Catholic Parent Involvement Committee

The Catholic Parent Involvement Committee (CPIC) is a group of parents, trustees and Board staff who actively support parent engagement and involvement throughout the Kenora Catholic District School Board. CPIC is regulated by Regulation 330/10 Under the Education Act.

Our CPIC provides regular opportunities for School Council members to network, share ideas, and offer input and receive informative presentations on a number of education-related topics throughout the school year. CPIC supports parent engagement by providing support on a system-wide basis and promoting dialogue between Catholic School Councils, The Board and members of the community.

Parents and guardians play an important role in the success of their children in school. Studies show that student achievement improves when parents play an active role in their children’s education and that good schools become even better schools when parents are involved. The Kenora Catholic District School Board is proud of the collaborative relationship it has with the parents on our Catholic Parent Involvement Committee (CPIC), and our School Councils, as partners in their children’s education.

The Catholic Parent Involvement Committee recognizes that there are goals inherent with the Board’s 2020 – 2025 Strategic Plan – Growing, Investing and Engaging:

  • To grow parent engagement and involvement in the Catholic education process.
  • To invest in our children’s education and our school community.
  • To engage with other parents and serve as a vital link between our school communities.

Here is a listing of our 2019 – 2020 Catholic Parent Involvement Committee Members:

Parent Representatives

  • Chrysti Savage, St. Louis School
  • Kathleen Holmstrom, St. Thomas Aquinas High School
  • Hilary Aitken, Ecole Ste- Marguerite Bourgeoys
  • Giana Poltronetti, St. John School

Community Representative

  • Randi Casey

Principal Representative

  • Corinna Glazier

Trustee Representative

  • Anne Sweeney

Staff Representative

  • Derek Haime, Director of Education

Catholic Parent Involvement Committee Meeting Minutes

Date Location of Meeting Minutes
September 16, 2020 CEC and Microsoft Teams September 16, 2020 Minutes
 December 9, 2020 CEC and Microsoft Teams December 9, 2020 Minutes
 February 10, 2021 CEC and Microsoft Teams February 10, 2021 Minutes
May 12, 2021 CEC and Microsoft Teams May 12, 2021 Minutes

Past Minutes

Date Location of Meeting Minutes
 June 2, 2020  Virtually Via Microsoft Teams  2019-20 -School Council Year End Report
 May 7, 2020 Virtually Via Microsoft Teams  May 7, 2020 Minutes
 February 12, 2020  Catholic Education Centre  February 12, 2020 Minutes
 December 11, 2019  Catholic Education Centre  December 11, 2019 Minutes
 September 18, 2019  Catholic Education Centre  September 19, 2019  Minutes
 May 7, 2019 Catholic Education Centre  May 7, 2019 Minutes
 May 8, 2018 Catholic Education Centre May 8, 2018 Minutes
 December 6, 2017 Catholic Education Centre December 6, 2017 Minutes
 April 10, 2017 Catholic Education Centre April 10, 2017 Minutes
 October 17, 2017 Catholic Education Centre October 17, 2017 Minutes
 February 8, 2016 Catholic Education Centre February 8, 2016 Minutes
 December 14, 2015 Catholic Education Centre December 14, 2015 Minutes
 October 26, 2015 Catholic Education Centre October 26, 2015 Minutes
 February 15, 2015 Catholic Education Centre February 15, 2015 Minutes
 January 12, 2015 Catholic Education Centre January 12, 2015 Minutes
 November 18, 2014 Catholic Education Centre November 18, 2014 Minutes
 October 21, 2014 Catholic Education Centre October 21, 2014 Minutes

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