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Achievement Gap Panel DiscussionParents, educators and community representatives will engage in athought-provoking discussion about the achievement gap. They will explore the cause, those impacted, the role and responsibilities of boards, parents/guardians and the community in closing the achievement gap.
Information MarketplaceStroll through the Information Marketplace and collect ideas, strategies, resources, tools and gifts that will support you and your child’s education journey. The Market-place will feature an array of community agencies, TDSB programs and services, and vendors offering great educational ideas and giveaways throughout the day.
Workshops• Managing middle school• Supporting learning at home• The story of achievement gap groups• My blueprint: an education planning tool for students and parents• Parent-Teacher Interview: making the most of your 5 minutes• Secondary pathways and choices • Enhancing the engagement of fathers, brother, uncles and grandpas in education• Supporting the early learner • Supporting your elementary English language learner• Understanding the school system for effective communication• School, Kids ‘n' Conflict• Raising money for your school without fundraising• The Individual Education Plan (IEP) and Individual Placement Review Committee (IPRC)• School council basics• Supports for newcomer families• Parent engagement: it’s more than school council• Parents supporting parents in education• Boys and girls: how do they learn?• Becoming a successful advocate for your child• Community partnerships and the achievement gap• Communications between the school and the home
Interpretation, child-minding and bussingwill be available through registration.
• French...helping your child succeed• Exploring the Aboriginal experiences in education…mind the gap!• School councils’ use of technology
Dr. Scott Davies - Keynote SpeakerDr. Scott Davies is Professor of Sociology and Ontario ResearchChair in Educational Achievement and At-Risk Students,McMaster University. He researches student achievement andthe emergence of academic inequalities from preschool topost-secondary levels. His recent projects have been funded byor partnered with the Ministry of Education, the Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat,Human Resources and Social Development Canada, the Education Quality and Assessment Office of Ontario, the Provincial Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health, along with school boards in Toronto and Hamilton. He has won awards from the American Education Research Association and the CanadianEducation Research Association, is former Associate Editor for Canadian Public Policy, and is currently on the editorial boards of several academic journals.
Program8:30 Registration & Market Place9:30 Welcome & Greetings • Eva Rosenstock, PIAC Co-Chair • Dr. Chris Spence, Director of Education, TDSB9:45 Keynote address - Dr. Scott Davies, Professor of Sociology and Ontario Research Chair in Educational Achievement and At-Risk Students, McMaster University10:20 Achievement Gap Panel Discussion12:00 LUNCH & Marketplace12:45 Workshops PM 11:45 Workshops PM 22:30 Marketplace
Register Now! www.tdsb.on.ca/parentconference
For more information call (416) 394-2070 or email [email protected]
Parents Engaged in Educationto Close the Achievement GapSaturday, November 17, 2012 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.Earl Haig Secondary School100 Princess Avenue, Toronto, Ontario
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