Our School Council

Lester B. Pearson Catholic High School ,

School Council

The members for 2017-2018

Chairperson: Joanne Laskoski, jmlasko22@gmail.com

Parish Representative: Nora Caputo

CSPA Representative: Roxeanne Marberl 

Secretary: Roxeanne Marberl

Treasurer: Laurie Brown

Community Representative:Jodi Ellen Chamberlin Caroccetto

Teacher Representative: Karen Kyle

Member-at-large: Nancy Penkala, Sherri Derouchie

Council Meeting Dates for 2017-2018 (6 in total), all take place on Tuesday evenings.

All meetings are held in the Learning Commons (library) at 7:00pm on the second level of the school . 

All parents and guardians are welcome.

Mrs. Joanne Laskoski, Chairperson

On November 8th, the Catholic School Council at  Immaculata HS is hosting an OSAP and financial planning session for post secondary schooling with Algonquin College. For more information, please select the link below.

School Council News

Lester B. Pearson Catholic High School Parent Council

The School Council is made up of a group of parents, a teacher representative, a parish representative, 2 student representatives and the Principal. Their goal is to enrich the school experience of all students, make LBP a welcoming and supportive place for our children to learn and grow as well as to provide advice to the Principal and the School Board of matters affecting the children’s learning.

All meetings are held in the Learning Commons (school library) at 7:00pm. All parents and guardians are welcome.

Thank you
Mrs. Joanne Laskoski

OCSB Parent Involvement Committee (PIC)

The Ottawa Catholic School Board Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is a provincially mandated committee made up of parents, a trustee, a principal and the Director of Education. The purpose of PIC is to support, encourage and enhance parent engagement at the school board level in order to improve student achievement and well-being. The parent members of the OCSB PIC are appointed by CSPA.

Learn more about OCSB's PIC on the PIC page of the Board website.

The Catholic School Parents’ Association (CSPA)
 is a volunteer group representing the parents in our school board. We are a resource for school councils and the parent community for information on local and provincial education issues. Through our website, Twitter, and email newsletters we provide updates on education in Ottawa & Ontario; plus we share great tips, resources and information to help parents support their children in school. All parents are welcome and encouraged to join our e-mail list, follow us on Twitter or attend CSPA monthly meetings.

Visit the CSPA website to learn more about CSPA and the work we do to support parents and their children in our schools.

This highly interactive workshop will have you working on your own and in groups to understand your emotional triggers and your child’s and find better calming techniques and solutions to create more harmonious relationships in your home.

Speaker: Joanne Boyd

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

7:00-9:00 PM

St. Mother Teresa High School

440 Longfields Drive, Barrhaven

Cathy Philpott
Co-Chair, CSPA 

School Council Meetings

All meetings are held in the Learning Commons (school library) Tuesdays at 6:30 pm. All parents and guardians are 

For more information, please contact Joanne Laskoski at jmlasko22@gmail.com.

Minutes from the 2017-2018 School Year:


Special Education and Your Child - Workshops for Parents of Children with Special Needs

Workshop session descriptions: you may choose 2 options from sessions 1 - 4 (each is 1-hour in length) or choose only #5 (2-hour session)

1. Social Emotional Learning (SEL) strategies & SEL language​ in the classrooms

2. Deep Learning: learning environments for students with special needs

3. Individualized Education Plans (IEP’s) - Unlocking the Curriculum

4. Literacy and Numeracy for Students with ADHD

5. Assistive Technology (2-hour session)

Register Now: bit.ly/CSPA_SpecEd17

Monday, November 6, 2017

6:30 - 9:00 PM

Notre Dame High School

710 Broadview Ave


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: bit.ly/CSPAadvocacy17

Thursday, November 30, 2017

7:00 - 8:45 PM

Thomas D’Arcy McGee Catholic School