That the following be referred to the Governance and Policy Committee for its review and consideration:
Toronto CPIC recommend for consideration and request that the Members of the Board, direct Staff to:
PART A: Incorporate the following recommendations in a new section of the TCDSB Community Engagement Handbook T07, in consultation with CPIC and OAPCE (Toronto):
- Surveys requesting parent feedback should allow sufficient time for parent response to permit a CSPC to discuss the issues and to send it out to the school parents.
- Survey deadlines, where there are multiple surveys on different topics, should be staggered with discreet deadlines
- A form of an Executive Summary including a brief Problem Statement, and Requested Action, should be included in any solicitation for parent feedback.
PART B: To provide a report on the costs and benefits of investing in School Connects email at the elementary panel so that the parents of elementary students can be reached by email.