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School-Based Staff Allocation

A critical part of the TDSB’s annual budget process includes Trustee approval of school-based staffing for the upcoming school year. School-based staffing represents approximately 65% of the Board’s $3.1 billion annual operating budget and includes classroom teachers, educational assistants, principals, vice principals, school office clerical, caretaking, school-based safety monitors, early childhood educators and lunchroom supervisors.

School boards are funded based on student enrolment. Every year, staff look at enrolment projections and adjust the level of school-based staffing needed to support students. Board decisions about school-based staff allocations take into account legislative requirements including the Ministry of Education’s Primary Class Size and class size system average directives, Collective Agreement provisions and available resources.

All changes to school-based staffing for the 2017-18 school year are the result of changes to student enrolment or school closures, and are not anticipated to impact class sizes.

Read the full School-Based Staff Allocation report that was approved by Trustees at the March 8, 2017 Board meeting.

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