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CSPA Executive: Join our Team


CSPA Executive Elections will be held at the October 26th CSPA meeting.  Why don't you join our team?

CSPA Executive members are school council members who represent their school on our committee.  If you are willing to lend a hand, are interested in specific education issues, or in getting a broader board-wide perspective of Catholic Education, CSPA Executive is the place for you.

CSPA Executive meets monthly prior to the CSPA general meeting.  Our meetings are held at OCSB, 570 West Hunt Club Road.  Members have the opportunity to participate in Board committees and work together to help organize educational events for parents.  Learn more about CSPA Executive roles and responsibilitiesContact us for details.

Boot Camp for School Councils 2016 | Nov. 7

Boot Camp November 2016Boot Camp for School Councils 2016 will be a fun and informative evening for any and all interested school council members and parents in the Ottawa Catholic School Board.  The goal is to discuss school council roles, brainstorm challenges and share best practices.

Monday, November 7, 7:00 - 8:45 PM
Thomas D'Arcy McGee Catholic School,
635 La VĂ©rendrye Dr, Gloucester

 Register Now: 

Intro to Self-Regulation - Stress Behaviour vs Misbehaviour | Nov. 3

ShankerWorkshop Nov2016Why are children and youth so overstressed today?  What is the nature of hidden stressors and the distinction between misbehaviour and stress behaviour>  Dr. Shanker will explain the 5 steps of self-regulation, not just in a way for parents to apply these with their children, but also for themselves.

Thursday, November 3, 2016, 7:00 - 8:45 PM
St. Paul High School, 2675 Draper Ave

Register Now:

School Ground Greening Workshops 2016-17

OttawaWrkshps SGG 2016 2017 V2Each year Evergreen offers a series of 6 FREE workshops for school councils on enhancing the school grounds.

This year they will be held at St. Anthony School on Booth St. from November until April.

Learn more and register

PRO Grants 2016-17 Announced!

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Congratulations to the 50 OCSB schools who will be receiving a 2016-2017 Parents Reaching Out Grant from the Ministry of Education!  Ontario's PRO Grants are designed to support parents in identifying barriers to engagement in their own community and to find local solutions to involve more parents in support of student achievement and well-being.
View the full list of successful OCBS schools and projects here.
CSPA and OCSB PIC were also successful in our regional PRO Grant application!  Watch for news about our events, coming soon!

More Articles...

  1. Relationships Tool Kit
  2. School Council Annual Financial Report 2015-16 due Oct 12
  3. 2016-2017 School Year Calendar
  4. School Bus Transportation 2016-17
  5. Health and Physical Education Curriculum

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Monthly Prayer

Prayer to Begin a School Year

God of wisdom and might, we praise you for the wonder of our being, for mind, body and spirit.
Be with our children as they begin a new school year...........more

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CSPA Event Calendar

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CSPA Meeting Information

All OCSB parents/guardians are invited to attend our meetings!

The next CSPA meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, October 26, 2016    
OCSB Boardroom
570 West Hunt Club Road
7:30 to 9:30 PM

The October Agenda is coming soon!

Minutes from CSPA Meetings