CSPA Information Sessions

posted Mar 21, 2016, 11:29 AM by Kelly Nixon

Advocating for Your Child with Special Needs

Would you like to learn how to advocate more effectively for your child with special needs?

Louise McGoey, former chair of the Ottawa Catholic SEAC (Special Education Advisory Committee), will provide participants with strategies for effective advocacy.  Learn about the importance of knowing what your goals are for your child, how to communicate effectively with school and board staff and how to prepare for productive meetings.  Presented by SEAC and CSPA.

Register Now: http://bit.ly/CSPAadvocacy

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

7:00 - 8:30 PM

St. Patrick’s High School

2525 Alta Vista Drive



Understanding EQAO Assessments  

(Rescheduled following inclement weather March 1)

Every year, Ontario students in Grades 3, 6, 9 and 10 write province-wide tests.  These assessments provide an objective indication of how well students are developing the reading, writing and math skills defined in the Ontario Curriculum. 

This presentation delivered by Mike Young, a principal from EQAO’s School Support and Outreach team, will give parents an opportunity to gain an understanding of the EQAO assessments.


Register Now:  http://bit.ly/CSPAEQAO

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

6:45 - 8:45 PM

Saint Joseph Catholic High School

3333 Greenbank Road, Barrhaven



Youth Substance Use – Supporting Youth and Families


Rideauwood Addiction and Family Services and the Ottawa Catholic School Board have worked in partnership for many years. Find out how the School Based Program provides support to students, and their families, throughout the phases of youth substance use, from prevention to intervention.

Learn signs and symptoms to be aware of and how to access help when needed.


Presenters:     Liz Parsons & Nadine McLean, Co-managers, Youth, Parent and School Based Program at Rideauwood Addiction and Family Services.


Register Now: http://bit.ly/CSPAsubstance


Thursday, April 21, 2016

7:00 PM – 8:45 PM

Sacred Heart Catholic High School

5870 Abbott St E, Stittsville

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