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St. Catherine of Siena Separate School
"Many Hands, Many Lands, One Heart, One God"
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  • St. Catherine of Siena Separate School
  • 2350 Hurontario Street South
  • Mississauga ON , L5B 1N1
  • Principal: Gina Pedroso
  • Vice Principal(s): Robert Scicluna
  • Superintendents: Deborah Finegan-Downey
  • Trustee: Bruno Iannicca (Ward 7)
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Criminal Reference Checks

...as of January 1, 2018

Anyone who has not previously submitted a Criminal Record Check and is considering volunteering (school trips, etc.) must apply for a Criminal Record Check. We strongly encourage you to do this before Jan. 1, 2018, as Peel Regional Police will begin to charge $33 after this date.

Once you have your Criminal Reference Check here at the school, every year you can simply sign an Annual Offence Declaration (AOD) for Volunteers at no cost , and it can be done here at the school.  This declaration saves parents from completing another Criminal Reference Check every year.

To get a Criminal Reference Check done before the Jan. 1, 2018, pay deadline, please come to the school and pick up a signed 'Form A' .  Then take this form to Peel Police, and once you receive the Criminal Reference Check bring it to the school where it will be filed.  Every year after this, you can simply do an Annual Offence Declaration.

The Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board has the responsibility, under law, to provide a safe and secure working and learning environment for students and employees.  The Board is in a position of trust with regard to students and must protect their intellectual, physical, mental, and emotional well being.

https://www.peelpolice.ca/en/services/vulnerablesectorcheck.asp

http://www3.dpcdsb.org/SIENA/parents/criminal-reference-checks

 

 

2017 Annual Offence Declaration for Volunteers

This declaration saves parents from completing another Criminal Reference Check, if done within the year. If you have a Criminal Reference Check here at the school, we’re asking you to please complete, sign and submit this declaration to the office. (PDF)

 

Criminal Reference Checks

Anyone who has not previously submitted a Criminal Record Check who is considering volunteering (for activities which may include school trips, coaching, reading program, pizza days, safe arrival program, etc.) must apply for a Criminal Record Check.

The Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board has the responsibility, under law, to provide a safe and secure working and learning environment for students and employees.  The Board is in a position of trust with regard to students and must protect their intellectual, physical, mental, and emotional well being.

 It is the responsibility of the Principal, who under the Education Act is in charge of instruction, organization and management of a school to determine what activities volunteers participate in, with which students and in which setting.  It is also recognized that principals and teachers have a duty of care to their students.  Duty of care is the legal principle which identifies the obligation to exercise reasonable care including the protection from harm.  The Criminal Record Check is a step in the Board’s duty of care, should direct and regular contact occur between a volunteer and a student.

All individuals are required to provide an original Criminal Record Check that is satisfactory to the Board prior to the commencement of any duties.  The Criminal Record Check must have been executed within the preceding 6 months of receipt and include a vulnerable sector screening.

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