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18 October 2018 – OCASC General assembly meeting

October 9th, 2018 by Helen Norman

Mark your calendars for our next OCASC meeting on
Thursday, 18 October 2018!

We have a busy agenda this month (see attached) with

  • an update from Michele Giroux, from the OCDSB, about the Board’s new strategic plan and the Cannabis Policy;
  • a report about the Gifted Advisory Committee Review; and
  • an update about all of the fun happenings and hard work that took place at the Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK) hackathon on the weekend (attached is a link to the livestreams) with (we hope) a few fun surprises!

Attached are the agenda, the minutes from our September meeting, an appendix from the Gifted Review Advisory Committee (from the SEAC rep), and livestreams from the RHoK hachathon (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCx49ToWxWeGgAFok-jqkjQQ).

If you need information about OCASC, or if you have a particular interest or want to have something in particular discussed at a meeting, contact us:

Email: chair@ocasc.ca or communications@ocasc.ca
Twitter: @ocasc_ca
Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/ocasc/ (public group)
Website: http://ocasc.ca

Looking forward to seeing you on Thursday!



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27 September 2018 – First OCASC meeting of the 2018-19 School Year

September 15th, 2018 by Helen Norman

Our first OCASC meeting of the year will take place on

*** Thursday, 27 September 2018 at 7:00 pm***

 in the 2nd floor library of Fisher Park School, 250 Holland Ave.

Join us as we set our course for the year, share best practices, and gain insights on the latest issues facing our school councils.

School Council Chairs: Congratulations on your election!

Please encourage a member (or two!) of your council to check out a meeting and learn more about what OCASC has to offer! We welcome newcomers and would be happy to connect after the meeting. Light refreshments will be provided, and everyone is welcome!

The Draft Minutes from our May meeting and the Agenda are attached. Please review them before this evening’s meeting.

If you need information about OCASC, or if you have a particular interest or want to have something in particular discussed at a meeting, contact us:

Email: chair@ocasc.ca or communications@ocasc.ca
Twitter: @ocasc_ca
Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/ocasc/ (public group)
Website: http://ocasc.ca

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17 May 2018 – OCASC General Assembly Meeting and AGM

May 12th, 2018 by Helen Norman

Come and join us tomorrow evening (17 May 2018) for our last meeting of the 2017-18 School Year!

We will hear from Neil Wilson (Ottawa Writers Festival) on the topic of The Republic of Childhood (ROC) (see attached documents) and discuss the 2018 PRO Grants (see attached memo) with OCDSB staff.

ROC_Card

Program Republic of Childhood

https://ocdsb.ss13.sharpschool.com/cms/one.aspx?portalId=55478&pageId=238254

Memo 18-065 1819 Parents Reaching Out (PRO) Grants (1)

Please review the attached agenda and the minutes from the April meeting before the next meeting.

OCASC.Assembly-Meeting-Agenda-May 2018

Draft Minutes OCASC April 2018

The OCASC AGM immediately follows the meeting. Join us to hear annual reports from the current executive and to elect a new slate of officers for 2018-19.

Executive positions include:

Chair-administers the affairs of the assembly and ensure that all policies and actions approved by the general membership are implemented. The chair presides at meetings of the Assembly and prepares the agenda for such meetings with advice from other executive officers and committees. The Chair also represents the views of the Assembly to the Board, the Ministry of Education, the media and elsewhere as required.

Vice Chair (or Co-Chair) – The Vice-Chair (or Co-Chair) fulfills the duties of the Chair when that person is temporarily absent or otherwise unable to perform the duties of the office. The Vice-Chair also performs specific duties assigned by the Chair, or requested by the Executive Committee or the general membership.

Recording Secretary- The recording secretary is responsible for the general correspondence of the Assembly including preparing and distributing minutes of all general meetings and of the executive committee.

Membership Secretary- The membership secretary is responsible for maintaining a current list of member school councils including the names and contact information for school delegates. The Membership Secretary registers the attendance at general meetings, determines quorum and counts the votes.

Treasurer- The treasurer is responsible for the care and custody of the funds and other financial assets of the Assembly and for making payments for all approved expenses incurred by the Assembly. The treasurer maintains books of the accounts that shall be made available for inspection by members at any reasonable time on request. At each AGM, the treasurer presents an account of the finances of the Assembly and a budget for the following fiscal year including any recommendations for change to the annual dues of member councils. The treasurer also maintains a record of dues paid by member school councils.

Communication Officer:  The communication officer prepares communications on behalf of the assembly, to the media and elsewhere as directed by the Executive.  The communications officer may undertake additional tasks such as monitoring the media coverage of education generally at the suggestion of the executive or their own initiative.

The Liaison Officer Positions: Liaison Officer positions typically act as Members at Large,  which  allows an individual to attend and participate in Executive and Assembly meetings and may choose areas of specialization with the agreement of the Executive.

Attached are the Agenda for the 2018 AGM and the Draft Minutes from the May 2017 AGM

OCASC.AGM Agenda – May 2018

Draft Minutes AGM – OCASC_May_2017

Please review them before the meeting.

See you then!

If you need information about OCASC, or if you have a particular interest or want to have something in particular discussed at a meeting, contact us:

Email: chair@ocasc.ca
Twitter: @ocasc_ca
Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/ocasc/ (public group)
Website: http://ocasc.ca

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OCASC General Assembly Meeting-Thursday, 19 April 2018

April 11th, 2018 by Helen Norman

Mark your calendars our next OCASC meeting!

We have a very full agenda (see attached) this month! Petra Duschner, from the OCDSB, will talk to us about Mental Health; Scientists in the Schools will be presenting; and we will find out about next steps from the School Banking working group.

Please review the attached agenda, and the minutes from the March meeting, before the tomorrow evening.

If you need information about OCASC, or if you have a particular interest or want to have something in particular discussed at a meeting, contact us:

Email: chair@ocasc.ca  or communications@ocasc.ca
Twitter: @ocasc_ca
Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/ocasc/ (public group)
Website: http://ocasc.ca
Looking forward to seeing you tomorrow!

OCASC.Assembly-Meeting-Agenda-April 2018

Draft Minutes OCASC March 2018

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OCASC General Assembly Meeting – Thursday, 22 March 2018

March 6th, 2018 by Helen Norman

Mark your calendars our next OCASC meeting!

Please note: Due to the March Break, this meeting will be held on the fourth Thursday of the month – 22 March 2018 (rather than the third).

We will hear from from a speaker on the topic of mental health.

Please review the attached  minutes from the February meeting before the next meeting. An agenda will be posted closer to the date.

If you need information about OCASC, or if you have a particular interest or want to have something in particular discussed at a meeting, contact us:

Email: chair@ocasc.ca
Twitter: @ocasc_ca
Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/ocasc/ (public group)
Website: http://ocasc.ca
Looking forward to seeing you in two weeks!

Draft Minutes OCASC February 2018

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