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Catholic School Council

The School Council is comprised of the school Principal, and members representing:

  • Parents/guardians

  • Teaching Staff

  • Community Representatives

Meetings are held once a month, generally on the 2nd Tuesday of the month unless otherwise noted. All parents/guardians are welcome to attend and join - we value your input.

Meetings are held at 6:30 pm ONLINE. If you would like to attend this online session and are not currently on the distribution list, please send an email to Donna Bierko (secretary).

2020 - 2021 School Council members:

Co-Chairs: Carly Haydt & Natalie Sanko

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Principal: Linda Meulenbroek

Community Rep: Jackie Dabire

Treasurer: Leana McNeil

Secretary: Veronica Gavin & Charles Walker

Parish Rep: Christine Callahan

CSPA Rep: Donna Bierko

Communications Rep:

Virtual Academy Rep: Lisa DiNoble

School Council members provide input and advice to the Principal on topics such as:

  • local calendar of events and activities

  • school code of student behavior

  • school curriculum and program goals

  • selection of the Principal through the identification of a profile-type for the school

  • school budget priorities

  • school-community communication strategy ie methods of reporting to parents and the community

  • extra-curricular activities in the school

The School Council needs your voice, your input, your contribution to make the school better for all students, including yours!

Meeting Dates & Minutes: 2020 - 2021

School Council (CSC) meetings are held once a month, generally on the 2nd Tuesday of the month unless otherwise noted. All parents/guardians are welcome - we value your input.

September 21: Agenda

October 12

November 9

December 14

January 11

February 8

April 12

May 10

June 7

Board-wide Parent Organizations

Catholic School Parents’ Association (CSPA)

The Catholic School Parents’ Association (CSPA) is a volunteer group representing all Ottawa Catholic School Board parents. They are a resource for school councils and the parent community for information on local and provincial education issues. Through their website, Twitter feed, and email newsletters, they we provide updates on education in Ottawa & Ontario, as well as tips, resources and information to help parents support their children in school. All parents are welcome and encouraged to join CSPA's e-mail list, follow CSPA on Twitter, or attend CSPA monthly meetings.

Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)

The OCSB’s Special Education and Advisory Committee (SEAC) makes recommendations to the Board in respect of any matter affecting the establishment, development, and delivery of special education programs and services for exceptional pupils.

OCSB Parent Involvement Committee (PIC)

The Ottawa Catholic School Board Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is a provincially mandated committee made up of parents, a trustee, a principal and the Director of Education. The purpose of PIC is to support, encourage and enhance parent engagement at the school board level in order to improve student achievement and well-being. The parent members of the OCSB PIC are appointed by CSPA.