Parent Involvement Committee

Purpose

The purpose of the Committee is to support, encourage and enhance parent engagement at the Board level in order to improve student achievement and well being. Reg. 330/10 Sec. 27(1)

The next meeting of the Parent Involvement Committee is
Monday September 14, 2020
6:30 pm
Board Room
Jim McCuaig Education Centre
2135 Sills Street

Lakehead District School Board invites applications
from interested public school supporters to
serve on its Parent Involvement Committee.
See below for more details. 

Members of the Parent Involvement Committee – November 15, 2019 to November 14, 2020

Kathleen Andrews Alternate, Teacher Representative
Robin Cawlishaw Community Representative
Sue Doughty-Smith Trustee Representative
Serena Essex Aboriginal Education Advisory Committee Representative
Chitra Jacob Parent Member
Shannon Jessiman-MacArthur Principal Representative
Sharon Kanutski Alternate, Aboriginal Education Advisory Committee Representative
AJ Keene Alternate, Principal Representative
Ian MacRae Director of Education
Deborah Massaro Alternate Trustee Representative
Julie Morin Alternate, Parent Representative
Michael Otway Special Education Advisory Committee Representative
Miranda Myers Alternate, Special Education Advisory Committee Representative
Shawn Peirce Chair
Laura Prodanyk Community Representative
Fred VanElburg Teacher Representative
Laura Walker Parent Member
Judy Hill Recording Secretary
The Parent Involvement Committee meetings are held from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in the Board Room of the Jim McCuaig Education Centre on the following dates:
Monday, January 20, 2020
Monday, March 2, 2020
Monday, May 4, 2020
Monday, September 14, 2020
Monday, October 5, 2020
For more information:

Please contact Judy Hill via e-mail at jhill@lakeheadschools.ca.


 

Available Positions

Lakehead District School Board continues to seek applications from interested public school supporters to serve in the following positions on its Parent Involvement Committee:

  • One (1) Alternate Parent Members
  • Three (3) School Council Representatives
  • One (1) Community Representatives
  • Four (4) Alternate School Council Representatives

The purpose of the Parent Involvement Committee is to support, encourage and enhance parent engagement at the Board level in order to improve student achievement and well being. Reg. 330/10 Sec. 27(1)

The Committee achieves this by:

  • providing information and advice on parent engagement to Lakehead District School Board;
  • communicating with and supporting Lakehead District School Board School Councils and associated network meetings;
  • undertaking activities to help parents support their children’s learning at home and at school through system level initiatives;
  • providing parent representation to other Lakehead District School Board committees; and
  • supporting positive relationships at school and Board level to enhance student success.

The positions are effective from November 15, 2019 to November 14, 2020. The Parent Involvement Committee meets a minimum of four times per year.

Links to the By-Laws and application forms are provided below.

Applications should be addressed to:

Ian MacRae, Director of Education
Lakehead District School Board
2135 Sills Street
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 5T2

For additional information, please contact Judy Hill, Executive Assistant, at 625-5131 or via email at jhill@lakeheadschools.ca.


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