Category Archives: FSA Testing

Diary of a Mad Trustee Open Board Meeting October 19th 2011

 Principiis Obsta…Finem Respice Resist the Beginning…Consider the End   Six years is a long time to spend in the board room but I have been a willing participant and I have no one to blame but myself. It has not always … Continue reading

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Diary of a Mad Trustee January 19th 2011 Open Board Meeting

 Principiis Obsta…Finem Respice    Resist the Beginning…Consider the End    Sometimes I expect to see the camera crew from Punk’d as we wend our way through these meetings. This does not of course mean I spend any more time on … Continue reading

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Diary of a Mad Trustee January 6th 2010 Open Board Meeting

                                                                                                                                       Principiis Obsta…Finem Respice                                                                    Resist the Beginning…Consider the End   I sometimes imagine the dossier all the countless letters from trustees around the province are dispatched to at the Ministry of Education and what sort of company they … Continue reading

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Diary of a Mad Trustee December 2nd 2009 Open Board Meeting

                                                                                  Principiis Obsta…Finem Respice                                                                              Resist the Beginning…Consider the End   We have a new chair and vice chair as planned and of course there has been a bit of shuffling around to relocate the changed personnel. As usual … Continue reading

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Diary of a Mad Trustee June 17th 2009

Principiis obsta…Finem respice Resist the beginning… Consider the end     This meeting was quite the eclectic mix of the good, the bad and the ugly so this is a bit of a long commentary. The feature presentation was the … Continue reading

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Report from CAPE Meeting March 23rd 2009

  HI There – we just finished our March CAPE meeting and it has met the expectations we all have placed on these events. We always hope to do two things – share the experience of different parts of the … Continue reading

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