New Zealand School Trustees Association
Memorandum to Boards: 2012/4
Principal: (via email )
(where no email is indicated for chair memo sent via principal, please advise changes)
Date: 26 April 2012
Subject: Amalgamating Supplementary Learning Support (SLS) and RTLB Services
Purpose: The Ministry of Education is amalgamating the Supplementary Learning Support (SLS) and Resource Teacher: Learning and Behaviour (RTLB) services. This memo provides advice on making submissions on that process and what the staffing implications may be for those currently employing SLS.
The Ministry are asking for individuals and groups with an interest in the amalgamation of these services to send their feedback to the Ministry by post, email or fax by 5.00 pm, Thursday 31 May 2012.
· By fax: 04-463 8254
· By post: SLS and RTLB Amalgamation, Special Education Strategy, Early Years and Learning Support, Ministry of Education, PO Box 1666, Thorndon, Wellington 6140.
Staffing impact: For those currently employing SLS staff, once a final decision has been made by the Ministry we will provided advice on what is required to follow the provisions of the collective agreement in terms of process. Please ensure that your SLS are aware of the consultation currently underway.
Effective Governance: Committed to raising student achievement