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Trustee Ward Forum

Ward 8 Forum

The purpose of the Ward Forum is to network and build relationships among school communities in the ward with their trustee and superintendent; to share information and to discuss the needs and issues of common concern to the school communities in the ward; and to act as a forum for school community consultation and input on educational policies, programs and service


1. Parent representative and alternate from each school

2. Superintendent(s)

3. Ward Trustee

4. FSLAC representative and alternate

5. PIAC (Parent Involvement Advisory Committee) representative and alternate

6. Student Council representatives, Principals and Vice-Principals, and other parents are welcome

Responsibility of Parent Representatives 

1. Act as a link between the local school council/community and the Ward Council by consulting and reporting back

2. Attend and participate in regularly scheduled meetings 

Meeting Agenda and Minutes

March 2, 2023 - What Does Hate Look Like?

Meeting Notes - Pending

Presentation Material

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December 14, 2022 - Right to Read Report & PIAC Elections

Meeting Notes

Presentation Material

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Older Meeting Agendas and Minutes

May 19, 2022 - Education Day(s) in TDSB Ward 8 - Virtual Candidate Debates

Submit your questions here.


May 12, 2022 - Joint Ward 8 & 9 Forum - School Building in Toronto: Where are we now? 


Joint Ward Forum Slide Deck

March 7, 2022 - Combatting Hate: How Educators Can Use Resources to Address Equity, Anti-Racism, Anti-Oppression 


Meeting Notes

November 18, 2021 - PIAC/FSLCAC Elections and Combating Hate


Meeting Invitation

Meeting Notes

Presentation Materials

August 9, 2021 - Return to School


Meeting Notes

May 31, 2021 - Ward 8 & 9 Joint Virtual Forum 'School Building in Toronto: Where Are We Now?'

Presentation - Long Term Program & Accommodation Strategy (Ward 8 & 9)

March 11, 2021 - Ward 8 Virtual Ward Forum 'Student Mental Health & Well-Being During COVID' (featuring a presentation by Shameen Sandhu, System Leader of Mental Health and Professional Support Services)

Presentation - Mental Health & Well-Being During COVID

January 21, 2021 - Ward 8 Virtual Ward Forum ‘Parent/Caregiver Engagement’

Presentation - Parent Caregiver Engagement

November 12, 2020 - Ward 8 Virtual Ward Forum 'Equity'

Presentation - Equity Conversations (Understanding Terms & Terminology)