COVID-19 Update: Please note that CPCO AQ courses will continue to be offered as scheduled, transitioning face-to-face sessions to virtual platforms such as Zoom, Google Meets and/or Microsoft Teams and synchronous learning as required locally. When and if required, courses will transition to alternate scheduled dates decided collaboratively by instructors and candidates.

Note: course fees for PQP Part 1 Algonquin & Lakeshore CDSB candidates and PQP Part 1 Ottawa CDSB candidates are $1,115 which includes the PQP course registration fee of $1,050 and the Lumina Spark leadership assessment fee of $65.

Upcoming sessions

 

CPCO Principal's Qualification courses are offered through the calendar year and in three ways (Online, Regional and Board Partnership).

All courses are 125-hours in length and courses are open to all qualified teachers who wish to apply.

Online courses are composed of 15-hours face-to-face via Zoom, plus 85-hours online independent plus 25-hours independent. Participants are required to be active, engaged and online for all scheduled sessions via Zoom software. Candidates must have the technology required for full participation (reliable internet connection, webcam, and audio headset; hardwire connection is preferred).

Board Partnership courses are offered by CPCO in partnership with local Catholic District School Boards on individualized schedules that are advertised on the PQP website as they are finalized.

Note: These courses are open to all qualified applicants regardless of Board affiliation.

See the Yearly Course Offerings to view the many Catholic District School Boards working in partnership with CPCO.

CPCO is currently working in partnership with the following Catholic District School Boards:

Algonquin-Lakeshore, Brant-Haldimand Norfolk, Dufferin-Peel, Durham, Eastern Ontario, Hamilton, Kenora, London, Huron-Perth and Bruce-Grey, Nipissing-Parry Sound, Ottawa, Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington, Sudbury, Simcoe, St.Clair, Thunder Bay, Wellington

 

Online courses

 

CPCO PQP PART 1 & 2 – Online Fall 2020 Session

Register by: Sept. 26, 2020

Date

Time

Instructors

Location

Sept. 28 – Nov. 23

Mandatory Class Meetings via ZOOM:
Sept. 28
Oct. 13, 26
Nov. 9, 23

Zoom sessions:
6 – 9 p.m.

Note: Dates and times listed are all ZOOM Face-to-Face Sessions. An additional 87 online hours are included in this program.

Part 1
Mark Santandrea

Part 2
Lou Paonessa

Online

 

CPCO PQP PART 1 & 2 – Online Winter 2021 Session

Register by: Jan. 5, 2021

Date

Time

Instructors

Location

Jan. 18 – March 22

Mandatory Class Meetings via ZOOM:
Jan. 18
Feb. 1, 22
March 8, 22

Zoom sessions:
6 – 9 p.m.

Note: Dates and times listed are all ZOOM Face-to-Face Sessions. An additional 87 online hours are included in this program.

Part 1
Mark Santandrea

Part 2
Lou Paonessa

Online

 

Board Partnership courses

 

Algonquin Lakeshore CDSB PQP Part 1 – Fall 2020

Register by: Sept. 21, 2020

Date

Time

Instructors

Location

Sept. 23, 30
Oct. 3, 7, 14, 21, 24, 28
Nov. 4, 11, 14, 18

 

September 23, 30:
4 – 9 p.m.

Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28 / Nov. 4, 11, 18:
4 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.

Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Teresa Dodwell
Darcey French

ALCDSB
151 Dairy Ave.
Napanee, ON

 

Brant Haldimand Norfolk PQP Part 1 – Winter 2021

Register by: Dec. 17, 2020

Date

Time

Instructors

Location

Jan. 15, 16, 29, 30
Feb. 12, 13, 26, 27
March 5, 6, 26, 27

 

Fridays:
12:20 – 4 p.m.

Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Dan Pace
Lisa Kuyper

Fridays:
BHN CEC
322 Fairview Drive
Brantford, ON

Saturdays:
Jean Vanier
120 Ninth Ave.
Brantford, ON

 

Dufferin-Peel CDSB PQP Part 1 – Fall 2020

Register by: Sept. 22, 2020

Date

Time

Instructors

Location

Sept. 25, 26
Oct. 16,17   30,31
Nov. 13,14  27,28
Dec. 4,5

 

Fridays:  
5 – 9 p.m.

Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Part 1
Dan Compagnon
Susan Wilson

Part 2
Bruno Pullara
Sandra Donaghue

Part 1
St. Francis Xavier
50 Bristol Rd. W
Mississauga, ON

Part 2
St.Francis of Assisi
2480 Thorn Lodge Dr.
Mississauga, ON

 

Dufferin-Peel CDSB PQP Part 1 & 2 – Winter 2021

Register by: Jan. 5, 2021

Date

Time

Instructors

Location

Jan. 22.23
Feb. 5,6  19,20
March 5,6  26,27
April 9, 10

 

Fridays:
5 – 9 p.m.

Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Part 1
Dan Compagnon
Susan Wilson

Part 2
Bruno Pullara
Sandra Donaghue

Part 1
St. Francis Xavier
50 Bristol Rd. W
Mississauga, ON

Part 2
St.Francis of Assisi
2480 Thorn Lodge Dr.
Mississauga, ON

 

Durham CDSB and PQP Part 2 – Fall 2020

Register by: Sept. 7, 2020

Date

Time

Instructor

Location

Sept. 14, 19, 21, 28
Oct. 3, 13, 19, 26
Nov. 2, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23

Weekdays:
5 – 9 p.m.

Sept. 21, Oct. 26:
4:30 – 5 p.m.

Saturdays:
8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Kathryn Hadden

Weekdays:
St. Bernard CS
100 Dryden Blvd,
Whitby, ON

Saturdays:
All Saints CHS
3001Country Lane
Whitby, ON

 

Hamilton-Wentworth CDSB PQP Part 1 – Fall 2020

Register by: Sept. 18, 2020

Date

Time

Instructor

Location

Sept. 25, 26
Oct. 16,17   30,31
Nov. 13,14  27,28
Dec. 4,5

 

Fridays:
5 – 9 p.m.

Saturdays
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Denise Fraser

Holy Name of Mary
161 Meadowlands Blvd.
Ancaster, ON

 

Ottawa CDSB PQP Part 1 - Fall 2020

Register by: Sept. 3, 2020

Date

Time

Instructors

Location

Sept. 24
Oct. 1, 8, 14, 22, 28
Nov. 5, 12 16, 18, 24
Dec. 3

 

 

Sept. 24      4 – 9 p.m.
Oct. 1        4 – 9:30 p.m. **
Oct. 8        4 – 9 p.m.
Oct. 14      4 – 9:30 p.m. **
Oct. 22      8 a.m. – 4 p.m
Oct. 28      4 – 9:30 p.m. **
Nov. 5        8 a.m. – 4 p.m
Nov. 12      4 – 9 p.m.
Nov. 16      4 – 9:30 p.m. **
Nov. 18       8 a.m. – 4 p.m
Nov. 24       4 – 9 p.m.
Dec. 3         4 – 9 p.m.

Note: Dates marked with ** are interactive online sessions   

Jody Prevost
Deborah Langdon

Derry Bryne Centre
165 Knoxdale Rd. 
Nepean, ON

 

Thunder Bay CDSB PQP Part 1 – Fall 2020

Register by: Sept. 21, 2020

Date

Time

Instructor

Location

Oct. 3, 7, 17, 24, 28
Nov. 7, 11, 21, 25
Dec. 2, 12

                

 

Oct. 3      8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Oct. 7      4:30 – 9 p.m.
Oct. 17    8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Oct. 24    8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Oct. 28    8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Nov. 7     8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Nov. 11   4:30 – 9 p.m.
Nov. 21   8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Nov. 25   4:30 – 9 p.m.
Dec. 2     4:30 – 9 p.m.
Dec. 12   8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Ryan McWhirter

Bishop Gallagher
159 Clayte St.
Thunder Bay, ON

 

Toronto CDSB PQP Part 1 – Fall 2020

Register by: Sept. 15, 2020

Date

Time

Instructors

Location

Oct. 5, 13, 19, 24, 26 
Nov. 2, 4, 9, 16, 21, 23

Release day: Nov. 4, 2020

Weeknight evenings:
4:30 – 9:15 p.m .

Saturdays and Nov 4:
8 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Ryan Peterson
Vince Stellato

 

St. Paschal Baylon
15 St. Paschal Ct.
Toronto, ON

 

Waterloo CDSB PQP Part 2 – Fall 2020

Register by: Sept. 9, 2020

Date

Time

Instructor

Location

Oct. 1, 16, 17, 23, 24
Nov. 13, 14, 27, 28
Dec.11, 12

October 1:
4 – 8 p.m.

Fridays:
4 – 9 p.m.

Saturdays:
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Rod Eckert

 

St. John Paul II CES
75 Pebblecreek Dr.
Kitchener, ON

 

Wellington CDSB – Spring 2021

Dates coming soon