YCPIC Membership

Parent representatives who serve on this committee qualify if their child/children are enrolled in Catholic schools which are part of the YCDSB, are Catholic school ratepayers, and have served as a member of a local Catholic School Council.

Individuals interested in serving on YCPIC are asked to complete an application form and may apply for a one, two, or three-year term.

Application form will be posted in the spring.

Focus/Mandate

  1. To support and enhance the Catholic dimension in school communities;
  2. To assist parents in supporting student achievement;
  3. To promote parent involvement at the YCDSB and school communities;
  4. To identify issues related to parental and community involvement.

Responsibilities

  1. Identify issues related to parent and community involvement for discussion and the sharing of best practices;
  2. Support the professional development of local Catholic School Councils;
  3. To share strategies for parent engagement/involvement and best practices.
  4. Discuss and respond to issues referred to Committee;
  5. Make recommendations to the Board through Committee structure;
  6. Act as one of the focus groups in Policy review and development.

Meetings

5 to 6 meetings per year.