SCHEDULE

8:45am – 9am

Let’s Celebrate Parent Involvement Day

Welcome remarks

9:00am – 9:30am

Persistence and Parenting

A personal story of success through education, entrepreneurship, community-giving and parent involvement.

 

Jay Mandarino, President and CEO of The C.J. Group of Companies

9:30am – 10am

Close the Wallet 

Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) loans,  grants and  scholarships that can help with education costs.

 

Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development and Scholarships Canada

10:00am – 10:30am

Helping Youth Pursue Success in Education, Life and Career

 

Learn how to help youth develop their potential, make informed choices, and achieve success in life and career.

Association for Careers Educators

 

 

 

10:30am – 11am

Stop Exam Time Stress

 

Helpful tips & strategies on studying, exam preparation and managing exam stress using natural techniques.

 

Ewa (Eva) Kasinska and Fran Burke, Educators

11:00am – 11:30am

Foster 21st Century Learning and Technology

Understanding today’s learners and how to best support them in this technology era.

 

eCampusOntario

11:30am – 12pm

Volunteer to Career

Identifying key hard and soft skills students can learn through volunteering and how they relate to what employers are looking for.

University of Toronto Mississauga Centre for Student Engagement and Microsoft Canada

12:00pm – 1:15pm

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PANEL DISCUSSION:
Many Roads Lead to Success

An in depth look at some of the main post secondary options and the pathways that lead to them.

 

 

University of Toronto Mississauga, Humber College, Canadian Forces, Skills Trades College of Canada, Mississauga Business Developement Cent, Engage Parent

 

1:15pm – 1:45pm

Gathering Tools for a Smooth Transition to Postsecondary Education

Helpful tips and advice on how to help children prepare for the transition from high school to postsecondary.

 

University of Toronto Mississauga Office of Student Transition and Canadian Gap Year Association

1:45pm – 2:30pm

Together We Can

Programs and services available for children with special needs
and how to teach them self-advocacy.

 

Learning Disability Association of Ontario, Humber College CICE Program, Queens University Transitions Program

2:30pm – 3:30pm

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The Real Deal

Families look back and share their personal stories and experiences of transitioning to and through post-secondary education.

Guest families

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