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 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 2 – Spring 2021

Register by: Dec. 17, 2020

Date

Time

Instructors

Location

March 24, 31
April 7, 10, 14, 21, 24, 28
May 5, 8, 12, 19

 

March 24, 31
4 – 9 p.m.

April 7, 14, 21, 28
May 5, 12, 19
4 – 8:45 p.m.

Saturdays
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Teresa Dodwell
Darcey French

ALCDSB
151 Dairy Ave.
Napanee

 

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

 

CDSB of Eastern Ontario PQP Part 1 - Winter Session 2021

Register by: Jan. 21, 2021

Date

Time

Instructors

Location

Feb. 11, 18, 20, 25
March 4, 11, 25, 27
April 8, 15, 17, 22, 29

Thursdays:
5 – 9:15 p.m.

Saturdays:
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Erin Merkley
Deanne Strong

Online
Teams Platform

 

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

 

Hamilton – Wentworth CDSB PQP Part 1 & 2 – Winter 2021

Register by: Jan. 5, 2021

Date

Time

Instructors

Location

January 22, 23
February 5, 6, 19, 20
March 5, 6, 26, 27
April 9, 10

 

Fridays
5 – 9 pm

Saturdays
8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Part 1
Denise Fraser

Part 2
Brent Condari

Virtual via TEAMS Platform

 

Ottawa CDSB PQP Part 2 – Winter 2021

Register by: Jan. 5, 2021

Date

Time

Instructors

Location

January 28 
February 3, 9, 11, 18, 23, 25 
March 4, 10, 23, 25
April 8, 14, 22

 

All sessions 4 – 9 p.m.

January 28 DBC (Rm 4)
February 3 DBC (Rm 4)
February 9 DBC (Rm 4) (attend board mtg virtually) February 11 Interactive session
February 18 DBC (Rm 4)
February 23 Interactive session
February 25 DBC (Rm 4)
March 4 Interactive session
March 10 DBC (Rm 4)
March 23 Interactive session
March 25 DBC (Rm 4)
April 8, 14, 22 DBC (Rm 4)

William Walsh
Heather MacPhee

OCSB
570 Hunt Club Rd. West
Nepean, ON

 

Toronto CDSB PQP Part 1 – Winter 2021

Register by: Dec. 11, 2021

Date

Time

Instructors

Location

Jan. 5, 12, 19, 23, 26

Feb. 2, 6, 9, 16, 23, 27

 

Release Day: Feb. 18

 

Evenings:
4:30 - 9:15 p.m.

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

February 18:
8 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Vince Stellato
Ryan Peterson

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

 

Toronto CDSB PQP Part 2 – Winter 2021

Register by: Dec. 15, 2021

Date

Time

Instructors

Location

Jan. 6, 13, 16, 20, 27, 30

Feb. 3, 6, 17, 20, 24

 

Release Day: Feb. 23

 

Evenings:
4:45 - 9 p.m.

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

February 23:
8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Roy Fernandes
Roberto DeLorenzo

St. Sylvester
260 Silver Springs Blvd.
Toronto, ON

 

Wellington CDSB – Spring 2021

Dates coming soon 

 

Waterloo CDSB PQP Part 1 – Winter 2021

Register by: Dec. 10, 2020

Date

Time

Instructor

Location

Jan. 7, 22, 23 

Feb. 5, 6, 19, 20 

March 5, 6, 26, 27

 

January 7:
4 – 8 p.m.

Friday evenings:
4 – 9 p.m.

Saturdays:
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Rod Eckert

St. John Paul II CES
75 Pebblecreek Dr.
Kitchener