Here are some upcoming workshops for parents - You can register to these by clicking on the associated links.
Advocating for Your Child with Special Needs
St. Patrick’s High School
2525 Alta Vista Drive
Would you like to learn how to advocate more effectively for your child with special needs?
Louise McGoey, former chair of the Ottawa Catholic SEAC (Special Education Advisory Committee), will provide participants with strategies for effective advocacy. Learn about the importance of knowing what your goals are for your child, how to communicate effectively with school and board staff and how to prepare for productive meetings. Presented by SEAC and CSPA.
Register Now: http://bit.ly/CSPAadvocacy
Understanding EQAO Assessments
(Rescheduled following inclement weather March 1)
Saint Joseph Catholic High School
Every year, Ontario students in Grades 3, 6, 9 and 10 write province-wide tests. These assessments provide an objective indication of how well students are developing the reading, writing and math skills defined in the Ontario Curriculum.
This presentation delivered by Mike Young, a principal from EQAO’s School Support and Outreach team, will give parents an opportunity to gain an understanding of the EQAO assessments.
Register Now: http://bit.ly/CSPAEQAO
How to Help Your Child Succeed in School
Holy Trinity Catholic High School
Let's talk about helping our children be successful. What role do parents and school councils play? Join us as People for Education's Jacqui Strachan shares some insight on the Ontario Education System, parent involvement and the importance of school councils.
Register Now: http://bit.ly/CSPAsucceed
RESPONSIBILITY MATTERS…Raising Responsible Students / Children
Saint Clare Catholic School
What does it mean to raise a responsible child or help a student be more conscientious? Teach your child responsibility through positive feedback and encouragement.
Discover tips to boost self-esteem and confidence. Learn to set reasonable expectations for your child. Create effective communication, healthy decision-making and problem-solving habits. Give your child the gift of learning to accept mistakes and grow from them.
For parents, guardians, caregivers of children aged 4 -14 years.
Register Now: http://bit.ly/CSPAresponsible