“I pledge to increase accountability at the board, to improve the financial analysis of repairs and maintenance, and ensure precious resources are spent to better the education of our children” “I also pledge to set up meetings and report on the Board’s activities, not less than every two months to parents in Ward 5 […]
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About S Kazman
Born in Toronto, Ontario to Canadian born parents. Attended public school, junior high school, and high school within the current TDSB Ward 5 area, and has seen many changes over the years in the school system; some good and others not so good..
Graduated from The University of Toronto, and University of Windsor
Has extensive business experience, and experience in dealing with Government bureaucracies and institutions, business people, service providers, including teachers, and is a "good communicator" and "listener", with a pleasant demeanour and in general is a "people person".
Great at problem solving and resolving issues, simply, and in a cost effective manner.
Responsible, and accountable.
Truly concerned about children and their "well-being" and achieving the maximum they can in a safe, healthy environment, with quality teachers, and the right implements at their disposal.
Entries by S Kazman
I promise to donate, or return back half of the salary a TDSB Trustee makes, of $25,000, to either the TDSB , or suitable children’s charities. I am running for the position to help the children and not for the salary.
Blackstone Partners carried out a review in 2006. They submitted a 113-page report in January 2007. Blackstone Partners were “asked to determine if the facilities division had “effective governance.”“ The report showed “high costs of repairs, lots of workers and spotty results, and managerial “silos” that made it hard for principals to figure out whom to approach […]
Below is an article on present school board trustee questionable expenses: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/toronto/toronto-school-trustees-made-questionable-expense-claims/article20607863/ The following article is about abusive and unnecessary spending for conferences. http://www.thestar.com/yourtoronto/education/2014/09/17/toronto_public_school_trustees_racked_up_high_costs_for_conference_travel.html Below is article on the way the TDSB seems to be running http://www.thestar.com/opinion/letters_to_the_editors/2013/07/18/parsing_the_meaning_of_tdsb_waste.html Toronto trustees and senior staff interfered and tampered with documents related to trustee expenses requested by the Toronto […]
it is really sad. This school need’s help and current trustee is not doing his job!
This is a commonly used entrance at Faywood Arts Based School. This entrance area is clearly in dire need of remedial work. Being exposed to this mold and algae for 6 hours a day, cannot be healthy for our children. The problem needs to be fixed now. Why has it taken so long to deal […]