The Halton Catholic District School Board provides the best in Catholic Education to over 29,000 students at our schools in the municipalities of Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton and Oakville.
Nine trustees are elected to the Halton Catholic District School Board by Catholic school supporters in Halton:
- 3 in Burlington
- 1 in Halton Hills
- 1 in Milton
- 4 in Oakville
Trustees in Halton Hills, Milton and Oakville are elected at large, while Burlington trustees are elected by ward (1 & 2, 3 & 6, and 4 & 5). School supporters may contact any trustee, however, it is recommended they contact a trustee who represents their specific municipality.
There are 3 student trustees (1 from Burlington, 1 from North Halton (Halton Hills / Milton) and 1 from Oakville) are appointed annually by the Board to represent the interests of students.
The Education Act specifies that to be eligible to serve as a Catholic School Board trustee, an individual must be:
In the Halton Catholic District School Board, trustees' major areas of responsibility include:
- establishing the System's mission and goals
- providing programs for all students
- establishing and monitoring Board policy
- monitoring the implementation of provincial education policy
- establishing a budget and monitoring its implementation
- determining the type, size and location of schools
- employing and compensating staff
The Board of Trustees meets on the first Tuesday and the third Tuesday of each month in the Board Room of the Catholic Education Centre - 802 Drury Lane, Burlington, Ontario.