Upcoming Events for Parents

posted Oct 27, 2014, 6:20 AM by Paul Gautreau   [ updated Oct 31, 2014, 10:49 AM ]
Cathy Philpott, Chair of the Ottawa Catholic Parents Association, would like to let you know about these upcoming events for parents:

SCHOOL GROUNDS GREENING: At the CSPA meeting on Wednesday October 29th, we will be discussing school grounds greening.  If your council is looking for information on greening projects, renewal of school yard or considering play structures, please encourage them to attend (OCSB Boardroom, 570 West Hunt Club Road, 7:30 PM)

SUPPORTING MATH SUCCESS: Parenting Now: Achieving Success in Math and Beyond" will be held on the morning of Saturday, November 15th at St. Patrick's High School (see poster). Join us for informative sessions for parenting of children of all ages, free breakfast and displays from community partners.

Keynote speaker is Dr. Marian Small, speaking about "Supporting Your Child's Math Learning".  The keynote will be followed by a series of classroom sessions. Topics include parenting, kindergarten, special education and support for parents, technology and internet safety, mental health, social skills and more.   A 3 hour "safeTALK" training (Suicide awareness) will also be offered (free) as part of this event.  More information is available on the CSPA website www.ottawacspa.ca

TEENS AND SEXUALITY: Parenting Now session, Teens and Sexuality:  A Catholic Conversation with Jason Evert for parents and teachers. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 7:00 - 8:30 pm at St. Paul High School.  Jason offers communication techniques, resources, statistics and a wealth of information to assist parents in their task as the primary sex educators of their children.


ALGONQUIN COLLEGE PARENT INFORMATION SESSION:  Come learn about what college offers today's students.  Thursday, November 6th, 6 PM at Algonquin.  Tours of campus, speak with staff and students.  Parents and students welcome!

Links to all these events are on the CSPA website and event calendar.