Its very important for the parents to know their children's teachers.
A conference on parents connecting with teachers took place on Saturday May 26th at Westview Centennial Secondary School.
Dr. Kwame McKenzie, was the keynote speaker and he spoke on the causes of mental health.
(See article by Leslie Armstrong on Dr. McKenzie's address).
There were 10 workshop sessions for parents and students on the subjects listed below:
Parents as Partners with teachers
Computer Technology for Parents
Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds
Child / Internet Safety – How do you keep your child safe?
Special Education – What you should know
Newcomers to Canada – What you need to know
Connecting with Your Teen
Progressive Discipline and your Child
Pathways/Blueprint -- the roles of today's guidance departmentsHow to navigate the school system with your child