Great Start - an orientation and training evening for school council members
Great Start is an annual opportunity for School Council members to learn about the function of School Council and to network with other School Councils.
This year’s event has been formatted differently to allow greater opportunity to connect, network, collaborate, share and discuss ideas with School Councils from across the board.The event will include dinner catered by the talented students in the West Credit Hospitatlity Program and feature a keynote presentation followed by a facilitated discussion led by the board’s Parent Involvement Committee. The event is open to three council members per school.
Registration is currently closed.
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 from 5 - 9 p.m.
West Credit Secondary School, 6325 Montevideo Rd., Mississauga
5 -6:30 p.m. – Registration & Networking/Vendors/Dinner
6:30 – 6:45 p.m. – Welcome Remarks
6:50 – 7:20 p.m. – Keynote presentation
7:20 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. – Break
7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. – Facilitated discussion led by Parent Involvement Committee (PIC)
Director of Communications and Community Relations
Peel District School Board
School Councils as Partners
School Council members will learn about the critical role they play in fostering and nurturing student success and well-being. The audience will become familiar with the mandate of School Councils, learn how to activate families in school communities and be inspired to partner with the Peel District School Board to advocate on behalf of the students we serve.