DPAC’s VSB Trustee Candidate Forum

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DPAC’s VSB Trustee Candidate Forum

Weren’t able to make it to Charles Tupper Secondary on Thursday night to see, hear and question the candidates? No worries, we’ve got the next best thing …

  • We recorded the moderated portion with Tracy Sherlock. View it here.
  • We also sent all 33 candidates a questionnaire. See who responded and what they said here.
  • Remember, if you’re eligible to vote, please do so on or before October 20.

DPAC Election

  • We received a nomination from the Trafalgar PAC to elect Gord Lau to the DPAC executive and an electronic ballot has been sent to PACs as part of our election process.
  • Please contact Shaun Kalley if your PAC did not receive their ballot.
  • Completed ballots need to be received by 7pm Wednesday, October 10.
  • We currently have several more openings on our executive. If you are interested, please ask your PAC to nominate you at the next PAC meeting (nomination form). If you’d like to know more about DPAC, please join us at our next Executive meeting on October 11.

Other Upcoming Events

  • Monday, Oct 8 – Thanksgiving Day, no school.
  • Wednesday, Oct 10 7pmVSB Special Board Meeting
  • Thursday, Oct 11 7-9pm – DPAC Executive Meeting, Rm 120, Vancouver Education Centre 1580 W. Broadway. Agenda will be posted on the vancouverdpac.org website when finalized.
  • Friday, Oct 19  – Professional Development Day, no school
  • Saturday, Oct 20 – Municipal Election Day, If you are at least 18 years old, a Canadian citizen, have lived in BC for at least the past 6 months and in Vancouver (or owned property in your name) for at least the past 30 days, you are probably eligible to vote. Please do. Follow the link if you have any questions. This vote will determine Vancouver’s mayor, city council, parks board and school board.
  • Wednesday, Oct 24 6:30 – Southlands PAC presents: Fostering Gratitude & Kindness in Children. A parent education presentation by Dr Carla Fry and Dr Lisa Ferrari, directors of the Vancouver Psychology Centre at Southlands Elementary (5351 Camosun St.). Presentation is free. RSVP Southlands.elementary.events@gmail.com.
  • Thursday, Oct 25 7-9pm – DPAC General Meeting: SOGI 123. Rm 180, Vancouver Education Centre 1580 W. Broadway. Information and discussion on SOGI (sexual orientation and gender identity) and SOGI 123 (provincial resources) with presenters Matt Carruthers (former SOGI District Lead) and Renee Hock (VSB Diversity Mentor).Translation services will be available for parents who require them.
  • Thursday Nov 15 7-9pm – Provincial ADHD Clinic facilitated ADHD workshop for parents and caregivers. Rm 180, Vancouver Education Centre 1580 W. Broadway
  • NOTE: DPAC meeting are open to all parents and guardians of children in VSB schools. Voting is limited to DPAC executives at executive meetings and PAC reps at general meetings, but all attendees may otherwise participate in the meetings.
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