Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)

BIST sits on Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) at the Toronto District School Board. This committee is governed by the Ministry of Education and is comprised of representatives from the community, local associations, and trustees who are all selected by the Board of Education.

SEAC meets monthly to obtain information on the special needs of exceptional students and respond to matters concerning special education programs. Representatives are also available as a resource and advocate for parents or guardians of students with exceptionalities.

If you would like to speak with our BIST representative on the committee, about your concerns or learn more about the committee please email us at: info@bist.ca or call us at: 416-830-1485.

Toronto Police Service Disabilities Community Consultative Committee

The Toronto Police Service Disabilities Community Consultative Committee’s mandate is to assist Toronto Police Service in identifying, prioritizing and working towards solutions to issues in policing. Areas of consultation include:

  • officer training
  • procedure/process
  • public education/awareness
  • strategic planning

For more information on The Toronto Police Service Disabilities Community Consultative Committee, please contact BIST’s executive director, Melissa Vigar: mvigar@bist.ca or 647-748-0847.