Workshop Details
Workshop ID 818
Title Youth and Philanthropy Initiative (YPI), Career Education (Oct. 23)
Year 2020/2021
Subject Area Career Education
Audience Group Secondary Teachers
Open to external participants? Yes

VSB Career Programs invites you to learn about the Youth and Philanthropy Initiative (YPI), a program available to VSB schools and others across the country that provides opportunities for students to engage in authentic learning about their communities, and grants hundreds of thousands of dollars to community-based social service charities each year, 100% decided by thousands of high school students.

YPI has been active in BC schools since 2003 and supports the Career Life Education curricular competencies. In this session, YPI's National Program Director, Kate Gatto, will be joined by YPI Teacher from Windermere Secondary School, Victoria Wilcott, to share about the alignment with CLE, about how the program is implemented, and about the impact of the program for the students, teachers, and community. 

Contact Information Allison Newton,, 604-838-5012
  • Teams virtual platform. 
  • A Teams invite will be followed

Registration Deadline
Thursday, October 22, 2020
Fee Required No


Workshop Number: YPI - 818
Youth and Philanthropy Initiative (YPI), Career Education (Oct. 23)

Date: Friday, October 23, 2020
Time: 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Location: Online(MS TEAMS)
Presenter(s): Victoria Wilcott

Current Enroll: 15
EOC Provided: No