Purpose of Parent Involvement Committees (PICS)
In 2010 the Ministry of Education amended the Ontario Regulation 612/00, by Ontario Regulation 330/10. This resulted in the creation of Parent Involvement Committees (PICS). For further information on the Regulation please click the above Regulation.
PIAC Mission Statement
PIAC’s purpose is to support, encourage and enhance parent engagement at the Board level in order to improve student achievement and well being. In working towards this purpose, members of PIAC shall foster open, positive, inclusive and effective communication at all levels of parent involvement, and shall respect the Committee’s accountability to its constituent groups and its responsibility to the Board.
In addition to following PIAC’s mission statement, all members shall:
(a) Work together in a manner that fosters co-operation;
(b) Demonstrate respect for the opinions, concerns, and ideas of others;
(c) Strive to understand each other’s values and perspectives without pre-judgment or biases;
(d) Value the principles and practices of equity and inclusion in PIAC’s operations and deliberations;
further guiding principles and PIAC by-laws
List of current PIAC members
For more information on PIAC membership, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.