Understanding Teens from the Inside Out

Educator and author Hannah Beach to speak to parents/guardians at SCDSB schools
Posted on 04/05/2023
Members of the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) community are invited to attend one of two presentations focused on ‘Understanding Teens from the Inside Out’ in April. Hannah Beach, an educator, author, and emotional health consultant, will provide practical strategies to support children and youth facing emotional health crises and behavioural problems.

On April 12, Beach will present at Georgian Bay District SS from 6:30 to 8 p.m. This event is being offered in partnership with the school councils from Elmvale District HS, Georgian Bay District SS, Mundy’s Bay PS, and Wyevale Central PS. Georgian Bay District SS is located at 925 Hugel Ave. in Midland.

On April 13, Beach will present at Twin Lakes SS from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Individuals interested in attending are asked to register in advance. This event is being offered in partnership with the school councils from East Oro PS, Harriett Todd PS, Twin Lakes SS, and Uptergrove PS. Twin Lakes SS is located at 381 Birch St. in Orillia.
These events are funded by the Ministry of Education through the Parents Reaching Out Grants program, which is administered by the SCDSB’s Parent Involvement Committee.

Beach is an award-winning educator, author, emotional health consultant, and keynote speaker. She is the co-author of Reclaiming Our Students: Why Children Are More Anxious, Aggressive, and Shut-Down Than Ever—And What We Can Do About It. She was recognized by the Canadian Human Rights Commission in 2017 as one of five featured changemakers in Canada.

This initiative links directly to the SCDSB Strategic Priorities in the areas of Well-being and Community.

Sarah Kekewich, Manager of Communications
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