Celebrating Black Excellence Nominations Open

In honour of Black History Month, York Region District School Board will be celebrating Black excellence throughout the month of February and beyond by sharing stories of our students, alumni, staff, community members, community partners, Board and our region as a whole.

Nominate someone today through our Celebrating Black Excellence form or learn more about some of the amazing individuals living and working in York Region. 


Meet one of our nominees

Allison Thorpe is an English Teacher at Richmond Green S.S. Allison is a long-time advocate for student voice and excellence. She has led a Writers' Guild for years and, has helped build it into a critical community that has supported a whole spectrum of students from across YRDSB. Allison has been known to be a model teacher, an energizing and inspiring peer, and an exemplary role model for students and teachers everywhere.


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