School council development and networking event

School council members are invited to join us at Connections, the Simcoe County District School Board's (SCDSB) school council development and networking event.

WHEN: Tuesday, October 23, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
WHERE: SCDSB Education Centre, 1170 Hwy. 26, Midhurst

Participants will be able to gather tips and important information to help you in your role on school council, contribute to group discussions, browse booths and enjoy snacks from our approved vendors, and network with fellow school council and Parent Involvement Committee members.

Event itinerary

4 to 5 p.m. - Networking and fundraising/vendor display booths

5 p.m. - Welcome
5:30-6 p.m. - Roundtable discussion
6-6:30 p.m. - Guest speaker (details below)
6:30-7 p.m. - Breakout sessions
7 p.m. - Evening wrap-up 


Special guest speaker

This year, we welcome Jacqui Strachan, Communications Director, People for Education, who will discuss fundraising and equity within a school council. She will touch on key points on how to effectively run a meeting and stay focused on the mandate of school council.



Register by completing the below form. Register by October 18 for your chance to win a $500 parent engagement grant. The winner(s) will be drawn at the event. You must be in attendance to win the prize. 

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Photo collage of school council members at the 2017 Connections event

Connections is planned and hosted by the SCDSB's Parent Involvement Committee