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Catholic School Council

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

Meetings are held  at 6:30 pm and are hosted in person. 

All parents/guardians are welcome to attend and join. 

First Meeting/Elections 

Monday, September 25th, 2023 @ 6:30pm 

We value your input!

Divine Infant School Council Constitution (November 2020)

School Council Executive:


Chair

Andrea Mackasey


Vice-Chair

Valerie Cahn


Treasurer  

Dan Paquette


Secretary

Nicole Wallace 


Parents At Large

Alysha Danglade 

Mahmuda Khan 

Dadirac Santos  


CSPA Reps

Nicole Wallace

Andrea Mackasey


Parish Rep

Felipe Lavin


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

Monday, June 19th, 2023

ELECTIONS for New Council

Monday, September 25th, 2023 

Monday, October 16th, 2023

Monday, November 20th, 2023

Monday, January 15th, 2024

Monday, February 26th, 2024

Monday, March 25th, 2024

Monday, April 15th, 2024

Monday, May 13th, 2024

Monday, June 17th, 2024

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.