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Minutes of Council Meetings

MINUTES

Council Meeting

Council Chambers, 15th Floor,

101 Bloor Street West, Toronto

June 12-13, 2014

Minutes of the Council Meeting of the Ontario College of Teachers held on June 12-13, 2014 in the Council Chambers, 15 th Floor, 101 Bloor Street West, Toronto

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Call to Order/Welcome.

2. Agenda.

3. Conflict of Interest

4. Deputations.

5. New Business.

5.1 Appointment of English-Language Public Board Elementary Member

6. Minutes.

6.1 Meeting, March 27-28, 2014.

7. Business Arising.

7.1 Council Strategic Plan.

7.1.1 Vision.

8. Registrar's Report

8.1 Report

9. New Business (Continued)

9.1 Report of the Public Interest Committee.

10. Registrar's Report (Continued)

10.1 Report

10.2 Financial Report as at April 30, 2014.

11. Chair's Report

11.1 Report

12. Committee Reports.

12.1 Finance Committee

12.1.1 Audited Financial Statements as at December 31, 2013.

12.1.2 Appointment of Auditor

12.1.3 Finance Committee Report

13. Chair's Report (Continued)

13.1 Report (Continued)

14. Committee Reports (Continued)

14.1 Executive Committee.

14.2 Investigation Committee.

14.3 Discipline Committee.

14.4 Fitness to Practise Committee.

14.5 Registration Appeals Committee.

14.6 Standards of Practice and Education Committee.

15. Business Arising (Continued)

15.1 Council Strategic Plan (Continued)

15.1.1 Vision (Continued)

16. Committee Reports (Continued)

16.1 Accreditation Committee.

16.2 Accreditation Appeal Committee.

16.3 Human Resources Committee.

16.4 Editorial Board.

16.5 Election Committee.

16.6 Nomination Committee.

16.7 Quality Assurance Committee.

17. Correspondence.

18. New Business (Continued)

18.1 College Bylaws - Proposed Amendment to Nomination and
Executive Committee Mandates re Filling Committee Vacancies
(Section 6 and 7)

19. Notices of Motion.

19.1 College Bylaws: Proposed Amendments for the establishment of a Governance Committee and the deletion of the Nomination and Election Committees.

20. Next Meeting(s) of Council

21. Adjournment

Minutes of the Council Meeting of the Ontario College of Teachers held on June 12-13, 2014 in the Council Chambers, 15th Floor, 101 Bloor Street West, Toronto

Session 1: June 12, 2014

Present : Stefanie Achkewich, OCT, Alexander (Sandy) Bass, OCT,
Christine Bellini, OCT, Jean-Luc Bernard, OCT (until 4:45 p.m.),
Ahmed Bouragba, OCT, Shabnum Budhwani, Marie-Louise Chartrand, Monique Châteauvert, Irene Dembek, OCT, Angela De Palma, OCT, Gale Dores, OCT, Marc Dubois, OCT, (Vice-Chair), Elizabeth Edgar-Webkamigad, Dobi-Dawn Frenette (from 1:40 p.m.), Robert Gagné, Jacqueline Gray, OCT, Mel Greif, Godwin Ifedi, Allyn Janicki, OCT, Matthew Kavanagh, OCT (until 4:00 p.m.), Monique Lapalme Arseneault, Shanlee Linton, OCT, Myreille Loubert, OCT,
Mary Lou Mackie, OCT, Adannaya Nwaogu, OCT (from 1:05 p.m. to 3:05 p.m.), Liz Papadopoulos, OCT, (Chair), Terry Price, OCT,
Vicki Shannon, OCT (via teleconference), Louis Sloan, OCT,
Pauline Smart (via teleconference), Kara Smith, OCT Demetri Vacratsis, OCT (via teleconference), Wes Vickers, OCT, Michael Salvatori, OCT, (Registrar)

Regrets: Clyde Glasgow, Ronna Warsh

Presiding

Officers: Lori Lukinuk, Douglas McCarthy

Guests: Bill Kirkwood, Chair of the Public Interest Committee (from 2:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.), Lauren Levine, Partner, PwC (from 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

Staff: Kim Bauer, Susan Bramon (from 2:45 p.m. to 3:05 p.m.), Tan Crombie, Francine Dutrisac, OCT, Myrtle Herzenberg, Joe Jamieson, OCT, (Deputy Registrar), Richard Lewko, Michelle Longlade, OCT,
David Millar (in place of Linda Zaks-Walker), Charlie Morrison

1. Call to Order/Welcome

The Presiding Officer, Lori Lukinuk, called the meeting to order at 1:05 p.m. and welcomed all present.

The Chair advised that since the last meeting of Council, two members of Council had resigned. Monika Ferenczy resigned her position on April 15 th and Maria Bouwmeester resigned her position on June 8th. She thanked both Maria Bouwmeester and Monika Ferenczy for their contributions to the teaching profession and to Council.

The Chair introduced and welcomed the new English-Language Public Board Elementary representative, Adannaya Nwaogu, to Council. The Chair noted that newly appointed Council member Ronna Warsh would be joining the meeting the following day.

It was noted that Marie-Louise Chartrand and Marc Dubois comprised the Steering Committee.

2. Agenda (GC20140612-43)

It was noted that a new item had been added to the Agenda under New Business: Item 11.3: Appointment of English-Language Public Board Elementary Position.

It was moved by Steering, and

CARRIED,

That the Agenda for the June 12-13, 2014 Council meeting be approved as amended.

3. Conflict of Interest

No conflicts were declared.

4. Deputations

There were no public deputations.

5. New Business

5.1 Appointment of English-Language Public Board Elementary Member
(Timed Item: Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 1:05 p.m.)

It was moved by Steering, and
CARRIED,

That Council appoint Adannaya Nwaogu, OCT to fill the Council vacancy in the English-Language Public Board Elementary position.

Roll Call Vote:

For

Against

 

Achkewich, Stefanie

Bass, Sandy

Bellini, Christine

Bernard, Jean-Luc

Bouragba, Ahmed

Budhwani, Shabnum

Chartrand, Marie-Louise

Châteauvert, Monique

Dembek, Irene

De Palma, Angela

Dores, Gale

Dubois, Marc

Edgar-Webkamigad, Elizabeth

Gagné, Robert

Gray, Jacqueline

Greif, Mel

   

Ifedi, Godwin

   

Janicki, Allyn

 

Kavanagh, Matthew

 

Lapalme Arseneault, Monique

   

Linton, Shanlee

   

Loubert, Myreille

   

Mackie, Mary Lou

   

Papadopoulos, Liz

 

Price, Terry

 

Shannon, Vicki

 

Sloan, Louis

 

Smart, Pauline

 

Smith, Kara

 

Vacratsis, Demetri

 

Vickers, Wes

 
 

For : 31

Against : 0

Absent: 4

6. Minutes

6.1 Meeting, March 27-28, 2014 (GC20140612-44)

The following corrections were noted:

Page 1 under attendance: Vicki Shannon attended the meeting via teleconference.

Page 10 under New Business: Council Strategic Plan: Delete the word "statement", after the word "mission". Delete the word "review" and substitute it with the word "develop" in the second sentence under the same heading.

It was moved by Steering, and

CARRIED,

That the Minutes of the Council Meeting held on
March 27-28, 2014 be approved as corrected.

7. Business Arising

7.1 Council Strategic Plan

7.1.1 Vision (GC20140612-46C)

Council members received the Council Strategic Planning Process background document on Vision. The Chair spoke to the Vision document and responded to questions.

It was moved by Liz Papadopoulos, seconded by Marc Dubois, and

CARRIED,

That Council move into an informal session for consideration of the motion on the College's Vision.

Roll Call Vote:

For

Against

 

Achkewich, Stefanie

Linton, Shanlee

Bass, Sandy

Vacratsis, Demetri

Bellini, Christine

Bernard, Jean-Luc

Bouragba, Ahmed

Budhwani, Shabnum

Chartrand, Marie-Louise

Châteauvert, Monique

Dembek, Irene

De Palma, Angela

Dores, Gale

Dubois, Marc

Edgar-Webkamigad, Elizabeth

Gagné, Robert

Gray, Jacqueline

Greif, Mel

   

Ifedi, Godwin

   

Janicki, Allyn

 

Kavanagh, Matthew

 

Lapalme Arseneault, Monique

   

Loubert, Myreille

   

Mackie, Mary Lou

   

Nwaogu, Adannaya

   

Papadopoulos, Liz

 

Price, Terry

 

Shannon, Vicki

 

Sloan, Louis

 

Smart, Pauline

 

Smith, Kara

 

Vickers, Wes

 
 

For : 30

Against : 2

Absent: 3

Council moved into an informal discussion at 1:20 p.m.

It was moved by Liz Papadopoulos, seconded by Marc Dubois, and

CARRIED,

That Council move out of the informal session.

Roll Call Vote:

For

Against

 

Achkewich, Stefanie

Bass, Sandy

Bellini, Christine

Bernard, Jean-Luc

Bouragba, Ahmed

Budhwani, Shabnum

Chartrand, Marie-Louise

Châteauvert, Monique

Dembek, Irene

De Palma, Angela

Dores, Gale

Dubois, Marc

Edgar-Webkamigad, Elizabeth

Frenette, Dobi-Dawn

Gagné, Robert

Gray, Jacqueline

Greif, Mel

   

Ifedi, Godwin

   

Janicki, Allyn

 

Kavanagh, Matthew

 

Lapalme Arseneault, Monique

   

Linton, Shanlee

   

Loubert, Myreille

   

Mackie, Mary Lou

   

Nwaogu, Adannaya

   

Papadopoulos, Liz

 

Price, Terry

 

Shannon, Vicki

 

Sloan, Louis

 

Smart, Pauline

 

Smith, Kara

 

Vacratsis, Demetri

 

Vickers, Wes

 
 

For : 33

Against : 0

Absent: 2

Council moved out of the informal discussion at 1:50 p.m.

It was moved by Terry Price, seconded by Louis Sloan, and

CARRIED,

That Council approve moving the discussion of the College's Vision to the optional briefing session at the October 2014 Council meeting with a recommendation to go to Council thereafter.

Roll Call Vote:

For

Against

 

Achkewich, Stefanie

Bernard, Jean-Luc

Bass, Sandy

Chartrand, Marie-Louise

Bellini, Christine

Dembek, Irene

Bouragba, Ahmed

Gagné, Robert

Budhwani, Shabnum

Ifedi, Godwin

De Palma, Angela

Châteauvert, Monique

Lapalme Arseneault, Monique

Dores, Gale

Loubert, Myreille

Dubois, Marc

Smith, Kara

Edgar-Webkamigad, Elizabeth

Vacratsis, Demetri

Frenette, Dobi-Dawn

Gray, Jacqueline

Janicki, Allyn

 

Kavanagh, Matthew

 

Linton, Shanlee

   

Mackie, Mary Lou

   

Nwaogu, Adannaya

   

Papadopoulos, Liz

 

Price, Terry

 

Shannon, Vicki

 

Sloan, Louis

 

Smart, Pauline

 

Vickers, Wes

 
 

For : 23

Against : 9

Abstain: 1 Absent:2

It was agreed to share the College's vision document via CouncilNet with Council members to ensure that all edits by the members could be reviewed by each other.

8. Registrar's Report

8.1 Report (GC20140612-47)

The Registrar's Report was received. The Registrar spoke to his report and responded to questions.

The Registrar advised that:

· The 2013 Annual Report would be available on the College website before the end of the day.

· Since the last meeting of Council, he had met with the Secretary Treasurer of the Ontario Teachers' Federation to develop a collaborative model on communications and professional development.

· Public Awareness Initiative focus groups would be conducted in the summer.

· Bill 103 had died on the order paper when the legislature was dissolved and would have to be reintroduced.

9. New Business (Continued)

9.1 Report of the Public Interest Committee (GC20140612-68)
(Timed Item: Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 2:30 p.m.)

The Chair of Council welcomed and introduced former Council member,

Bill Kirkwood, the Chair of the Public Interest Committee, to Council.

Bill Kirkwood welcomed the other two Public Interest Committee members, Jacques Lupien and Brian Evoy, seated in the gallery, to the meeting. The Chair of the Public Interest Committee advised that these members of the committee had been reappointed for an additional three years.

The report of the Public Interest Committee was received. The Chair of the Public Interest Committee spoke to the report.

The Chair of Council thanked Bill Kirkwood for his report.

10. Registrar's Report (Continued)

10.1 Report (GC20140612-47)

The Registrar responded to additional questions of his report.

10.2 Financial Report as at April 30, 2014 (GC20140612-48)

The Ontario College of Teachers Financial Report as at April 30, 2014 was received.

The Deputy Registrar, Joe Jamieson, spoke to the report and responded to questions.

Douglas McCarthy assumed the role of presiding officer at this time.

Marie-Louise Chartrand rose on a point of privilege and advised that the motion related to referring the discussion on the College's vision to the October 1st Council briefing session was in conflict with the Budget Briefing session scheduled for the same day.

The Presiding Officer advised Council members what their options were in the case of the conflict. He advised that a motion to reconsider the College's Vision motion was in order.

11. Chair's Report

11.1 Report (GC20140612-49)

The Chair's Report was received. The Chair, Liz Papadopoulos, spoke to the report.

The Chair circulated the General Teaching Council of Scotland publication "Teaching Scotland" (Spring 2014, Issue 54) and referred members to an article that dealt with the responses to a recent membership fee increase in that country.

The Chair noted that she would be attending the CLEAR conference in September and encouraged members to sign up for the session as part of their professional development.

12. Committee Reports

12.1 Finance Committee
(Timed Item: Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 3:45 p.m.)

12.1.1 Audited Financial Statements as at
December 31, 2013 (GC20140612-55)

The Chair of the Finance Committee, Marie-Louise Chartrand, introduced and welcomed Lauren Levine from PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Lauren Levine spoke to the Auditor's Report.

The Chair of the Finance Committee thanked Lauren Levine for her presentation to Council.

It was moved by Marie-Louise Chartrand, Chair of the Finance Committee, and

CARRIED,

That Council accept the December 31, 2013 Audited Financial Statements of the Ontario College of Teachers.

Roll Call Vote:

For

Against

 

Achkewich, Stefanie

Bass, Sandy

Bellini, Christine

Bernard, Jean-Luc

Bouragba, Ahmed

Budhwani, Shabnum

Chartrand, Marie-Louise

Châteauvert, Monique

Dembek, Irene

De Palma, Angela

Dores, Gale

Dubois, Marc

Edgar-Webkamigad, Elizabeth

Frenette, Dobi-Dawn

Gagné, Robert

Gray, Jacqueline

Greif, Mel

   

Ifedi, Godwin

   

Janicki, Allyn

 

Kavanagh, Matthew

 

Lapalme Arseneault, Monique

   

Linton, Shanlee

   

Loubert, Myreille

   

Mackie, Mary Lou

   

Papadopoulos, Liz

 

Price, Terry

 

Shannon, Vicki

 

Sloan, Louis

 

Smith, Kara

 

Vacratsis, Demetri

 

Vickers, Wes

 
 

For : 31

Against : 0

Absent: 4

Lauren Levine left the meeting at this time.

12.1.2 Appointment of Auditor

It was moved by Marie-Louise Chartrand, Chair of the Finance Committee, and

CARRIED,

That Council reappoint PwC as auditors for the 2014 fiscal year

Roll Call Vote:

For

Against

 

Achkewich, Stefanie

Bass, Sandy

Bellini, Christine

Bernard, Jean-Luc

Bouragba, Ahmed

Budhwani, Shabnum

Chartrand, Marie-Louise

Châteauvert, Monique

Dembek, Irene

De Palma, Angela

Dores, Gale

Dubois, Marc

Edgar-Webkamigad, Elizabeth

Frenette, Dobi-Dawn

Gagné, Robert

Gray, Jacqueline

Greif, Mel

   

Ifedi, Godwin

   

Janicki, Allyn

 

Lapalme Arseneault, Monique

   

Linton, Shanlee

   

Loubert, Myreille

   

Mackie, Mary Lou

   

Papadopoulos, Liz

 

Price, Terry

 

Shannon, Vicki

 

Sloan, Louis

 

Smith, Kara

 

Vacratsis, Demetri

 

Vickers, Wes

 
 

For : 30

Against : 0

Absent: 5

12.1.3 Finance Committee Report (GC20140612-56)

The report of the Finance Committee was received. The Chair,
Marie-Louise Chartrand, spoke to the report and responded to questions of the report.

13. Chair's Report (Continued)

13.1 Report (GC20140612-49) (Continued)

The Chair distributed a copy of a 2014 Ministry of Education publication entitled: "How Does Learning Happen?" She referred members to page 8 of the publication which outlined the four foundations which ensure optimal learning and development and inform the goals for children and expectations for programs.

The Chair responded to questions of her report.

The Presiding Officer provided members with information relating to reconsideration motions.

It was moved by Marie-Louise Chartrand, seconded by Myreille Loubert, " That Council reconsider the following motion: That Council approve moving the discussion of the College's Vision to the optional briefing session at the October 2014 Council meeting with a recommendation to go to Council thereafter."

It was moved by Terry Price, seconded by Allyn Janicki, and

CARRIED,

That Council postpone reconsideration of the following motion to the following day:

That Council approve moving the discussion of the College's Vision to the optional briefing session at the October 2014 Council meeting with a recommendation to go to Council thereafter.

Roll Call Vote:

For

Against

 

Achkewich, Stefanie

Bass, Sandy

Bellini, Christine

Bernard, Jean-Luc

Bouragba, Ahmed

Budhwani, Shabnum

Châteauvert, Monique

De Palma, Angela

Dores, Gale

Dubois, Marc

Edgar-Webkamigad, Elizabeth

Frenette, Dobi-Dawn

Gagné, Robert

Gray, Jacqueline

Greif, Mel

   

Ifedi, Godwin

   

Janicki, Allyn

 

Lapalme Arseneault, Monique

   

Linton, Shanlee

   

Mackie, Mary Lou

   

Papadopoulos, Liz

 

Price, Terry

 

Shannon, Vicki

 

Sloan, Louis

 

Smith, Kara

 

Vickers, Wes

 
 

For : 26

Against : 0

Abstain: 3 Absent: 6

14. Committee Reports (Continued)

14.1 Executive Committee (GC20140612-50)

The Chair, Liz Papadopoulos, advised members that the Executive Committee had held a special meeting just prior to the Council meeting to consider recommendations from the Nomination Committee for appointing members to committees where vacancies existed. The Executive Committee appointed:

· Elizabeth Edgar-Webkamigad (appointed) to the Accreditation Committee;

· Godwin Ifedi (appointed) and Pauline Smart (appointed) to the Fitness to Practise Committee;

· Marie-Louise Chartrand (appointed) to the Investigation Committee;

· Dobi-Dawn Frenette (appointed) to the Nomination Committee;

· Ronna Warsh (appointed) to the Quality Assurance Committee;

· Elizabeth Edgar-Webkamigad (appointed) to the Standards of Practice and Education Committee;

· Mary Lou Mackie (elected) to the Accreditation Appeal Committee;

· Shanlee Linton (elected) to the Discipline Committee;

· Myreille Loubert (elected) to the Editorial Board.

The report of the Executive Committee was received. The Chair spoke to the report and responded to questions of her report.

14.2 Investigation Committee (GC20140612-51)

The report of the Investigation Committee was received. The Chair, Terry Price, spoke to the report and thanked Maria Bouwmeester and Clyde Glasgow for their contributions to the Investigation Committee. He welcomed Marie-Louise Chartrand to the committee.

14.3 Discipline Committee (GC20140612-52)

The report of the Discipline Committee was received. The Chair, Robert Gagné, spoke to the report and responded to questions. He thanked Mel Greif and
Monika Ferenczy for their contributions to the Discipline Committee. He welcomed Shanlee Linton to the committee.

14.4 Fitness to Practise Committee (GC20140612-53)

The report of the Fitness to Practise Committee was received. The Chair,
Louis Sloan, spoke to the report and responded to questions. He thanked
Marie-Louise Chartrand for her contributions to the Fitness to Practise Committee. He welcomed Godwin Ifedi and Pauline Smart to the committee.

14.5 Registration Appeals Committee (GC20140612-54)

The report of the Registration Appeals Committee was received. The Chair,
Marc Dubois, spoke to the report.

14.6 Standards of Practice and Education Committee
(GC20140612-57)

The report of the Standards of Practice and Education Committee was received. The Chair, Gale Dores, spoke to the report. She noted that Allyn Janicki had been elected vice-chair of the committee. The Chair of the Standards of Practice and Education Committee noted that a resource table containing the standards-based educative resources would be available for the October 2014 Council meeting.

Gale Dores requested that Council members wear black and white the following day and that funds collected from Council members be donated to the Helen Keller Centre.

The meeting recessed at 5:00 p.m.

Minutes of the Council Meeting of the Ontario College of Teachers held on June 12-13, 2014 in the Council Chambers, 15th Floor, 101 Bloor Street West, Toronto

Session 2: June 13, 2014

Present : Stefanie Achkewich, OCT, Alexander (Sandy) Bass, OCT,
Jean-Luc Bernard, OCT, Ahmed Bouragba, OCT, Marie-Louise Chartrand, Monique Châteauvert, Angela De Palma, OCT, Gale Dores, OCT, Marc Dubois, OCT, (Vice-Chair), Elizabeth Edgar-Webkamigad,
Dobi-Dawn Frenette, Robert Gagné, Jacqueline Gray, OCT, Mel Greif, Godwin Ifedi, Allyn Janicki, OCT, Matthew Kavanagh, OCT,
Monique Lapalme Arseneault, Shanlee Linton, OCT, Myreille Loubert, OCT, Mary Lou Mackie, OCT, Adannaya Nwaogu, OCT,

Liz Papadopoulos, OCT, (Chair), Terry Price, OCT, Vicki Shannon, OCT (via teleconference), Louis Sloan, OCT, Pauline Smart (via teleconference), Kara Smith, OCT, Demetri Vacratsis, OCT, (via teleconference), Wes Vickers, OCT, Ronna Warsh, Michael Salvatori, OCT, (Registrar)

Regrets: Christine Bellini, OCT, Shabnum Budhwani, Irene Dembek, OCT,
Clyde Glasgow

Presiding

Officers: Lori Lukinuk, Douglas McCarthy

Staff: Kim Bauer, Tan Crombie, Francine Dutrisac, OCT, Myrtle Herzenberg, Joe Jamieson, OCT, (Deputy Registrar), Richard Lewko,
Michelle Longlade, OCT, David Millar (in place of Linda Zaks-Walker), Charlie Morrison

The meeting resumed at 9:00 a.m.

Douglas McCarthy assumed the role of Presiding Officer at this time.

The Chair of Council welcomed and introduced new Council member, Ronna Warsh, to the meeting and advised that she had been appointed to Council for a three-year term.

15. Business Arising (Continued)

15.1 Council Strategic Plan (Continued)

15.1.1 Vision (GC20140612-46C) (Continued)

Council members agreed to participate in a pre-work exercise in an attempt to finalize a vision (desired future state) for the organization in time for a final discussion and decision at an optional briefing session on October 1, 2014.

Seven possible vision statements were reiterated at the meeting to include:

1. The public greatly respects the teaching profession where students are successful, safe, supported and inspired.

2. Earning the public's trust through the promotion and maintenance of high standards of practice for the teaching profession.

3. The public greatly respects the teaching profession.

4. Earning trust through the promotion of high standards for the teaching profession.

5. Inspiring public trust through promotion and preservation of standards of practice for the teaching profession.

6. Promoting regulation, teaching standards.

7. Trusted by the public to regulate the profession.

Members were invited to add any additional vision statement options for the consideration of Council.

Members were advised that a progressive list of all distinct vision statement options would be sent to them via a Fluid Survey during the summer for their consideration. Council members will be asked to vote for their preferred statement. Members were advised that the exact voting process for this pre-work exercise would be finalized once the total number of possible entries was determined.

It was noted that survey results would be shared with Council members in advance of the October Council meeting and would be reflected in any recommendations to Council at that meeting.

Marie-Louise Chartrand withdrew the following motion:

That Council reconsider the following motion:

That Council approve moving the discussion of the College's Vision to the optional briefing session at the October 2014 Council meeting with a recommendation to go to Council thereafter.

Lori Lukinuk assumed the role of Presiding Officer at this time.

16. Committee Reports (Continued)

16.1 Accreditation Committee (GC20140612-58)

It was moved by Steering, and

CARRIED,

That Council approve the appointment of Angela De Palma as Chair of the Accreditation Committee.

Roll Call Vote:

For

Against

 

Achkewich, Stefanie

Bass, Sandy

Bernard, Jean-Luc

Bouragba, Ahmed

Chartrand, Marie-Louise

Châteauvert, Monique

De Palma, Angela

Dores, Gale

Dubois, Marc

Edgar-Webkamigad, Elizabeth

Frenette, Dobi-Dawn

Gagné, Robert

Gray, Jacqueline

Greif, Mel

   

Ifedi, Godwin

   

Janicki, Allyn

 

Kavanagh, Matthew

 

Lapalme Arseneault, Monique

   

Linton, Shanlee

   

Loubert, Myreille

   

Mackie, Mary Lou

   

Nwaogu, Adannaya

   

Papadopoulos, Liz

 

Price, Terry

 

Shannon, Vicki

 

Sloan, Louis

 

Smart, Pauline

 

Smith, Kara

 

Vacratsis, Demetri

 

Vickers, Wes

 
 

For : 30

Against : 0

Abstain: 1 Absent:4

It was moved by Steering, and

CARRIED,

That Council approve the appointment of Angela De Palma to the Executive Committee.

Roll Call Vote:

For

Against

 

Achkewich, Stefanie

Bass, Sandy

Bernard, Jean-Luc

Bouragba, Ahmed

Chartrand, Marie-Louise

Châteauvert, Monique

De Palma, Angela

Dores, Gale

Dubois, Marc

Edgar-Webkamigad, Elizabeth

Frenette, Dobi-Dawn

Gagné, Robert

Gray, Jacqueline

Greif, Mel

Ifedi, Godwin

   

Janicki, Allyn

   

Kavanagh, Matthew

 

Lapalme Arseneault, Monique

   

Linton, Shanlee

   

Loubert, Myreille

   

Mackie, Mary Lou

   

Nwaogu, Adannaya

   

Papadopoulos, Liz

 

Price, Terry

 

Shannon, Vicki

 

Sloan, Louis

 

Smart, Pauline

 

Smith, Kara

 

Vacratsis, Demetri

 

Vickers, Wes

 
 

For : 30

Against : 0

Abstain: 1 Absent:4

The report of the Accreditation Committee was received. The Chair,
Angela De Palma, spoke to the report and thanked Mel Greif for his contributions to the Accreditation Committee. She responded to questions of her report.

It was moved by Angela De Palma, Chair of the Accreditation Committee, and

CARRIED,

That the Council recommend to the Minister of Education that Regulation 347/02, Accreditation of Teacher Education Programs be amended to:

  • reduce the minimum number of members on an accreditation panel from six to four,
  • require that each panel include at least one member of Council, and at least one member of the Accreditation Committee,
  • require that the member of Council and the member of the Accreditation Committee must be a combination of persons appointed to the Council by the Lieutenant Governor in Council, and persons elected to Council,
  • require that at least one member of the panel must be a person who is a member of the College.

Roll Call Vote:

For

Against

 

Achkewich, Stefanie

Bass, Sandy

Bernard, Jean-Luc

Bouragba, Ahmed

Chartrand, Marie-Louise

Châteauvert, Monique

De Palma, Angela

Dores, Gale

Dubois, Marc

Edgar-Webkamigad, Elizabeth

Frenette, Dobi-Dawn

Gagné, Robert

Gray, Jacqueline

Greif, Mel

Ifedi, Godwin

   

Janicki, Allyn

   

Kavanagh, Matthew

 

Lapalme Arseneault, Monique

   

Linton, Shanlee

   

Loubert, Myreille

   

Mackie, Mary Lou

   

Nwaogu, Adannaya

   

Papadopoulos, Liz

 

Price, Terry

 

Shannon, Vicki

 

Sloan, Louis

 

Smart, Pauline

 

Smith, Kara

 

Vacratsis, Demetri

 

Vickers, Wes

 

Warsh, Ronna

 
 

For : 31

Against : 0

Absent: 4

16.2 Accreditation Appeal Committee (GC20140612-59)

The report of the Accreditation Appeal Committee was received. The Chair,
Marie-Louise Chartrand, spoke to the report.

It was moved by Marie Louise Chartrand, Chair of the Accreditation Appeal Committee, and CARRIED,

That Council approve the proposed amendments to the Accreditation Regulation outlined in the document titled Regulatory Amendments - Accreditation Appeal Process (GC20140612- 59, Attachment 1).

Roll Call Vote:

For

Against

 

Achkewich, Stefanie

Bass, Sandy

Bernard, Jean-Luc

Bouragba, Ahmed

Chartrand, Marie-Louise

Châteauvert, Monique

De Palma, Angela

Dores, Gale

Dubois, Marc

Edgar-Webkamigad, Elizabeth

Frenette, Dobi-Dawn

Gagné, Robert

Gray, Jacqueline

Greif, Mel

Ifedi, Godwin

   

Janicki, Allyn

   

Kavanagh, Matthew

 

Lapalme Arseneault, Monique

   

Linton, Shanlee

   

Loubert, Myreille

   

Mackie, Mary Lou

   

Nwaogu, Adannaya

   

Papadopoulos, Liz

 

Price, Terry

 

Shannon, Vicki

 

Sloan, Louis

 

Smart, Pauline

 

Smith, Kara

 

Vacratsis, Demetri

 

Vickers, Wes

 

Warsh, Ronna

 

For : 31

Against : 0

Absent: 4

16.3 Human Resources Committee (GC20140612-60)

The report of the Human Resources Committee was received. The Chair,
Wes Vickers, spoke to the report and responded to questions.

16.4 Editorial Board (GC20140612-61)

The report of the Editorial Board was received.

16.5 Election Committee (GC20140612-62)

The report of the Election Committee was received. The Chair, Mel Greif, spoke to the report and responded to questions.

It was moved by Mel Greif, Chair of the Election Committee, but it was

LOST,

That Council recommend to the Minister of Education that the requirement of tenured or tenure-track be removed as a nomination eligibility and voting requirement for the Faculty of Education position on Council.

Roll Call Vote:

For

Against

 

Bernard, Jean-Luc

Achkewich, Stefanie

Bouragba, Ahmed

Bass, Sandy

De Palma, Angela

Chartrand, Marie-Louise

Gray, Jacqueline

Châteauvert, Monique

Greif, Mel

Dores, Gale

Kavanagh, Matthew

Dubois, Marc

Price, Terry

Edgar-Webkamigad, Elizabeth

Shannon, Vicki

Frenette, Dobi-Dawn

Pauline Smart

Ifedi, Godwin

Janicki, Allyn

Lapalme Arseneault, Monique

Linton, Shanlee

Loubert, Myreille

 

Mackie, Mary Lou

 

Nwaogu, Adannaya

 

Papadopoulos, Liz

 

Sloan, Louis

 

Smith, Kara

 

Vacratsis, Demetri

 

Vickers, Wes

 

Warsh, Ronna

 
     

For : 9

Against : 21

Absent: 5

16.6 Nomination Committee (GC20140612-63)

The report of the Nomination Committee was received. The Vice-Chair,
Ahmed Bouragba, spoke to the report and responded to questions.

The following Notice of Motion was read into the Minutes for consideration at the
October 1-2, 2014 Council Meeting:

That Council approve the amendments to the College bylaws by the addition of the establishment of a Governance Committee and the deletion of the Nomination and Election Committees, as outlined in document GC20140612-63, Attachment 1, effective July 1, 2015.

16.7 Quality Assurance Committee (GC20140612-64)

The report of the Quality Assurance Committee was received. The Vice-Chair, Terry Price, spoke to the report. He welcomed Ronna Warsh to the committee.

17. Correspondence (GC20140612-65, -66)

The following items of correspondence were received for information:

· Letter from Chair of Council to Minister re: Invitation to Address Council and Response (GC20140612-65)

· Letter from OTF President re Annual Membership Fee Increase and Response (GC20140612-66)

18. New Business (Continued)

18.1 College Bylaws - Proposed Amendment to Nomination and Executive Committee Mandates re Filling Committee Vacancies (Section 6 and 7) (GC20140612-67)

The Registrar noted the proposed motion would streamline the process for filling committee vacancies.

It was moved by Steering, and

CARRIED,

That Council approve:

1. That section 6.07(f) and 6.07 (g) of the College's bylaws be amended by deletion.

2. That section 7.09 of the College's bylaws be amended by removing references to the Nomination Committee to read as follows:

7.09 Within ten (10) days of a vacancy on a standing, special or ad hoc committee coming to the attention of the Registrar, the Registrar shall:

a. notify the members of the Nomination and Executive Committee s that a vacancy has arisen

b. provide the members of the Nomination and Executive Committee s with the information that they need in order to be able to fill the vacancy

c. draw the attention of the Nomination and Executive Committee s to its obligation under this section to act expeditiously

d. Members of the Nomination Committee are not prevented from becoming nominees for any committee vacancy.

Roll Call Vote:

For

Against

 

Achkewich, Stefanie

Bass, Sandy

Bernard, Jean-Luc

Bouragba, Ahmed

Chartrand, Marie-Louise

Châteauvert, Monique

De Palma, Angela

Dores, Gale

Dubois, Marc

Edgar-Webkamigad, Elizabeth

Frenette, Dobi-Dawn

Gray, Jacqueline

Greif, Mel

Ifedi, Godwin

   

Janicki, Allyn

   

Kavanagh, Matthew

 

Lapalme Arseneault, Monique

   

Linton, Shanlee

   

Loubert, Myreille

   

Mackie, Mary Lou

   

Nwaogu, Adannaya

   

Papadopoulos, Liz

 

Price, Terry

 

Shannon, Vicki

 

Sloan, Louis

 

Smart, Pauline

 

Smith, Kara

 

Vacratsis, Demetri

 

Vickers, Wes

 

Warsh, Ronna

 
 

For : 30

Against : 0

Absent: 5

19. Notices of Motion

19.1 College Bylaws: Proposed Amendments for the establishment of a Governance Committee and the deletion of the Nomination and Election Committees

See item 16.6 - Nomination Committee Report.

20. Next Meeting(s) of Council

  • October 1, 2014 - Annual Meeting of Members
  • October 1-2, 2014

21. Adjournment

The Chair noted the following items that required responses from Council members:

  • Fluid Survey work on the College's vision statement.

· The Quality Assurance Committee was seeking feedback related to the Conflict of Interest/Bias resource document.

The Chair thanked Council members for their contributions of $419.20 that would be donated to the Helen Keller Centre.

The Chair thanked Clyde Glasgow and Mel Greif for the contributions to the teaching community and to Council.

Mel Greif addressed Council and expressed gratitude for his experience on Council.

The meeting adjourned at 11:36 a.m.

Signed:

Chair, Liz Papadopoulos, OCT

Signed:

Registrar, Michael Salvatori, OCT

Dated:

Dated:

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