Tag: Parent Involvement Committee (PIC)

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Supporting our children through loss

By Judie Coutts – This is Judie’s first year as a volunteer on the Parent Involvement Committee (PIC). She is a mother of two daughters and parents with her husband Craig. Her youngest is a Grade 10 student at Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute and her eldest recently graduated Grade 12 IB and is presently at Queens University seeking a […]






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How parents can get involved

By Laurie Tremble – Laurie is a member of the Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) and former co-chair of the Waterloo Region Assembly of Public School Councils (WRAPSC). She is a parent to two boys – Luke attends grade 10 at Grand River Collegiate, and Sean attends grade 8 at Sunnyside. After reading the first couple […]






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Cyberbullying: Tips to help protect your child

By Jill Magazine – Jill is the co-chair of the Safe, Caring and Inclusive Schools subcommittee of the WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee (PIC). She has two children at WRDSB schools. Since this is Ontario’s Bullying Awareness and Prevention week, I think it’s a great time to talk about what we can do as parents to […]






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Parenting in a Digital World

By Susan Cranston – Susan is in her second year as a volunteer on the Parent Involvement Committee (PIC). She is a mother of two daughters. Her youngest is a Grade 9 student at Sir John A. MacDonald Secondary School and her eldest recently graduated Grade 12 from Kitchener Collegiate Institute. “While technology is important, it’s […]






Apply for a position on the board’s Parent Involvement Committee

The Waterloo Region District School Board’s (WRDSB) Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is seeking parents/caregivers of students currently enrolled in a WRDSB school and community members to fill avaliable committee positions. WRDSB parents/caregivers and community members interested in this volunteer opportunity can apply using the online form. All applications must be submitted by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, October 13, […]






Still time to register for the PIC Parent conference

Registration is still open for the sixth annual Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) and the Waterloo Region Assembly of Public School Councils (WRAPSC)  free family event for parents, caregivers and the community. The theme for this year’s parent conference is Empowering Students with Parent Engagement. The conference will start with keynote speakers Royan Lee, a teacher, consultant and blogger and Yumi […]






Register now for the annual PIC and WRAPSC conference

For the sixth year in a row, the WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) and the Waterloo Region Assembly of Public School Councils (WRAPSC) is hosting their free annual family event for parents, caregivers and the community. The theme for this year’s parent conference is Empowering Students with Parent Engagement. The conference will start with keynote speakers Royan Lee, a teacher, consultant […]






Rescheduled meeting for Ministry’s well-being strategy

Our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) invites parents/caregivers to participate in an opportunity to provide feedback directly to the Ministry of Education on a very important topic – student well-being. Student well-being is one of four connected goals in the province’s renewed vision for education – Achieving Excellence. Students with a sense of well-being thrive and […]






Provide your feedback on the Ministry’s well-being strategy

Our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) invites parents/caregivers to participate in an opportunity to provide feedback directly to the Ministry of Education on a very important topic – student well-being. Student well-being is one of four connected goals in the province’s renewed vision for education – Achieving Excellence. Students with a sense of well-being thrive and […]






Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) applications due today

The Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) invites parents/guardians of students currently enrolled in a Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) school and community members to apply for positions on the WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee. The mandate for the WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee is to: Provide information and advice on parent engagement to the WRDSB Communicate with and […]






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