Leadership Manual

PAC and DPAC Guidelines

The BCCPAC Leadership Manual provides PACs and DPACs with sample forms, constitution and bylaws and information on how to run effective meetings.

Originally produced in 2001, the Leadership Manual is regularly updated.

Sections of the BCCPAC Leadership Manual

Tab 1 – Parent Involvement – Basic Principles (revised 2010)

Tab 2 – The BC School Act (revised 2012)

Tab 3 – Accountability Framework: How it Works in BC’s Public Schools

Tab 4 – Getting Started in Your PAC and DPAC 

Tab 5 – School Planning Councils 

Tab 6 – Constitution & Bylaws

Tab 7 – Roles, Responsibilities and Accountability of PAC & DPAC Exectives (revised 2010)

Tab 8 – Code of Ethics and Conflict of Interest

Tab 9 – Decision Making in PACs, DPACs and School Planning Councils (SPC)

Tab 10 – Representing all Voices: Building an Inclusive Council

Tab 12 – The Role of Commitees in PACs and DPACs

Tab 13 – Effective Planning in PACs and DPACs

Tab 14 – Effective Meetings

Tab 15 – Financial Management in PACs and DPACs

Tab 16 – Communication in Your PACs, DPACs and School Planning Councils (SPC)

Tab 17 – Building Partnerships

Tab 18 – Parent Education

Tab 19 – Contagious Enthusiasm: How to Get Parents Involved (revised 2011)

Tab 20 – BC Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils

Tab 21 – Resolutions – Under revision

Tab 22 – Canadian Home and School Federation (CHSF)


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January 14, 2018

BCCPAC sends Letter of Support

The following letter was sent to Justine Hodge on behalf...


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