TLDSB logo and mission statement

At Trillium Lakelands District School Board  we believe …

Students are the focus of our system

Consistent with this belief and with the resources available, we strive to:

  • Provide an education specific to students’ needs.Make a safe and positive environment for students.Provide services for exceptional studentsProvide a diversity of programs.Promote extra-curricular activities for all students.Expect each student to learn and to achieve to full potential.Consider students’ needs in all decisions.

Our school system is open and accessible

Consistent with this belief and with the resources available, we strive to:

  • Respond to results of school surveys appropriately.
  • Distribute accurate information about our school system.
  • Support parental involvement in education.
  • Provide meaningful evaluations for all students.
  • Conduct regular program reviews.
  • Ensure accountability through regular public reports.
  • Ensure Board polices and procedures are grounded in promoting healthy attitudes among students, staff and community.

People are our strength

Consistent with this belief and with the resources available, we strive to:

  • Celebrate our students’ and employees’ accomplishments.
  • Recognize new initiatives undertaken by our employee.
  • Provide staff with learning opportunities.
  • Recognize long-term service of our employees.
  • Acknowledge the contribution of volunteers in our schools.

Effective communication is the key to success

Consistent with this belief and with resources available, we strive to:

  • Implement a Board communication plan at the system and school levels.
  • Connect with one community through newsletters, press releases, and public forums.
  • Continue to provide accessible Board meeting locations.
  • Provide opportunities for staff, parents and community to participate in policy development.

Schools are a reflection of the community

Consistent with this belief and with the resources available, we strive to:

  • Consider the unique needs of each school and community.
  • Make use of input provided by school councils.
  • Encourage parents to participate in school life.
  • Support the community use of schools.

Education is a shared community responsibility

Consistent with this belief and with the resources available, we strive to:

  • Consider all parents as partners in the educational process.
  • Ensure that parents are aware of the student’s educational goals, accomplishments and needs.
  • Ensure that parents are knowledgeable about curriculum standards.
  • Involve the business community as participants in education.
  • Forge strong partnerships with social agencies.
  • Support involvement of volunteers in our schools.

Learning is a life-long process

Consistent with this belief and with the resources available, we strive to:

  • Provide programs for students of all ages.
  • Partner with post-secondary educational institutes, businesses and industries.
  • Encourage all students to take responsibility for learning.
  • Nurture a passion for learning.
  • Promote the practice of schools, families and students learning together.

Mutual respect is the basis of our school system

Consistent with this belief and with the resources available, we strive to:

  • Value the uniqueness of each person.
  • Recognize differences among us that contribute to a positive learning environment.