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Upcoming Workshops 

Please review all workshops below. The location may not always be David Thompson, but parents are encouraged to check out other workshops at other schools.

The PAC is looking for feedback and ideas of what type of workshops David Thompson should host. Please send any ideas to
Thank you!



           ​1.      What: Autism Resource Fair

When: November 17, 2018 9 am – 2 pm

Where: McMath Secondary, 4251 Gary St, Richmond 604-233-3124

Registration required:


2.      UBC Engineering & Architecture Open House

When: Saturday, November 24, 2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Where: Fred Kaiser Building, 2332 Main Mall, Vancouver

Interested in engineering or architecture? You and your family are invited to join us on Saturday, November 24. There’ll be cool demonstrations, fascinating lab tours, and informative presentations. Talk to advisors, professors and current students about all your options. Learn how applied science can make a world of difference.

3.      Education and the Brain Speaker Series

Location: Vancouver Technical Secondary School Auditorium 2600 E. Broadway,

i. After this talk your brain will not be the same: Adventures in Neuroplasticity

Speaker: Dr. Lara Boyd, PhD
Location: Vancouver Technical Secondary School Auditorium 

November 21 6:30pm – 7:30pm

       ii. Bilingualism and Brain Health in Children

Speaker: Dr. Rachel Weber, PhD
Location: Vancouver Technical Secondary School Auditorium 

December 4, 6:30pm – 7:30pm

iii.    Social and Emotional Learning in Children

Speaker: Dr. Kimberly Schonert-Reichl, PhD
Location: Vancouver Technical Secondary School Auditorium

January 22, 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Doors will open at 6:00 for all with presentations beginning at 6:30. These talks are geared to parents and teachers who are interested in learning how education changes the brain. They will provide information on what behaviours improve brain health and promote learning, how bilingualism affects cognitive function and how social and emotional learning impacts education and achievement.

Tickets will be sold at the door pending availability but seating is limited so registration is suggested. Registration and ticket purchases at: 51077491151