Engaging parents

Nov. 26 conference to advise Parent Advisory Councils

Parents from local Parent Advisory Councils are invited to “Parents as Partners – Building Success,” a conference on Nov. 26 in at Queen Elizabeth Secondary School, 9457 King George Blvd.

The event will feature local and provincial speakers such as Gary Anaka, author of The Magical Brain and Dr. Patricia Porter.

Conference topics include how to deepen parental engagement in the school system, personalized learning and the developing child/youth body.

“We are excited to have this opportunity to network and support parent leaders in their very important role of supporting student success within our schools,” said Ann Whiteaker, president of the BC Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils.

The conference will focus on creating opportunities for local parents to discuss how to be better engaged in the local school system.

Registration is $50. For more information or to register, visit www.bccpac.bc.ca or call 604-687-4433.

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