On Saturday November 5 at 11am, the SD57 District Parent Advisory Council (DPAC) is hosting a PAC Cafe. This is an in-person (only) opportunity to network with DPAC and your fellow PAC Executives. We hope that at least one member from each of our PACs can attend to collaborate and learn from each other.
We have booked an upstairs meeting room at the Prince George Conference and Civic Centre where we will have coffee/tea, a Greek Buffet lunch, and dessert. The fee is $15/person with DPAC sponsoring a majority of the costs.
DPAC is cohosting this evening with Prince George District Teachers Association and Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 3742. We are excited you have joined us as we to get to know our candidates for Trustee running for only 5 positions on the School Board.
Date: Wednesday September 28. 2022 Time: 6:30 – 8:30pm Location: Vanier Hall – PGSS Cost: Free (summaries to be posted by DPAC) Moderator: Caden Fanshaw from CKPG News
Question 1 from Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 3742: If you are elected as a trustee, what do you view as your responsibility in relation to senior management?
Question 2 from Prince George District Teachers Association (PGDTA): What are your ideas for teacher recruitment and retention and how would you advocate at both local and provincial levels for a fully funded serious recruitment and retention plan?
Question 3 from Prince George District Parent Advisory Council (DPAC): Parents value accountability ‐ what does that mean to you, how can a trustee work to increase accountability in SD57?
Parents!! Do you have questions about numeracy, literacy, how your child’s academic level is assessed and measured, how the district is planning on improving education and education outcomes ? Are you curious on what your school and our school district is going to do to support your child’s education and development in the next few years and how they plan on doing that? Do you wonder where your child is at in terms of literacy and numeracy and how that is assessed? Curious about how the data from the Student Learning Surveys administered in Grades 4, 7, 10 and 12 is used and what is shows? psst… check out page 4 and onwards on the Implementation Plan for Year 1 and 2 document 🙂
Well now you can find out!!!! SD57 Acting Superintendent Cindy Heitman is inviting any and all parents and families of children in our school district to attend a Virtual Parent Focus Group via Zoom in order to hear your questions, feedback, concerns and thought on SD57s 2021-2026 Strategic Plan.
Attend one, attend both…your pick! Join from the comfort of your home. Better yet, bring a friend – bring that other parent who you know is curious about their child’s numeracy and literacy. This is a safe, virtual space to have your voice heard and make a difference so make sure to attend!
This is your opportunity as a parent to have your voice heard and be actively engaged and involved as our school district works on revising and implementing the 2021-2026 Strategic Plan. This work is extremely important – did you know that all of our district schools have their individual School Plans (look on your schools website), which tie into our districts Strategic Plan which then in turn ties into the The Ministry of Education’s Framework for Enhancing Student Learning that states:
Our theme this month is Advocacy. We had a great discussion with PACs at the beginning of the meeting about what issues parents are advocating for on behalf of their children and what PACs advocate for at their school. We presentations from various stakeholders and partners from the District on what Advocacy means to them and how they work to support students and families.
Please take a minute to give us feedback on this SurveyMonkey. It will help DPAC gather information to continue our work advocating for all parents in our District.