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Opening Doors: Learning & Earning in the 21st Century | Nov. 24/Dec 1

Opening Doors Nov Dec 2016Making informed decisions for the future:  OCSB Specialized Pathways, Opportunities and Programs

Student surveys tell us they listen to parents, for information and guidance with respect to post-secondary planning.   What are the options?  What are the careers of tomorrow?  
What does the labour market data tell us, in terms of future employment and economic sectors that will be seeking workers?

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016, 6:30 - 8:30 PM
St. Matthew High School, 6550 Bilberry Dr, Orléans


Sensory Processing Disorders (SPD) and Behaviour | Nov 28

Sensory Detective Nov 2016

Monday, November 28th, 7:00 - 9 PM
Notre Dame High School, 710 Broadview Ave, Ottawa

Some children (with and without other special needs) have problems developing the ability to process information received through their senses. Become a sensory detective and learn how to read your child and provide the right support.   Presenter: Nathalie Mabon, Occupational Therapist OT Reg. (Ont.)

Boot Camp for School Councils 2016 | Nov. 7

Boot Camp November 2016Boot Camp for School Councils 2016 was a fun and informative evening for any and all interested school council members and parents in the Ottawa Catholic School Board. 

The goal is always to discuss school council roles, brainstorm challenges and share best practices.

Monday, November 7, 7:00 - 8:45 PM

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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


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!

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  1. School Council Annual Financial Report 2015-16 due Oct 12
  2. 2016-2017 School Year Calendar
  3. School Bus Transportation 2016-17
  4. PIC Grant Reporting 2015-16
  5. Summer Fun | June 2 & 9

Monthly Prayer

A Summer Prayer

Long warm days...
The pace of life slows......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, September 27, 2017. Have a wonderful summer!

May 24th Meeting Agenda

OCSB Boardroom
570 West Hunt Club Road
7:30 to 9:30 PM

Minutes from CSPA Meetings


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