“To educate, inform, and empower parents to be true partners in the education of their children”
Langley DPAC is recognized by the Langley School District as the collective voice of the parents at the district level.
The purposes of the Council will be:
- to be the collective voice of parents in the Langley School District.
- to advise the school board and school district on any matter relating to education in the district, including the district’s Achievement Plan.
- to communicate with parents and Parent Advisory Councils on educational matters.
- to promote the interests of public education and, in particular, the interests of Parent Advisory Councils in the Langley School District and the interests of Langley School District students.
- to provide parent education and leadership development, and a forum for discussion of educational issues.
- to assist parents in forming a Parent Advisory Council in every school.
- to assist members in obtaining information and communicating with district personnel.
- to provide and support a local advocacy project
- to communicate with other organizations in the community and province on educational matters of common interest.
- Monthly general meetings – Langley DPAC General Meetings are open to ALL parents.
- resources and information on current educational issues, trends, and legislative changes.
- representation on Langley School District committees.
- support for parents and Parent Advisory Councils
4875 – 222nd Street
Langley, BC V3A 3Z7
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|Located approximately 45 kilometers southeast of Vancouver, BC, Langley School District provides services to the Katzie, Kwantlen, Semiahmoo and Matsqui First Nations, the City of Langley, and the Township of Langley. The District is honored to operate on the unceded traditional territories of the Katzie, Kwantlen, Semiahmoo and Matsqui First Nations. The District extends from the US border, north to the Fraser River and is neighbour to the communities of Surrey to the west and Abbotsford to the east. Total area of the district is 313 square kilometers made up of four communities. The district serves about 18,000 students and employs over 2,500 teachers, support staff and administrators. The district has over 40 schools providing International Baccalaureate, French Immersion, Fundamental, and Alternative programs. – See more at: https://www.sd35.bc.ca/#sthash.GvLjUWFn.dpuf