Community

W. J. Mouat staff attend forum in Washington, D.C.

Vijay Manuel (left), Brian Billo (second from right) and Rob Comeau (right) receive the Promising Practices 2012 award from Joe Mazzola, vice president of Character Education Partnership.  -
Vijay Manuel (left), Brian Billo (second from right) and Rob Comeau (right) receive the Promising Practices 2012 award from Joe Mazzola, vice president of Character Education Partnership.
— image credit:

Three Abbotsford representatives were on hand at the National Forum on Character Education in Washington, D.C.

Vijay Manuel, Rob Comeau and Brian Billo were on hand for the event held Nov. 1 to 4 by the non-profit Character Education Partnership.

All three are on staff at W. J. Mouat secondary, where Comeau is principal, Manuel is vice-principal, and Billo is a teacher.

Manuel said the three were invited to share the story of the Abbotsford City of Character, which promotes building good character for the betterment of society. Manuel is chair of the Abbotsford Character council.

The National Forum on Character Education brought together educators, scholars and community leaders to address the most pressing issues in education today.

 

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

B.C. legislature to declare Terry Fox Day
 
Abbotsford nurse receives excellence award
 
Abby teen interviews hip-hop star Macklemore
Election 2014: List of municipal election candidates released
 
Homeless housing rezoning will move to public hearing
 
Election 2014: South Surrey ‘family group’ targets pro-gay policy
Tracy Keen: A positive outlook by design
 
From the Moche desert to the Amazon jungle
 
World Food Day celebrates family farms

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 22 edition online now. Browse the archives.