In February 2018, we invited parents and guardians with students in the Extensions District Centre special needs program to a workshop. We gathered feedback about how we could make a potential relocation for the 2018-19 school year as smooth as possible for students.
Later in spring 2018, we also asked parents to share their feedback using an online tool called ThoughtExchange to help us develop criteria around possible relocation sites.
We want to make sure the Extensions District Centre special needs program moves to a location that will:
Based on feedback we received from parents, the most important criteria for selecting a new location includes:
The criteria listed are not in a particular order. The other feedback we received related to things like programming, transition and supports were also noted, and we look forward to discussing this further with families in the program.
Thanks to everyone who attended the meeting on May 23 and shared their feedback through our online survey. We will use the feedback to make an informed decision about where to move the program.
If you have questions about next steps, please contact Programs and Student Accommodation at 780-429-8539 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.