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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…

Supporting Wellbeing at Your School Through Positive Psychology: One School’s Story with Sue Easton — Tuesday, November 23rd

December 20, 2021

On November 23, 2021, NISPA co-hosted a virtual event with Ridley College. Charmaine Bellefleur (Family Guild President) and Ed Kidd (Headmaster), spoke and introduced Ridley College. The event presenter, Sue Easton, is the Assistant Head of Wellbeing, Service and Global Learning at Ridley College.  We had 54 attendees representing 26 NISPA member schools. Sue discussed…

NISPA Connects and Roundtable — Tuesday, October 26 2021

November 1, 2021

On October 26, 2021, NISPA hosted the NISPA Connects and Roundtable event virtually. This event provided members an opportunity to share, engage, and learn about several Parent Association topics. Members were placed in breakout rooms and discussed the following questions in smaller groups, before joining the larger group for sharing. How does your PA receive…

Welcome Breakfast with Sandra Herbst – September 28th, 2021

October 29, 2021

On Tuesday, September 28th at 10:00 am NISPA held it’s first event of this school year. The Welcome Breakfast with Sandra Herbst presenting was a huge success. It was so nice to so see so many new faces. In attendance we had 32 members, 3 guests and 8 executives at the Welcome Breakfast – total 43 people and 23…

AGM and Guest Speaker Event — May 26th 2021

June 15, 2021

On May 26, NISPA held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) via Zoom. The meeting was a well attended event with 54 attendees from 26 member schools. The first half of the AGM dealt with the business portion of the meeting. NISPA President, Krystie Robinson-Vincent, welcomed all attendees and went through the agenda. There were several…

Shop Managers Roundtable — May 12th 2021

June 15, 2021

On May 12, the second Shopkeeper’s Roundtable workshop occurred with great discussion.  There were 26 attendees representing 20 schools.  It was a wonderful turnout.  The focus of the workshop was centred on 3 questions with opportunity for general discussion. For this workshop, the groups answered the following questions: What are your plans for back to…

End of Year Reflection Roundtable — April 27th 2021

June 15, 2021

The End of Year Reflection was held on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 via Zoom. It was well attended with 39 members attending from 24 schools.

Leading with Intention Workshop – February 23rd 2021

February 25, 2021

On Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021, NISPA hosted Leading with Intention Workshop with Sandra Herbst. The virtual event was well attended with 46 participants representing 30 schools.