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This page provides links and resources presented to attendees at the 2006 Annual People for Education conference held on November 4, 2006 at York University.

Presentation by Gord Kerr on the evolution of school councils, parent involvement that makes a difference and how school councils can take a leadership role in stimulating helpful parent involvement.

Parent involvement Grant Application due November 21, 2006 to the Ministry of Education.

View an audio / visual online Proposal Writing Workshop developed by Principal Sheryl Hoshizaki.

Read Gord's article on The Leadership Opportunity for School Councils in Ontario.

Download the new research report that provides guidance to principals and school councils on stimulating parent involvement. 

Visit the Leadership Development Centre to view or download an audio / visual presentation on stimulating parent and community involvement in education.

People for Education's booklet Parent Inclusion Activities in Ontario.

Dr. Joyce Epstein's website, which contains years of "Promising Partnership Practices" - ideas that school leaders can use to engage parents in education. 

Ministry of Education website with ideas for Involving Parents in the School.

Education Improvement Commission's 1998 report on school councils, The Road Ahead III.

Resources offered by the York Region District School Board for School Councils.

Drop in to visit People for Education's Conference Page.

Follow-up questions?  Send an email to Gord Kerr

Thanks to all attendees and to People for Education for hosting a highly informative and stimulating conference.


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