To help every student realize their full potential to transform God’s world, we depend on the support and guidance of parents and caregivers, and of every staff member that touches the lives of our students.

Supporting student independence to graduation is an important component within our inclusive education model at the Waterloo Catholic District School Board. It is vital for our students to learn independent skills, to interact socially and engage with their peers, and to receive intellectual growth opportunities so that they may reach their highest level of God-given potential.

Today, we at WCDSB would like to recognize some of those staff members that work with our students who receive this support throughout their learning journey at WCDSB.

Today, we celebrate the Educational Assistant, the Personal Support Worker, and the Child and Youth Care Worker with an Appreciation Day to recognize their contributions and endless efforts to support the needs of our learners.

Whether the need be academic, social, emotional, or behavioural, the EA, PSW, and CYCW are there to support and to commit themselves to the needs of all.

We are partnering with CUPE Local 2512, to initiate and mark a day of appreciation for these skilled people who with their skill, knowledge, and expertise make our organization a stronger and better place for our students to thrive.

We encourage you to join our WCDSB community in showing your appreciation for this important employee group.