The Parent and Community Engagement Office is offering three webinars for school councils regarding understanding the basics of school councils, bylaws and school council effectiveness. The webinars will take place on the dates and times below. All webinars will be available via YouTube. Links are below but do not go live until the date listed.
1) Thursday, February 28, 2019, 7:00 p.m.: Basics of School Councils http://youtu.be/7CJ9OK8PwWk
Whether you are new to School Council, or looking for a refresher course, this webinar will help you. We explore the basics of Regulation 612 (governing school councils), elections, funding and budgets. It’s never too late to go back to the beginning.
2) Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 7:00 p.m.: School Council Bylaws http://youtu.be/HdKeeFxklzs
One can’t hope to have an effective School Council without a firm foundation. This webinar will take participants through the need-to-know of writing School Council Bylaws. Whether you’re looking to update your current document or to write a new one, this workshop will keep you focused on what’s important – and how to get there.
3) Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 7:00 p.m.: School Council Effectiveness http://youtu.be/LGMxJGulPQk
School Councils are most successful at engaging their families when they work effectively. This webinar examines how communication, committees and volunteers will connect with your community and will ease your workload.