Forms & Correspondence

Catholic School Council

The School Council is comprised of the school Principal, and members representing:

  • Parents/guardians

  • Teaching Staff

  • Community Representatives

School Council meetings are held once a month, usually the third Tuesday of the month, at 7:00 pm. At this time, meetings are held virtually. Please refer to information sent in newsletters to be able to access the meeting links. All parents or guardians are welcome - we value your input.

2021 - 2022 School Council members:

Chair: Alison Janidlo

Treasurer: Maria Goldmaker

Secretary: Lori Bongarzone

Community Rep:

CSPA Rep: Miheala Racz

Parish Reps: Charlene White

Teacher Rep: Nancy Abi-Khattar

Principal: Carrie-Lynn Bowie

We really hope that you can join us. Your input and contributions make a difference. Email us.

School Council members provide input and advice to the Principal on topics such as:

  • local calendar of events and activities

  • school code of student behavior

  • school curriculum and program goals

  • selection of the Principal through the identification of a profile-type for the school

  • school budget priorities

  • school-community communication strategy ie methods of reporting to parents and the community

  • extra-curricular activities in the school

The School Council needs your voice, your input, your contribution to make the school better for all students, including yours!

Meeting Dates & Minutes: 2021 - 2022

September 21 - 7pm - Virtual Meeting

Agenda - Click HERE

Minutes - Click HERE

October 19 - 7pm - Virtual Meeting

Agenda - Click HERE

Minutes - Click HERE

November 16 - Virtual Meeting

Agenda - Click HERE

Minutes - Click HERE

January 18 - Virtual Meeting

Agenda - Click HERE

Minutes - Click HERE

March 1 - Virtual Meeting

Agenda - Click HERE

Minutes - Click HERE

May 10 - Virtual Meeting

Agenda - Click HERE

Minutes - Click HERE

Please note that minutes are posted once they are approved at the following School Council meeting.

Information from previous years: Click HERE

Board-wide Parent Organizations

Catholic School Parents’ Association (CSPA)

The Catholic School Parents’ Association (CSPA) is a volunteer group representing all Ottawa Catholic School Board parents. They are a resource for school councils and the parent community for information on local and provincial education issues. Through their website, Twitter feed, and email newsletters, they we provide updates on education in Ottawa & Ontario, as well as tips, resources and information to help parents support their children in school. All parents are welcome and encouraged to join CSPA's e-mail list, follow CSPA on Twitter, or attend CSPA monthly meetings.

Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)

The OCSB’s Special Education and Advisory Committee (SEAC) makes recommendations to the Board in respect of any matter affecting the establishment, development, and delivery of special education programs and services for exceptional pupils.

OCSB Parent Involvement Committee (PIC)

The Ottawa Catholic School Board Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is a provincially mandated committee made up of parents, a trustee, a principal and the Director of Education. The purpose of PIC is to support, encourage and enhance parent engagement at the school board level in order to improve student achievement and well-being. The parent members of the OCSB PIC are appointed by CSPA.