The Chilliwack School Board of Education will reconvene in their board office on Sept. 15, 2020 but the public will still have to log in digitally to participate. (PIXABAY)

Chilliwack school board back to the boardroom for first meeting of school year

Public will still have to join in online to participate due to distancing requirements

The first board meeting of the new school year will mark a slow return to normal in Chilliwack.

The entire board and staff have been meeting via Zoom since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. But on Sept. 15 they will reconvene in the board office, alongside the interim superintendent and secretary treasurer. The public will still be joining in via Zoom, as will extra staff members and presenters, and pre-registration will still be required. This is in order to comply with physical distancing guidelines.

As for the topics on the table for this first meeting, the pandemic will likely be discussed often. The word “COVID” is mentioned 114 times in the agenda, throughout various reports.

The agenda (attached below) includes a presentation on the Summer Learning program, as well as last year’s audited financial statements, a financial statement discussion, a strategic plan ‘refresh’, and the Hybrid Learning program.

They will recieve staff reports on the Stage 2 Return to School Plan, an Audit Committee Report, Trustee Remuneration, and an enrolment update as of Sept. 14.

To register for the meeting visit under Board Meetings.

READ MORE: Chilliwack school district rolls out next year’s budget, expects COVID-19 costs to change things

Full Agenda:

Regular Board Meeting Agenda Package – September 15, 2020 by Jess Peters on Scribd


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