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The following VSB Professional Development opportunities have been arranged for internal staff.  of district participants. Teachers-on-call and students teachers are also welcome to register.

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 ABORIGINAL EDUCATION

we are one Dec 5
 Pasi Sahlberg Workshop    
Pasi Sahlberg: Curriculum, Assessment, and Teacher Leadership - Lessons from Finland and Beyond Dec 5th
 Arts /Fine Arts

706.0 REGGIO INSPIRED PRACTICE - The Atelier and Atelierista Jan 18, Feb 1 & Apr 19
The Sketchbook Project — daily drawing and beyond Dec 5
Hands on Clay – Mid-Fire Handbuilding Feb 24
Hands on Clay – Mid-Fire Open Studio Feb 24
Hands on Clay — Mid-Fire glaze Workshop Apr 12
CAREER EDUCATION
ELEMENTARY TEACHERS
EMPLOYEE WELLNESS & BENEFITS 
Ergonomics, Back Care & Stress Reduction Strategies Dec 5
ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNING
Teaching Critical Digital Literacy in the Language Classroom: Issues, Challenges, Directions Dec 5
GIFTED EDUCATION 
400.19 Differentiating Instruction for the Gifted and Highly Able Learner Dec 5
HUMAN RESOURCES
 LITERACY - ELEMENTARY
700.0 Multiple Paths to Literacy Jan 30
701.0/701.1 POPEI - A Comprehensive Primary Literacy Program and the Redesigned Curriculum Nov 10
702.0 Observation and Assessment of Early Literacy Achievement Nov 10, Dec 5 & Jan 25
707.0 Early Learning Conference: Connecting Conversations Feb 24
706.0 REGGIO INSPIRED PRACTICE - The Atelier and Atelierista Jan 18, Feb 1 & Apr 19
BC LOWER MAINLAND OPAL SCHOOL - VISITATION STUDY TOUR Mar 13-15, 2017
MATHEMATICS
703.0 What's the Big Idea? A Workshop Series on Planning for Instruction With the BC Revised K-7 Mathematics Curriculum (for K - 3 Teachers) Jan 26, Feb 16, Mar 30 & Apr 6
703.1 What's the Big Idea? A Workshop Series for Grade 4-7 Teachers for Instruction with the B.C. Revised K-7 Mathematics Curriculum Jan 26, Feb 16, Mar 30 & Apr 6
704.0 Reggio Inspired Math K-5 Nov 23, Jan 11 & Mar 29

MODERN  LANGUAGES

MONTESSORI EDUCATION
Foundation Course - offered throughout the year
MUSIC
PHYSICAL EDUCATION
SCIENCE
Inquiry through Hands-on Science in Elementary classrooms Dec 5
SET-BC - UPCOMING EVENTS 
SET- BC Events - Various Dates  (not available for online registration)
SOCIAL  RESPONSIBILITY & DIVERSITY
900.31 Random Acts of Kindness Program Dec 5
900.33 Fun Friends Dec 5
900.34 Friends Child Dec 5
900.35 Positive Behaviour Supports (PBS) Dec 5
900.36 Substance use, from cannabis to fentanyl: ways to support youth (SACY) Dec 5
900.2 A Day in the Life of STEP (SACY) Dec 5
900.4  Incorporating Anti-Racist Education into BC’s New Curriculum Dec 5
900.5  Critical Incident School Team Training Dec 5
900.6  Stamping Out Cyberbullying by Building Self-awareness, Self-discipline, and Empathy Dec 5
900.7  Understanding Social / Emotional Learning Dec 5
SPECIAL EDUCATION
451.10 Case Management - Elementary Focus Jan 5
451.14 Case Management - Secondary Focus Jan 26
451.12 Documentation / 1701 / Audit Preparedness - Elementary Focus Jan 5
451.16 Documentation / 1701 / Audit Preparedness - Secondary Focus Jan 26
451.11 Level ABC Assessments - Elementary Focus Jan 5
451.15 Level ABC Assessments - Secondary Focus Jan 26
451.09 Roles and Responsibilities of the Resource Teacher - Elementary Focus Jan 5
451.13 Roles and Responsibilities of the Resource Teacher - Secondary Focus Jan 26
400.15 Introduction to Social Thinking ™ Dec 5
400.16 Rick Hansen School Program & Let’s Play – Physical Literacy for Children with Disabilities Dec 5
400.18 Boardmaker for Intermediate users Jan 30
400.19 Differentiating Instruction for the Gifted and Highly Able Learner Dec 5
400.20 Supporting Students & Mental Health Dec 5
400.21 Digital Tools to Support Struggling Learners – iPad Edition Dec 5
400.22 Digital Tools to Support Struggling Learners – iPad Edition Jan 30
400.23 Video Modeling Dec 5
400.24 Helping Versus Hovering Dec 5
SUSTAINABILITY
TEACHER ORIENTATION
TEACHERS - ON-CALL
TEACHER - LIBRARIAN
New Library Management System-Information Session Nov 28
TECHNOLOGY

 


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