Attention Chemistry Teachers! Click below for more info:
Social Justice Workshops Sat, March 2: Click picture below for more info:
Tom McEvay "On the Edge of Chaos
Working with At Risk, Vulnerable and Marginalized Youth"
5 Saturdays April 13, 27, May 11, 25 and June 8
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Teaching French Immersion (click below)
Click on below for Pro-D Brochure:
2019 Digital Learning Symposium
Theme: Fostering Inquiry: Personal Learning in Digital Environments
Date: April 7–9, 2019
Place: Delta Hotels Burnaby Conference Centre, Burnaby, BC.
On April 7–9, check out the annual Digital Learning Symposium at the Delta Burnaby Hotel. Discover innovative learning models supporting new curriculum in digital learning environments. This event is brought to you by the BC Partners in Online Learning, BlendEd BC, Educators for Distributed Learning, and the Canadian eLearning Network.
Registration is open for groups and members!
Not a member of the Educators for Distributed Learning PSA? Click here to sign up (BCTF members only).
Crosscurrents Conference 2019
Attend this year’s 44th annual Crosscurrents Conference hosted by the Teachers of Inclusive Education (TIE-BC). Keynote speaker Dr. Ross Greene will discuss the key themes of the Collaborative and Proactive Solutions (CPS) Model and transforming discipline in the school system.
Date: February 21–22, 2019
Place: Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel
7551 Westminster Highway, Richmond, BC.
BCAEA Challenge and Change Conference 2019
Registration for the 2019 conference is now live! The BC Alternate Education Association is excited to present yet another amazing line up of sessions. If you haven’t received a conference brochure, you can download one here. Once you have selected your sessions, click on the Register Online button.
The registration fee for the conference has also been reduced by $25 this year!
BC Teachers’ Institute on Parliamentary Democracy
Sponsored by the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, the annual British Columbia Teachers’ Institute on Parliamentary Democracy is an intensive four-day professional development opportunity for teachers of social studies and related subjects in elementary, middle and secondary school. Participating teachers return to their schools with an enhanced understanding of parliamentary democracy and political process in BC
The next session of the BC Teachers’ Institute on Parliamentary Democracy will be held from October 22–26, 2019 in Victoria. Applications are being accepted until June 28, 2019.
Eligibility - both new and experienced teachers are invited to apply; however, all applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:
- Applicant has not previously participated in a session of the BC Teachers’ Institute.
- Applicant is a certified teacher and is currently working in BC’s K-12 education system.
- Applicant will continue working in BC’s education system in the next school year.
To apply: Visit their website and fill out the online application form.
VR Production for the Classroom: 2019 UBC Spring Institute
Lights, Camera, Action! VR Production for the Classroom
Experience, explore, and present the world in a new way!
Over the course of three mornings, this UBC Spring Institute will guide you through the steps to shoot, edit, and share 360-degree videos. You will learn the basics of narrative storytelling and how to think like a director in this new medium. You will translate your ideas into a script and then an actual storyboard. Using the storyboard, you will work in teams to shoot and edit your own videos.
Apply by February 4, 2019
Dates: March 18–20, 2019, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Location: UBC Vancouver
Quebec Institute 2019
Institut de Français, UBC à Québec
French language immersion in the heart of Quebec City!
Apply By: May 3, 2019
Dates: July 1–19, 2019
Location: Québec City
Don’t miss this three-week immersion program for French language teachers!
Bursary for BC Teachers
BC teachers are eligible for a Canadian Heritage bursary that covers up to half of the program cost if they speak French as an additional language and are, or will be, involved in the teaching or supervision of French programs at public or independent school in BC.
UBC Part-time Graduate Programs
UBC is currently accepting applications for numerous part-time master’s cohorts, including:
- MEd in Curriculum Studies: Health, Outdoor, and Physical Experiential Education
- MEd in Educational Studies: Education for Sustainability
- MEd in Early Childhood Education
- MEd in Home Economics Education
- Master of Educational Technology (MET).
Full details are listed below. Please be sure to share this information with teachers and education staff in your school district. Need more information? Visit www.pdce.educ.ubc.ca/graduate-programs.
UBC Master of Educational Technology (MET)—Online
A third annual intake has been added! Apply for a May 2019 start date.
MET – International Online Graduate Program
Create rich and engaging learning environments using educational technology
Apply By: February 15, 2019
Begins: May 2019
Delivery: 100% Online
Not ready to commit to the MET master’s program? Don’t worry! There are also two online certificates, both of which can later transition into the MET master’s degree:
- Graduate Certificate in Technology-Based Distributed Learning (TBDL)
- Graduate Certificate in Technology-Based Learning for Schools (TBLS).
Dr.Ross Greene ~ 3 day Advanced Training Workshop (February 13-15, 2019)
in his Collaborative & Proactive Solutions Model
Nanaimo CV Converence Centre ~ check out this website: Lives in the Balance
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PRO-D UPCOMING EVENTS - ongoing
Ongoing: Graduate Studies - Learn Online at VIU
OLTD is a great match for your teaching staff wishing to pursue graduate studies online and integrate blended learning and a technology-enhanced delivery model into their daily practice. Our program brochure is linked above.
Ongoing: UVic Online Pro-D Courses for Teachers
Ongoing: UBC-Faculty of Ed Graduate Programs
Ongoing: Elementary-HeartSmart Kids Prog - HSD educator www.hskids.ca to register
Online registration/enquiries www.4children.ca