Catholic Principals Council of Ontario
Compassion: Lead with Heart
Conversations and Keynotes from the 2019 CPCO Conference held in Toronto on November 21-22. The theme for this year's conference, Compassion: Leading with Heart, attracted over 200 Catholic school leaders from across Ontario.

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In this episode the Support Services Team discuss workplace investigations from the perspective of the Principal and Vice-Principal. They discuss different types as well as typical issues that are investigated and concerns that Principals and Vice…

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In this episode, the Support Services Advisors facilitate a conversation with Principals Tina Bellaire (Windsor-Essex CDSB), Andre Potvin (Ottawa CDSB) and Dan Seguin (Nipissing-Parry Sound CDSB). They discuss the 2019-20 school year and the impact…

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In this episode, the Support Services Advisors facilitate a discussion with Executive Director Joe Geiser and President Annalisa Varano regarding various issues related to the current COVID-19 crisis. Issues covered include challenges facing…

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In this episode, the Support Services Team interviews Wendy Lopez, CPCO, General Counsel. The topic of Privacy is of great interest to Principals and Vice Principals. The team and Wendy discuss different aspects of privacy from a legal perspective….

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In this episode the Support Services Team interview Nick Milanetti, Executive Director of the Ontario Catholic Trustees Association (OCSTA) and Joe Geiser, the Executive Director of Catholic Principals’ Council Ontario (CPCO). They discuss the…

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In this episode the Support Services Team use a Case Study of a Principal who is struggling with a teaching staff who seem unwilling to change and the ramifications of moving too quickly – conflict and a grievance alleging a poisonous work…

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Jennifer Vieira and Patricia Blagdon are school principals in the Dufferin Peel District School Board. They dropped by the voicEd Radio studios at this year’s CPCO Conference to talk about the role of the leader in helping to nurture wellness in their…

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Luciana Cardarelli is Program & Member Services Coordinator for the Catholic Principals Council of Ontario. In this conversation, she connects the theme of this year’s CPCO Conference: “Compassion—Lead With Heart” with the work of the organization’s…

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Joe Geiser is the Executive Director of the Catholic Principals Council of Ontario. In this conversation Joe speaks about the importance of this year’s theme, “Compassion—Lead with Heart”, and what that might mean for the complex school contexts in…

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