The Board of Education Highlights provide updates on presentations and decisions made during the Board Meetings. For more information, please visit our District website where you can view the full agenda and video stream of the meeting: www.sd61.bc.ca/board-of-education/meetings/
Board Meeting Highlights – January 2020
New Secondary Courses
Trustees approved new Board Authorized Courses for grade 11 and 12 students. The courses include: Automotive Service Technician, Professional Cook, Reconnecting Youth, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and Explorations in Computers. The new programs are expected to start in September 2020.
George Jay Re-Naming Committee
The Board of Education is moving forward with determining a new name for George Jay Elementary. Last night, Trustees voted to strike a committee to develop a re-naming process and to explore new naming options in alignment with Policy 1421 – Naming School Sites. The committee will have representation from the Victoria Chinese community, Songhees and Esquimalt Nations, parents and guardians, district and school staff, and the Board.