Education Evolution: Student-Centred Governance
Date: November 23-25, 2017
Location: Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel, Richmond, BC (map)
Thank you to everyone who attended and participated in this year’s Trustee Academy. Please note that invoices for the 2017 Trustee Academy will be issued post-event.
Summary: The keynote involved Maria LeRose, well-known television, webcast and live-event Moderator, working with a student panel to explore the topic of Authentic Student Voice in School Board Governance. For the Pre-Conference Plenary, Charlotte Waddell, Canada Research Chair in Children’s Health Policy, SFU presented on Child and Youth Mental Health – Policy and Practice. Other Plenaries included Evan Adams, Chief Medical Officer, First Nations Health Authority; Ivan Coyote, Author and Storyteller and Vaughn Palmer, Political Affairs Provincial Commentator. Workshops at the event included Kimberly Schonert-Reichl, Director Human Early Learning Partnership, UBC; and, Jesse Miller, Social Media Specialist.
Members can access additional such as presentations on the BCSTA HUB.