Parents Engaged in Education create and distribute a School Council/parent engagement newsletter which is distributed to every school board in the province. If you would like to receive a copy directly please sign up below.

Missed an issue? No problem, find a list of our back issues below.

2017-2018

September Newsletter

Parents Engaged in Education | September, 2017 Newsletter

Here’s what’s in this issue:
– Welcome Back
– Annual Meeting School Council Elections
– Why try to build a bigger school council
– The Annual General Meeting
– Sara Westbrook: 3 Ways parents can reduce back to school stress

October Newsletter

 Parents Engaged in Education | October, 2017 Newsletter

Here’s what’s in this issue:
– School Council Chairs – Balancing School and Home Life
– Sara Westbrook: Teaching Children the Art of Dreaming Big

2016-2017

September Newsletter

September, 2016 Newsletter

Here’s what’s in this issue:
– Annual Meeting: School Council Elections
– Why try to build a bigger school council (A few will do)
– Get on the winning team. Coach your child’s educational team
– How I can engage my child in learning in everyday activities
– The Annual General Meeting

October Newsletter

October, 2016 Newsletter

Here’s what’s in this issue:
– Giving Thanks
– Parents demonstrate leadership skills for students!
– Set the expectation
– What parents need to know. Bullying is not a normal part of growing up
– Elementary school children: What is elementary school bullying?

November Newsletter

November, 2016 Newsletter

Here’s what’s in this issue:
– Exciting progress
– Teaching kids to give back during the holiday season
– Promoting ethical online behaviours with your kids
– Parent Engagement in high school: Creating conversation
– School councils in secondary school

December Newsletter

December, 2016 Newsletter

Here’s what’s in this issue:
– Happy holidays!
– Christmas around the world
– Can parents play a role in bridging the gap between the “have” & “have not” schools?
– Frequently asked questions
– Holiday safety

January Newsletter

January, 2017 Newsletter

Here’s what’s in this issue:
– Beginning of the New Year
– School Councils
– Parent Power
– Teaching your children safe surfing habits

February Newsletter

Parents Engaged in Education | February, 2017 Newsletter

Here’s what’s in this issue:
– Dream BIG, the school council event
– 10 Reasons to get involved at school
– Recruiting parent volunteers an ongoing process

March Newsletter

 Parents Engaged in Education | March, 2017 Newsletter

Here’s what’s in this issue:
– Parents Reaching Out Grants
– Parents Reaching Out Grants for Regional/Provincial Projects

– School Council Partnerships

April Newsletter

 Parents Engaged in Education | April, 2017 Newsletter

Here’s what’s in this issue:
– Hosting a Successful School Fair/Carnival

May Newsletter

Parents Engaged in Education | May, 2017 Newsletter

Here’s what’s in this issue:
– Provincial (Ontario) Testing EQAO
– Tips for Parents EQAO Testing
– Quick Facts About EQAO
– School Council Succession Planning
– Fresh from the Farm A Fresh Take on School Fundraising
– EQAO Testing Can Cause Stress for Students and Parents
– Dream Big Event

June Newsletter

Parents Engaged in Education | June, 2017 Newsletter

Here’s what’s in this issue:
– Summertime
-Ever Wonder How Much Your Kids Forget Over the Summer?
– Election Planning
– School Councils Wrapping Up the Year
– A Summer Filled with Fun Learning
– Sara Westbrook Work Before Play Play Before Work

2015-2016

September Newsletter

September, 2016 Newsletter

Here’s what’s in this issue:
– What is the key to parent engagement in schools?
– The Annual General Meeting
– The AGM – Frequently Asked Questions
– Parent Engagement in secondary school. Why it is so important – Then why does it reduce
– The importance of school councils during labour disruption

October Newsletter

October, 2015 Newsletter

Here’s what’s in this issue:
– Understanding Regulation 612/00
– Parent engagement in secondary school
– Supporting French second language learning in Ontario schools
– Parent orientation: Building a school council orientation kit

November Newsletter

November, 2015 Newsletter

Here’s what’s in this issue:
– Recruiting school council members
– Inquiry based learning: New direction in education
– Retaining members
– Succession planning
– Advisory role of school advisory councils in Ontario

December Newsletter

December, 2016 Newsletter

Here’s what’s in this issue:
– Conflict resolution and team building
– School council team building strategies
– Resolving conflict in school councils: Key to successful school councils
– Can the Ombudsman help you?
– School council code of ethics
– Ontario College of Teachers

May Newsletter

May, 2016 Newsletter

Here’s what’s in this issue:
– School council elections: Parent engagement in secondary schools
– Parent engagement in the later years
– Secondary school councils
– School council election process
– Important notes regarding school council elections

January Newsletter

January, 2016 Newsletter

Here’s what’s in this issue:
– Happy New Year!
– Creating an effective school council plan
– S.M.A.R.T. Goals – strategy tips
– School council: Goal setting process

February Newsletter

Fenruary, 2016 Neweletter

Here’s what’s in this issue:
– The school learning plan
– School councils can get valuable information from EQAO tests
– 16 Do’s and don’ts for presidents/chairs


March Newsletter

March, 2016 Newsletter

Here’s what’s in this issue:
– Parents Reaching Out (PRO) grants
– Parents Reaching Out (PRO) grants for school councils
– Parents reaching out grants for regional/provincial projects
– School council partnerships
– Simplified suggested process to develop a PRO partnership
– What other schools are doing across the province with their PRO grant funds

April Newsletter

April, 2016 Newsletter

Here’s what’s in this issue:
– School council by-laws
– What does Regulation 612 say about school council by-laws?

June Newsletter

June, 2016 Newsletter

Here’s what’s in this issue:
– School councils wrapping up the year
– Election planning
– A summer filled with fun learning

 

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