The West Vancouver District Parent Advisory Council (WVDPAC) is an advisory body of parent volunteers from all West Vancouver public schools. Together, we promote parental views to the West Vancouver Board of Education and work with the West Vancouver School District to build the learning environment we want for our children.
DPAC General Meeting Schedule 2021/2022
**Until further notice, all WV DPAC meetings will be virtual.**
DPAC General Meetings are generally held on the first Wednesday of the month, starting in October. Our meetings are held at the Inglewood Learning Centre located at the south end of West Vancouver Secondary. Access to the portable is from Inglewood Avenue.
Please make sure you have all the dates noted:
Wednesday October 6th – 9:15 am
Wednesday November 3rd – 9:15 am
Wednesday December 1st – 9:15 am
Wednesday January 5th – 9:15 am
Wednesday February 2nd – 9:15 am
Wednesday March 3rd – 9:15 am (Trustee Liaison Meeting)
Wednesday April 6th – 9:15 am
Wednesday May 4th – 9:15 am
Wednesday June 1st – 9:15 am (AGM)
An open discussion will take place at the end of each meeting, allowing for the sharing of ideas, resources, or a continuation of discussions initiated at the General Meeting.
All parents/guardians of students enrolled in West Vancouver Schools are welcome to attend DPAC meetings. Contact your school PAC for meeting information or subscribe to our DPAC emails HERE to be kept informed.
Dr. Yong Zhao – “Teaching Students to become Self Determined Learners in a Post COVID World”
Thursday February 17th, 2022 (Virtual Event)
WVDPAC brought acclaimed scholar, author and speaker Dr. Yong Zhao back for an informative evening discussion on his latest book about preparing students to succeed in a post COVID world. The presentation opened with an introduction from Superintendent Kennedy, discussing Schools beyond COVID-19, Accelerating Changes that Matter for Learning.
Talking About Inclusion, Anti-Racism & Diversity: Chapter 2
Virtual Event with Sempulyan
Tuesday, April 27th, 7-8:30pm
Sempulyan’s Residential School Story
Thank you to those who were able to join us for the second chapter of our Inclusion and Diversity series. Through personal narrative, Sempulyan – Stewart Gonzales – shared his experiences as a residential school survivor and his journey of healing in order to help us to understand reconciliation and our shared history.
Sempulyan is a member of the Squamish Nation and an Indigenous Cultural Worker.
More information can be found here.