DPAC & PAC

Our Parent Advisory Councils (PACs) and the district-wide DPAC put in countless hours throughout the school year. They provide support for their school communities through the organization of events and initiatives, and the sharing of resources for students, teachers, and parents.

 

District Parent Advisory Councils (DPAC) are recognized by the School Act and represent the collective views of school Parents’ Advisory Councils (PAC) in a school district (BCCPAC 2016). In School District No. 48 (Sea to Sky), DPAC provides a vehicle of communication between individual school PACs, advocates for parental involvement in the education system, and provides funds to support parent education.

 

DPAC Needs You

 

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Chair: Meredith Gardner (Pemberton) 
Vice-Chair: Christina Walsh (Squamish) 
Secretary: Alison Robb (Whistler)  
 
Contact us: SD48dpac@gmail.com

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September 27th: 6-8pm DPAC AGM
Location: Zoom only 
 
November 8th: 6-8pm
Location: Whistler school (TBD) / Zoom available
 
January 17th: 6-8pm
Location: Zoom only
 
March 7th: 6-8pm
Location: Zoom only
 
May 16th: 6-8pm
Location: Pemberton school (TBD)/ Zoom available
 
6:00PM, Monday, May 10, 2021-Online Meeting (Zoom)
>>Meeting Minutes
 
6:00PM, Monday, March 8, 2021-Online Meeting (Zoom)
 
6:00PM, Monday, January 25, 2021-Online Meeting (Zoom)
 
Four Blankets Presentation by Susan Leslie:
 
6:00PM, Monday, November 23, 2020-Online Meeting AGM (Zoom)
 
6:00PM, Monday, September 21, 2020-Online Meeting (Zoom)

6:00PM, Monday, September 23, 2019 – Brackendale Elementary (Squamish)
>> Meeting Minutes

6:00PM, Monday, November 25, 2019 – Online Meeting (Zoom Meeting)

>>Meeting Agenda
>>Meeting Minutes

6:00PM, Monday, January 13, 2020 – Whistler Area (Myrtle Philip)

>>Meeting Agenda
>>Meeting Minutes

6:00PM Monday, March 9, 2020- Online Meeting (Zoom Meeting)
>>Meeting Agenda
>>Meeting Minutes

6:00PM Monday, May 11, 2020- Online Meeting (Zoom Meeting)

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Minutes
 
 
Next SD48 DPAC Inclusion Committee(SDIC) Meeting Date
TBD

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Resources & Useful Links

 

Policy 106 Navigating Concerns Within the District
Expressions of concern regarding school district matters such as employee conduct, resource materials used, or a student’s learning are welcome. Click on the diagram to find out how to navigate the appropriate steps to raise a concern within the district.Navigating District Concerns

BCCPAC-BC Confederation of Parent Advisory Council-The BC Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils (BCCPAC), is a registered non-profit and non-partisan charity, represents the parents of 565,000 children attending public schools. As the provincially mandated voice of parents in public schools, they engage, empower and support parents for the success of all learners through collaboration, partnership and education, in a culture of acceptance, inclusion and equity. BCCPAC are governed by a volunteer board of directors elected annually by the membership which consists of District Parent Advisory Councils (DPAC), and Parent Advisory Councils (PAC).

 

BCSTA-The British Columbia School Trustees Association (BCSTA) serves and supports our members, BC’s boards of education, in their key work of improving student achievement. At the local level BCSTA provides professional development, legal counsel and communications. Provincially, our non-profit Association acts as boards’ strong, unified voice in advocating to government, other education partners and the public on matters affecting public education.

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