Parents are being encouraged to attend the fourth annual conference held by School District 60 and the Early Childhood Education Community.

The free conference will take place at the North Peace Secondary School on Feb. 19 between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. It will feature several workshops focusing on pre-school age children to high school age students. Some of the topics will include technology, brain development and dealing with challenging behaviours.

The keynote speaker will be Gary Anaka and he will be speaking on “How to Grow a Child’s Brain.”

Parents can bring their children to the conference as there will be various activities for children and child-care services will be provided for children between the ages of 3 and 5.

There will also be a free lunch provided for all participants.

Anyone interested in registering can visit or can pick up a form from any school in the District. The forms can then be faxed to Pat Lang at Alwin Holland at 250-785-6123.