The Beatrice Watson-Acheson Foundation offers a trained Kindness Program teacher, at no cost to the school, to present our “Values Through Humane Education” program. Lessons are provided for Kindergarten to Grade 8 students in the Greater Toronto Area and Ottawa. The visit includes:

  • A trained Kindness Program teacher, accompanied by her/his dog.
  • Five 45 minute lessons per day (Kindergarten – 20 minutes) – according to a predetermined schedule.
  • Lessons focusing on a general theme of kindness and respect, geared to the age and grade of the children.
  • The opportunity for children, under careful supervision, to approach an animal and experience its unconditional love.
  • Follow-up lesson material for teachers and students.
  • Stickers with a “Be Kind to Animals” message for the students.

To request a visit fill out this Visit Request Form (MS Word Format) and email it to us at:  [email protected]

Here is some feedback from schools we have visited.