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School Council Workshops

Introduction
Congratulations to school councils who have held successful elections and are now focusing on supporting parents and students through an array of events and activities. Each year the Parent and Community Engagement Office provides workshops across the system to support the important work of school council.

Public Engagement welcomes you to another school year at the TDSB. We look forward to working with new and returning school council members.

Below is a list of school council training opportunities.

2019-2020 School Council Training

Date LC Location Time Room Topic
Jan 9 4 Central Tech 6:00-9:00 102 School Council 101
Jan 16 1 John Polanyi 6:00-9:00 117 School Council ByLaws
Jan 23 2 Drewry SS 6:00-9:00 102 School Council ByLaws
Jan 28 3 Woburn CI 6:00-9:00 105 School Council ByLaws
Feb 4 4 Central Tech 6:00-9:00 102 School Council ByLaws
Feb 13 1 John Polanyi 6:00-9:00 120 School Council Effectiveness
Feb 20 2 Drewry SS 6:00-9:00 102 School Council Effectiveness
Feb 26 3 Woburn CI 6:00-9:00 105 School Council Effectiveness
Mar 5 4 Central Tech 6:00-9:00 102 School Council Effectiveness

 

Workshops

School Council Basics will look at everything you need to know to set up and to run a school council - Regulation 612, funding, elections, budgeting. 

School Council ByLaws takes a close look at how to write bylaws for your community - what needs to be in it, what you can add, what you must consider. 

School Council Effectiveness examines how to run an effective council - committees, volunteers, communication and engaging families. It will help you begin to the engage families in ways that are meaningful and relevant to them. 

The target audience is any member of a school council and/or parent involved in school council work. This could include Principals, teachers, support staff and/or committee chairs/members. 

For more information, please contact Nancy Sands.

Our Mission
To enable all students to reach high levels of achievement and well-being
and to acquire the knowledge, skills
and values they need to become responsible, contributing members of
a democratic and sustainable society.
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