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

COPACS meets on the second Thursday of the month at 7 pm at the Individual Learning Centre, Saanichton. Any deviations from this schedule will be posted on the website forum and on our Facebook feed. All parents and guardians of Saanich District students are welcome to attend. 

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Message from COPACS President re Schools In Need
by Phil Molloy - Saturday, 18 April 2020, 9:21 AM

Hello PACs

First let me take a moment to thank all of you for the hard work you are continuing to do, both as parents and also in your roles as parent volunteers for your schools. I hope everyone is well mentally, physically and spiritually during these very unusual times. 

COPACS has had quite a ...
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Statement from Tim Dunford, Chair of the Saanich Board of Education
by Phil Molloy - Monday, 30 March 2020, 8:49 AM

On this Monday after Spring Break, the students and staff of our Saanich schools would normally be gathering to share their stories and embark on their studies for the last term of this school year. Instead, given these unprecedented times and suspension of in-class instruction because of the ...

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FAO Parents who are front-line workers (e.g. healthcare workers, first responders, law enforcement)
by Phil Molloy - Saturday, 28 March 2020, 1:04 PM

Message from Dave Eberwein, Superintended of Saanich Schools:

Important Information for Parents who are front-line workers such as healthcare workers, first responders and law enforcement


The Saanich School District will be able to offer a Monday-Friday day program (8:40-2:50) for children of ...

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