Appetizers in the Atrium, 6:00-7:00 pm, followed by the keynote speaker Kim Leifso, 7:00-8:30 pm. Her presentation Safer Schools Together will discuss mental health and child anxiety in the school setting. As only 4 executives and 1 school administrator per school may attend, please speak with a PAC executive or Ms Clark prior to registering on the DPAC website.
Reminder to come support your team: the Red Incredibles, the Blue Smurfs or the Green Kermits.
A big THANK YOU to everyone who helped make our garage sale a success…your generous donations; those who volunteered to prep, sell and clean up; and those who supported us with your attendance and purchases. All proceeds from the garage sale will help fund the new playground.
Starting March 2017 we’ll be updating this site on a regular basis. We’ll provide information on:
- PAC agenda & minutes
- Monthly school calendars
- Grad fundraising news & events
- Playground fundraising news & events
- Volunteer opportunities
If you have any suggestions, please feel free to contact us.
Maureen Dockendorf is Superintendent of Reading for British Columbia’s Ministry of Education. Maureen has worked as a teacher, principal and Assistant Superintendent within the Coquitlam School District. She is well-known within North America for her work as an educational author, conference speaker, workshop facilitator, and staff development consultant. Maureen works closely with the Ministry of Education to support transformational change within BC’s education system. She is currently leading a province-wide initiative entitled, “Changing Results for Young Readers”, and continues to work with BC’s government to redesign curriculum, Assessment, and reporting of reading instructional practices. Maureen has an unwavering commitment to public education and to success for all learners.
Kevin Kaardal – Superintendent of Schools/CEO
Appointed by the Board, Kevin Kaardal is the Board’s CEO/Superintendent of Schools and professional advisor. He is responsible for the administration of all staff, services and programs in Burnaby’s public schools.
A note was sent out to DPAC from the District, we wanted to publicize is here as well:
We are pleased to advise you that draft redesigned curricula for several areas are now available for review. See: www.curriculum.gov.bc.ca
More curricular areas will be added as they are available. Functionality will be added to this website over time as well (e.g., viewing big ideas by grade; adding instructional examples).
We look forward to feedback from the educational community. More information will be forthcoming regarding a variety of field review processes.
There is much more to come on curriculum, assessment, communicating student learning and graduation requirements, but you will see developments in these areas as the year progresses.
Thank you in advance for sharing this information widely in your districts and for leading these transformation efforts.
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions at all.
Rod Allen, Superintendent of Learning and Achievement
Learning Division, Ministry of Education