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How to Help Your Child Succeed in School | April 16

Help your child succeed April 2016 smallLet's talk about helping our children be successful.  What role do parents and school councils play?  Join us as People for Education's Jacqui Strachan shares some insight on the Ontario Education System, parent involvement and the importance of school councils.

Saturday, April 16th, 9:30 —11:30 AM
Holy Trinity Catholic High School, 180 Katimavik Rd, Kanata

Presented by CSPA, PIC and the OCSB International Languages Program

Understanding EQAO Assessments | April 12

EQAO April 2016Every year, Ontario students in Grades 3, 6, 9 and 10 write province-wide tests to assess their reading, writing and math skills.  This presentation will provide an opportunity for parents/guardians to gain an understanding of the EQAO assessments.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016; 6:45 - 8:45 PM
St. Joseph Catholic High School, 3333 Greenbank Road, Barrhaven

Advocating for Your Child with Special Needs | April 6

Advocacy April 2016 smallWould you like to learn how to advocate more effectively for your child with special needs?

Louise McGoey, former chair of the Ottawa Catholic SEAC (Special Education Advisory Committee), will provide participants with strategies for effective advocacy.  Learn about the importance of knowing what your goals are for your child, how to communicate effectively with school and board staff and how to prepare for productive meetings.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016, 7:00 - 8:30 PM
St. Patrick’s High School, 2525 Alta Vista Drive

Pro-Social Skills for Kids to Survive & Thrive | March 5

ProSocial Skills March 2016Saturday, March 5,  9:45 AM – 11:30 AM
Saint Patrick’s Catholic Intermediate School,  1485 Heron Road

Explore strategies for teaching pro-social skills to your child through modeling, setting appropriate expectations & practicing. Discover how to become your child’s social skill coach and help them maneuver through life’s daily social challenges

Learning French at OCSB | February 18

Learning French at OCSB Feb 2015 FThursday, February 18, 2016  6:45 - 8:45 pm.

Saint Paul High School, 2675 Draper Ave, Ottawa

French programs are for all students; but what French pathway is best for your child?
Learn more about the OCSB approach to learning French you can make informed decisions regarding the best French options for your child.

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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, April 26, 2017.

February 22nd meeting agenda.

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

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