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Upcoming Parent Presentations

There is an upcoming series of presentations for parents to help them navigate high school with their children. All presentations are help in the Learning Commons and are free of charge.

Tuesday, March 13 at 4:30 Antibullying (90 minutes)

Bullying behaviours are no longer acceptable in our society and schools are working hard to do something about this. This introductory session on antibullying will include the definition, the bullying triad, the cycle of bullying, and the signs to watch for if your child is being bullied. Participants will also learn and share strategies for bully-proofing children and schools.

Tuesday, April 10 at 4:30 Supporting your Child’s Learning (90 minutes)

Parents play a crucial role in their child’s education in so many ways; one very important way is by guiding their learning at home. This practical session will present strategies that can help your child develop effective homework and study skills and promote lifelong learning. Parents will also learn natural ways to include additional reading and math activities at home. 

Tuesday, May 1 at 4:30 Talking about racism: setting the stage for meaningful dialogue (90 minutes)

This workshop explores strategies to recognize and eliminate racism in society, classrooms, schools and community. 

Tuesday, June 5 at 4:30 Supporting Gender-Inclusive Communities (90 minutes)

Learn what teachers are doing to make schools gender-inclusive. This workshop will help develop an understanding of the risks facing trans* students, as well as the protective factors, gain increased familiarity with terminology used by the trans* communities, and increased awareness of gender identity and gender expression. Best practices for supporting a student through gender transition within the school system will be covered. Although the focus is on trans* students, gender-inclusive schools help all students to feel safe at school.

Current until: Wednesday, June 6th, 2018
Posted: Monday, March 5th, 2018