Fort St. John

APRIL 25, 2023

North Peace Mennonite Brethren Church. 10816 106 Street Fort St. John, BC

Screenagers film will be shown at Charlie Lake Community Church. 12731 244 Road, Charlie Lake, BC

Detailed Schedule

ATTN: Location Details - 1pm to 4pm events will be held at North Peace Mennonite Brethren Church. 10816 106 Street Fort St. John, BC. At 7pm the Screenagers film will be shown at Charlie Lake Community Church. 12731 244 Road, Charlie Lake, BC.

1:00pm - 1:30pm

Welcome, introductions and Worship (Youth Band)

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Lifting Our Eyes Up - Sara Kraushar & Craig Kwiatkowski

2:30pm - 2:45pm

Break

3:00pm - 4:00pm

  • Graduation 101 (for Grades 8-12) - Ryan Titley
  • Your HCOS Universal Support Toolbox
  • I’ve Ordered My Resources - Now What?

For Students
  • Passover Workshop
  • Games with Friends
  • STEM Activities

4:00pm - 7:00pm

Break

7:00pm - 8:15pm

Viewing of the film Screenagers NEXT CHAPTER: Uncovering Skills for Stress Resilience

8:15pm - 8:40pm

Discussion of Screenagers - Q&A

Closing

Detailed Schedule

ATTN: Location Details - 1pm to 4pm events will be held at North Peace Mennonite Brethren Church. 10816 106 Street Fort St. John, BC. At 7pm the Screenagers film will be shown at Charlie Lake Community Church. 12731 244 Road, Charlie Lake, BC.

1:00pm - 1:30pm

Welcome, introductions and Worship (Youth Band)

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Second Session

Lifting Our Eyes Up - Sara Kraushar & Craig Kwiatkowski

2:30pm - 2:45pm

Break

3:00pm - 4:00pm

  • Graduation 101 (for Grades 8-12) - Ryan Titley
  • Your HCOS Universal Support Toolbox
  • I’ve Ordered My Resources - Now What?

For Students
  • Passover Workshop
  • Games with Friends
  • STEM Activities

4:00pm - 7:00pm

Break

7:00pm - 8:15pm

Viewing of the film Screenagers NEXT CHAPTER: Uncovering Skills for Stress Resilience

8:15pm - 8:40pm

Discussion of Screenagers - Q&A

Closing

Conference Starts In...

Workshops

Speakers

Sara Kraushar

Academic Head of School

Sara Kraushar is the Academic Head of School for Heritage Christian Online School, living in Langley with her family. Over the 12 years of working at HCOS Sara has enjoyed being part of many aspects of the school as a teacher, administrator and parent. Home education has been an unexpected journey for Sara’s family and one they have been on for the last 9 years. In their free moments Sara’s family enjoys being outside, travel, and projects.

Sara Kraushar

Academic Head of School

Sara Kraushar is the Academic Head of School for Heritage Christian Online School, living in Langley with her family. Over the 12 years of working at HCOS Sara has enjoyed being part of many aspects of the school as a teacher, administrator and parent. Home education has been an unexpected journey for Sara’s family and one they have been on for the last 9 years. In their free moments Sara’s family enjoys being outside, travel, and projects.

Craig Kwiatkowski

Business Head of School

Craig Kwiatkowski is the Business Head of School for Heritage Christian Online School, living in Kelowna with his two children. Having been with HCOS for the past 15 years, he has experienced the changes, challenges and celebrations along the journey to be a school that serves a diverse community of home educators and learners. Craig is also a worship leader, hiker, disc golfer and donut aficionado.

Craig Kwiatkowski

Business Head of School

Craig Kwiatkowski is the Business Head of School for Heritage Christian Online School, living in Kelowna with his two children. Having been with HCOS for the past 15 years, he has experienced the changes, challenges and celebrations along the journey to be a school that serves a diverse community of home educators and learners. Craig is also a worship leader, hiker, disc golfer and donut aficionado.

Alison Ellis

HCOS Learning Services Administrator

Alison Ellis is the HCOS Learning Services Administrator for the Island and North Regions. She is a home educator for her three children/teens in Victoria, BC. She has many years of experience as an individualized teacher, as well as coordinating and teaching at Community Connections. In her current role, she enjoys working with teachers and families to support the social/emotional and academic growth of their students and loves seeing them develop in their understanding of the abilities God has given them. In her spare time, Alison enjoys playing games with her family and learning new skills such as trying a new instrument or figuring out home improvement projects. She keeps active through a women’s ice hockey league in the winter and gardening and spending time outside in the spring and summer.

Alison Ellis

HCOS Learning Services Administrator

Alison Ellis is the HCOS Learning Services Administrator for the Island and North Regions. She is a home educator for her three children/teens in Victoria, BC. She has many years of experience as an individualized teacher, as well as coordinating and teaching at Community Connections. In her current role, she enjoys working with teachers and families to support the social/emotional and academic growth of their students and loves seeing them develop in their understanding of the abilities God has given them. In her spare time, Alison enjoys playing games with her family and learning new skills such as trying a new instrument or figuring out home improvement projects. She keeps active through a women’s ice hockey league in the winter and gardening and spending time outside in the spring and summer.

Ryan Titley

Art Teacher and Grad Advisor

Ryan Titley is the Art Teacher and Grad Advisor for HCOS. He likes to look at each student as an individual with specific future plans and learning needs. He enjoys planning with families for each student’s needs and giving students the opportunity to grow to their potential as they move through their graduation program. He is a father of two and loves to see his kids explore their unique passions. Ryan has a fondness for unique creative expressions from fine art and woodworking to his kids cosplay and comic art. Likewise, he appreciates time in nature, backpacking, riding a mountain bike or racing his BMX. He looks forward to working with families and supporting their goals to provide a strong Christian education for their kids.

Ryan Titley

Art Teacher and Grad Advisor

Ryan Titley is the Art Teacher and Grad Advisor for HCOS. He likes to look at each student as an individual with specific future plans and learning needs. He enjoys planning with families for each student’s needs and giving students the opportunity to grow to their potential as they move through their graduation program. He is a father of two and loves to see his kids explore their unique passions. Ryan has a fondness for unique creative expressions from fine art and woodworking to his kids cosplay and comic art. Likewise, he appreciates time in nature, backpacking, riding a mountain bike or racing his BMX. He looks forward to working with families and supporting their goals to provide a strong Christian education for their kids.