What is DPAC?
DPAC website: http://www.vancouverdpac.org.
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Vancouver District Parent Advisory Council (DPAC) is a collection of
parents working with the common goal of supporting education for all the
children of Vancouver.
Our purpose is to:
Parent Advisory Councils (PACs) at the school level and to encourage
them to share their parents' views at the district and provincial levels
the views of city parents to the Vancouver Board of Education through
participation on school board standing and advisory committees
for Vancouver parent concerns at the provincial level through
representation to the British Columbia Confederation of Parent Advisory
Councils (BCCPAC), Vancouver Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs),
and the Ministry of Education (MOE).
Parent Advisory Council (DPAC) does not represent one voice. We try to
represent the diverse views of Vancouver PACs and parents. Recognizing
that each student is unique, our goal is to attain the best education
for all students in our school district (SD#39).
We strive to
ensure that our input to various committees and levels of government
will represent the diverse views of Vancouver PACs. We strive to ensure
that the Vancouver Board of Education is communicating clearly with city
We invite all PACs to become informed and participate in the workshops and meetings our DPAC hosts.
are twelve elected positions on the DPAC executive plus two appointed
community positions. Please take the time to share your PAC's views and
concerns with your District Parent Advisory Council Executive members.
To learn more about DPAC, visit our website.