As your local school board trustee, I will work tirelessly on behalf of all Halton students. I will support and visit Ward 1 and 2 Oakville schools in an ongoing way, and assist families in finding education resources and navigating through our local system. For the latest activities of the Board, please visit www.hdsb.ca.
Explore (my understanding) of the role of school board trustee.
Take up the invitation to volunteer at a local school and find out more about Tracey’s current volunteer activities!
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I, Tracey Ehl Harrison, do solemnly declare that I am not disqualified under any Act from being a member of the Halton District School Board. I will truly, faithfully, impartially and to the best of my ability execute the office of trustee, and that I have not received and will not receive any payment or […]
“Gratitude is a magnifying glass.” I am grateful for elections, how they ignite communities to talk about issues and create solutions, the diversity of opinion and the ability to choose what’s best for your family. Be an informed voter. Take the opportunity to vote tomorrow!
The Precautionary Principle is important for education and decision making. It’s a collective responsibility to ask questions, especially since there are often competing scientific findings and new studies may show new outcomes. Determining acceptable levels of risk are an important shared burden for our communities.
Face to face interaction helps all of us to own our ideas and actions and build solid, trusting and caring relationships. When we are facing someone, it is a little harder to be nasty and we build some great skills like problem solving, communication, self moderation and build our resiliency. Canada.ca/StopHatingOnline
Solid and current data, understanding barriers and figuring out a way over them, knowing who does what and the regulatory framework, paired with diverse community wisdom (including our most vulnerable members) and bold vision = solutions that are owned and can be implemented.
Create vibrant communities by reducing poverty. Thank you Halton Poverty Roundtable for your actions! Here is a sample of what they are doing in our community. Halton Sport Leadership Program, Business Advisory Council, Smart Start Halton Canada Learning Bond Initiative, Halton Living Wage Campaign.
Lets get moving and join in international walk to school week! Biking is also a great choice. This week is a mass celebration of active transportation and its related issues are used to introduce communities to the Active & Safe Routes to School (ASRTS) program. Visit http://www.saferoutestoschool.ca/.
“Across Canada, schools and their communities are transforming their school environments using an innovative approach called Rights Respecting Schools. The Rights Respecting Schools (RRS) initiative uses the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child as a basis for building an inclusive and respectful school culture. Children’s rights form the foundation of a common set of values that create a […]