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School District 5
Southeast Kootenay
Parent Resources
DPAC Constitution and Bylaws - June 20, 2020 Update
SE Kootenay DPAC Policy and Procedure Manual

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BC Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils (BCCPAC)

The BCCPAC is a charitable organization registered under the Society Act of BC, representing the parents of children attending the provincial public schools. Membership is made up of the Parent Advisory Councils (PAC), District Parent Advisory Councils (DPAC), and parent associate members. Collectively, we represent the parents of the children in BC.

Their website is a valuable resource for individual parents, PAC and DPAC.

BCCPAC Speaking Up!

Speaking Up series; A step-by-step guide to resolution advocacy for parents, who want to become better advocates for their children. This guide gives information on: how the school system works, outlines parent and students rights and responsibilities. Provides strategies for advocating for children and supports student self-advocacy

Food & Beverage Sales in BC Schools

Guideline for Food & Beverage Sales in School

HealthLink BC Brand Name Food List


Other Resources

Partners in Learning believes that children have the best possible chance to reach their full potential when educators and parents work in partnership to provide supportive learning environments. What can I do to support my child’s early learning experiences? We have a set of 4 newsletters that schools and parent groups can use to answer this very important question.

Issue One_Reading to Children from the Beginning.pdfIssue One_Reading to Children from the Beginning.pdf
Issue Two_Understanding and Comprehending What We Read.pdfIssue Two_Understanding and Comprehending What We Read.pdf
IssueThree_Writing-Getting Ideas Down.pdfIssueThree_Writing-Getting Ideas Down.pdf
Issue Four_Writing-Making It Better.pdfIssue Four_Writing-Making It Better.pdf
Issue Five_Understanding and Learning from Reading.pdfIssue Five_Understanding and Learning from Reading.pdf
Issue Six_Becoming a Writer.pdfIssue Six_Becoming a Writer.pdf
Issue Seven_Becoming a Better Writer.pdfIssue Seven_Becoming a Better Writer.pdf
Issue Eight_Learning About Numbers.pdfIssue Eight_Learning About Numbers.pdf
Issue Nine_Behaviours That Make a Difference for Learning.pdfIssue Nine_Behaviours That Make a Difference for Learning.pdf
Issue Ten_The ABC’s of Preventing the Summer Slide.pdfIssue Ten_The ABC’s of Preventing the Summer Slide.pdf