New curriculum topic at SD43 parent meeting

The District Parent Advisory Council has invited superintendent Patricia Gartland to talk about the new K-9 curriculum being introduced at schools this year

Parents interested in learning more about the new kindergarten to Grade 9 curriculum that is being introduced this year should attend this Wednesday's District Parent Advisory Council meeting at Winslow Centre in Coquitlam.

School District 43 superintendent Patricia Gartland will be giving an overview to help parents understand the changes, said Craig Woods, president of the parent organization.

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Craig Woods
DPAC 43 president Craig Woods. - Submitted

"It's an emerging process and we want to keep parents involved," Woods said. "We really feel like we need to have all of her staff coming and introducing to parents how its going to look like and when," he added.

The meeting takes place at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 28 in the Gallery room at Winslow Centre, 1100B Winslow Ave., Coquitlam.

In addition to Gartland's overview, Jodie Wickens, a parent advocate, will speak on autism.

For more information about DPAC, visit

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