of interest to other PACs, or concerns that other PACs could help with.)

7:30pm – Partner groups enter
4. Partner Group Presentations (five minutes each – questions may be taken about general topics, detailed and specific questions are best kept to the break)
a) District Student Advisory Council ( )
b) CUPE Report (Karen Wong)
c) Prince George District Teachers Association Report (Richard Giroday)
d) Prince George Principal and Vice Principals Association Report (Kelly Johansen)
e) Senior Administration Report ( )
f) Trustee Report (Bob Harris)

(5 – 10 minute snack break, opportunity for further partner group discussions)
5. Officer and Committee Reports
a) Executive Board Report (Gillian Burnett)
b) Treasurer’s Report (Sarah Holland)
c) BCCPAC Report

6. PAC and Parent Assistance
a) White Hatter Presentation – report out
b) Foodsafe – October

7. Advising School District
a) Education Services Committee Report (Steve Shannon)
b) Education Programs and Planning Committee Report (Steve Shannon)
c) Policy and Governance (Gillian Burnett)
d) Expanded Committee of the Whole – DPAC Submission (Gillian Burnett and Sarah Holland)
e) Lunch hour survey
f) Draft Policy 5123 Student Promotion, Communicating Student Learning and Reporting – Distributed to reference groups for input until June 26th.
g) Suggestions for School Board Report

8. Elections
a) Nominee Committee

9. Other Business
a) BC Registries – Dissolution of “Society”
10. Agenda items for next meeting
11. Adjournment – Next meeting is scheduled for Monday, June 12th, at 7:00 pm, Van Bien.