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Board Meeting Highlights for December 2018

For Immediate Release
December 19, 2018

GUELPH, Ontario – The December meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board was held on December 18, 2018. The following provides highlights from the meeting.

Secondary Program Review

Staff presented the Report of the Secondary Program Review Working Group to trustees for information. The UGDSB’s Secondary Program Review is a strategic review of secondary school education across the district.

In the summer and fall of 2018, a working group representing all UGDSB stakeholders conducted the review, gathering input from UGDSB secondary staff, students and parents/guardians through an online survey. The working group also gathered input through focus groups and the board’s existing committees including Student Senate, the Parent Involvement Committee, Special Education Advisory Committee, French as a Second Language Advisory Committee, the UGDSB Program Committee and the Secondary Principal and Vice-Principal Group.  

Details contained in the report include:

To read the full report, visit

The next regular monthly meeting will be held on Tues. January 29, 2019, at the Guelph Board Office, 500 Victoria Road North. Everyone is welcome to attend. The meeting begins at 7 p.m.

About the Upper Grand District School Board

The Upper Grand District School Board serves approximately 34,000 students through 65 elementary schools and 11 secondary schools in the City of Guelph, County of Wellington and County of Dufferin. The UGDSB covers the ancestral and traditional territories of the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Six Nations of the Grand River, and Saugeen Ojibway Nation Territories. Student success is the goal of over 3,000 dedicated teaching and support staff who are aided by the contributions of caring volunteers and community partners.

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Media contact:
Heather Loney, Communications and Community Engagement Officer
Upper Grand District School Board
519-822-4420 ext.725
[email protected]

Megan Sicoli, Administrative Officer, Communications
Upper Grand District School Board
519-822-4420 ext.764
[email protected]

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