The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) has notified public school boards across Ontario that elementary teachers and elementary occasional teachers will take job action as of May 11, 2015. We have been informed that, in HWDSB elementary schools, potential work-to-rule will begin May 11.
Community and Continuing Education is pleased to work with our school partners to offer summer programs to support our students as they transition from Elementary to Secondary School. All programs are offered at no charge to families.One week Literacy, Math and Fractions & Decimals programs are offered at a number of schools … Read more
The purpose of this letter is to update Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) families on the status of labour negotiations with elementary teachers. Its important for you to be aware of how this situation may affect your child(ren). Letter to parents
This spring, students in Grade 3 will be writing the EQAO primary assessment and students in Grade 6 will write the EQAO junior assessment. These tests cover math, reading and writing. Below is a newsletter to help parents support their child when it comes to writing.
Please see the following flyer for an evening for families of children with special needs to learn about how their child’s needs will be met in the Kindergarten Program. There will also be an opportunity to visit Kindergarten classrooms.
Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board’s Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is currently welcoming applications for the 2015-2016 school year.
Let us help your school receive funds for parent engagement!HWDSB and its Parent Involvement Committee are providing free workshops to help School Councils write successful Parents Reaching Out (PRO) grant applications. Parents Reaching Out (PRO) Grant Writing Workshops Flyer
Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board has launched a public survey to see what the wider community wants in the next Director of Education.
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Watch: Education Week is Every Week
Education Week takes place during the first full week in May. It is an annual event celebrated by school boards and schools across the province. It is a time for students, teachers and parents to celebrate teaching excellence and student achievement. This video demonstrates how HWDSB embraces the spirit of Education Week every week of the school year.