General Meeting Agenda, March 7th, 2016

DRAFT – Agenda – DPAC General Meeting

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Monday, March 7th, 2016, 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 (To increase the effectiveness of this section of the agenda, we suggest that people report on ideas that may be of interest to other PACs, or concerns that other PACs could help with.)


7:30pm – Partner groups enter

4.       Partner Group Presentations (five minutes each – questions may be taken about general topics, detailed and specific questions are best kept to the break)

  1. DSAC Presentation (Josh Nycholat )
  2. CUPE Report (Karen Wong – regrets due to vacationing in Ireland)
  3. Prince George District Teachers Association Report (Richard Giroday)
  4. Prince George Principal and Vice Principals Association Report (Dan Watt)
  5. Superintendent Report (Sharon Cairns)
  6. Trustee Report (Brenda Hooker)

 (5 – 10 minute snack break, opportunity for further partner group discussions)

5.       Elections –Vacant Secretary position

6.       Officer and Committee Reports

  1. Executive Board Report (Sarah Holland)
  2. Treasurer’s Report (Gillian Burnett)
  3. BCCPAC Report

7.       PAC and Parent Assistance

  1. Grant requests
  2. Digital and online safety workshop

8.       Advising School District

  1. School District Budget Consultation Committee, meetings April 4th and April 20th
  2. Superintendent Job Interview Panel, April 5th (?)
  3. Calendar Committee report
  4. Recommendations from Rural Consultation Committee
  5. Education Services Committee Report (Steve Shannon)
  6. Education Programs and Planning Committee Report ( Mike Gagel)
  7. Policy and Governance (Sarah Holland)
  8. Suggestions for School Board Report


9.       Other Business

  1. BCCPAC Resolutions – workshop and proxies
  2. BCCPAC Conference – April 28th to May 1st, Kelowna – selection of delegates

10.   Agenda items for next meeting

11.   Adjournment – Next meeting is scheduled for Monday, April 4th at 7:00 pm, Van Bien.