Forms & Correspondence
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June 5, 2023
June 12, 2023
Catholic School Council
The School Council is comprised of the school Principal, and members representing:
St. Gabriel Catholic School Constitution
Meetings are held once a month virtually.
All parents/guardians are welcome to attend and join - we value your input.
2022- 2023 School Council members:
Principal: Maria Richichi
Co-Chairs: Leanne Vo and Deepa Anil
Treasurer: Cynthia Lam
Secretary: Jason MaDonald
Lunch program/Volunteer Coordinator: Emilie Gervais
Parish Rep: Antonella Del Papa
CSPA Rep: Renata Laborie Franco
Fundraising Rep: Ashleigh Wilson & Antonella Del Papa
Community Rep: Faten Fallouh
Parent Reps: Marie Leclair
School Council members provide input and advice to the Principal on topics such as:
local calendar of events and activities
school code of student behavior
school curriculum and program goals
selection of the Principal through the identification of a profile-type for the school
school budget priorities
school-community communication strategy ie methods of reporting to parents and the community
extra-curricular activities in the school
The School Council needs your voice, your input, your contribution to make the school better for all students, including yours!
Meeting Dates & Minutes: 2022 - 2023
June 14, 2022 - Agenda | Minutes
September 20, 2022 - Agenda | Minutes
October 11, 2022 - Agenda | Minutes
November 8, 2022 - Agenda | Minutes
December 13, 2022 - Agenda | Minutes
January 17 2023 - Agenda | Minutes
February 28 2023 - Agenda | Minutes
March 28 2023 - Agenda | Minutes
April 25, 2023 - Agenda | Minutes
May 30, 2023 - Agenda
Board-wide Parent Organizations
Catholic School Parents’ Association (CSPA)
The Catholic School Parents’ Association (CSPA) is a volunteer group representing all Ottawa Catholic School Board parents. They are a resource for school councils and the parent community for information on local and provincial education issues. Through their website, Twitter feed, and email newsletters, they we provide updates on education in Ottawa & Ontario, as well as tips, resources and information to help parents support their children in school. All parents are welcome and encouraged to join CSPA's e-mail list, follow CSPA on Twitter, or attend CSPA monthly meetings.
Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)
The OCSB’s Special Education and Advisory Committee (SEAC) makes recommendations to the Board in respect of any matter affecting the establishment, development, and delivery of special education programs and services for exceptional pupils.
OCSB Parent Involvement Committee (PIC)
The Ottawa Catholic School Board Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is a provincially mandated committee made up of parents, a trustee, a principal and the Director of Education. The purpose of PIC is to support, encourage and enhance parent engagement at the school board level in order to improve student achievement and well-being. The parent members of the OCSB PIC are appointed by CSPA.