Below please find a link to the School District presentation given at the April 16 DPAC General meeting regarding:
- the Preliminary 2018-19 School District Operating Budget,
- School Protection Plan Insurance, and
- Ministry of Education Funded Playground Equipment Replacement.
DPAC April 16 2018-19 Preliminary Budget – SPP – Playground Equipment
As agreed at the January DPAC General meeting, a letter was sent to the Ministers of Finance and Education regarding the recommendations from the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services, with particular focus on the recommendations regarding funding for K-12 education in BC.
On March 16, the Burnaby DPAC received a written response from the Hon. Rob Fleming, Minister of Education. A copy of the letter is available here: Minister of Education Response to Letter 2018
As agreed at the January DPAC General meeting, a letter was drafted to the Ministers of Finance and Education regarding the recommendations from the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services, with particular focus on the recommendations regarding funding for K-12 education in BC.
A copy of the letter sent is available here: Letter the Ministers on 2018 Provincial Education Funding
At our next DPAC general meeting on Monday, October 16, the agenda will include a presentation on PAC Finances.
We encourage DPAC representatives to invite their fellow PAC executive members to attend with them to hear the presentation.
The meeting is taking place in Conference Room A206 at Burnaby Central at 7 PM. We look forward to seeing you there!
The Burnaby School District is welcoming feedback and comments about the proposed 3-year calendar; 2017/2018, 2018/2019 and 2019/2020; until March 9, 2017. Please make submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org
The propopsed 3-year calendar is available on the School District’s website here.
DPAC is pleased to advise that we have grants available to assist PACs in hosting parent education evenings. Please allow two weeks for your application to be processed. The application can be found here.
Hope many of you will take advantage of this great opportunity.
Burnaby DPAC Executive
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The provincial government announced in the 2009 Speech from the Throne, that all-day Kindergarten will be made available to all BC 5-year olds. Access to all-day K will be phased in over two years. For September 2010, 50% of Kindergarten classes in the province will be delivered in an all-day format rather the current half-day model.
Here is the details from the French Immersion updates.