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Welcome Breakfast 2023/24 — September 19 at Holy Trinity School

September 28, 2023

On Tuesday, September 19, NISPA was very excited to host an in person Welcome Breakfast at Holy Trinity School. Interest and participation were high with 34 attendees from 16 schools represented. A BIG thank you to Holy Trinity School for opening its doors to host this event and showing its support of NISPA. Thank you […]

February Governance Workshop – February 23 2023 – Virtual

March 10, 2023

On Thursday, February 23rd, NISPA hosted an online presentation by guest speaker Christina Becker (MBA).  Christina spoke about Governance as Leadership, Pillars of Good Governance, and the Role of the Parents Association within this framework. Pillars of Good Governance Structure – bylaws, job descriptions, mission statement and purpose – so people know what to do Get the Right People – need […]

Volunteering Workshop – January 26, 2023

March 10, 2023

On Thursday January 26th, NISPA hosted an online volunteering workshop in conjunction with Hillfield Strathallan College. The event was very well attended and received by NISPA members.

Positive Education — Appleby College School, November 23rd, 2022

December 16, 2022

On Wednesday November 23rd, Appleby College hosted an in-person event on Positive Education. The event was very well attended and received by NISPA members. Wellbeing has been a guiding principle at Appleby College since 2013. In March 2018, five faculty members trekked to Australia in a quest for knowledge about Positive Education.  Visits to the […]

Fundraising Workshop – October 26th, 2022

October 30, 2022

On Wednesday, October 26th, 2022, at 10:00am, NISPA hosted a Zoom workshop on Fundraising. Over 40 PA members participated in this event which was an opportunity for them to share their fundraising and “friend raising” initiatives. The event began with a poll and an icebreaker. Then the session was divided into two parts with opportunities […]

Welcome Breakfast — September 20, 2022

September 26, 2022

On Tuesday, September 20, NISPA was very excited to host our first in person Welcome Breakfast since 2019.  It was held at St. Michael’s College School where the excitement was high with 17 schools represented.  Thank you to St. Michael’s College School for opening its doors to host this event and showing its support for […]

AGM and Guest Speaker Event — May 25th 2022

May 30, 2022

On Wednesday May 25, 2022 NISPA hosted its AGM at the Weston Golf and Country Club. After 2 years online, it was lovely to meet the members that were able to attend, in person. The first half of the AGM dealt with the business portion of the meeting. NISPA Chair, Domenica Coppa, welcomed all attendees […]

NISPA Carousel Event – Wednesday, February 23rd 2022

April 26, 2022

On February 23, 2022, NISPA hosted a virtual, carousel style, event to discuss PA recruitment, structure, and best practices. The event was attended by 35 people from 18 member schools. The presentation was distributed to those who attended and can also be accessed in the member area. Members were asked to fill out a survey […]

The Digital Transformation of Education with Garth Nichols — Tuesday, January 25th 

February 20, 2022

On January 25, 2022, NISPA co-hosted a virtual event with Havergal College. Alnar Meghji and Lisa Windover (Havergal College Parent Association Co-Chairs) and Katrina Samson (Principal), spoke and introduced Havergal College. The virtual event presenter, Garth Nichols, is the Vice Principal of Strategic Innovation & Design at Havergal College. Garth discussed the Digital Transformation of Education […]

Shop Managers Roundtable — Wednesday, November 24th

January 14, 2022

NISPA continued to create opportunities for sharing ideas, challenge and successes with the Shop Managers of our member schools at our first bi-annual Shop Managers Workshop for this school year.  Once again, this round table conversation was held virtually and took place on the 24th of November 2021.   There were 21 attendees and 17 schools represented […]

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