COPACS 2022-23


Supporting SD63 Saanich 
Parents' Advisory Councils (PACs) and families in public education

The Confederation of Parents' Advisory Councils of Saanich (COPACS) is the official representative for School District 63 Parents' Advisory Councils. Every school has a Parents' Advisory Council and each of these is a COPACS member. Our primary task under provincial legislation is to advise the School Board on “any matter relating to education in the school district”.


Parents and guardians are encouraged to get involved! Attend monthly COPACS meetings or contact us directly to receive updates on issues, activities and concerns of PACS in our district. We welcome parent feedback regarding district issues and policies. If you have any individual questions or concerns, please send an email to the copacssd63@gmail.com

Subscribe to our forum posts here 

Old meeting minutes can be found here

2022-2023 meeting minutes can be found here

Meeting agendas can be found here

This year (2022-2023) we will be trying a hybrid approach of in-person meetings with an option to join virtually via MS Teams (and their dial-in numbers - see below). Meetings will be held at the Individual Learning Centre in Saanichton from 7-9pm and are currently scheduled for the following dates:

  • September 15th 2022
  • October 20th 2022
  • November 24th 2022
  • December - NO MEETING
  • January 12th 2023
  • February 9th 2023
  • March 9th 2023
  • April 13th 2023 (AGM)
  • May 11th 2023

If these dates change, we'll update the website and send out forum posts, so make sure you're signed up (link above). These and other dates can be found in our summary calendar

Join on your computer or mobile app

Click here to join the meeting

Or call in (audio only)

+1 437-703-4522,,912517179#   Canada, Toronto

Phone Conference ID: 912 517 179#

COPACs News

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Follow up from Sept COPACS meeting
by Copacs Executive - Monday, 19 September 2022, 2:17 PM
 

Dear PACs and Parents,

I hope school start-up is going well in your schools and homes.

Following up on our first COPACS meeting on September 15th:
  • We will place materials presented in the meeting here 
  • Calendar of COPACS and SD meetings will be posted on the main COPACS website (see Upcoming Events ...
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Parent Resources - Highlights, Sept 19
by Copacs Executive - Monday, 19 September 2022, 2:20 PM
 

Please see below a compilation of resources and supports that COPACS has received recently. We will strive to circulate such resources in a compiled format at regular intervals, rather than one at a time as we receive them. 

1) Sun-Oka Apple fundraiser - https://www.sunokafruit.com/fundraising

2) F...
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September COPACS Agenda
by Copacs Executive - Monday, 12 September 2022, 10:55 PM
 

Hi all, 

Here is the agenda for the meeting on Thursday Sept. 15th.

The meeting will be a hybrid event: we'll be convening at the Individual Learning Centre in Saanichton and hosting the meeting using MS Teams (details on the COPACS home page).

See you then!