Swan Valley School Division Minutes – June 13, 2022

Swan Valley
School Division

Executive Summary of the
June 13, 2022
Board Meeting

Submitted by:
Cameron Mateika,

1. The Board received a presentation from Bev Ready representing Wuskwi Sipihk First Nation. They reviewed some of the initiatives that are being developed within the community, and discussed further training opportunities for the next school year.

2. The Agreement with SVSD and Louis Riel Vocational Institute was discussed.

3. The Board approved the Transportation Department’s requests from Brad Klekta’s previous presentation. CBF and Daycare transportation will return for the fall term.

4. The Superintendent reviewed staffing changes and additions.

5. French Immersion PD for Taniesha Hubscher was approved.

6. Brandon University Dean of Education and the Director of PENT will be in our Division on June 21, to discuss the possibility of having a PENT Teacher Training cohort in Swan River.

7. NITT’s Carpentry Program is finishing their Introductory Shop segment before going out on their summer practicum.

8. Students wishing to use a preferred name within the school context will be allowed. The Swan Valley Regional Secondary School will get input from students who wish to use a preferred name by having a form on file.

9. Requests for Remote Learning will be considered in the fall term. The Provincial Framework has indicated that Remote Learning will continue to be an option for SVRSS Students. InformNet may be funded by the province.

Minutes of the regular meeting of the Board of Trustees held in the Division Office Board Room on June 13, 22. commencing at 7:00 p.m. (unapproved)

The following were present:
Chair: G. Wowchuk
Vice-Chair: W. Schaffer
D. Burghart L. Evans K. Highmoor K. Riehl V. Rooks
Superintendent: C. Mateika
Secretary-Treasurer: B. Rausch

Additions to Agenda By Board consensus the following additions to the Agenda were approved:
7.2 Revised Staffing Report
8.1 Revised Admin Report
16.2.3 Jordan’s Principle

R1 V. Rooks, K. Highmoor:
THAT the Minutes of the regular meeting of May 24, 2022, be adopted.

R2 L. Evans, K. Riehl:
THAT as per the Report of the Secretary-Treasurer, 8.3, general cheques numbering 57566 to 57617 and 2798 to 2807, transfers (bank fees) and EFT’s, which includes general and payroll in the amount of $2,119,593.47, for the month ending April 30, 2022, be approved for payment.

R3 K. Riehl, L. Evans:
THAT as per Item 8.4, the Report on Capital Disbursements be received, and the payments outlined be ratified.

R4 W. Schaffer, K. Highmoor:
THAT the Board move to In-Camera.

R5 V. Rooks, D. Burghart:
THAT the Board move out of In-Camera.

R6 K. Highmoor, L. Evans:
THAT the Staffing Report of the Superintendent/CEO, 7.2, be ratified.

R7 W. Schaffer, K. Riehl:
THAT we do now adjourn at 9:14 p.m.