“Parent Engagement & Education Webinar Series”

Webinar Series | March 2021

Paul Davis

March 2nd, 2021
Parents – Let’s Talk about YOU! Smartphones and Online Privacy

Tuesday March 2nd – 7:15pm

Social Media: Twitter/Facebook/Instagram




Public Wifi & VPNs

Smartphones, Apps & Permissions

Dealing with Trolls

WhatsApp? Yes or No.

And More!

Anthony Perrotta

March 10th, 2021
Watch. Talk. Create. A March Break Family Movie Guide.

Wednesday March 10th – 7:00pm

For families looking for some stay-at-home March Break quality time, this webinar led by Vice Principal and Media Specialist Anthony Perrotta will provide a guide for essential at home watching for families with kids of all ages. With a media literacy and faith focus, Anthony will walk participants through his March Break recommendations all while encouraging families to embrace movies as an opportunity to watch together, talk together and create together.

Anthony Perrotta

From the onset of his career in education, Anthony has been compelled and dedicated to knowing and empowering students in telling their story. Entering the world of teaching from a career in documentary filmmaking, Anthony has worked to create inclusive spaces that provided students with the ability to share their story all while growing as responsive and responsible citizens with a global perspective. Now as a Vice Principal, Anthony continues in his journey as a leader committed to creating safe, equitable and inclusive spaces for all students all while intentionally addressing Anti-Black, BIPOC racism and the need to shape school cultures grounded in the Ontario Catholic School Graduate Expectations. Anthony holds a Diploma in Film and TV Production from Humber College, a Bachelor of Arts in Films Studies, A Bachelor of Education in Technology and is currently completing his Master of Education in Media Literacy at Queen’s University. Anthony has presented at a number of leading conferences including When Faith Meets Pedagogy and has written media based educational resources for a number of publishers and institutions including Nelson Education, Catholic Curriculum Corporation, Institute for Catholic Education, Queen’s University, Niagara University and many others. For more on Anthony, please visit: www.aperrotta.com

Wes Williams

March 24th, 2021
“Stick To Your Vision!”

Wednesday March 24th – 7:00pm

Wes Williams (aka Maestro Fresh Wes)

Wes Williams (aka Maestro Fresh Wes) has recently become the first rap artist to ever have a song inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame.

His legendary single “Let Your Backbone Slide” was the first rap recording to reach Gold and Platinum Status and is also considered to be a seminal intergenerational classic.

As an actor, Wes has appeared in several film and television projects, including eight seasons on CBC’s hit sitcom “Mr. D” playing the role of teacher / vice principal, Paul Dwyer .

Wes is also the author of the 2010 motivational book “Stick To Your Vision” and has been selected to do several national presentations, including the 2013 & 2017 Ted Talks on the subject of Self-Revision.

Wes Williams has written theme songs for the 2014 Winter Olympics, 2015 Pan Am Games, as well as the 2016 Summer Olympics. His song “Underestimated” was included in the 2017 EA Sports NHL17.

Due to Copyright Restrictions, OAPCE was not able to record these webinars.