How choices in high school affect your future

March 06, 2017 at 5:30pm - 8pm

York Civic Centre, 2700 Eglinton Ave W

Join us for refreshments and a community conversation on high school course selection and the role of public education


  • Share information on high school course selection and highlight the importance of these decisions
  • Gather information by creating a safe space for students, parents, and service providers to talk about needs and areas to improve the process for selecting high school courses
  • Identify and contribute to the development of resources, tools, and policies that support students and parents in accessing the most appropriate courses 

Presentations by:

  • Welcoming remarks by TDSB Trustee Chris Tonks
  • Rapper/performing artist, facilitator & blogger Sydanie
  • Carl James, the Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community and Diaspora and past Director of the York Centre for Education and Community, York University
  • Joseph Amankrah, Technical Officer, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Ryerson University and Founder, Camara Skills Training Network
  • Sharma Queiser, Researcher and Policy Analyst, Social Planning Toronto

A limited number of TTC tokens will be available at the event.

Questions? Contact Sharma Queiser at [email protected] or 416-351-0095 ext. 219


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March 06, 2017 at 5:30pm - 8pm
Naomi Mitchell Kate Curtis Yahiriama Dias Veronica Osorio Jovie Galit Valentina Maya Roxana Ceballos Libertad Vega Ischel Flores Mamawah Kaindaneh richard mitchell Sharon McPherson Wunmi Temowo Celia Le Michael Griesz Jacqui Strachan Catalina Calero Anthony Vandyke Ramesha Javed Ramon San Vicente Minara Begum Diane Dyson Janelle Hinds

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