BCEdAccess’ 7th Annual Education Advocacy Conference


Wednesday, September 22 — Sunday, September 26

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Join us online again this year for five (5) days of presentations, panels, and workshops. ASL interpretation and CART provided.

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Indigenous Opening with Sue Sterling-Bur 10:00am – 10:50am

Advocacy During a Pandemic
with Tracy Humphreys & Heidi Vinois 10:50am – 12:00pm

Distributed/Online Learning:
Changes, Impact and Advocacy
with Jenn Scharf & Tracy Humphreys 1:00pm – 2:30pm

The Kwantlen 7 Laws
with Wiyé.nox (Luke Dandurand) 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Social Wind Down 8:00pm – 8:30pm


Social Coffee Connection 9:00am – 9:30am

Jordan’s Principle: Putting Children First
with First Nations Caring Society’s Brittany Mathews 10:00am – 11:15pm

Dreaming Big About Education Workshop
with Anne Whitmore & Tracy Humphreys 1:00pm – 3:00pm

IEPS – What You Need To Know
with Suzanne Perreault 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Social Wind Down8:30pm – 9:00pm


Social Coffee Connection 9:00am – 9:30am

Human Rights and Your Child
with lawyer Lindsay Waddell 10:00am – 11:30pm

Ways to file HRT, Section 11 & more
with BCEdAccess Facilitators 11:30am – 12:00pm

A Classroom Perspective on Assessment
with Andrée E Gacoin 1:00pm – 2:30pm

Scaling the Impact of Inclusive Post-Secondary Education
with Marta Carlucci of Steps Forward 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Love, Human Rights and Reconciliation
with Symbia Barnaby 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Social Wind Down8:00pm – 8:30pm


Social Coffee Connection with Moosehide Campaign 9:00am – 9:30am

How to Create an Inclusion Committee
with Inclusion Committee Panel 10:00am – 11:15am

Anti-Ableism Panel
with BCEdAccess Anti-Ableism Committee 12:00pm – 1:15pm

Letter Writing and Other Advocacy Communications
with Tina Dam & Tracy Humphreys 3:00pm – 4:30pm

Disability and Race: Intersectionality, Inclusion and Impact
Moms Against Racism Canada’s
Symbia Barnaby & Karissa Crawley 6:30pm – 8:15pm

Social Wind Down 8:15pm – 8:45pm


Social Coffee Connection 9:00am – 9:30am

Inclusive Child-care within the Early Learning Framework
with Inclusive Education Partner Group 10:00am – 11:30pm

Self-Advocacy Matters
with BC People First Society 12:00pm – 2:00pm

Running for Office
with Jodie Wickens 3:00pm – 4:30pm

AdvoCon Closing
with Heidi Vinois 6:30pm – 7:00pm

Disrupting Misconceptions in our Schools
with Inclusion BC 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Social Wind Down8:30pm – 9:00pm


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