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Thursday, February 6 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Dealing with Difficult Parent in School Sports

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One of the greatest challenges in athletic opportunities for students is parents who challenge the coach's effort to build a positive educational environment using sport as the vehicle. This workshop looks at the common things items that make parents unhappy, and explores various ways to open and strengthen lines of communication to develop a partnership with parents and mitigate their concerns. Attendees will take away ideas for parent engagement, as well as tools and resources to assist in the communication process with parents. Attendees will also discuss a series of challenging scenarios to develop their own sense of best practices for situations that may arise.


Heather Bartling

Heather is currently in her 3rd year as Vice Principal, teacher, and Athletic Director at Frank Maddock High School in Drayton Valley. She has been a coach, mentor, and athletic director for the past 15 years at both FMHS and her former school in Bonnyville. As part of the instructor... Read More →

Kelle Hansen

Kelle has been an Athletic Director in the North Central zone for the past 23 years. Over the course of her teaching career, Kelle has been involved in many higher level aspects of sport leadership. She has had the opportunity to travel extensively throughout Canada and the US presenting... Read More →

Thursday February 6, 2020 2:00pm - 3:00pm
ECC: Salon 12 9797 Jasper Ave
  • Room Details Workshop Max Capacity - 160
  • Grade Focus 7-12
  • Tags English
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