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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 at 6:30 pm and are hosted via Google Meet.

All parents/guardians are welcome to attend and join.

We value your input!

Divine Infant School Council Constitution (November 2020)

2021-2022 School Council


Co-Chairs

Andrea Mackasey

Heather Brewster


Treasurer

Dan Paquette


Secretary

Alina Federowicz


Community Rep

Rim Aiara


Fundraising

Valerie Cahn


Communications Rep

Erin Nazarali


Parents At Large

Tram Stevens

Natalee Nyaga

Meliza Meyer

Mahmuda Khan


CSPA Rep

Andrea Mackasey


Parish Rep

Melody Murphy


Teacher Rep

Lynn Connors


Principal

Tania Gamache

Council members provide input & advice to the Principal on:

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!

Scheduled Meets & Minutes

Thursday, June 10th, 2021

Tuesday, October 5th, 2021

Tuesday, November 9th, 2021

Tuesday, December 7th, 2021

Tuesday, January 11th, 2022

Tuesday, February 8th, 2022

Tuesday, March 8th, 2022

Tuesday, April 12th, 2022

Tuesday, May 10th, 2022

Tuesday, June 7th, 2022

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.