Functional Literacy, Numeracy and Life Skills Programming
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Functional Literacy, Numeracy and Life Skills Programming
Presented by: Cynthia Parr
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 | 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Session Location:
SAPDC Learning Suite B118, 1701 5th Avenue South (located in LCI), Lethbridge, AB
About the Session:

In this session participants will examine the functional life skills programming domains of literacy, numeracy, vocational skills and wellness.  They will then collaborate to identify potential learning activities to accompany the sequence. At the end of this session school teams will be able to use the developed scope and sequence document as a guide to assist in building individual student program plans to support individual student growth and development.

School Admin, Learning Support Leads,Educational Assistants, Teachers, Department heads
Grade Level:
About the Presenter(s):
Cynthia Parr

Cynthia Parr, B. Ed., M. Ed

Cynthia Parr is currently a Learning Facilitator with SAPDC. Previous to this she has been a teacher, vice-principal, principal and Director of Student Services as well as taught at the post-secondary level. Cynthia received both her B Ed and M Ed at the University of Lethbridge with a focus on professional development to meet the diverse learning needs of all students. As a Learning Facilitator she supports districts, schools and teachers to develop deeper understandings in all areas related to current Alberta Education priorities. Her background is in the area of Student Services and Inclusive Learning Supports (including best practices, differentiated instruction, Universal Design for Learning, Mental Health and Trauma Informed Practice). Cynthia is a passionate believer that every student can learn and achieve success given the necessary supports and a safe and positive learning environment.

Registration Fee:


Registration Deadline:

April 15, 2019

Registration Notes:

Lunch and Refreshments will be provided

This learning opportunity is possible through funding from Alberta Education.