Summary of the League of Canadian Reformed School Societies Meeting held May 3, 2013
The chairman, Mr. Gerald Boot, opened the meeting with Scripture reading and prayer. He welcomed all the delegates in attendance and the agenda was adopted.
The following school boards were represented at this meeting:
Credo Christian School, Woodbridge
Attercliffe Canadian Reformed School
Covenant Christian School, London
Timothy Christian School, Hamilton
John Calvin School, Smithville
Cornerstone Christian School, Guelph
Maranatha School, Fergus
Owen Sound Christian School
Dufferin Area Christian School, Orangeville
Emmanuel Christian High School, Fergus
An update of the on-going work was presented. The Fall League Day is set for November 16th; this is a good opportunity for board representatives to participate in a Q&A session re. the Compensation Committee's report. The committee values board input and feedback.
A reminder to all boards of the agreement to honour the February 1st deadline for teaching position ads in the various periodicals.
Independent Schools Association of Ontario (ISAO): Correspondence continues between the independent schools re. the Ministry of Labour's re-definition of the role of our teachers. OACS had intervened, and nothing further has transpired at this time.
Curriculum Assistance to Reformed Education (CARE): Work continues to implement the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) scope and sequence. CARE days are scheduled for the 2013-14 school year: November 22nd and April 25th.
Next Meeting: Scheduled for September 27, 2013 D.V.
The meeting was closed in prayer.
Note: All school boards are urged to send delegates on a regular basis to League meetings; as it provides organizational, administrative and educational resource assistance for our member schools. These meetings provide a forum for discussion and resolution of issues of mutual interest that our schools are faced with.