Parents as Career Coaches

ParentsasCareerCoachesParents as Career Coaches emphasizes the importance of helping your children discover what their passions/interests are.  It will assist your children to identify occupations which might help them pursue their passions. Parents as Career Coaches also encourages parents and their children to consider the many practical factors that will impact career decisions, including, for example, skills, the labour market, and education and training opportunities.

Parents as Career Coaches provides you with

  • Information about what the career journey looks like, to help you deal with the many twists and turns that can occur.
  • Details of what employers are looking for in this new world of work to identify the skills and personal qualities students need to develop to be competitive in the work force.
  • Information on where to find details on specific jobs, qualifications, opportunities, training, and financing.
  • A parent guide designed to help you work with your children throughout their career journey.
  • A student workbook, which provides your daughter or son with information and activities to:
    • Identify interests and skills
    • Research occupations

Here is what other parents are saying about the program:

“I thought I would feel overwhelmed after this course, but I feel more confident and relaxed.”

“Provided ideas to start the conversations about careers.  Was upbeat and positive.”

“Awesome program, with excellent presentation, thoughtful delivery, answering many of the questions I had or would have had.”

Parents as Career Coaches Senior High

The senior high program takes two evenings to complete

School:  C P Allen High

Dates:   Monday, February, 29 and Tuesday, March 1, 2016 (snow date, if required:  March 2)

Time:  6:30 pm – 9:00 pm (each evening)

Location for both sessions:  C P Allen High

You can register for an upcoming session at  If you do not have internet access or do not wish to register on the website, please contact the school office to add your name to the session list.

Please Note:   For parents, who are unable to attend this session, a second set of workshops will be offered at Citadel High on February 2 & 3, 2016.

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