The Peel District School Board will host its Empowering Modern Learners Parent Conference, co-presented by the Peel Elementary Teachers' Local, on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018 at Mississauga Secondary School. This free learning event is for parents of Peel board elementary and secondary students.
During the conference's keynote presentation, Will Richardson, co-publisher of ModernLearners.com, who converges and shares knowledge on modern learning. Will's talk—Schools on the Brink: How Classrooms are Being Reimagined for a World of Networked Learning—will be split into two sessions during the conference. He will help parents learn about the schools, districts, provinces and countries that are leading this profound redefinition of what it means to be fully educated today.
The annual parent conference would not be free and/or possible without the support of organizations, such as:Peel board parents interested in attending the conference should visit www.peelschools.org/parents/conference. The registration deadline is Friday, Oct. 26.
Mississauga Secondary School is located at 550 Courtney Park Dr. W. in Mississauga. Check-in begins at 8 a.m. Opening remarks and the keynote presentation start at 8:30 a.m. The new facilitated areas will run from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 to 2 p.m. The conference ends at 2:30 p.m.