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Internationally Known Speaker Presenting at Sun West Public Meeting

(Rosetown) Kevin Cameron, the Executive Director of the North American Centre for Threat Assessment and Trauma Response will be speaking at the annual Sun West Public Meeting on Tuesday, March 16. Cameron, who is an internationally recognized expert on trauma response, will be discussing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on students, families and schools, will deliver a presentation called “Hope.”

“We are excited to have Kevin speak at the public meeting,” stated Sun West Board of Education Chair Karen Itterman, “he is up-to-date and knowledgeable about all developments related to COVID-19. He is also a personable and entertaining speaker who explains all the complexities around the pandemic in a way that is accessible to laypeople.” Click here for more information about Kevin Cameron. 

Cameron’s presentation will be part of an overall look at Sun West’s Pandemic Response Plan by Sun West Director of Education Randy Emmerson. Emmerson will put the pandemic in context with the Sun West Educational Plan priorities of achievement, engagement and well-being. Click here to read Sun West’s 2020-22 Educational Plan. 

The Public Meeting will also include a presentation by three Sun West teachers entitled Promising Practices for Meaningful Family Engagement. The three teachers are Pam Grasby Sawatzky from Westberry Elementary School in Kindersley, Amber Thompson from Outlook Elementary School and Carly Robson Gilchrist from Walter Aseltine School in Rosetown. Their presentation will be based on research they did that was recognized in 2020 with the McDowell Foundation Research Award. Click here to read their research report summary.

The Public Meeting will also provide participants from local schools to discuss how the teachers’ research applies to their own families and schools. 

The meeting starts at 7:00 pm and will be held virtually. Click here for the link be access the meeting and the agenda.

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