A workshop entitled “Parents Matter: Supporting Student Success” is being held at Review Central School in Port Lambton on Saturday.
The workshop will explore strategies to show parents how to be an integral component in their child’s education and overall success.
Strategies will include:
– Implementing behaviour supports that ensure positive outcomes
– Addressing student anxiety
– Enhancing instruction with the effective use of technology
– Identifying and addressing barriers to help parents get more involved in their child’s education.
The presentation will be an interactive opportunity for parents to learn practical strategies that they can start implementing immediately.
The workshop is sponsored through a Ministry of Education Parents Reaching Out grant and organized by the Riverview Central School committee.
Dwayne Wessel, a teacher and teacher consultant for over 15 years in Oakland County, Michigan, will be leading the workshop.
Wessel specializes in empowering parents and caregivers to help students reach their full potential.
Wessel teachers in the master’s program, Department of Human Development and Child Studies at Oakland University, Michigan. He has consulted for Hamilton Health Sciences, Beaumont Hospital and ABC’s Extreme Makeover – The Home Edition.
Wessel is a believer in life-long education, he has studied cognition and learning at PhD level and is currently enrolled in a master’s program to become a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst. He hopes to use the clinical strategies that he learns to help educators reach students who have diverse learning needs.
The workshop is being held on Saturday, April 30, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Riverview auditorium, 3926 St. Clair Parkway, Port Lambton.
Coffee, tea and refreshments provided.
Free child care is available for parents who pre-register!
If you plan on attending, email Brenda.Mann@lkdsb.net or call 519-892-3981.