Advocating for Your Child with Special Needs
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
St. Patrick’s High School
2525 Alta Vista Drive
Understanding EQAO Assessments
(Rescheduled following inclement weather March 1)
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
Saint Joseph Catholic High School
Youth Substance Use – Supporting Youth and Families
Rideauwood Addiction and Family Services and the Ottawa Catholic School Board have worked in partnership for many years. Find out how the School Based Program provides support to students, and their families, throughout the phases of youth substance use, from prevention to intervention.
Learn signs and symptoms to be aware of and how to access help when needed.
Presenters: Liz Parsons & Nadine McLean, Co-managers, Youth, Parent and School Based Program at Rideauwood Addiction and Family Services.
Register Now: http://bit.ly/CSPAsubstance
Sacred Heart Catholic High School