CPAC Education Day 2019
1:00-5:30 PM, Mar 2 at Scarborough Civic Centre
Come to discover your choices in education and your possibilities in a profession with education experts, career counsellors, senior professionals, and top students! We are delighted to inform you that our 10th CPAC Education Day will be held on March 2, 2019 at Scarborough Civic Centre, 150 Borough Dr, Scarborough, ON M1P 4N7. The theme of this year’s Education Day is: Discover Your Possibilities.
CPAC’s Education Day helps immigrant families understand the education system in North America and helps to prepare current and future students for their academic future. The event guides parents to make informed decisions through the help of experienced speakers and panel discussions.
The 10th CPAC Education Day Features:
Keynote presentation: Discover Your Possibilities
Keynote speaker: Simu Liu, a Canadian Screen Award-nominated actor, writer and producer best known for his role as Jung on the hit CBC comedy Kim’s Convenience. He produces award-winning original content through his production company 4:12 Entertainment, named after the day he was laid off from his job as an accountant.
His keynote presentation will focus on improving communication between immigrant parents and their Canadian educated children; How immigrant parents can discover and help their kids develop their talent for wiser education and career choices; And the value of Chinese culture and family upbringing.
Scholarship Presentations & Panel
Be inspired by students who have achieved academic excellence and demonstrated community leadership
Three breakout session seminars
1. Discover the Canadian School System: Public vs. Private, English vs. French Immersion, Gifted, TOPS, IB, AP or STEM. Presented by a panel of teachers, parent & student in English and Mandarin
2. Discover Your Choices in Education: High School Course Selection and University Selection. Presented by a high school teacher & career counsellor in Mandarin
3. Discover Your Possibilities in A Profession: Doctor, Lawyer, Accountant, or Marketer? Presented by a panel of senior professionals in these fields in English
Networking Opportunities with experienced educators and top students. Complementary coffee and refreshments will be provided at the site.
Lucky Draws: Complimentary lucky draws for all the participants.
5:00 pm Reception; 6:00 pm Dinner
Grand York Ballroom
Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel & Suites
600 Highway 7 East (at Leslie) Richmond Hill, ON
(Free Underground Parking )
CPAC Education Day
Saturday, March 2, 2019
1:00 – 5:30 pm
Scarborough Civic Centre
150 Borough Dr, Scarborough, ON M1P 4N7
Free parking is available at the City of Toronto Employ Parking Lot (Upper Level). If you want to take public transit, the event venue is conveniently located near Scarborough Centre subway station.
Keynote Presentation: Discover Your Possibilities
Canadian Screen Award-nominated Actor, Writer and Producer
A Personal Message from Simu Liu
Breakout Session Seminar 1: Discover the Canadian School System
Guidance Counsellor, TDSB
Ph.D. P.Eng., Senior Reactor Analysis Engineer
French Immersion Teacher, York Region Board of Education
Breakout Session Seminar 2: Discover Your Choices in Education
High School Teacher & Career Counsellor
Breakout Session Seminar 3: . Discover Your Possibilities in A Profession
Dr. Latifa Yeung
MD, MSc FRCPC, Pediatric Gastroenterologist
Finance Director at CRH Canada
Multicultural Marketing Director at TELUS
2018 Scholarships and Awards Recipients
Ancaster High School
Carmen Bezner Kerr
University of Toronto, Trinity College
Bayview Secondary School
Marc Garneau Collegiate Institute
John Polanyi Collegiate Institute
Jing Xuan (Jessica) Miao
Western University - Ivey Business School
Pierre Elliott Trudeau High School
THANK YOU SPONSOR