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Jan 2022 - Board of Education Meeting Highlights

January 20, 2022

Board of Education Meeting Highlights | January 18, 2022

Policy Review Update

Th​e Board approved 5 policies:

  • Amendment to Policy Development and Review Policy
  • Child Care Policy
  • Student Clothing Policy
  • Employee Service Recognition Policy
  • Financial Planning, Financial Progress & Performance Reporting Policy

You can view all current SD75 Policies in MPSD Policy Manual ​

COVID Update

HPMS will be re-opening this Thursday after the functional closure. We are watching staff/teacher/student absences in other school and other functional closures are possible in the future.  Most of the Schoolboard Office Admin Staff have been teaching, covering classes. 

Rapid Antigen Tests (2 per employee) are to arrive to MPSD this week. 

Clarifying the news from the Province about staff vaccination disclosure: The Fraser Health Medical Officer can request staff vaccination status disclosure, but this has not been deemed necessary as of yet.  See MPSD COVID-19 Updates 

Trades Training Advisory Committee 

The Board of Education is pleased with several applications for membership from the Community.  New members have been contacted by email prior to announcing their names in public.

Board Meeting Procedures

The Board approved the meeting procedures amendment to replace “Section 6 Electronic Participation in Meetings" as follows:

6    Electronic Participation in Meetings

6.1 To ensure quorum is achievable, electronic participation in Board, Committee of the Whole, and Advisory Committee meetings will be supported when voting and non-voting members are unable to attend in person.

6.2  When required, any meeting may be held entirely through electronic means.

6.3  Electronic participation includes telephone, video, audio, or other electronic conferencing devices.

​6.4  All meeting participants joining a meeting through electronic means must provide their first and last name. Participants joining an electronic meeting that do not provide their first and last name will be removed from the meeting.

​Indigenous Guardians Training Program 

On January 17, 2022, the Trustees attended an opening Ceremony for the new training program of the City of Mission and Riverside College. 

See Brochure here.