Public Input

Seeking Public Input

The Board welcomes and values public input from students, parents, and members of the community about Board policies, practices, issues and its overall education system.

Applications for Public Delegations to the Board

The Thames Valley District School Board is seeking public input regarding the following decision that is before the Board:

That the following motions adopted at the 2017 May 23 Board meeting regarding EPAR-01 be RESCINDED:

THAT New Sarum Public School, located at 9473 Belmont Road, St. Thomas, close effective 2020 June 30, contingent upon Ministry of Education approval of capital funding for the new Belmont Public School and the new Southeast St. Thomas Public School.

THAT Springfield Public School, located at 51336 Ron McNeil Line, Springfield, close effective 2020 June 30 and be declared surplus, contingent upon Ministry of Education approval of capital funding for the new Belmont Public School.

Public input is being received by the Board of Trustees the evening of 2019 November 19. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 6:00 p.m. at the Education Centre, 1250 Dundas Street, London.

Applications for public input will be received from 2019 November 13, 9 a.m. to 2019 November 18, 12 p.m.   Applications for public input are now closed.

Presenters will be scheduled in the order they are received.  The time allotted for approved delegations is 5 minutes for individuals and organizations/groups; and 10 minutes for School Councils and Home and School Associations in good standing.

Information regarding the scheduling of your presentation will be sent by email no later than 2019 November 18, 4 p.m.   

Questions may be directed by email to Bonnie Williams, Supervisor Corporate Services.

Key Dates:

November 12 - Planning and Priorities Advisory Committee (receipt of Administrative Report)

November 13 - Applications for public input will be received starting at 9 a.m.

November 18 - Applications close at 12 p.m. All presenters will be notified by 4 p.m.

November 19 - Special Board meeting scheduled to hear public input beginning at 6 p.m.

November 26 - Board decision

Background Information/Reports:

Elementary Public Accommodation Review 01 (EPAR-01) (2017)

Administrative Report presented 2019 November 12 

Q & A Website

Members of the community wishing to address the Board of Trustees at a public board meeting regarding other issues of concern to the education system may, as per Board Bylaws, submit an application.  For more information please contact Corporate Services.

Individuals and groups are scheduled as applications are received.  Presentations will be a maximum 10 minutes for an approved delegation representing a School Council, or a Home and School Association in good standing, and 5 minutes for individuals or representatives of any other organization/group.

Items Seeking Written Public Input

Draft Items
Input Deadline

Elementary and Secondary Native Language Staffing and Program Delivery Independent Procedure

 Sunday December 15, 2019 Public Input 

Development and Management of Board Policies and Administrative Procedures Procedure

 Sunday November 10, 2019 Public Input

Contact Us