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Family Conference 2023
November 4 @ 8:30 am – 1:30 pm EDT
Join us on Saturday, November 4, 2023, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for the OCDSB Family Conference at Brookfield High School. This year’s theme is Educate, Engage, Empower – Enhancing Learning Together.
We invite parents, caregivers, students and staff for this free, in-person event being organized by OCDSB’s Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) and Family and Community Engagement (FACE).
It will feature Ontario’s first Poet Laureate, noted author, inspirational speaker, arts educator, and community leader Randell Adjei as the keynote speaker. There will also be multiple expert-led workshops with some offered in multiple languages and with sign language support.
Empowering Parents and Caregivers as Advocates
This workshop by Parents For Diversity empowers parents and caregivers to become effective advocates for their children’s education. Presenters will focus on understanding educational rights, navigating the school system, accessing resources and support, and building partnerships with school staff.