Board Meetings

Public meetings of the Burnaby Board of Education are held on the second and fourth Monday of every month during the regular school year, unless otherwise noted below. Meetings begin at 7 pm and are held at either the District Administration Office, 5325 Kincaid Street, or Burnaby Central Secondary School, 6011 Deerlake Parkway. In July and August, meetings are held at the call of the Chair. Members of the community are welcome to attend all public meetings. Individuals or groups are also welcome to make a presentation to the Board at a public meeting. The agenda is posted online the Friday afternoon prior to the scheduled public meeting. Meeting minutes are posted after they are approved by the Board.

Scheduled Board Meetings 2017

  • January 9, (Administration Office), January 23 (Burnaby Central School)
  • February 27 (Burnaby Central Secondary)
  • March 27 (Burnaby Central Secondary)
  • April 10 (Administration Office), April 24 (Burnaby Central Secondary)
  • May 8 (Administration Office)
  • June 12 (Administration Office), June 26 (Burnaby Central Secondary)
  • September 11 (Administration Office), September 25 (Burnaby Central Secondary)
  • October 23 (Burnaby Central Secondary)
  • November 13 (Administration Office), November 27 (Burnaby Central Secondary)
  • December 11 (Burnaby Central Secondary)

Writing to the Board

Letters addressed to the Board will be included on the agenda of the next public Board meeting. The deadline for submissions is 9 am on the Wednesday prior to the meeting. Letters may be emailed, mailed or faxed to:

board@sd41.bc.ca

Secretary-Treasurer
Burnaby Board of Education
5325 Kincaid Street
Burnaby, BC V5G 1W2

Fax: 604-296-6910

Presentations to the Board

Individuals or groups wishing to make a presentation to the Board must submit a written request to the Secretary-Treasurer no later than 9 am on the Wednesday prior to the Board meeting at which they wish to speak. The request should include the topic, as well as the presenter’s name and address. Requests may be emailed, mailed or faxed to:

board@sd41.bc.ca

Secretary-Treasurer
Burnaby Board of Education
5325 Kincaid Street
Burnaby, BC V5G 1W2

Fax: 604-296-6910

Presentations must not exceed 10 minutes. Lengthier briefings will be accepted in writing for the Board’s consideration.

Audio Visual Requirements
If audio visual equipment will be required for the presentation, please contact the Secretary- Treasurer’s office (604-296-6900, extension 661004) by Thursday prior to the meeting.

Written Presentations
If the presentation is supported with any written (electronic or paper-based) material and information, please ensure that the Secretary-Treasurer’s office (604-296-6900, extension 661004) receives a copy of all materials by Thursday morning prior to the meeting.

Asking Questions at a Board Meeting

The Board welcomes questions regarding its decisions, practices or agenda items. There is a designated question period at the end of each public meeting. Audience members should identify themselves before asking their question. Questions or comments about personal issues, individuals or property acquisitions are not appropriate for public meetings of the Board. Please contact the office of the Secretary-Treasurer or the Superintendent of Schools (604-296-6900, ext. 661004) for possible alternative times.

Communication Break

An opportunity to speak with trustees and district staff is usually provided at the end of each public meeting.

Contacting Trustees

Trustees can be contacted directly or through the District Administration Office 604-296-6900, extension 661004.