NewsZoom session planned for SD71 families to address anxiety around return to classes SHARE ON: Troy Landreville, staff Wednesday, May. 13th, 2020 Author, teacher and speaker and an occupational therapist, Kim Barthel, is hosting a Zoom session for all Comox Valley School District families called ‘Sending our Children to School: What does that mean after the Pandemic.’ (Supplied by Kim Barthel)Comox Valley Schools wants to help ease the anxiety around sending elementary students back into classrooms. With that in mind, the district is hosting an online presentation with Kim Barthel called ‘Sending our Children to School: What does that mean after the Pandemic.’ Barthel is an author, teacher and speaker and an occupational therapist with specialties in workshop instruction including trauma informed practice, mental health and other disciplinary services. The presentation is open to all district families next Thursday, May 21st from 6:30 to 8 p.m. via Zoom. Pre-registration is required and space limited to 500 online participants. You can register here.All registered participants will be sent the Zoom link via email.