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It's an amazing event. The seminar speakers were so knowledgeable, and meeting with all the schools in one day... it saved me so much time."

 

Schedule

Expo opens

Choosing & Applying to Schools

Learn a step-by-step approach to choosing the right school for your child. There are many factors to consider when choosing a school, and what may be a great school for your neighbour's child may not be the best fit for yours. Gain insider information on how to assess your child's learning style against your families 'wants' and 'needs', and get advice on where to start, research tips and must-ask questions.

Admissions, Interviews & Entrance Testing

When applying to private schools, what information will you need to fill out the application form, how many schools should you apply to, and how far in advance should you apply? Get answers to these questions and more about the applications process, including advice and tips on what you need for a successful interview.

Financial Aid & Tax Breaks

A seminar you cannot afford to miss! Join our panel of experts as they unravel the mysteries of educational financing and paying for private school. Learn how to work education costs into your budget while gathering details about incentives such as scholarships, bursaries and financial aid.

Expo closes

Why Attend

  • Speak with education and admissions experts
  • Meet leading private and independent schools and their students – list of exhibiting schools
  • Learn how to find the right private school for your child – information seminars
  • Find out about the admissions process, when to apply and what schools look for
  • Determine your budget and receive information about scholarships and bursaries


Why Attend

  • Speak with education and admissions experts
  • Meet leading private and independent schools and their students – list of exhibiting schools
  • Learn how to find the right private school for your child – information seminars
  • Find out about the admissions process, when to apply and what schools look for
  • Determine your budget and receive information about scholarships and bursaries

The 10th annual Vancouver Private School Expo
The Westin Bayshore
1601 Bayshore Drive
Vancouver, BCV6G 2V4




Meet with exhibiting private schools and partners

  • Urban Academy
    New Westminster, British Columbia
    Grades JK to 12 (Coed)

  • Alexander Academy
    Vancouver, British Columbia
    Grades 8 to 12 (Coed)

  • Vancouver Waldorf School
    North Vancouver, British Columbia
    Grades Preschool to 12 (Coed)

  • International School of Asia, Karuizawa (ISAK)
    Karuizawa-machi, Kitasaku-gun, Nagano, JAPAN
    Grades 10 to 12 (Coed)

  • Dwight School Canada
    Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia
    Grades 6 to 12 (Coed)

  • Camp Kodiak
    Age: 6 - 18
    Special Needs

  • Kenneth Gordon Maplewood School
    North Vancouver, British Columbia
    Grades K to 12 (Coed)

  • Westside Montessori Academy
    Vancouver, British Columbia
    Grades Preschool to 7 (Coed)

  • Pear Tree Elementary
    Vancouver, British Columbia
    Grades K to 7 (Coed)

  • Cousteau, The French International School of Vancouver
    North Vancouver, British Columbia
    Grades Preschool to 9 (Coed)

  • Aberdeen Hall Preparatory School
    Kelowna, British Columbia
    Grades Preschool to 12 (Coed)

  • Arrow Academy
    North Vancouver, British Columbia
    Grades 3 to 12 (Coed)



About the Private School Expo in Vancouver


Get Explanations of Different School Programs & Types of Schools

  • Confused about the difference between Montessori and Waldorf schools?
  • Looking for a school for your gifted child?
  • What are the benefits of a girls' private school?

Whether you are looking for a school now or just exploring your options, the Vancouver Private School Expo is a must for every parent. The largest school fair of its kind provides you with the opportunity to speak with schools, students and parents from Vancouver and elsewhere throughout British Columbia. Vancouver schools present will include preschools, elementary, middle and secondary schools, boys and girls schools and private schools from Victoria and Vancouver Island.

School Programs & Types:

  • Private high schools
  • Montessori schools & preschools
  • Troubled teens
  • Schools for ADHD
  • Gifted kids programs
  • Girls' private schools.

Considering a boarding school experience? Meet with specialty schools from Vancouver Island to Nova Scotia, and Switzerland to Hawaii. An opportunity of a lifetime awaits your child.

We invite you to speak with private school education experts and school representatives on a one-to-one basis, all in one day, at one location.



Speakers

Managing Editor, Our Kids Media
Speaking on: Moderator
Education Director, KEY | Admissions Strategy & Learning Enrichment
Speaking on: Application & Interview Process
Director, DTS Disability Tax Services Ltd.
Speaking on: Financial aid and tax credits
The expo is excellent. We can now rank schools based on which one will be best for our son.


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