BCEdAccess is thrilled to announce the appointment of our first Board of Directors as we take the next step toward becoming a not for profit society in BC. … More BCEdAccess Society Names First Board of Directors
We’re so close now to our third annual conference on October 6th in Surrey! Get your tickets here: Advocacy: Strategies and Solutions This conference would not be possible without our sponsors and we’re so grateful – thank you! #YEM_BC youreducationmatters.ca facebook.com/youreducationmatters @inclusionbc http://inclusionbc.org/ facebook.com/InclusionBC You may also want to check out our pre-conference lightning talk … More #AdvoCon2018 – Full Brochure on Speakers and Workshops
Enjoy snacks, drinks and conversation while listening to exciting, quick presentations designed to get you excited about inclusive ideas!
Exclusion of students with special needs and/or disabilities is a notable problem in BC K-12 schools. *Exclusion is, under the School Act, actually a suspension and the rules that govern this should be laid out in School Board policy in for each District. … More TRACKING EXCLUSION: BCEdAccess’ Exclusion* Incident Report Form
BCEdAccess is excited to announce our third annual Advocacy Conference, Advocacy – Strategies and Solutions! We are working hard behind the scenes to bring together a stellar event. Whether this will be your first time attending or you’ve come to every one so far, we hope you walk away inspired, energized, and ready to take … More Another year, another conference! FAQs
Find out when that first day is – will your child be attending on the first day of school? Often schools will ‘suggest’ that your child may be more comfortable attending a few days or even a few weeks later instead, and sometimes you won’t find this out until very close to the date. And some families choose a later transition because they know that this is what will work best for their child. … More Back to School – 8 things you can do to prepare your child with special needs
Call for Proposals: Advocacy – Strategies and Solutions, BCEdAccess 2018 Conference and AGM BCEdAccess, as an organization of parents, guardians and allies, supports the rights of children and youth with special needs and/or disabilities to achieve equitable access to a quality education in accordance with international human rights law, and full inclusion and participation in … More Call For Proposals
BCEdAccess would like to acknowledge that our members and volunteers live and work all over our province, on hundreds of unceded Indigenous territories. … More Territorial Acknowledgement
It is our hope that redistributing the same amount of money is not the ultimate goal, but instead revising the funding model is merely a step along the path to a truly inclusive and modern K-12 public education system. … More Thoughts on the Funding Model Review
Our recommendations are only the beginning of many changes that are required to provide a quality, equitable public education to all the children in our province. … More Parent-Led Groups Advocate Together for Access to Education
Building Relationships was one of the excellent workshops we were fortunate to have at our second annual advocacy conference, Advocacy In Action (2017). It was presented by Erika Cedillo and José Duarte. You’re really going to have to look out for their next live version of this presentation, because their energy and enthusiasm really gave … More Notes from Advocacy In Action Part 1 – Building Relationships
With the startup to the new school year, and the many challenges that parents typically encounter around this time, I thought it might be valuable to have a comprehensive guide to how to proceed. I turned to Inclusion BC to see if they could provide some guidance. This excellent and thorough document is what they … More Guest Post: Effective Approaches to Resolving School Issues for Your Child With Special Needs
BCEdAccess presented Oct 9th to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services … More BCEdAccess Presentation to Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services
I had to share the beautiful work done by Amanda Hillis of our conference brochure – thank you Amanda! To learn more about our 3rd annual Advocacy conference, click here: Advocacy: Strategies and Solutions FAQs Brochure pages with schedule: Schedule page 1 Schedule page 2 Schedule page 3 Schedule page 4
Going to the all candidates forums in your neighborhood, or chatting with a candidate online or over coffee? Need some ideas on what to ask the trustee hopefuls? The team at BCEdAccess has put together a list you can choose from or modify as you see fit!