Parents are a part of our community!

OLP School Council

What our School Council is all about:

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

  • Parents/guardians

  • Teaching Staff

  • Community Representatives

Meetings are held virtually on the second Wednesday of the month, starting at 6:00 pm.

All parents/guardians of current students are welcome to attend and join - we value your input.

School Council email :

School Council Fundraising

Mabel's Labels

Our Lady of Peace School Council is pleased to announce that we have partnered with Mabel's Labels!

Visit Mabel’s Labels at to help support our school!

Simply type in Our Lady of Peace School (Ottawa) in the search box and you are set to order.


School Council is excited to announce that we have partnered with FlipGive! Sign up for an account at OR download the FlipGive App on your Smartphone. Please use the code: 5ZRZG9 to join Our Lady of Peace School Fundraiser.

You then view all the stores that donate a portion of sales to OLP. You purchase eGift Cards through the site, and they get e-mailed immediately. You can send to any email address as a gift. If you use FlipGive to make a purchase in the first 14 days of activating your account, the school automatically gets a $5 bonus! You may even share the code with family and friends.

Any questions, just ask OLP Council Fundraising at

Our 2021 - 2022 School Council members:

Co-Chairs: Lindsey Orr, Shelley Devine

Secretary: Kim Van Herk

CSPA Rep: Amanda Schroder

Members at Large:

Joel Billares

Karrie Porco

Renee Windle Ste. Marie

Isabelle Robb

Aimee Jodoin

Maria Pienkowski

Parish Rep: Michael Hammond

Principal: Catherine Gasper

Teacher Rep: Patricia MacKinnon

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

October 13

November 10

January 12

February 9

April 13

May 11

June 8

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.