Ottawa public school board looks to create Indigenous trustee position – Newstalk 1010

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Ottawa public school board looks to create Indigenous trustee position – Newstalk 1010

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 202110 Views

Ottawa’s public school board wants permission from the Ontario government to create an Indigenous trustee position at the board.

The Ottawa Carleton District School Board will vote on a motion Tuesday from Trustee Wendy Hough to write a letter to the Minister of Education to allow the board to have an Indigenous trustee. The OCDSB committee of the whole approved the proposal earlier this month.

Hough says the board’s goal is to develop a culture of caring within Ottawa’s largest school board.

“We have committed to building a system capacity in equity and inclusive practice to support education, engagement, and reconciliation with historically marginalized groups,” said Hough during an OCDSB committee of the whole meeting on Feb. 9.

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