Tag Archives: Conferences

Excellent Presentation at GCABC Meeting

I attended the AGM for the Gifted Children’s Association of British Columbia last week and appreciated the organization of the board, and the hospitality of Choice School. There was an excellent presentation by Maureen McDermid, a long-time GCABC board member … Continue reading

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Gifted Children’s Assoc. BC Conference

This is the time to sign up for the 2017 Conference and AGM of the Gifted Children’s Association of BC.  It will be held on the afternoon of Saturday, May 6th at Choice School, Richmond.  You can take your exceptional … Continue reading

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Vancouver Island Parent Conference

My last post questioned what was happening on Vancouver Island for the children we are calling gifted.  Perhaps the Vancouver Island Parent Conference will provide more answers this year. I attended the conference last year and was disappointed that there … Continue reading

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Creative Problem Solving Soc. Seminar

The British Columbia branch of the international Odyssey of the Mind organization is registered as the Creative Problem Solving Society (CPSS). They are co-hosting a seminar in Coquitlam on Oct.20th. Odyssey of the Mind describes itself as: an international educational program that … Continue reading

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Educators of Gifted in BC

The teachers of children described as gifted and talented employed by school districts are few in number.  However, they have an association (AEGTCCBC)  to support each other and the children in the province. Their annual conference is open to parents … Continue reading

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AGM for GCABC on May 7th

The Gifted Children’s Association of British Columbia is holding its Annual General Meeting on Saturday, May 7th at Choice School in Richmond, 1 – 4 pm. The GCABC has suffered a decline in its membership in recent years, so this is … Continue reading

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Very Good Advocacy Conference on April 2nd

The conference was everything I expected.  Over 100 people came to the Roundhouse in Vancouver to hear a number of experts speak about the various dimensions of advocacy for children with special needs.  There are many good things to report.

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Special Needs Advocacy Conference, Sat. April 2nd

The conference on Advocating for Special Needs Children in BC Schools has been listed on our Events page for months, and it promises to be a remarkable event.  The last blog we posted on this site focussed on the importance of parents working … Continue reading

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SENG Conference

It’s a slow time in BC educational circles right now because our children and their families are enjoying Spring Break for two weeks.  So I was happy when an announcement from S.E.N.G. popped into the Inbox. It brought information about the … Continue reading

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Conference by BC Parents of Special Needs Children

I want to celebrate International Women’s Day by focussing on a group of remarkable women who have an impressive track record in advocacy. Their individual accomplishments are impressive but collectively they have come together as The BC Parents of Special Needs … Continue reading

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