Established in 1933, the H&S Council brings together representatives of each H&S Association within the HWDSB and acts as a liaison between those associations and OFHSA.
The H-W Council of Home and School Associations is committed to informed and proactive involvement in our homes, our schools and our communities to obtain the “Best For Each Student”.
New Post (Mar 25/2020)
Hello to all Home & School Members at HWDSB. ETFO has reached a tentative agreement with provincial bargaining tables. Read the whole story here.
Post (Mar 9/2020) *** NOTE - POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE ***
Hello to all Home & School Members at HWDSB. The Annual OFHSA Conference (click to save PDF to your device) will occur during the first weekend in April. The event will run out of the Best Western Hotel in Brantford from Friday April 3rd through to Sunday April 5th. Silent Auction donations are welcome (click to save PDF to your device). The AGM will be held on Sunday April 5th @ 9am. There is no cap on the number of members who can attend either day. However, each Association is only eligible to elect up to 2 voting members. Register to attend through the following link: https://ofhsa.on.ca/for-members/#Conference.
Post (Jan 26/2020)
All HWDSB elementary schools will be CLOSED to students on Friday, January 31 as a result of a one-day strike action by ETFO. Parents and guardians are required to make alternate childcare arrangements. An important letter to families and more details are found here. https://www.hwdsb.on.ca/about/labour-update/
Post (Nov 29/2019)
As many of you are aware, our teachers are in phase 1 work to rule. This means withdrawal from certain administrative tasks. HW Council encourages those affected, to check the HWDSB website link for all labour updates and the latest information. We hope an agreement is obtained soon.
Post (Oct 15/2019)
1. PIC Meeting - Wednesday October 16, 2019
Light Dinner @ 5:30pm
Meeting & Agenda @ 6:00pm
2. Free Event, Hosted by HWDSB ** SCHOOL COUNCIL START-UP 2019/2020 **
Rear Lobby of Education Centre, 20 Education Court, Hamilton
Post (Sep 16/2019)
1. Changes to Provincial Education Funding and Understanding its Impact at HWDSB
2. Free Event, Hosted by Hamilton Wentworth Council of Home & School Associations
Thursday September 26, 2019 @ 7pm. Rear Lobby of Education Centre, 20 Education Court, Hamilton
Manny Figueiredo, Director of Education, Hamilton Wentworth District School Board
Dawn Danko, Trustee Ward 7, Board Vice-Chair, Hamilton Wentworth District School Board