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C U R R E N T  O P P O R T U N I T I E S


The following VSB Professional Development opportunities have been arranged for internal staff. However, some of the workshops (as indicated below with an asterisk*) have space available for out of district participants. Teachers-on-call and students teachers are also welcome to register.


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 A B O R I G I N A L   E D U C A T I O N
 A R T S / F I N E  A R T S
An Arts and Inquiry-Based Approach to Looking at the BIG IDEAS with Vancouver Biennale - Feb 19
Hands on Clay - Mid Fire Handbuilding - Feb 19
Mid-Fire Glaze Workshop - Mar 24
C L A S S R O O M  M A N A G E M E N T
Classroom Management 101 Jan 19
Using Google Forms in Career Prep Feb 19
 CAREER   EDUCATION -  Focus on Trades & Apprenticeship
 C A R E E R    P R O G R A M S
VCC - Come On, Get Skilled! Jan 19
Welcome to BCIT! Feb 19
 C O M M U N I T Y   L I N K  and I N N E R  C I T Y
 E M P L O Y E E   W E L L N E S S  &  B E N E F I T S
 E N G L I S H   L A N G U A G E  L E A R N I N G
 FOOD SERVICES
 F R E N C H   AS  S E C O N D  L A N G U A G E
Pour atelier(s) disponible(s) sous ce titre, veuillez consulter la rubrique Modern Languages.
For available workshop(s), please consult Modern Languages.
 F R E N C H   I M M E R S I O N  
Pour atelier(s) disponible(s) sous ce titre, veuillez consulter la rubrique Modern Languages.
For available workshop(s), please consult Modern Languages.
 G E N E R A L   I N T E R E S T
Historical Chinatown Tour Feb 19
You Can’t Take It With You: Wills and Executorship April 1
INNOVATIVE PRACTICE
Reframing the curriculum into inquiry to engage all students Feb 19
 L E A R N I N G  &  D E V E L O P M E N T
 L I T E R A C Y - E L E M E N T A R Y 
KEEP CALM and TEACH K or Grade 1 - Various Dates (not available for online registration)
Deepening Reading and Writing Connections With Regie Routman - Various Dates(not available for online registration)
Reggio Inquiry Team - Various Dates
Peter H. Johnston presents Opening Minds Using Language to Change Lives April 24
Non-Fiction Writing Power Jan 19
Write Now, Read Later and Classroom Connections Jan 19
Classroom Connections: Every Day, Every Way Jan 19
 L I T E R A C Y - S E C O N D A R Y
M A T H
M E D I A
M O D E R N   L A N G U A G E S
806.0 J’écris GB+ : un suivi et une introduction (IMMERSION) Jan 19
807.0 Coffret d'évaluation en lecture GB+ (IMMERSION) Jan 19
808.0 Storytelling in the Elementary Core French Classroom: TPRS Framework Jan 20, Feb 10, 24, Mar 3
809.0 Programme de français de base: Vers une meilleure intégration de l’interaction orale spontanée (SECONDAIRE) 5 sessions, Jan 22-Feb 12
810.0 La technologie dans les classes de français (IMMERSION 5-12, FR. INTENSIF ET TARDIF, FR. DE BASE SEC.) 6 sessions, Jan 26-May 25
811.0 Lancement de Mission Maternelle Jan 19
812.00 : La littératie au service de l’apprentissage Feb 19
813.0 La littératie au secondaire Feb 19
M O N T E S S O R I   E D U C A T I O N
Foundation Course - offered throughout the year
MULTI  INTERDISCIPLINARY SUPPORT  (MIST)
PEER 2 PEER - RESOURCE 
Skills Development Centre (SDC) Program Support Binder - Jan 9 & mar 6
Book Club - Lost At School: Jan 22, Feb 18 & Apr 15
P H Y S I C A L  E D U C A T I O N
R E S O U R C E   T E A C H E R   O R I E N T A T I O N
S E T - B C - UPCOMING EVENTS 
SET- BC Events - Various Dates  (not available for online registration)
S C I E N C E
S E L F  R E G U L A T I O N
 SOCIAL JUSTICE
SOCIAL  RESPONSIBILITY & DIVERSITY
FRIENDS - Youth (Grade 6/7) Jan 19
Fearless Family Life Education for Grade 5 Jan 19   
Fearless Family Life Education for Grade 6 & 7 Jan 19
Let’s Talk About Touching Feb 19
The c.a.r.e. Kit Feb 19
Kids in the Know (Grades 4 & 5) Feb 19
Kids in the Know (Grades 6 & 7) Feb 19
Mirror Image: An Interactive Approach to Protecting Students from Online Predators Jan 19
S P E C I A L  E D U C A T I O N
S U S T A I N A B I L I T Y
 T E A C H E R   I N Q U I R Y
Inquiry Facilitator Training Dec 3, 2014, Jan 7, Feb 5 & Mar 4, 2015
TEACHER ORIENTATION
T E A C H E R S - O N - C A L L
TEACHER - LIBRARIAN
T E C H N O L O G Y


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