Learning Opportunities
11
October

+ 1 Dates

Inclusive Education: Who, What, Where, When, Why & HOW?
Presented by: Shelley Moore
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers, Educational Assistants, Learning Coaches
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
Full
13
February

+ 1 Dates

Everyone Can Create- Ignite Creativity with iPads Group A
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
Postponed
14
February

+ 1 Dates

Everyone Can Create- Ignite Creativity with iPads Group B
Presented by: Suhayl Patel
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: 4-12  |  Audience: Curriculum directors, instructional technology specialists, principals, and teachers
FOCUS: Literacy, Technology & Innovation
Postponed
19
February
Support Staff PD Day - Teacher Registration
Presented by: Jody Carrington
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: All  |  Audience: Teachers of Holy Spirit Catholic Schools
FOCUS: Support Staff
Closed
19
February
Support Staff PD Day - Support Staff Registration
Presented by: Jody Carrington & CUPE 290
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: All  |  Audience: Support Staff of Holy Spirit Catholic Schools
FOCUS: Support Staff
Closed
26
February
Unleash Potential: Build strength in social-emotional, cultural and academic competencies
Presented by: Kelly Johnson, Leader in Me Coach
Fort Macleod, AB
Grade Level: K-12,District Leaders, School Administrators, Lead Teachers  |  Audience: District Leaders, School Administrators, Lead Teachers
FOCUS: Wellness, Inclusive Education
registration open
05
March
Supporting the ELL in the Writing Workshop
Presented by: Angela Stockman
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: K-8  |  Audience: Teachers, Administrators, Jurisdiction leaders
FOCUS: English Language Learners
registration open
06
March
Going Deeper with a Collaborative Response Model: Advanced Workshop
Presented by: Kurtis Hewson
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: School Administrators, Teachers, District Leaders, Educational Assistants, Instructional Leaders that are engaged in Collaborative Response Model work in their school or district.
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
07
March

+ 1 Dates

SIVA - March 2019
Presented by: Christie Archer & Kalie Veres
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: Administrators, Teachers, EEP Managers and Educational Assistants ,AES  |  Audience: Administrators, Teachers, EEP Managers and Educational Assistants & AES
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
Full
12
March
Creating High-quality Multiple-choice Questions
Presented by: Tim Coates
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: 4-12  |  Audience: Teachers Grades 4-12
FOCUS: Assessment
registration open
13
March
Assessing and Reporting Student Achievement in a Concept-Based Curriculum - Lethbridge
Presented by: Tim Coates
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: K-4  |  Audience: Teachers Grades K-4
FOCUS: Assessment
registration open
14
March
Assessing and Reporting Student Achievement in a Concept-Based Curriculum - Medicine Hat
Presented by: Tim Coates
Medicine Hat, AB
Grade Level: K-4  |  Audience: Teachers Grades K-4
FOCUS: Assessment
registration open
19
March
Moving Forward With High School Redesign South Spring Meeting
Presented by: Meghan Cox, Caroline Missal, Alberta Education, Kelly Adams & Stephen Wright
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: 10-12  |  Audience: Curriculum Directors, Principals, Teachers, Counselors, Administration
FOCUS: High School Completion, High School Redesign, Mental Health, Inclusive Education
registration open
23
March
2019 Early Childhood Education Conference - Play, Democracy and Language with Young Children: Honouring Young Children’s Instincts in Early Learning and Child Care
Presented by: Tom “Teacher Tom” Hobson & Lukacs Horvath
Lethbridge, AB
FOCUS: Early Learning
registration open
25
March
Assessment 101
Presented by: Tim Coates
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers, Administrators, District Leads
FOCUS: Assessment
registration open
25
March
Using ESL Benchmarks to Plan for Meaningful Instruction - Leth
Presented by: Emma Piayda & Nikki Johansen
Lethbridge, AB
FOCUS: English Language Learners
registration open
26
March

+ 1 Dates

The A-Z of Diploma Examinations - AM / Interpreting Diploma Examination Results as a Formative Tool to Enhance Teacher Instructional Practices - PM
Presented by: Tim Coates
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: Teachers Grades 10-12  |  Audience: Senior high school teachers, School administrators, District instructional leaders
FOCUS: Provincial Assessment - Diploma
registration open
26
March
Digital Citizenship for Education: A Roadmap for Success - Teachers
Presented by: Dr. Mike Ribble
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: K-4  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Technology & Innovation
registration open
26
March
Aitomani'stsi'kakimoap'a - Working Together on Working Together
Presented by: Southwest Regional Collaborative Service Delivery
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience:
FOCUS: First Nations, Métis, Inuit , Mental Health
registration open
27
March
Digital Citizenship for Education: A Roadmap for Success - Leaders
Presented by: Dr. Mike Ribble
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Leaders
FOCUS: Technology & Innovation
registration open
01
April
Teaching and Learning from Indigenous Insights and Understandings
Presented by: Dr. Dwayne Donald
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: School Administrators, Learning Support Leads, Teachers, Jurisdiction Leads
FOCUS: First Nations, Métis, Inuit
registration open
02
April

+ 1 Dates

TacPac Training - Essential
Presented by: Susie Fuller
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers, Administrators and Educational Assistants
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
04
April

+ 1 Dates

TacPac Training - MH
Presented by: Susie Fuller
Medicine Hat, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers, Administrators and Educational Assistants
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
Cancelled
04
April
TacPac Training Advanced
Presented by: Susie Fuller
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers, Administrators and Educational Assistants who have completed TacPac Essentials
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
11
April
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
16
April
Functional Literacy, Numeracy and Life Skills Programming
Presented by: Cynthia Parr
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: 5-12  |  Audience: School Admin, Learning Support Leads,Educational Assistants, Teachers, Department heads
FOCUS: Literacy, Numeracy, Wellness
registration open
30
April
Creative and Expressive Mathematics
Presented by: Suhayl Patel
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: 4-8  |  Audience: Teachers, Educational Assistants
FOCUS: Mathematics, Future Curriculum, Curriculum Development
registration open
06
May
Connecting Aboriginal Games to Your Math Curriculum Delivery
Presented by: Terry Lakey
Lethbridge, AB
FOCUS: First Nations, Métis, Inuit
registration open
07
May
Whole School Approach to Positive Mental Health
Presented by: Cynthia Parr, Norah Fines RD & Stephanie Wierl
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers, Administrators, Educational Assistants, School Counselors
FOCUS: Mental Health, Wellness, Inclusive Education
registration open
07
May
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
08
May

+ 3 Dates

Adaptive Schools Foundation Seminar
Presented by: John Clarke
Lethbridge, AB
FOCUS: Inclusive Education, Curriculum Development, Leadership/Instructional Leadership
registration open
10
May
LLI - Digging Deeper
Presented by: Bonnie Lebowitz
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: K-8  |  Audience: Teachers who have previously participated in beginner LLI training
FOCUS: Literacy
registration open
13
May
Teaching Practices that Position Students Closer to Reading Excellence - Building Adolescent Readers
Presented by: Kelly Gallagher
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: Grade 6-12  |  Audience: Literacy Teachers, Administrators & Jurisdiction Leads
FOCUS: Literacy
registration open
06
June
Teaching Concept Based Curriculum and Instruction
Presented by: Julie Stern
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: K-4  |  Audience: K-4 Teachers, Superintendents, District Leads, School Administrators, Learning Leaders, Educational Assistants are encouraged to attend
FOCUS: Curriculum Development, Future Curriculum
registration open