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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
C L A S S R O O M  M A N A G E M E N T
The Joy of Teaching K or Grade 1
 CAREER   EDUCATION -  Focus on Trades & Apprenticeship
 C A R E E R    P R O G R A M S
Careers in Digital Entertainment Jun 23
 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
Primary Piazza 2015
 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.
Learning from Literacy in New Zealand’s Elementary Classes
Primary Piazza
 G E N E R A L   I N T E R E S T
Primary Piazza 2015
INNOVATIVE PRACTICE
 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
Learning from Literacy in New Zealand’s Elementary Classes
Primary Piazza 2015
Summer Institute: Observation and Assessment of Early Literacy Achievement Aug 25-28
Summer Institute: Recording and Analysis of Running Records Aug 26-28
 L I T E R A C Y - S E C O N D A R Y
M A T H
Reggio-Inspired Mathematics
M E D I A
M O D E R N   L A N G U A G E S
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 
P H Y S I C A L  E D U C A T I O N
 PRIMARY TEACHERS
Reggio-Inspired Mathematics
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
S P E C I A L  E D U C A T I O N
Sharpening the Tools in Your Toolbox: Visual Support Strategies for SSAs and SSBs June 13
POPARD - Introduction to Applied Behavioural Analysis July 6-10
2-Day CPI Training Jun 22 & 23
Year End Review and Recommendations of IEPs Jun 17/19/22
Resource Teacher Orientation Learning Support Workshop 101  427.1 Sept 15 or 18
Resource Teacher Orientation Case Management Workshop 101 427.2 Sept 15
Behaviour Refresher 427.3 Sept 15 or 16
Behaviour 101 427.4    Sept 23 or 24
Gifted Overview - School Based Gifted Education Contact Teachers Meeting  427.5 Sept 15 or 17
IEP 101 - Basics for New Resource Teachers  427.6 June 22 or Sept 16
Understanding Autism (or: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Autism But Were Afraid To Ask)  427.7 Sept 16 or 17
ELL 101  427.8 Sept 17
ELL Refresh  427.9 Sept 18 0r 21
IEP Refresher for Experienced Resource Teachers 427.10 Sept 17 or 24
SSA Roles & Responsibilities - “How to Create a Happy and Healthy Support Team in Your School” 427.12 Sept 18 or 25
Gifted - The Twice Exceptional Learner 427.13 Sept 21 or 22
Creating Magnificently Modified Programs for Students with Low Incidence Designations 427.14 Sept 21
Understanding and Supporting Students with ASD/Asperger’s 427.15 Sept 24
School Based Team 101 427.16 Sept 22
Understanding Psychoeducational and Speech Language Assessments 427.17 Sept 21 or 22
Implications and Interventions for Students with Speech-Language and/or Learning Challenges 427.18 Sept 23 or 24
Welcome Back - Resource Teacher Orientation Meeting 427.19 Sept 14
Resource Teacher Learning Support and Case Management Refresher 427.20    Sept 16th or 23
S U S T A I N A B I L I T Y
VSB 2015 Sustainability Conference – Connect the Dots
 T E A C H E R   I N Q U I R Y
TEACHER ORIENTATION
T E A C H E R S - O N - C A L L
Primary Piazza 2015
TEACHER - LIBRARIAN
TL Elementary Update June 2015 Jun 18
T E C H N O L O G Y


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