Speak Up! Feb. 8, 2018 | North Battleford

Our Speak Up: Become an Effective Advocate for Children and Youth Workshop is coming to North Battleford on Thursday, February 8th, 2018.


All children benefit when adults are invested in their learning and achievement. This workshop will provide parents and professionals with information on:

• Educational rights and responsibilities;
• The school system as a whole;
• How to be an effective advocate;
• How to communicate effectively;
• How to resolve conflict; and,
• Where to access additional supports.

This workshop is co-facilitated by Elaine Caswell and Louise Burridge.

LOUISE BURRIDGE is a passionate occupational therapist who has been practicing for over 17 years in school, childcare, home and hospital settings. She is a dynamic speaker and therapist who strives to ensure each participant leaves her workshops with practical, user-friendly strategies that are tailored and effective for all participants.

ELAINE CASWELL has worked as a teacher, superintendent, deputy director and director of education within school boards and an an advisor to government. Elaine’s mission is to “improving student achievement, increased collaboration with educational partners, and focused professional development to support teachers in reading instruction”.

*Tickets for this workshop are $25.00.

Light refreshments will be served.

To register, please click on https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/speak-up-become-and-effective-a…

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