Parents Achieving Out Grants Awarded to 35 HWDSB Educational institutions

HWDSB’s Father or mother Involvement Committee (PIC) is delighted to deliver the pursuing educational facilities with Mom and dad Reaching Out (Pro) grant funding.

Professional grants enable dad and mom to establish boundaries to father or mother/guardian/caregiver engagement in their possess neighborhood, and obtain neighborhood remedies to get additional moms and dads involved. Dad and mom who are involved in their child(ren)’s education assistance to aid their kid(ren)’s accomplishment and well-remaining.

“We are pleased to see so numerous college councils taking an lively position in building their colleges a greater spot for college students, employees and households,” said PIC Chair Mike Palma. “We glance forward to continuing to give accessible, forward-wondering spaces where people engage in a huge job in their child(ren)’s discovering.”

The Ministry of Education gives each individual college board with funding, which PIC can use and/or distribute to schools. Each and every faculty can utilize for a maximum sum of $1,000.

School councils submitted their applications to the PIC and accredited initiatives ended up declared to faculties in the spring.

Thirty-five colleges were awarded a Pro grant. Every school neighborhood will guide these projects to aid mum or dad engagement.  Each and every project was expected to meet up with one of the next objectives:

  • Addressing social inclusion and racism, especially anti-Asian, anti-Black and anti-Indigenous racism and other prejudices towards racialized and marginalized teams
  • Making a protected and welcoming environment
  • Demonstrating respect for dad and mom as valued associates within the education and learning procedure with regards to choices about their youngster(ren)’s training
  • Boosting communications with teachers
  • Informing parents about the anticipations of the Ontario Curriculum and supporting means

Listing of Faculty Jobs

Congratulations to the pursuing faculties for their tasks:

  • Allan A. Greenleaf: Presenter
  • Ancaster Meadow: Spouse and children Enjoyment Math Evening
  • Balaclava: Father or mother Curriculum Night time
  • Billy Green: Social Media Speaker
  • Cathy Wever: Constructing Connections
  • Cecil B. Stirling: Family members Literacy Evening
  • Central: Communications Hub
  • Cootes Paradise: Pleased Dad and mom Content Little ones – Ann Douglas Presentation
  • Dundana: Indigenous strategy evening
  • Dundas Valley Secondary Faculty: Presentation from Woodland Cultural Centre
  • Earl Kitchener: MCYU
  • George L. Armstrong/Norwood Park: Trans Speaker/Activist Chris Farias
  • Greensville: Dr. Kayla Baird
  • Highview: Mad Science
  • James MacDonald: Art and Wellness
  • Kanétskare: Spring Open up House
  • Lawfield: Open Household
  • Lincoln Alexander: Math/Literacy Evenings
  • Lisgar: Presentation from Scott Graham re: Anti-Bullying
  • Millgrove: Dr. Deanne Behnke-Prepare dinner – Speaker
  • Michaëlle Jean: Making a welcome and supportive group
  • Mount Hope: Making Father or mother Engagement
  • Mountview/Chedoke/Holbrook: Aspect Exercise Nights
  • Parkdale: 75th Anniversary Social gathering
  • Pauline Johnson: Ebook Night time
  • Queensdale: Spouse and children Wellness
  • RA Riddell: Physical fitness Night
  • South Meadow: Courageous Training
  • Tiffany Hills: At Household Looking at Software
  • Viola Desmond: Household Literacy and Math
  • Westmount: Relatives Wellness
  • Westwood: Movement and Diet
  • WH Ballard: On the web Protection
  • Waterdown District: What is Your Path – Career
  • Westmount: Household Wellness 50-75 mothers and fathers

Current on Wednesday, March 22, 2023.

Sherri Crump

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