Programs & Services - Family and Community - Parents' Night Out
The Parents’ Night Out (PNO) Committee has been offering free, high quality education nights for parents and caregivers in New Westminster since 2007. Our goal is to gather information about issues affecting children and youth and recruit experts in the field to educate families. The PNO Committee is made up of representatives from:
- District Parent Advisory Council
- Fraser Health
- New Westminster Police Department
- New Westminster School District
- New Westminster Youth Services
We are pleased to offer four PNO events per year.
Coming up: October 22, 2019
New Westminster Students – Their Stories! – Dr. Kimberly Schonert-Reichl
Supporting happy and healthy kids: How to support your child’s well-being and their social emotional growth.
Each year school districts in the province provide opportunities for students to share how they are doing in areas of well being, human connections, school experiences and community experiences. Come and hear what your children are saying and learn how you can support them in areas of social and emotional well being!
Dr. Kimberly Schonert-Reichl, the Director of the Human Early Learning Partnership in the School of Population and Public Health in the Faculty of Medicine at UBC is a renowned expert in the area of social and emotional learning (SEL) research with children and adolescents, particularly in relation to the identification of the processes and mechanisms that foster positive human qualities such as empathy, compassion, altruism, and resiliency.
Using student voice, Dr. Schonert-Reichl will explore health and well being for our children including healthy sleep, nutrition, connection with adults and community connectedness.