Parents, Partners in Education

Workshop Audience: Parents, Professional
The objective of this workshop is to assist parents to become more effective partners in their child’s education to enhance their own son’s or daughter’s school experience. This is done through sharing of information and strategies. This workshop will provide an overview of the education system in B.C, as it relates to families who have children with extra support needs. In particular it will cover the roles and responsibilities of parents and students, the parent’s role in partnership and planning, important legislation and policy re: special education, and tips for education advocacy.