Swan Valley School Division Minutes – February 13, 2023

Swan Valley
School Division

Executive Summary of the
February 13, 2023
Board Meeting

Submitted by:
Cameron Mateika,

1. Kris Woodward and Kristy Ashcroft gave an excellent presentation on the MRLC Numeracy Achievement Project that was started in 2018 at Ecole South School. The data that shows the improved learning and areas where students need extra help shows the power of the program. All schools in the SVSD are now part of the NAP program.

2. The 2023-2024 Calendar was reviewed.

3. SVSD-MTS Liaison Meeting will be held on March 6, 2023, at the Division Office

4. Exams at the SVRSS was discussed

5. An ICT Meeting was held on February 3, 2023, for Plan Development. The 3D printers will be placed in four K-8 schools. An ICT meeting will be held on April 21st to finish the ICT plan.

6. A request for the possible use of our schools for Federal Election was denied.

7. By direction from the province, SVSD is to have a Professional Development Day on October 3, 2023, it is a Provincial Election Day.

8. On March 16, 2023, SVSD will be presenting at the MSBA Conference.

Minutes of the regular meeting of the Board of Trustees held in the Division Office Board Room on February 13, 2023, commencing at 7 p.m.

The following were present:
Chair: K. Highmoor

D. Burghart, T. Mendel, A. Fuchs, V. Rooks, G. Wowchuk

Superintendent: C. Mateika

Secretary-Treasurer: B. Rausch

Absent: V. Zastre

Prior to the commencement of the regular Board Meeting of 7:00 p.m., the Board met with MSBA Region 1 Director, Charlene Gulak, followed by a presentation from Kris Woodward, Principal ESRSS and Kristy Ashcroft, along with Patti Hack, Student Services Achievement Coordinator regarding their success with the 2018 implementation of NAP (Numeracy Achievement Program). Since 2018 NAP has expanded to additional grades and SVSD schools (Grades 4-9- all Schools).


R1 T. Mendel, V. Rooks:
THAT the Minutes of the regular meeting of January 23, 2023, be adopted.

R2 G. Wowchuk, V. Rooks:
THAT as per item 8.2, the Report of Capital Disbursements be received, and the invoices outlined be approved for payment.

R3 A. Fuchs, G. Wowchuk:
THAT as per the Report of the Secretary-Treasurer, 8.4, the promissory note LTPS0601 of Fifty Nine Thousand Three Hundred Dollars ($59,300) for Division Project as listed on Schedule B, be approved.

R4 V. Rooks, D. Burghart:
THAT the Board move to In-Camera.

R5 T. Mendel, V. Rooks:
THAT the Board move out of In-Camera.

R6 G. Wowchuk, A. Fuchs:
THAT the Staffing Reports of the Superintendent/CEO, 7.2 and 15.2.1, be ratified.

R7 D. Burghart, G. Wowchuk:
THAT we do now adjourn at 9:24 p.m.