Join one of our regional Q&A’s providing parents and carers a forum to discuss education topics and meet their local DSV Education Consultant!
This event is for parents and carers of children with Down syndrome who live in the Mallee, Loddon, Goulburn, Ovens and Murray regions.
Date: Tuesday 7th September
Time: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
This is an online event. You will receive the Zoom details upon registration.
About the event
Did you know that DSV has Regional Education Consultants? This session will provide general information about education and give participants a chance to meet Carolyn Goodbody, DSV Regional Education Consultant and Paula Kilgallon, DSV Education Manager. You’ll be able to ask questions, discuss issues and build a relationship with your local DSV staff member. The workshops are for parents and carers of children with Down syndrome from the regions outlined above. They are free online events.
Participants will have the opportunity to:
- Connect with other parents and carers
- Meet your local Education Consultant from DSV
- Share information and experiences of your child’s education
- Experience peer support
- Receive DSV information on education and advocacy
- Discuss the current education experience in Victoria – including remote learning
To register, please visit our online registration page:
Carolyn Goodbody, Education Consultant DSV
Carolyn is an experienced primary teacher who has worked across all levels F-6. She was Deputy Principal for four years and then took on the role of Welfare Coordinator. Carolyn joined the Educational Support Team in January 2019 and is dedicated to assisting and supporting students and teachers across Northern Victoria.
Paula Kilgallon, Education Manager DSV
Paula is an experienced teacher who has worked in primary schools in both Australia and overseas. She also has experience teaching socially disadvantaged children with Berry Street. Paula has post graduate qualifications in Psychology, having completed a Graduate Diploma in Psychology and a Graduate Diploma in Professional Psychology with Monash University. Paula joined the Education Support Team in January 2019, and is committed to helping students achieve their goals.