In accordance with the Accessible B.C. Act, GVSD 61 wants your input and feedback on accessibility. We are committed to identifying and addressing barriers to accessibility â€“ from physical environments to attitudinal barriers. Your feedback will be shared with the GVSD Accessibility Advisory Group and Working Group,Ìýand considered as we draft the new Greater Victoria School District Accessibility Plan. Thank you for sharing!
Under the Accessible British Columbia Act, the Greater Victoria School District will form an Accessibility Advisory Group, effective September 2023 and throughout the 2023-24 school year. The role of the advisory group will be to advise the school district in its development of an accessibility plan that includes identifying, preventing, and removing barriers to accessibility that people with disabilities face within the school district.
Ïã½¶Ö±²¥ School District Accessibility Advisory Group will consist of 10-12 members. Membership will follow the structure outlined in the Accessible British Columbia Act:
- At least half the members are persons with disabilities (PWD), or individuals who support or are from organizations that support PWDs;Ìý
- At least one member is an Indigenous person; andÌý
- Members reflect the diversity of people in B.C.Ìý
Accessibility Advisory Group deadline has passed.
SD61 Contact for the Accessibility Advisory Group
District PrincipalÌýGreater Victoria School District