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: The following boards participate in the Lumina Spark Intro Portrait Integration into the CPCO PQP Part 1 and Part 2: 

Algonquin & Lakeshore CDSB
Ottawa CSB
Simcoe-Muskoka CDSB
Huron-Perth CDSB
Bruce-Grey CDSB
Thunder Bay CDSB
Niagara CDSB

CPCO PQP program PQP Part 1 course fees for these boards are $1,115 which includes the  PQP Part 1 registration fee $1,050 + Lumina Spark Intro Questionnaire and Portrait fee $65. There is no additional fee for the PQP Part 2 registration.

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

 

CPCO Provincial Online Courses

 

CPCO PQP Online Part 1 and Part 2 – Summer 2021

Register by: July 15, 2021

Date

Time

Instructors

Location

August 2 – August 30 

Mandatory Class Meetings via ZOOM 

August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Zoom sessions:
6 – 9 p.m.

Part 1
Kathryn Hadden
Cassandra Tenbergen

Part 2
Fil Lettieri
Tracy O’Brien

Online

 

Board Partnership courses

Algonquin Lakeshore CDSB PQP Part 1 - Fall Session 2021

Register by: September 1, 2021

Date

Time

Instructors

Location

September 22, 29
October 2, 6, 13, 20, 23, 27
November 3, 10, 13. 17, 24

Wednesday evenings:
4:30 – 8:45 p.m.

Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Carmine Minutillo
Christina Ackerman

Face to Face
ALCDSB
151 Dairy Ave.
Napanee

 

Algonquin Lakeshore CDSB PQP Part 2 – Spring Session 2022

Register by: March 2, 2022

Date

Time

Instructors

Location

March 23, 30
April 6, 9, 13, 20, 23, 27
May 4, 7, 11, 18, 25

Wednesday evenings:
4:30 – 8:45 p.m.

Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Christina Ackerman
Carmine Minutillo

Face to Face
ALCDSB
151 Dairy Ave.
Napanee

 

Dufferin-Peel CDSB PQP Part 2 – Spring 2021

Register by: May 7, 2021

Date

Time

Instructors

Location

May 14, 15, 28, 29 
June 11, 12, 25, 26 
July 6, 7, 8

Fridays: 5 - 9 p.m.
Saturdays: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
July 6, 7: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
July 8: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Part 1
Susan Wilson Sandra Donaghue

Part 2
Bruno Pullara

Part 1
Divine Mercy School
2840 Duncairn Drive
Mississauga

Part 2
Lester B. Pearson School
140 Howden Blvd.
Brampton

 

Dufferin-Peel CDSB PQP Part 1 and Part 2 – Fall 2021

Register by: Sept. 6, 2021

Date

Time

Instructors

Location

Sept. 24, 25
Oct. 15, 16, 29, 30
Nov. 12, 13, 26, 27
Dec. 3, 4

Fridays
5 – 9 p.m.

Saturdays
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Part 1
Dan Compagnon
Susan Wilson

Part 2
Sandra Donaghue
Bruno Pullara

Face to Face

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

Part 2
St. Margaret of Scotland
2266 Council Ring Rd.
Mississauga, ON

 

Dufferin-Peel CDSB PQP Part 1 and Part 2 – Winter 2022

Register by: Dec. 16, 2021

Date

Time

Instructors

Location

Jan. 14, 15, 28, 29
Feb. 11, 12
Mar 4, 5, 25, 26
April 8, 9

Fridays
5 – 9 p.m.

Saturdays
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Part 1
Dan Compagnon
Susan Wilson

Part 2
Sandra Donaghue
Bruno Pullara

Face to Face

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

Part 2
St. Margaret of Scotland
2266 Council Ring Rd.
Mississauga, ON

 

Durham CDSB PQP Part 1 – Fall 2021

Register by: Aug. 25, 2021

Date

Time

Instructor

Location

September 15, 18, 22, 29

October 2, 6, 13, 16, 20, 27, 30

November 3, 10, 13

Wednesdays:
5 – 9 p.m.

Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

November 13:
8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Kathryn Hadden 

Wednesdays, Face-to-Face:

St. Catherine of Siena
15 Bennett Dr.
Ajax, ON

Saturdays:
Virtual Via ZOOM

 

Niagara CDSB PQP Part 1 – Spring 2021

Register by: April 29, 2021

Date

Time

Instructor

Location

May 14, 15, 27, 29   
June 11,12, 25, 26 
July 6, 7, 8 

 

Fridays and Thursday May 27:
5 – 9 p.m.

Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

July 6, 7:
|8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

July 8:
8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Dan Trainor

Monsignor Clancy
41 Collier Rd. S
Thorold, ON

 

 

Ottawa CDSB PQP Part 1 – Fall 2021

Register by: Sept. 2, 2021

Date

Time

Instructor

Location

September 23, 30
October 7, 14, 21, 28
November 4, 10, 18, 23, 25
December 2, 9

Release Days:
October 21
November 10, 25

 

Face to Face:
Evenings 4 – 9 p.m.

September 23, October 7, November 4, 8, December 2, 9
Full days 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

October 21, November 10, 25
Virtual 4 – 8 p.m.

September 30
October 14, 28
November 23

Jody Prevost
William Walsh

Face to Face
OCSB
570 Hunt Club Rd. West
Nepean

Virtual via Google Meet and Zoom

 

 

Thunder Bay CDSB PQP Part 1 – Fall 2021

Register by: Sept. 13, 2021

Date

Time

Instructor

Location

October 2, 6, 16, 20, 30
November 3, 13, 17, 27
December 8, 11  

 

Oct. 2 – 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Oct. 6 – 4:30 - 9 p.m.
Oct. 16 – 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Oct. 20 – 4:30 - 9 p.m.
Oct. 30 – 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Nov. 3 – 4:30 - 9 p.m.
Nov. 13 – 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Nov. 17 – 4:30 - 9 p.m.
Nov. 27 – 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Dec. 8 – 4:30 - 9 p.m.
Dec. 11 – 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Ryan McWhirter

Face to Face
Bishop Gallagher
159 Clayte St.
Thunder Bay, ON

 

Toronto CDSB PQP Part 1 – Summer 2021

Register by: June 22, 2021

Date

Time

Instructors

Location

July 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29  

 

July 13, 14, 15, 20
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

July 21, 22, 27, 28, 29
8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Vince Stellato
Katherine Banfield

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

 

Toronto CDSB PQP Part 2 – Fall 2021

Register by: Sept. 8, 2021

Date

Time

Instructors

Location

Wednesday Evenings:
September 29
October 6, 13, 20, 27
November 3, 10

Saturdays:
October 2, 23, 30
November 6, 13  

 

Evenings:
4:45 - 9 p.m.

Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Roy Fernandes
Roberto DeLorenzo

Virtual via Google Classroom
Zoom