Forms & Correspondence

Catholic School Council

The School Council is comprised of the school Principal, and members representing:

  • Parents/guardians

  • Teaching Staff

  • Community Representatives

School Council meetings are held via Zoom at this time. For a meeting link, please contact the school council.

The next meeting will take place on February 22nd 2021 at 6:30pm. All parents/guardians are welcome to attend and join - we value your input.

2021 - 2022 School Council members:

Contact email:

Chair: Gillian Keenan

Co-Chair: Anne Gannon

Treasurer: Jason Masek

Secretary: Jennifer conway-MacMurdo

CSPA Rep: Anne Gannon

Parish Rep for Divine Infant: Renee Lockery

Parish Rep for Good Shepherd: Mireille Gauvin

Parent Reps: Megan Albertini, Tammy Bedard, Julie Brennan, Sarah De Board, Sherry-lynn Gere, Ojinka Osuji, Josee Proulx, Tiffany Sadler

Non-teacher Rep: James Degurse

Teacher Rep: Mr Wade Nasser

Student Reps: Daniella Tredre and Eden Irwin

Principal: Mr. Philip Capobianco

St. Matthew School Council Constitution

School Council members provide input and advice to the Principal on topics such as:

  • local calendar of events and activities

  • school code of student behavior

  • school curriculum and program goals

  • selection of the Principal through the identification of a profile-type for the school

  • school budget priorities

  • school-community communication strategy ie methods of reporting to parents and the community

  • extra-curricular activities in the school

The School Council needs your voice, your input, your contribution to make the school better for all students, including yours!

Meeting Dates & Minutes: 2020 - 2021

October 2021

September 2020

November 16, 2020
Principal's November report

February 22, 2020

Archived Meeting Minutes

Board-wide Parent Organizations

Catholic School Parents’ Association (CSPA)

The Catholic School Parents’ Association (CSPA) is a volunteer group representing all Ottawa Catholic School Board parents. They are a resource for school councils and the parent community for information on local and provincial education issues. Through their website, Twitter feed, and email newsletters, they we provide updates on education in Ottawa & Ontario, as well as tips, resources and information to help parents support their children in school. All parents are welcome and encouraged to join CSPA's e-mail list, follow CSPA on Twitter, or attend CSPA monthly meetings.

Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)

The OCSB’s Special Education and Advisory Committee (SEAC) makes recommendations to the Board in respect of any matter affecting the establishment, development, and delivery of special education programs and services for exceptional pupils.

OCSB Parent Involvement Committee (PIC)

The Ottawa Catholic School Board Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is a provincially mandated committee made up of parents, a trustee, a principal and the Director of Education. The purpose of PIC is to support, encourage and enhance parent engagement at the school board level in order to improve student achievement and well-being. The parent members of the OCSB PIC are appointed by CSPA.