• Members of the public are allowed to delegate or submit a written statement when staff presents the initial and final reports to the Committee of the Whole on January 29 and June 3, 2020 respectively.

  • To delegate, members of the public must contact Governance and Board Services at by 4 p.m., two working days before the committee meeting day.

Delegation Process - Addressing a Committee

The TDSB is committed to advocacy for students, parents and communities. We welcome members of the public to bring forward issues and concerns they have through a delegation, which is addressing a committee of the Board of Trustees (by speaking or submitting a written statement).

Our Delegation Procedure is designed to set out a consistent and easily understandable process for the public and to manage the process in a fair and equitable manner. Full text of the Delegation Procedure can be found here: PR718 - Delegation Procedure

TDSB will strive to meet the accommodation needs of persons with disabilities; the delegates are encouraged to make their needs for accommodation known in advance of the Committee meeting by e-mail to

How to Address a Committee

Requests to speak to a permanent, statutory, standing or special (ad-hoc) committee must be submitted in writing to Governance and Board Services by 4 p.m., two (2) working days before the committee meeting day by submitting the Delegation Request Form:

Requests must include:

  • the name of the speaker and the name of the organization (if the speaker is representing an organization such as a school council or community group)

  • the topic and a description of the delegation matter

  • contact information for the speaker (address, phone number and/or e-mail)

Individuals may submit written statements to a committee which will be distributed to the members of the committee prior to the meeting. Written statements must be delivered to the Governance and Board Services at least two (2) working days before the committee meeting.

To register a delegation or for more information regarding the process, contact Governance and Board Services at:

  • Email:

  • Phone: 416-397-3627

  • Fax: 416-393-9969 (with Attention: Written Submission for Consideration by Trustees)

  • Mailing address:
    Governance and Board Services
    5050 Yonge Street
    Toronto, Ontario
    M2N 5N8

A request for delegation may be dropped off in-person at the above address to the Reception at the main floor.