Forms & Correspondence
Catholic School Council
The School Council is comprised of the school Principal, and members representing:
Meetings are held the first Thursday of every month.
All parents/guardians are welcome to attend and join - we value your input.
To contact School Council, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
2022 - 2023 School
St Benedict School Council Constitution
Co-Chairs: Claudia Wilson and Samantha Radulovic
Treasurer: Tim Wieclawski
Secretary: Pam Christison
CSPA Rep: Taihisha Hill Guye
Volunteer Coordinator: Maya Al Alami
Parish Rep: Sarah Acosta
Communications Rep: Carmela Schieda
Milk Coordinator: Tolu Popoola
Hot Lunch Coordinator: Ololade Aderogba
Parent Rep: Natasha Lee,
Marianne Casey, Kim McGee
Staff Reps: Stacey Cameron, Christine Chuey
Vice Principals: Jennifer Flinn Rola TIbshirani
Principal: Lisa Hurd
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!
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.