Quotes from principals and teachers from schools throughout Ontario:
“Our students were thrilled with the program and very responsive to the
instructor. The written component is a valuable and important facet of
the learning. Parents were extremely enthusiastic and supportive of the
program and wish to re-book this coming year for extended teaching. The
real proof of its value lies in the fact that two children have been in
potentially difficult and dangerous situations and immediately used
strategies taught by the program six months earlier.”
Earl Park, Principal - Morrish Road P.S., Scarborough
"Your presentation is timely in assisting students with strategies to protect
themselves if confronted by threatening circumstances. There was not one
instance of students misusing the knowledge they gained through inappropriate
activity in the school yard."
H. McKeown, Principal - Maple Leaf Public School
"We have found that the A.T. Youth Safety program left a permanent
mark on staff and students. The instructors have discipline, fairness and
adaptable techniques to work with students of various ages. We will
definitely be seeking funds to repeat the program next year."
S. Macdonald, Principal - Yorkwood Public School
"All of our students participated with enthusiasm and commitment. We
believe that this program helps foster student awareness and self esteem
and provides them with strategies to help them cope in an increasingly
L. Davies, Principal - Milne Valley M.S.
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