Parents Post-Secondary Education

What’s next

Vancouver School Board Career Programs – On January 13 we welcomed Rhonda Stangeland, Career Education Coordinator, and District Resource Teachers Allison Newton and Mark Reid with VSB Career Programs, who presented information on a wide variety of opportunities in skilled trades, and pathways into trades through the VSB. A recording of their presentation and some accompanying graphics are posted below.

VSB Career Programs link: careerprograms.vsb.bc.ca
VSB Career Programs videos: bit.ly/cp_tv
Also, for information on top in demand trades published by the Industry Training Association, please see https://www.itabc.ca/our-trades-training-system/top-demand-trades
The ITA website for youth is https://youth.itabc.ca/

What’s next

Kitsilano PAC invites you to join Michelle Dittmer for an evening presentation exploring the benefits of a gap year prior to post secondary schooling.

For more information https://www.cangap.ca/

What’s Next – CANADIAN GAP YEAR ASSOCIATION
with Michelle Dittmer / President and Co-Founder

The Canadian Gap Year Association (CanGap) is a registered non-profit organization with a mission to support young people looking to take an intentional step off the conveyor belt of life to explore and experience ‘the real world’ according to their talents, goals and interests.

When? Wednesday Dec 16th, 2020

Time? 6:PM

Where? Canadian Gap Year Association Zoom Link

What’s next

Emily Carr University of Art + Design accepting applications through January 15th 2021:

https://www.ecuad.ca/admissions/application-info/undergraduate-applications/key-dates-undergraduate-applications

ECUAD’s portfolio building workshop:

https://www.ecuad.ca/academics/teen-programs/courses-workshops/portfolio-workshop-for-teens

ECUAD updates and educational options for secondary student here:

https://www.ecuad.ca/academics/teen-programs

Presentation with recruiter Joni Taylor of ECUAD.

What’s next

Our first presentation was on Wednesday September 23, an overview of the subject hosted by EducationPlannerBC, a one-stop resource for information and applications to the majority of post-secondary institutions in BC. The session was recorded, and we also received a pdf copy of the powerpoint presentation and a record of the question and answer session. The links to these materials, and some general information about EducationPlannerBC, are here:

What’s next

This year the Kits PAC is pleased to continue our “What’s Next?” series of information evenings on post-secondary education options for parents and students in Grade 10, 11 and 12.
We know you have many questions about how post-secondary institutions are adapting their admissions processes to reflect the changes in public education in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, so are working to invite recruiters from a variety of institutions to bring us all up to speed. Our first presentation is on Wednesday September 23, 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.

To give us an overview of the subject, this Zoom meeting will be hosted by EducationPlannerBC, a one-stop resource for information and applications to the majority of post-secondary institutions in BC.

Sea Smart

Sea Smart is a Vancouver-based charity that delivers online programs, school workshops, after school programs, summer camps, shoreline clean-ups and corporate programs.

What’s next

Join us on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at 7pm, for ONLINE session to learn about options available to your children for their post-secondary path.

What’s next

Join us on Wednesday, May 06, 2020, at 7pm, for ONLINE session to learn about options available to your children for their post-secondary path.

What’s next

Join us on Wednesday, April 15, 2020, at 7pm, for ONLINE session to learn about options available to your children for their post-secondary path.

What’s next

Join us on Wednesday, February 5, 2020, at 7pm, to learn about options available to your children for their post-secondary path, and be introduced to the resources currently available in our community.
The presentation will take place from 7pm until 9pm in the Kitsilano Secondary School, in Drama studio, room 180.
We will have greeters at the main entrance (of the school on Trafalgar) directing you to the auditorium.

WHAT’S NEXT …

Join us on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, at 7pm, to learn about options available to your children for their post-secondary path, and be introduced to the resources currently available in our community.

Join representatives from Langara College and Quest university to learn about options available to your children for their post-secondary path, and be introduced to the resources to keep you informed.

Post Secondary School: Learn About the Resources Available for Your Children

Rhonda Stangeland, Career Education Coordinator, and Wendy Gilmour from VSB Career Programs

on discovering the many career opportunities in trades available for high school students, work experience  and post graduation options http://youth.itabc.ca.

Guy Dansereau from Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts presenting professional diploma programs in culinary arts.

Chef Guy is originally from Montreal and moved to Vancouver 3 years
ago via Chicago, IL and Monterey, CA.
After spending the first part of his career in process chemical sales,
Guy decided to change paths to follow a life-long interest for food,
people, and culture.
A graduate of the culinary training program at Kendall College in Chicago,
Guy has held various positions as an instructor,
consultant, business owner, and catering chef.
As the Associate Director of Admission at PICA, he looks forward to sharing his experiences and passion for the food service industry!

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