As a parent of children with complex learning needs, I understand the challenges many parents face navigating the education system and see the challenges administrators, teachers and EAs face in an underfunded system.
I have been a strong advocate for public education in Burnaby and at the provincial level, and presented to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services during the last provincial budget process to advocate for K-12 Education funding.
I received the 2010 BC Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils (BCCPAC) Parent Leadership Award, was Burnaby District Parent Advisory Council (DPAC) Chair for five years, and President of the BCCPAC. I have been involved at the district and provincial level on a wide range of educational issues including: Inclusion & Special Education, Curriculum, SOGI, Child & Youth Mental Health, Indigenous Education and Early Learning.
Please support me, Jen Yang Mezei, and the entire Burnaby Citizens Association team, October 20.