Committees

Durham District School Board (DDSB) committees include:

Parent Involvement Committee (PIC)

PIC is comprised of parent representatives, trustees, school and Board staff throughout the DDSB.

For more details and resources or to learn more about the PIC, please follow the PIC link.

School Community Councils & Regional SCC Meetings 

School Community Councils (SCC's) have always been a vital part of our school communities, providing strong links between home and school to create a positive learning environment for students.

Join your local School Community Council by contacting your local school.

Regional SCC meetings are conducted throug​hout the year to provide SCC members an opportunity to attend workshops and exchange ideas.

Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)

SEAC helps the Board protect the rights of students with special learning needs. It provides advice, support and information to parents and guardians of students who require extra support. It is comprised of representatives from local parent associations that make recommendations to the Board on the development of special education programs and services.

View the SEAC brochure, the SEAC handbook, SEAC Association Connections or contact your SEAC for help or information. 

 

Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) Member At Large - Position Available

The Durham District School Board’s (DDSB) Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) is seeking applications for one Member at Large position.

Letters of interest are requested by 4:00 pm on Thursday, October 14, 2021.

 Meetings

All parents and interested members of the public can attend SEAC meetings. We meet at the DDSB Education Centre, 400 Taunton Rd. E., Whitby at 6:30 p.m., the 3rd Thursday of the month.

SEAC meetings follow this formal format:

  • Review of minutes
  • Presentations
  • Current issues and initiatives in Special Education
  • Committee reports by members (Board reports, trustees, staff)
  • Correspondence and questions 
  • SEAC Calendar
 Committee members
  • Eva Kyriakides, SEAC Chair – Association for Bright Children (ABC), email
  • Craig Cameron, Member at Large, email
  • Carolyn McLennon, Member at Large, email
  • Donna Edwards, Trustee – Town of Ajax, 905-426-7045 
  • Christine Thatcher, Trustee – Town of Whitby, 905-425-0343 
  • Claudine Burrell, Autism Ontario – Durham Chapter, email
  • Tara Culley, Durham Down Syndrome Association, email
  • Hanah Nguyen, Easter Seals Ontario, email
  • Rowin Jarvis, Learning Disabilities Association of Durham Region, email
  • Elizabeth Daniel, Ontario Association for Families of Children with Communication Disorders (OAFCCD, email
  • Kathy Kedey, VOICE for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children, email
Minutes & Agendas - 2021-2022
Search the SEAC Calendar to find Agendas and Minutes.
Minutes & Agendas - 2020-2021
Search the SEAC Calendar to find Agendas and Minutes.
Minutes & Agendas - 2019-2020
Minutes

June 2020

May 2020

April 2020

March 2020 - meeting cancelled

February 2020

January 2020

December 2019

November 2019

October 2019 

September 2019

Agendas 

July 2020

June 2020

May 2020

April 2020

March 2020 - meeting cancelled

February 2020

January 2020

December 2019

November 2019

October 2019

September 2019

Minutes & Agendas - 2018-2019
Minutes

 

 

To request archived minutes, please contact SEAC.

 

Agendas

To request archived agendas, please contact SEAC.

 

 

Audit Committee 

Audit Committee Terms of Reference:

The terms of reference for the Audit Committee of the Durham District School Board are set out in Ontario Regulation 361/10

The term of office for members of the committee who are Board members is one year, and for members of the committee who are not Board members is three years.

Members of the committee are reimbursed for out-of-pocket expenses for travel to meetings and attendance at training sessions at Board-approved rates.

Approved October 17, 2011