Monthly Archives: October 2014

Tips for school success

Here we are in October already.

In this month’s articles, you will find you will find tips on homework, time management, working with teachers and community resources. Hopefully, you might find something that helps you and your elementary school child. If you are to starting notice changes in their attitude about school, there is a good read below. Videos for your enjoyment as well.

Everything is clickable and don’t forget to browse the families and teen sites too. I hope you all have a nice October!


Linda Campbell

Agenda – October 6, 2014 Meeting

Agenda – DPAC General Meeting
Monday, October 6, 2014, 7:00 p.m., Van Bien Training Centre

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Full agenda package to be posted before meeting.

Agenda – DPAC General Meeting
Monday, October 6, 2014, 7:00 p.m., Van Bien Training Centre

1. Call to order
2. Adoption of agenda and Adoption of Minutes
3. PAC Networking and discussion

7:30pm – Partner groups enter
4. Partner Group Presentations (5 minutes each).
a) DSAC Report
b) CUPE Report (Karen Wong)
c) Prince George District Teachers Association Report (Tina Cousins, Richard Giroday)
d) Prince George Principal and Vice Principals Association Report (Dan Watt)
e) Professional Employees Association (Nicole Haines)
f) Superintendent Report (Brian Pepper)
g) Trustee Report (Betty Bekkering)
(5 – 10 minute snack break, opportunity for further partner group discussions)
5. Officer and Committee Reports
a) Executive Board Report (Sarah Holland)
b) Treasurer’s Report (Chris Finke)
c) BCCPAC Report (Darlene Campbell)
6. PAC and Parent Assistance
a) Grant requests
b) Conference / PAC Café discussion
7. Advising School District
a) Education Services Committee Report (TBA)
b) Education Programs and Planning Committee Report (Chris, Darlene)
c) Policy and Governance (Sarah, Dennis)
d) Ad hoc Technology Committee (Steve?)
e) Calendar Committee (Leanne, )
f) Suggestions for School Board Report

8. Other Business
a) School board Trustee forum – November 4th, Vanier Hall
b) BCCPAC conference in Nanaimo – attendees and application process
c) Vacant director position
d) Priorities for year
9. Agenda items for next meeting
10. Adjournment – Next meeting is scheduled for Monday, November 3rd, at 7:00 pm, Van Bien.