Feb 26 media – Moira MacDonald (Toronto Sun) on Ward 20 candidates

In today’s Toronto Sun, Moira MacDonald breaks down the School Board by-election top candidates. The link isn’t available yet online, but I will post it once I do receive it. “And the nominees are…” Candidates square off in T.O. school board byelections. Toronto Sun. Sunday, February 26, 2012, page 12 Excerpt: Monica Batac, meanwhile, is […]

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All Candidates Debate video – Goldhawk Live

Here is the televised Goldhawk Live All Candidates Debate for Trustee – Ward 20 Scarborough-Agincourt. My thoughts? I have always talked specific to the Scarborough-Agincourt community, specific to education, schools, programs and classrooms.  I bring the Trustee role right back to who we serve: students.  I see the role as immersed in dialogue and action […]

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Media coverage in Taliba & Balita papers

As printed in the Taliba & Balita Filipino newspapers. TDSB Trustee candidate Monica Batac’s focus is supporting Scarborough-Agincourt’s diverse students Culturally relevant programs are key to the academic success of first-and second-generation students As a Filipino-Canadian, Monica Batac knows first-hand the strengths and weaknesses of programs designed to meet the unique needs of first- and second-generation Canadian families, which make […]

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Media coverage #5

Jordon Glass “BREAKING DOWN THE TDSB BY-ELECTIONS” February 15 2012. Excerpt: If you are unaware that there have been two ongoing Toronto District School Board (TDSB) by-elections in this city, you could hardly be blamed. You aren’t the only one. The by-elections in TDSB Ward 17 (Don Valley East) and TDSB Ward 20 (Scarborough-Agincourt) have […]

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Media Coverage #4, includes interview

Here’s a Digital Journal feature article about me, my platform, and some of my perspectives on TDSB & the Trustee role, written by Andrew Moran. TDSB Trustee candidate Monica Batac wants to innovate classrooms Full URL: http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/319209 Excerpt: During municipal elections, the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) Trustee contests usually do not garner much attention from voters or […]

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Media coverage #2 – campaign

Ontario educator and blogger Doug Peterson wrote this article on me, entitled “Yoga and Politics.”  Some of the things he highlights: how we met, my experiences and perspectives, my social media and technology use, and what I bring to the table as Trustee for Scarborough-Agincourt. Excerpt: The use of social media just at election time […]

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Media coverage on by-election

Hi all, I wanted to share this article about the upcoming by-election with information about some of the candidates – including yours truly. Trustee by-elections are anyone’s race. by Moira MacDonald. Toronto Sun. Jan. 10, 2012. Excerpts: If you want to see what a difference no incumbent makes, take a look at the growing list of […]

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