Catholic School Council Summit (PIC) – New Rescheduled Date

On Thursday, December 8th, the CDSBEO invites all parents to attend the Catholic School Council Summit at St. Michael CHS in Kemptville. The evening will begin with a barbecue served between 5:30 and 6:30, followed by a number of informative parent workshops. This year, the focus of the workshops will be around mathematics, and helping parents to facilitate their child’s mathematics learning. The evening will end with a social from 8:10 to 8:30 p.m.

Please contact your school principal if you would like to attend.


Educational workshops for parents on topics such as:

  • Trading Places: Taking a Seat at Your Child’s Desk, with Lynda Colgan, author of Inspiring Your Child to Learn and Love Mathematics, and Associate Professor of Elementary Mathematics Education, Graduate Faculty, Queen’s University
  • Understanding Your Child’s Math Homework
  • Helping Struggling Students Develop a Math Growth Mindset
  • Assistive Technology for Supporting Students Struggling in Math
  • Math Games that Promote Purposeful Practice
  • LEGO Play/Intentional Strategies for Parents



  • 5:30 – 6:30 – Dinner
  • 6:30 – 6:45 – Welcome
  • Opening Prayer
    • Greetings from Jason Harps, Chair, Parent Involvement Committee
    • Greetings from Brent Laton, Chair of the Board
    • Greetings from Doug Tateishi, Education Officer, Ministry of Education
    • Greetings from Wm. J. Gartland, Director of Education
  • 6:50 – 7:25 Workshop 1
  • 7:30 – 8:05 Workshop 2
  • 8:10 Refreshments