The CBC Parents' Council is the representative body of parents in the college.
Partnership is the key to success in education. The parents' council seeks to enhance the positive experience of education for young people in a spirit of co-operation with all the educational partners. The council is elected by the parents of students attending the college, and meets monthly. Its role is advisory and consultative, providing a home-school link and helping the school to provide wider opportunities for the involvement of parents generally.
The Parent Council AGM was held on 12th October 2017 and the following were elected to the Parents' Council for 2017/ 2018.
Front Row (L to R) : Ms Claire Gibson, Mrs Bernadette Walsh, Mrs Lynda O’Donnell, Mr Tom Casey, Mrs Jennifer Dennehy, Mrs Ruth Cremin.
Back Row ( L to R ) : Gerard O’Riordan, Ms Marnie Lane, Mr Don Cullinane, Mrs Eimear Supplisson, Ms Ger McMahon, Ms Fiona Graham.
Missing from photograph is Mr Orla O’Neill and Mr John Donlon.
The make up for the Parents' Council 2017-2018 is as follows:
Mr. Thomas Casey: School liaison
Mrs Geraldine McMahon: Chairperson
Mrs. Lynda O Donnell: Secretary
Professor Patrick O Shea, guest speaker at Parent Council AGM 2017
Mr. John Lonergan ( Guest Speaker) Parent Council AGM 2016
The council has been working on a number of projects since its establishment. It organised a Careers exhibition in the college in September for all senior cycle students and ran a Drugs Awareness evening for parents in October. Current projects include the organisation of a talk for parents on internet safety. The council aims to improve awareness of its work among parents through a newsletter to be distributed throughout the year.
This is the make up of the 2016-2017 Parents Council:
David Lordan School liaison
Orla O Neill
Lynda O Donnell
Ger O Riordan
Bernadette Walsh, Eimer Walsh Suppilson
John O Donnell
Finola O Connell
Parents Council 2016-2017 with Guest Speakers AGM 2016
Back Row ( L To R) Mr. Don Cullinane, Mrs. Ger McMahon, Mrs. Lynda O Donnell, Ms. Claire Gibson, Ms. Fiona Graham, Ms. Fionola O Connell, Mr. Ger O Riordan, Ms Marnie Lane.
Front Row ( L To R) Dr. Laurance Jordan (College Principal), Mr John Lonergan ( Geust Speaker), Ms. Caroline Crotty ( Guest Speaker), Mr. Peter Doyle, Ms. Orla O Neill.