Edgewater Elementary School

Ms. Shirley Kapitsky - Principal

Governing Board


Meetings 2021-2022

Meetings begin at 7:00 PM

October 13
November 10
December 8
January 12
February 9
March 9
April 13
May 11
June 8



The Governing Board at Edgewater is made up of 14 voting members and one community representative. Our meetings are open to the public, so please feel free to join us. All meetings start at 7:00 pm and are held in the Staff Room.


Members 2021-2022

Parent Representatives Staff Representatives
Derek Patino
Daphne Amster
Laura Humphries
Vice Chair
Teresa Borrelli
Cassandra Fusco
Selina Catinelli
Mark Armstrong Deborah King
Support Staff
Tracey-Ann Curtis Beth Miller
Melissa Nolet  Sandra Nouh
Jeremy Zafran  Trish Schofield
Alternate Representatives  
Stephanie Lane
Rob Martin
Shirley Kapitsky

Angela Berryman - Commissioner





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September 23, 2020





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Governing Board Annual Report 2018-2019


FAQ about Governing Boards

- from the Governing Board Handbook issued by CPC

What is Governing Board?

A Governing Board is a body established in each school according to the Education Act. It is composed of the parents, teachers, representatives of both the non-teaching professionals and support staff, day care and community representatives who work in partnership to ensure that all students receive the best possible learning opportunities. The school principal attends Governing Board meetings but is not entitled to vote.


What are the Functions of Governing Board?

The Governing Board exists to govern the school, not administer the daily operation of the school. The latter is the responsibility of the principal. The powers and functions of the Governing Board are related to four areas: general, educational services, material and financial resources and other.


Terms of Office

Parents hold a 2-year term. Teachers hold a 1-year term. Elections are held at the General Assembly of Parents which must be held before September 30th of each school year. If you are interested in volunteering for the Governing Board, please contact the Chairperson.


More Questions? Visit the Parents' Committee website.