Parent Engagement Spring Workshops – Message from Ward 3 TDSB Pamela Gough’s Office

Following message is from Trustee Gough’s Office:

Good Afternoon,

There are Parent Engagement Workshops being held at various locations during April, May and June of 2013. If you are able to attend any of these workshops, could you please advise Trustee Gough’s office at We would be interested in hearing your feedback on the workshops.

Please view the PDF brochure that is attached:

PCIO & CUS Workshop poster[1]

To register please call: 416-397-3529 or E-mail:

Please indicate your name and the location you will be attending

Interpretation and Child-minding is available upon request (Ages 2 ½ – 12)

Presented by the Parent and Community Involvement Office (PCIO) and Community Use of Schools

For more information visit:

Here are some details of what the workshops will cover:

Parent Engagement in TDSB – All you wanted to know – April 9 6:30 pm Richview Collegiate

This workshop will explore:

  • Getting Involved in your child’s education
  • School Council (Regulation 612/613)
  • Volunteering in Schools
  • School Council Budgets/Funding/Insurance
  • Parent Protocol (process for dealing with parent concerns)

Understanding Middle and Secondary School Program and Options – May 21 6:30 pm Richview Collegiate

Understanding all of the options available at the secondary level can be challenging; this session will engage parents/guardians in a dialogue about the following

  • Working with your child to set goals for the future
  • Understanding/tracking the requirements for graduation
  • Various pathways (options) for students
  • Accessing information on Secondary and Post-Secondary options (Blueprint)

School Council Planning 2013-2013 – June 6 6:30 pm Education Office 5050 Yonge St.

This workshop will explore:

  • Strategies for Engaging hard to reach parents
  • Effective Financial Management Strategies for School Councils
  • Annual Fundraising Plan
  • Elections Planning and Implementation
  • System Wide Parent Engagement – Parent Involvement Advisory Committee (PIAC)
  • School Councils and Insurance


Debbie Wagdin
Constituency Assistant to
Toronto District School Board
5050 Yonge Street, 5th Floor
Toronto, Ontario M2N 5N8
tel: 416-393-1972
fax: 416-397-3114

Trustee Pamela Gough’s Website


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