Who we are

Annual Report

What is Parents’ Committee?

PC Who

The Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board Parents’ Committee is a formal advisory body to the school board. Our Committee plays a significant role in enhancing parent involvement and supporting student achievement and well-being by being a direct link between parents, the school board and the Council of Commissioners.

According to Quebec’s Education Act, parents and guardians have a right to participate in the activities of their school board and to be represented on various school board committees. In order to accomplish this, every public school board in Quebec must establish a parents’ committee. At the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board this translates to each school having a parent representative. Our Committee elects an elementary and secondary Parent Commissioners, each representing their respective group of parents at the school board.

Our Commitment

The Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board Parents’Committee is committed to promoting partnerships that increase parent involvement and foster the physical, social, emotional and academic growth of our children. Our goal is to empower our students, supporting them for a lifetime of learning.

What is the process to join Parents’ Committee?

By September 30th each school must hold a General Assembly of Parents. During this assembly the parents elect Governing Board members from their parent community and then a representative to the Parents’ Committee from among the parent members of the Governing Board. An alternate is also elected representative. Their term of office is for one year.

It is important to note Parents’ Committee Representatives must be parents on the Governing Board, however, they are not elected by the Governing Board, nor solely by the parent members of the Governing Board. Any eligible parent or guardian who attends the assembly may vote for the person they feel will best represent them.

About

  • Who we are +

    Annual Report PC Annual Report 2013/2014 - to come PC Annual Report 2012/2013 What is Parents’ Committee? The Sir Wilfrid Laurier Read More
  • Roles Responsibilites +

    Parents’ Committee The Parents’ Committee is carrying out its role to the fullest when it is involved in various training Read More
  • Our Members +

    2016/2017 Parent Representatives Executive Committee Carla Tosti, Chairperson - Rosemere High SchoolCharbel Mourad, Vice-Chairperson - Hillcrest Academy Dorina Popa Varsamis, Secretary - Crestview Read More
  • Get Involved +

    Evidence shows that everyone benefits when schools and families work together:• Improved student achievement• Students exhibit more positive behaviour and Read More
  • Glossary of Acronyms +

    ADG - Assistant Director General AGA - Annual General Assembly CC - Council of Commissioners DG - Director General EPCA - English Parents Committee Association Read More
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