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Leadership Manual - Guidelines for DPACs & PACs

The Leadership Manual provides PACs and DPACs with operational guidance including sample forms, constitution and bylaws and information on how to run effective meetings. Originally created in 2001, the Leadership Manual is updated from time to time by volunteers. Please email our office (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) if you are interested in volunteering with the Leadership Manual Committee.

Sections of the Leadership Manual

Tab 1 - Parent Involvement - Basic Principles

Tab 2 - The BC School Act 

Tab 4 - Getting Started in Your PAC and DPAC 

Tab 6 - Constitution & Bylaws

Tab 7 - Roles, Responsibilities and Accountability of PAC & DPAC Executives (revised 2010)

Tab 8 - Code of Ethics and Conflict of Interest

Tab 9 - Decision Making in PACs and DPACs 

Tab 10 - Representing all Voices: Building an Inclusive Council

Tab 12 - The Role of Committees 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 and DPACs

Tab 17 - Building Partnerships

Tab 18 - Parent Education

Tab 19 - Contagious Enthusiasm: How to Get Parents Involved

Tab 20 - BC Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils