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Monday, April 8 • 3:45pm - 4:30pm
Combating Conflict in the Home-School Relationship

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In a sense, the educational process common throughout the last two centuries has been predicated on an adversarial role. The student must prove his understanding to someone empowered to assess that learning and deem it as acceptable or in need of revision. What can educators at all levels do to combat or alleviate this inherent conflict? Education is a service industry staffed by professionals - how do we combat conflict as professional service providers? How can we develop a healthy partnership between home and school?

The presentation will include what the presenter has done as well as leave time for discussions and participation in some role play activities. Educators at all levels should either find something worth considering or bring their own worthwhile thoughts to the discussion.


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Steve Borley

Vice-Principal, Traditional Learning Academy
Steve has worked in the DL community since 2003 and in administration with TLA since 2012. He firmly believes that parents bear ultimate responsibility for children entrusted to them and as such need to be intimately involved in decision making. Parents didn't become parents so they... Read More →

Monday April 8, 2019 3:45pm - 4:30pm PDT