I don’t usually promote presentations, but the following is highly recommended.
I have attended one of Mike Hancock’s talks and I would strongly encourage anyone with a child in the school system to attend. He provides information that you will not get from any website.
The details from the ASBC are copied below:
The North Shore ASBC Support Group proudly presents:
a presentation on
Your Child’s Legal Rights in the BC School System
The School Act and the Hewko Decision
parent and attorney
7:00 – 900 pm, Tuesday Sept 18 2012
Welsh Hall West
downstairs in the
West Vancouver Memorial Library
Mike is a parent of a child with autism, and a former in-house counsel for the Vancouver School Board. He has also previously worked in private practice with a focus on education law. He will review our children’s rights under the School Act.
We will cover the following:
– Parents’ rights under the School Act
– Obligations of school boards surrounding IEPs
– Implications of the Hewko case
– Practical tips for dealing with school boards
The West Vancouver Memorial Library is at 1950 Marine Drive:
The library is easily accessible via Highway #1 Upper Levels, taking either the 15th Street or 20th St. exits.
Coffee/Tea and snacks provided. Donations are greatly appreciated (but not required).
Please RSVP to Dragos at <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Carol and Dragos
(Co-facilitators for ASBC North Shore Group)