The Excellence Conference is aimed at students between ages 11 to 21 and their parents. It features successful members of the Caribbean community who will be on hand to give career advice and guidance, touching on things like career path, level of education required, scope for upward mobility, and critical success factors for owning and operating your own business. The conference is absolutely free.
Students will get priceless information and access to trades-persons, doctors, vice principals, university professors, lawyers, business owners, journalists, engineers, banking and finance professionals, graphic designers and more.
The conference goes beyond helping students make the best educational choices; there is also a parent session. The conference features a Teacher Panel made up of teachers from the Peel and Toronto District who are of Caribbean descent. The Panel discusses issues of interest to parents eg ,availability of bursaries, how to fund your child’s education, navigating the school system etc.