The Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington (PVNC) Catholic District PVNC hosting workshop

School Board will be hosting a workshop on May 1, 2018, for area residents interested in learning about becoming a Catholic school trustee.

Ontario Catholic School Trustee Association (OCSTA) President Pat Daly and OCSTA Director of Legislative and Political Affairs Stephen Andrews will lead the session. His Excellency Most Reverend Bishop Daniel Miehm will also be in attendance to take part in the discussion.

WHAT: Becoming a Catholic School Trustee Workshop

WHEN: May 1, 2018, at 4:30 p.m.

WHERE: PVNC Catholic Education Centre (1355 Lansdowne St. W)

Catholic schools are governed by Catholic trustees elected by Catholic school electors living in the jurisdiction of Catholic district school boards. In the PVNC jurisdiction, there are seven trustees to be elected, with one representative to be elected from each of Peterborough County, Northumberland County, and the City of Kawartha Lakes, and two representatives elected from each of the City of Peterborough and the Municipality of Clarington.

The next municipal election in Ontario will be held Monday, October 22, 2018. The Education Act specifies that to be eligible to serve as a Catholic school trustee a person must be:

• a Canadian citizen

• a Roman Catholic

• 18 years of age or older

• a resident within the jurisdiction of the board; and

• not an employee of any district school board.

PVNC invites anyone who meets the above criteria, and who is interested in learning more about the municipal election process and the role of a Catholic trustee, to join us for the May 1, 2018 workshop.

Achieving Excellence in Catholic Education through Learning, Leadership and Service, PVNC provides education to more than 15,000 students. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @PVNCCDSB and on Facebook at

For more information, please contact Galen Eagle, PVNCCDSB Communications Manager, at:

(705) 748-4861 ext. 245 or

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