Learning Opportunities
19
October
Speaking to the Heart - The Importance of Understanding the First Nations, Métis and Inuit Perspectives for School Communities
Presented by: Charlene Bearhead
Barnwell , AB
Grade Level: Teachers ,Administrators,Parents,Trustees  |  Audience:
FOCUS: First Nations, Métis, Inuit
Closed
23
October

+ 1 Dates

Fountas & Pinnell Levelled Literacy Intervention (LLI): Grades K-2
Presented by: Sherry Ratz
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: K-2  |  Audience: Grades K-2 classroom teachers and literacy coaches working with LLI systems in classrooms
FOCUS: Literacy
registration open
25
October
A Hands-on Evening with the Alberta Science Network for Grade 2 Teachers: Exploring Liquids plus Buoyancy & Boats
Presented by: Ed Kusmirski
Medicine Hat, AB
Grade Level: Grade 2 Teachers  |  Audience: Grade 2 Teachers
FOCUS: Science
registration open
25
October

+ 1 Dates

Fountas & Pinnell Levelled Literacy Intervention (LLI): Jr./Int Grades 3-8
Presented by: Susan Burroughs
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: 3-8  |  Audience:
FOCUS: Literacy
registration open
26
October
A Hands-On Evening with the Alberta Science Network for Grade 3 Teachers: Hearing and Sound Unit
Presented by: Ed Kusmirski
Medicine Hat, AB
Grade Level: Grade 3 Teachers  |  Audience: Grade 3 Teachers
FOCUS: Science
registration open
26
October
Instructional Design Framework
Presented by: Jason Ness and Dan McWilliam
Medicine Hat, AB
Grade Level: Grades 6-12  |  Audience: Classroom Teachers, Administrators and School and Divisional Leaders with roles specific to Instructional Design & Advancement of Pedagogy
FOCUS: Leadership/Instructional Leadership
registration open
26
October

+ 1 Dates

Level II Violence and Risk Assessment Training
Presented by: Kevin Cameron
Brooks, AB
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
27
October
Provincial Assessment Information Session - Elementary and Junior High Focus
Presented by: Kelty Findlay
Dunmore , AB
Grade Level: Elementary teachers ,Jr./Middle School teachers  |  Audience: Teachers, Administrators, Jurisdiction Leads
FOCUS: Assessment
registration open
27
October
Provincial Assessment Information Session - High School Focus
Presented by: Deanna Shostak
Dunmore , AB
Grade Level: Grades 10-12  |  Audience: Teachers, Administrators and Jurisdiction Leads
FOCUS: Assessment
registration open
30
October

+ 1 Dates

WEBINAR: Introducing the Working Together to Support Mental Health in Alberta Schools Resource
Presented by: Cynthia Parr - Lethbridge
Online
Grade Level: ALL SCHOOL LEADERS, ADMINISTRATORS, GUIDANCE COUNSELORS, STUDENT SERVICES, AND SCHOOL BASED AND COMMUNITY PARTNERS WHO SUPPORT MENTAL HEALTH IN SCHOOL ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND  |  Audience: ALL SCHOOL LEADERS, ADMINISTRATORS, GUIDANCE COUNSELORS, STUDENT SERVICES, AND SCHOOL BASED AND COMMUNITY PARTNERS WHO SUPPORT MENTAL HEALTH IN SCHOOL ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
31
October
Zone 6 Curriculum Coordinators’ Meetings – Fall 2017
Presented by: -
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: Curriculum Coordinators  |  Audience: Curriculum Coordinators
FOCUS: Curriculum Development, Meetings
registration open
01
November

+ 3 Dates

CASS Fall Conference & Pre-Conference 2017
Presented by: College of Alberta School Superintendents (CASS)
Calgary, AB
Grade Level: System Leaders from Alberta public, separate, Francophone, charter and First Nations & Métis Education Authorities. Superintendents are welcome to invite school leaders to the Pre-Conference and/or Conference  |  Audience: System Leaders from Alberta public, separate, Francophone, charter and First Nations & Métis Education Authorities. Superintendents are welcome to invite school leaders to the Pre-Conference and/or Conference
FOCUS: Conferences
registration open
02
November

+ 1 Dates

SIVA - November
Presented by: Christie Archer & Kalie Veres
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: All grades,Teachers, educational assistants, caregivers in school programs and residential placements who work with children and youth with severe behavior disorders  |  Audience: Teachers, educational assistants, caregivers in school programs and residential placements who work with children and youth with severe behavior disorders
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
Full
06
November
School Nutrition Program Support Webinar
Presented by: Norah Fines RD & Michelle Letoutneau RD
Online
FOCUS: Wellness
registration open
08
November
Community of Practice - Universal Design for Learning
Presented by: Cynthia Parr
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teacher, Learning Support Teachers
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
08
November
A hands on Evening with the Alberta Science Network for Grade 5 teachers: Electricity & Magnetism
Presented by: Ed Kusmirski
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: Grade 5 Teachers  |  Audience: Grade 5 Teachers
FOCUS: Science
registration open
November 09, 2017
THE COMMONS CONNECTION LIBRARY CONFERENCE 2017
Lethbridge Collegiate Institute Lethbridge, AB
FOCUS: Learning Commons
13
November
Envisioning a Collaborative Response Model
Presented by: Kurtis Hewson & Lorna Hewson
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers, Adminstrators
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
20
November

+ 1 Dates

Fountas & Pinnell Levelled Literacy Intervention (LLI): Introductory Training, Jr. Intermediate Grades 3-8 - Brooks
Presented by: Sherry Ratz
Brooks, AB
Grade Level: Grades 3-8  |  Audience: GRADES 3 - 8 CLASSROOM TEACHERS AND LITERACY COACHES WORKING WITH LLI SYSTEMS IN CLASSROOMS ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND.
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
20
November
Working Together to Support Mental Health: A Strength Based Approach
Presented by: Cynthia Parr
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: K-12 Teachers, Administrators, District Leads and Counsellors  |  Audience: K-12 Teachers, Administrators, District Leads and Counsellors, Learning Support Teachers
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
22
November
Food at School: How do we measure up?
Presented by: Dr. Kim Raine
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: K-12 teachers  |  Audience: -
FOCUS: Wellness
registration open
22
November
How to Grade for Learning using Fixes for Broken Grades
Presented by: Ken O'Connor
Cardston, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Assessment
registration open
05
December
Getting to Know our Refugee Second Language Learners
Presented by: Cynthia Parr
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: Grade K-12 Teachers, Administrators, Jurisdiction Leads, Learning Support Teachers, ESL Teachers, LST Teachers, Counsellors  |  Audience: Grades K-12 Teachers, Administrators, Jurisdiction Leads, ESL and LST Teachers, Counsellors
FOCUS: Literacy, Numeracy
registration open
07
December

+ 1 Dates

SIVA - December
Presented by: Andy Tyslau & Shaun Metz
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: Teachers, educational assistants, caregivers in school programs and residential placements who work with children and youth with severe behavior disorders  |  Audience: Teachers, educational assistants, caregivers in school programs and residential placements who work with children and youth with severe behavior disorders
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
12
December
Microsoft Office 365 Training
Presented by: Vance Beblow
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers, Administrators & anyone who would like to know more about Office 365
FOCUS: Technology & Innovation
registration open
17
January
Taking Shape - Exploring Spatial Reasoning
Presented by: Karen Campbell
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: K-2  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Mathematics
registration open
24
January
Spatial Reasoning Across the Math Strands
Presented by: Diane Stang
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: K-8  |  Audience: Teachers, Administrators
FOCUS: Mathematics
registration open
29
January
Book Love: Developing Depth, Stamina, and Passion in Adolescent Readers
Presented by: Penny Kittle
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: Grades 4-12,Teachers, Administrators,Literacy Coaches  |  Audience: Teachers, Administrators, Literacy Coaches
FOCUS: Literacy
registration open
26
February
Teaching Practices That Position Students Closer to Writing Excellence – Building Adolescent Writers
Presented by: Kelly Gallagher
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: 6-12,Literacy Teachers, Administrators & Jurisdiction Leads  |  Audience: Literacy Teachers, Administrators & Jurisdiction Leads
FOCUS: Literacy
registration open
28
February
Good Grieving: A Strength Based Approach
Presented by: Kent Hollingsworth
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: K-12 Teachers, Administrators, Jurisdiction Leads, Counsellors, LST Teachers, Social Workers  |  Audience: K-12 Teachers, Administrators, Jurisdiction Leads, Counsellors, LST Teachers, Social Workers
FOCUS: Inclusive Education, Mental Health
registration open
14
March
Mental Wellness at School
Presented by: Dr. Patrick Carney
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: Teachers Grades K-12  |  Audience: Teachers, Administrators and Jurisdiction Leads
FOCUS: Mental Health, Inclusive Education
registration open
17
April
BOX CARS AND ONE-EYED JACKS: PRIMARY MATH AND LITERACY GAMES WORKSHOP
Presented by: Jane Felling
Lethbridge, AB
FOCUS: Mathematics, Literacy
registration open
17
April
BOX CARS AND ONE-EYED JACKS: UPPER ELEMENTARY MATH AND LITERACY GAMES WORKSHOP
Presented by: John Felling
Lethbridge, AB
Grade Level: Division II Teachers  |  Audience:
FOCUS: Mathematics, Literacy
registration open