College board, COPE set to em’bark’ on ‘amazing journey’ together

The Canines in the Classroom program gives secondary faculty students an possibility to master how to practice services pet dogs, although also strengthening their crucial literacy competencies, particular leadership abilities and self esteem as learners

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SIMCOE COUNTY DISTRICT School BOARD
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The Simcoe County District University Board (SCDSB) and COPE Support Puppies (COPE) have dedicated to function together to aid the shipping and delivery of the Canines in the Classroom program in schools.

“Our college students and educational facilities have benefitted from COPE packages for a amount of yrs. In generating our partnership formal, we are guaranteeing that more SCDSB pupils will have access to the Canines in the Classroom software and all of the gains that it can offer,” says SCDSB Director of Education and learning John Dance. “The consequences that puppies can have on effectively-getting and studying are exceptional, and we seem forward to observing the constructive outcomes of these interactions in our educational facilities.”

The Canines in the Classroom method offers secondary faculty students an option to master how to educate support pet dogs, while also strengthening their important literacy capabilities, private management techniques and self confidence as learners. The plan will be responsive to the requires of SCDSB learners, even though also furnishing an chance for the puppies to hone their skills in preparation for their eventual do the job as provider and remedy animals. 

“The students associated in Canines in the Classroom are an integral portion in the training of COPE canine. Not only do the students reward, but so in the end do the final life partners, whose lives blossom with the enable of their remarkably properly trained Provider Canine. We are thrilled to have the college students involved in this incredible journey,” states Dr. Liz Saul, COPE Provider Pet dogs Board Chair.

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