Is it that time of year again already!? Spring has almost sprung and following suit, tickets to the sixth annual Collaborative State of Mind conference have almost sold out. If you haven’t bought yours yet and work with children or youth in any capacity and would like to hear renowned speakers Dr. Stuart Shanker, Dr. […]

Welcome Denise De Campos, Community Planner, to PCYI Oct 13, 2015 Author: Theresa Micallef October 8, 2015 I’m happy to announce that Denise De Campos will be joining the PCYI team in the role of Community Planner, effective October 13, 2015. Please join us in welcoming her to our community!Denise comes to us with a superb skill set that we […]


Craig Alexander, former TD Bank Economist describes the economic benefits of investing in the next generation of workers.

Monica Valencia 2015

Fall is a time for new beginnings, and with that in mind, PCYI has two staff announcements to share. We’re excited to announce that Monica Valencia has joined PCYI in the role of Success By 6 Manager, so please join us in giving Monica a warm, PCYI welcome. You can follow her on Twitter @MValencia_SB6 […]


PCYI’s Executive Director Graham Clyne recently did a short video for Peersite, to outline four points from his keynote presentation at last month’s Self-Regulation Summer Symposium: expertise, fidelity, best practice and being receptive to critics of self-reg. If you’re not yet familiar with the concept of self-regulation, self-regulation refers to the ability to monitor and control […]

PCYI is pleased to welcome Theresa Micallef to the role of Communications Manager on a one-year contract. Our current Communications Manager, Krista Murray, has headed off on maternity leave. Please join us in wishing Krista well on her new adventure! Theresa is a creative marketing & communications strategist with over ten years’ experience delivering ROI-driven […]

The following a guest post by youth kindness and anti-bullying advocate, Simrat Heer.  My name is Simrat Heer, I am 17 years old, and I am a survivor of bullying and an anti-bullying activist. I was eleven when I was first told that I was not pretty enough to have friends at school. At this time, […]