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District Committees: Terms of reference can be found here https://www.sd61.bc.ca/board-of-education/ad-hoc-committees/

  • French Advisory 2 parent positions meets 1-2 times a year
  • One Learning Community 1 parent vote, open for all to attend meets monthly(?)
  • Long Term Facilities 1 parent meets 5-6 times a year
  • Middle School review 1 parent vote, open to all they have not yet met(?)

VCPAC Committees

  • Awards Committee
    • Plan, organize and facilitate the event. Meet as needed to make a memorable event.
  • Vancouver Island Parent Conference
    • Various levels of participation. Meets as needed. Many hands make light work.
  • Emergency Preparedness
    • Work with Marketa on the initiatives we are collaborating on at district and municipal level ie reunification exercises in January

Future possibilities to be decided at a future general meeting

  • Parent Education committee
    • Coordinate events hosted by School PACs when open to all district parents, perhaps help connect PACs with similar plans
    • Develop a list of topics and speakers VCPAC may include in their General Meeting agendas
    • Arrange for speakers and advertising when VCPAC is involve at that level
  • Leadership training committee
    • Poll the PAC leaders as to what is needed and help find speakers (experienced PAC leaders?) to address the topic
    • Decide what venue is best to address identified issues
    • Plan or organize networking events such as PAC congress, PAC summit, coffee chat groups, evening appies, etc to support leadership development

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