News & Announcements

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. Madeline, age 14, is a Grade 9 student at Sir John A. MacDonald Secondary School and Sam, age 18, recently graduated Grade 12 from Kitchener Collegiate Institute. “While technology […]

Parent Posts

Introducing Parent Posts – written by parents, for parents

By Brent Hutzal – Brent is co-chair of Parent Involvement Committee. He has two daughters, Kate, 7, who attends Bridgeport Public School, and Claire, 2 (Bridgeport Public School JK Class of 2019-20). Some of the most valuable parent information that I have ever received has been at my daughter’s school bus stop. I am confident […]

2017 PIC-WRAPSC Conference Summary

Did you miss our parent conference on April 8th? If so, we have a summary of session notes now available for reference. This resource highlights all of the sessions presented at the conference, as listed below: Parent as a role model Anxiety and mood management Food: How it affects learning and behaviour Empowering kids through safe […]

PIC & WRAPSC Parent Event – April 8, 2017

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 […]

2015-16 PIC Annual Report

The 2015-16 Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) Annual Report is now available. This report contains highlights of the past year, including: meeting information, committee and sub-committee development, events for WRDSB parents, as well as financial information.

2016 PIC-WRAPSC Conference Summary

Did you miss our parent conference in April? If so, we have a summary of session notes now available for reference. This resource highlights the main message, presentation highlights and parent resources for all of the sessions presented at the conference. View the summary.

We’re looking for new members!

The Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) invites parents/guardians of students currently enrolled in a 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 Waterloo Region District School Board; Communicate with and support […]

The Fifth Annual PIC-WRAPSC Parent Event was a Success!

The 5th Annual Waterloo Region District School Board PIC-WRAPSC Parent Conference was held on Saturday, April 16th at Bluevale Collegiate and it was a huge success!!   387 adults and 144 children were registered for this gorgeous day, with a final total attendance in 392.  Attendees  settled in to hear this year’s keynote speaker, Monique Howat. […]

PIC and WRAPSC Annual Parent Conference, Saturday April 16, 2016: Keynote: How to Raise Confident and Motivated Kids, Theme: Strengthening Family-School Relationships

PIC and WRAPSC parent conference – April 16, 2016

For the fifth 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, guardians and the community! The theme for this year’s parent conference is Strengthening Family-School Relationships – Achieving Excellence and Well-being for all Students. The conference will start with […]

Annual PIC Parent Conference: Strengthening Family-School Relationships

The WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) and Waterloo Region Assembly of Public School Councils (WRAPSC) are excited to announce the fifth annual parent conference, which will be hosted on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at Bluevale Collegiate Institute (BCI). This year’s theme is ‘Strengthening Family-School Relationships: Achieving excellence and well-being for all students.’ The conference will kickoff with keynote speaker Monique […]

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