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Southeast Kootenay
Parent Resources

​SE Kootenay DPAC Resources

The Southeast Kootenay District Advisory Council (DPAC) has gathered a list of resources for parents and parent groups. If you have a resource that you think belongs in this list please contact us.
To search for more resources see the list of Educational Partner Links located at the bottom of the page.
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SE Kootenay DPAC

SE Kootenay DPAC Constitution and Bylaws

Copy of our Constitution and Bylaws, amended May 14, 2014  -->DPAC Constitution.pdf 

SE Kootenay DPAC Policy and Procedure Manual

Here is a copy of our Policy and Procedure manual, updated April 14, 2010  --> DPAC Procedure Manul.pdf

Six Steps of Making Motions

A guide to making motions at meetings.  Six Steps to Every Motion.pdfSix Steps to Every Motion.pdf

BCCPAC Speaking Up!

A Parent's Guide to advocating for students in public schools  speaking_up_2008.pdfspeaking_up_2008.pdf

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

A Problem Solving Guide  speakingup-_problem-solving_guide.pdfspeakingup-_problem-solving_guide.pdf

Meeting Survival Guide  speaking_up_meeting_survival_guide.pdfspeaking_up_meeting_survival_guide.pdf


Food & Beverage Sales in BC Schools

       Food and Beverage in BC Schools -


​     HealthLink BC Brand Name Food List -


Supporting Early Learners - published by Partners in Learning

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