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 28, 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

 

CPCO PQP Online Part 1 and Part 2 – Fall 2021

Register by: Sept. 20, 2021

Date

Time

Instructors

Location

October 4 – November 29

Mandatory Class Meetings via ZOOM

October 4, 18
November 1, 15, 29

Zoom sessions:
6 – 9 p.m.

Part 1
Mark Santandrea

Part 2
Lou Paonessa

Online

 

CPCO PQP Online Part 1 and Part 2 – Winter 2022

Register by: Jan. 10, 2022

Date

Time

Instructors

Location

January 24 – March 21

Mandatory Class Meetings via ZOOM

January 24
February 7, 22
March 7, 21

Zoom sessions:
6 – 9 p.m.

Part 1
Mark Santandrea

Part 2
Lou Paonessa

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

 

Bruce Grey and Huron-Perth CDSB PQP Part 1 – Fall 2021

Register by: Aug. 26, 2021

Date

Time

Instructors

Location

September 17,18
October 1, 2 29, 30
November 12, 13
December 3, 4

Release days:
September 17
October 1, 29
November 12
December 3

Fridays and Saturdays
8:45 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Mike Bruneel
Greg McLean

Face to Face

September 17, 18
Huron-Perth CDSB
3927 Perth Rd.
Dublin

October 1, 2
BGCDSB
799 16th Ave.
Hanover

October 29, 30
Dublin

November 12, 13
Hanover

December 3, 4
Dublin

 

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

 

Hamilton-Wentworth CDSB PQP Part 2 – Winter 2022

Register by: Jan. 3, 2022

Date

Time

Instructors

Location

January 21, 22
February 4, 5, 25, 26
March 4, 5, 25, 26
April 8, 9

Fridays: 5 – 9 p.m.
Saturdays: 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Brent Condari
Giovanni Di Martino

Face to Face

St. Gabriel
1361 Barton St.
Stoney Creek

 

Niagara CDSB PQP Part 1 – Fall 2021

Register by: Aug. 25, 2021

Date

Time

Instructor

Location

September 15
October 1, 2, 15, 16, 29, 30
November 12, 13, 26, 27

September 15 and Fridays
5 – 9 p.m.

Saturdays
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Jenn DeCoff

Face to Face
St. Mark
411 Mountain Rd.
Beamsville

 

Niagara CDSB PQP Part 2 – Fall 2021

Register by: Aug. 25, 2021

Date

Time

Instructor

Location

September 16
October 8, 9, 22, 23
November 5, 6, 19, 20
December 3, 4

September 16 and Fridays
5 – 9 p.m.

Saturdays
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Dan Trainor

Face to Face
St. Mark
411 Mountain Rd.
Beamsville

 

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

 

 

Ottawa CDSB PQP Part 2 – Winter 2022

Register by: Jan. 6, 2022

Date

Time

Instructor

Location

January 27
February 3, 8, 10, 17, 22, 24
March 3, 8, 22, 24
April 7, 14

Release Days
February 17
March 24
April 7

 

Evenings 4 – 9 p.m.
Face to Face
Jan 27
Feb 3, 8, 24
March 3
April 14

Online
Feb 10, 22
March 8, 22

Face to Face
Full Days 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
February 17
March 24
April 7

Deborah Langdon

Face to Face
OCSB
570 Hunt Club Rd. West
Nepean

Online via Google Meet

 

 

Renfrew CDSB PQP Part 2 – Fall 2021

Register by: Aug. 19, 2021

Date

Time

Instructor

Location

Thursday Evenings

September 9, 16, 23, 30
October 7, 14, 21, 28
November 4, 11, 18, 25
December 2, 9

 

Evenings
4:30 – 9:30 p.m.

December 9
9:30 a.m. – 7:45 p.m.

Amy Sicoli

Our Lady of Lourdes
535 Irving St.
Pembroke

and Virtually

 

 

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: July 8, 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

Virtual via Zoom

 

Toronto CDSB PQP Part 1 – Fall 2021

Register by: Sept. 6, 2021

Date

Time

Instructors

Location

Evenings
September 27
October 4, 13, 18, 25
November 1, 8, 15, 22

Saturdays
October 16, 30
November 20, 27

 

Monday Evenings and Wednesday October 13
4:30 – 9:15 p.m.

Saturdays:
8 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Vince Stellato
Katherine Banfield

Virtual via Zoom

 

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

Waterloo CDSB PQP Part 1 – Fall 2021

Register by: Aug. 26, 2021

Date

Time

Instructor

Location

September 15
October 1, 2, 15, 16, 29, 30
November 12, 13, 26, 27

 

September 15:
4 – 8 p.m.

Friday evenings:
4 – 9 p.m.

Saturdays:
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Rod Eckert 

Face to Face

St. John Paul II CES
75 Pebblecreek Dr.
Kitchener

Waterloo CDSB PQP Part 2 – Fall 2021

Register by: Aug. 26, 2021

Date

Time

Instructor

Location

September 16
October 8, 9 22, 23
November 5, 6, 12, 13, 26, 27

 

September 16:
4 – 8 p.m.

Friday evenings:
4 – 9 p.m.

Saturdays:
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Rod Eckert 

Face to Face

St. John Paul II CES
75 Pebblecreek Dr.
Kitchener