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Youth Substance Use - Supporting Youth and Families | April 21

Rideauwood Apr 2016 resizedFind out how Rideauwood's school-based program provides support to students, and their families, throughout the phases of youth substance use, from prevention to intervention.  Learn signs and symptoms to be aware of and how to access help when needed.

Thursday, April 21st   7:00 - 8:45 PM
Sacred Heart Catholic High School, 5870 Abbott St. E, Stittsville

Math 4 Parents | April 20

Math April 2016 resizedCSPA, in collaboration with OCSB Student Success and All Saints Catholic High School is pleased to present, "Math 4 Parents" 

Wednesday, April 20th   7:00 - 8:45 PM
All Saints Catholic High School, 5115 Kanata Ave

Two workshops will be offered at the same time:

  • Inquiry-based Mathematics in the Elementary Classroom (JK-Gr. 6)
  • So Much Homework, So Little Time. Why is High School Math So Difficult? (Gr. 7-12)  

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

More Articles...

  1. Pro-Social Skills for Kids to Survive & Thrive | March 5
  2. Learning French at OCSB | February 18
  3. Strong Not Tough | February 8
  4. Fostering Positive Self Esteem | January 23
  5. Staying Connected with Your Teen | January 13

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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.

April 26 Meeting Agenda

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

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