Learning Opportunities
August 13, 2019
TO
August 16, 2019
CASSIX/ASBOA Waterton 2019 Conference
Waterton Lakes Lodge Waterton, AB
FOCUS: Conferences
11
September
Making Sense of Teaching for Conceptual Understanding and Learning Transfer, Foundation Day
Presented by: Julie Stern
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: K-4  |  Audience: K-4 Teachers, Superintendents, District Leads, School Administrators, Learning Leaders,and Educational Assistants who have not previously attended a session with Julie Stern are encouraged to attend
FOCUS: Curriculum Development, Future Curriculum
registration open
16
September

+ 3 Dates

Adaptive Schools Foundation Seminar
Presented by: John Clarke
Lethbridge, AB
FOCUS: Inclusive Education, Curriculum Development, Leadership/Instructional Leadership
registration open
18
September
You are what you eat!
Presented by: Bonnie J. Kaplan & Norah Fines RD
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers, Administrators, and Decision Makers
FOCUS: Wellness
registration open
19
September

+ 1 Dates

Everyone Can Create- Ignite Creativity with iPads - Fall 2019
Presented by: Suhayl Patel
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: Curriculum directors, instructional technology specialists, principals, and teachers,Grades 4-12  |  Audience: Curriculum directors, instructional technology specialists, principals, and teachers
FOCUS: Literacy, Technology & Innovation
registration open
23
September

+ 1 Dates

Writing Workshop: Engaging English Language Learners & Struggling Writers Grades 3-9
Presented by: Bonnie Lebowitz
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: 3-9  |  Audience: School Admin, Learning Support Leads and teachers, Literacy Support Lead Teachers
FOCUS: Literacy
registration open
24
September
Leveled Literacy Intervention (LLI) - Next Steps in Implementation K-8
Presented by: Bonnie Lebowitz
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: K-8  |  Audience: Teachers who have previously participated in beginner LLI training
FOCUS: Literacy
registration open
24
September
Calm Classrooms, Active Bodies, Thriving Brains
Presented by: Norah Fines RD & Stephanie Wierl
Lethbridge, AB
FOCUS: Wellness, Inclusive Education
registration open
25
September

+ 4 Dates

Teen Mentoring in Schools Collaborative Community Network
Presented by: Caroline Gosling (Missal) & Meghan Cox
-, AB
Grade Level: 6-12  |  Audience: Teachers, Guidance Counselors, Administrators, Support staff & Career Practitioners
FOCUS: Mentorship, Inclusive Education, Wellness
registration open
26
September

+ 1 Dates

VTRA - Level 2
Presented by: Kevin Cameron
Medicine Hat, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: School Admin, Counselling Staff who either coordinate or participate in the VTRA process in school settings; Mental Health Therapists, Child Protection, Probation and other interested community partners. Participants MUST have Level I VTRA Training
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
01
October
Relational Culture and Making Sense of Anxiety
Presented by: Deborah MacNamara
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: PreK -12  |  Audience: School admin, teachers, educational assistants, counselors
FOCUS: Mental Health, Wellness
registration open
07
October
Breakout EDU
Presented by: Terry Lakey
Lethbridge, AB
FOCUS: First Nations, Métis, Inuit
registration open
07
October

+ 2 Dates

Principles of Standardized Testing – Level B Assessment
Presented by: Dr.Dave Carter
Medicine Hat, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Special Needs, Support and Classroom Teachers, Coordinators, Administrators, Learning Coaches
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
08
October
Creating a Classroom Where Readers Flourish
Presented by: Donalyn Miller
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: 4-9  |  Audience: Teachers & Literacy Leads
FOCUS: Literacy
registration open
09
October
Numeracy Across Alberta – An Opportunity for Jurisdiction “Numeracy” Leaders to Discuss Best Practices
Presented by: Numeracy Leaders from School Jurisdictions
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Numeracy Leaders from School Jurisdictions
FOCUS: Numeracy
registration open
10
October
Curriculum Based Assessment in Action
Presented by: Nikki Newton
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: K-6  |  Audience: Classroom teachers, learning support teachers
FOCUS: Mathematics, Assessment
registration open
10
October
Analyzing Assessments and Developing Learning Plans
Presented by: Dr.Dave Carter
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Special Needs, Support and Classroom Teachers, Coordinators, Administrators, Learning Coaches
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
Closed
22
October
Assembling Strength: Pathways to Reconciliation Gathering
Presented by: Dr. Dustin Louie & Various Presenters
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers, Administrators
FOCUS: Education for Reconciliation
registration open
24
October
Creating Cultures of Thinking
Presented by: Ron Ritchhart
Lethbridge, AB
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
28
October
Comment y arriver autrement? Maternelle à 2e année
Presented by: Renée Michaud
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: Maternelle à 2e année  |  Audience: French (FI and FSL) Teachers & Admin
FOCUS: French (FI and FSL)
registration open
28
October
Comment y arriver autrement? Math 3e à 5e/6e année
Presented by: Renée Michaud
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: Math 3e à 5e/6e année  |  Audience: French (FI and FSL) Teachers & Admin
FOCUS: French (FI and FSL)
registration open
29
October
Comment y arriver autrement? Maternelle à 2e année
Presented by: Renée Michaud
Medicine Hat, AB
Grade Level: Maternelle à 2e année  |  Audience: French (FI and FSL) Teachers & Admin
FOCUS: French (FI and FSL)
registration open
29
October
Comment y arriver autrement? Math 3e à 5e/6e année
Presented by: Renée Michaud
Medicine Hat, AB
Grade Level: Math 3e à 5e/6e année  |  Audience: French (FI and FSL) Teachers & Admin
FOCUS: French (FI and FSL)
registration open
19
November

+ 1 Dates

Assessing Critical Competencies: Modernizing Assessment & Reporting
Presented by: Tom Schimmer
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: K-9  |  Audience: Teachers, Principals, Central Office staff
FOCUS: Assessment
registration open
20
November

+ 1 Dates

Concept-Based Literacy Lessons: Designing Learning to Ignite Understanding and Transfer
Presented by: Tiffanee Brown
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers and Administrators
FOCUS: Future Curriculum
registration open
21
November

+ 1 Dates

Concept-Based Literacy Lessons: Designing Learning to Ignite Understanding and Transfer - MH
Presented by: Tiffanee Brown
Medicine Hat, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers and Administrators
FOCUS: Future Curriculum
registration open
29
November
3D Printer Workshop for Educators
Presented by: David Harmon, Greg Theron & Greg Fischer
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: Grades K-12  |  Audience: Any K-12 teacher who has an interest in learning how to 3D print
FOCUS: Career and Technology Foundations (CTF)
registration open
27
January

+ 1 Dates

Inside the Concept-Based Inquiry Classroom
Presented by: Rachel French
Lethbridge, AB
FOCUS: Future Curriculum, Curriculum Development
registration open
22
April
Box Cars and One-Eyed Jacks - Math Games, Family Math Night, and More! Grades K-3
Presented by: Jane Felling
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: K-3  |  Audience: Participants from previous sessions and any new participants, K-3 teachers, Special Ed Teachers and, Teacher Assistants
FOCUS: Mathematics, Literacy
registration open
22
April
Box Cars and One-Eyed Jacks - Math Games, Family Math Night, and More! Grades 4-8
Presented by: John Felling
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: Grades 4-8  |  Audience: Any participants from previous sessions and any new participants, 4-8 teachers, Special Ed Teachers and, Teacher Assistants
FOCUS: Mathematics, Literacy
registration open
04
May
Connecting Aboriginal Games To Your Math Curriculum Delivery 
Presented by: Terry Lakey
Medicine Hat, AB
FOCUS: First Nations, Métis, Inuit , Mathematics
registration open
04
June
Two Teachers and the Quest to Engage and Empower Adolescents
Presented by: Penny Kittle
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: 4-12  |  Audience: Teachers, Administrators, Literacy Coaches
FOCUS: Literacy
registration open