Remembering Tony Perri

Through working with Trustee Perri, I gained a new perspective on education as a whole whether it’s public, separate, private, homeschooling, unschooling or schooling without a title. I learned as much as I could about all of these forms of education, meeting various partners and leaders along the way, and I owe the inspiration to looking beyond the education I grew up with in an effort to better understand the purpose of all choices, to Tony.

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Celebrating 50 years of Each Belongs

This year the Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board celebrates the 50th anniversary of Each Belongs, a model of inclusive education that supports the full integration of students with special education needs into mainstream neighbourhood schools. While many people today wouldn’t remember schools before Each Belongs the decision to move to an inclusionary model of education was …

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