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2017-2018 Annual Report

December 20, 2018


On Tuesday, December 18th, the Director of Education, Lesleigh Dye, presented the District School Board Ontario North East (DSB1) 2017-2018 Director's Annual Report to the Board of Trustees.

The report features positive learning stories form the 2017-2018 school year.  The stories are anchored in the priorities identified in the Board's Strategic Plan: equity, innovation and culture.  The report highlights initiatives aimed at removing barriers for students, innovative teaching practices and a culture of wellness and learning.

The Director and Superintendents spoke about a story related to their portfolios.  The featured pieces focused on reconciliation actions, an increase in psychoeducational assessments, a Specialist High Skills Major program as well as French Language Services initiatives.

"The Annual Report brings together a full year of learnings and good news.  The Board of Trustees was pleased to receive this report and celebrate the successes from the past school year", says Bob Brush, Board Chair.  Dye adds "We are proud to share these powerful learning stories with our Trustees and our communities.  We look forward to building on the successes highlighted in the report to support a positive future story for each learner at DSB1".

The Board's Annual Report also features the Board's 2018-2019 Budget and 2017-2018 EQAO results.  The report is available on the Board's website at

Read the media release here.