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Professional Development
CONFERENCES/OPPORTUNITIES

Become A Graduate Student
Consider applying for Graduate Professional Programs in Education
School of Graduate Studies
Memorial University

St. John’s NL
For more information visit: http://www.mun.ca/become/graduate/programs/professional.php

Call for Nominations
2017 Election for Board of Regents Alumni Representatives
Nominations are now being called for the upcoming election of six alumni representatives to the Board of Regents, the governing body of Memorial University of NL.
For more information visit: http://www.mun.ca/alumni/regents/election2017.php
Deadline: March 31

Call for Nominations
Governor General’s History Award for Teaching Excellence
Available to K-12 teachers working on innovative history classroom projects.
For more information visit: https://can-his.fluidreview.com/
Deadline: April 24

Imagineaction – a social justice program of the Canadian Teachers’ Federation
$300 Project Subsidies Available
School-community project subsidies are available to classrooms and school clubs. Engage your students in projects that seek to address poverty, address human rights or challenge mental health stigma in your school.
To create a project & apply for funding, login or create a profile at: imagine-action.ca
Deadline: March 31

Attention: Elementary School Principals and Teachers
Canada Games Activity Challenge
A project to celebrate Canada’s 150th in elementary classrooms across the country.
For more information & to
register your school or classroom visit: canadagames.ca/activitychallenge

April 20-21, 2017
Manitoba Teachers’ Society & The Manitoba Association of School Superintendents
Our Human Rights Journey – Educating for Action”
Keynote speakers will challenge all participants to reflect upon their lens on the society around them.
Victoria Inn
Winnipeg, MB
For more information & to register visit: http://www.mbteach.org/mtscms/2016/07/04/our-human-rights-journey/

May 4-6, 2017
Physical & Health Education National Conference - PHE Canada & PESIC
Rock Solid Foundations … Energizing Futures”
An opportunity for delegates to network with colleagues and increase their knowledge and skills to foster healthy active living for children and youth.
Memorial University
St. John’s, NL
For more information & to register visit: http://www.phecanada.ca/events/2017_national_conference
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May 10-12, 2017
School Administrator’s Conference
Leadership Takes Flight”
Hotel Gander
Gander, NL
Final Deadline for Registration & Payment is April 24.
For further information please contact Julia Webb, juliawebb@nlesd.ca
Registration Form

May 16-19, 2017
CCPA CONFERENCE (Canadian Counselling & Psychotherapy Assoc.)
Sheraton Hotel
St. John’s, NL

More Information to Follow

May 18-21, 2017
Canadian Network for Environmental Education (EECOM) & Acadia University
“See Change — Tides of Environmental Learning”
A wide range of sessions from hands-on and outdoors to community-based, to round table, to research and policy.
Acadia University
Wolfville, NS
For more information visit: http://eecom.org/2017-conference/

June 3, 2017 8:45 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
RELATIONSHIPS FIRST: Restorative Justice in Education
A one-day PD opportunity for teachers/professionals working with children & youth.
Memorial University
St. John’s, NL
Pre-registration is required and can be completed at: http://relationshipsfirstnl.com/professional-development or through email to: rfskanes@gmail.com

July 4-7, 2017
Developing Successful Schools (DSS) Institute 2017
“Fostering Collective Efficacy”
Mt. Allison University
Sackville, NB
For more information contact George Tucker at 726-3223 or 1-800-563-3599, ext 245
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Aug. 8-11, 2017
CONTACT 2017Conference on New Techniques and Classroom Teaching
University of Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, NB
If you are interested in being a participant, contact Beverley Park at 726-3223 or 1-800-563-3599, ext 244
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Registration Form

Nov. 5-10, 2017
Teacher’s Institute on Canadian Parliamentary Democracy
An opportunity to see “Parliament in Action” and learn and discuss key issues in citizenship and parliamentary democracy.
Ottawa, ON
For more information and an application visit: www.parl.gc.ca/teachers
Deadline: April 15, 2017

Nov. 16-17, 2017
TESIC BGM 2017
“G Suite for Education”
The event will offer professional learning for both beginner and advanced users.
Holiday Inn
St. John’s, NL
More information to follow or email:  Tom Kennedy

May 15-18, 2018
Canadian Association of Principals (CAP) Conference
“Navigating Uncharted Waters: Keeping An Even Keel”
Delta Hotel
St. John’s, NL
Further Information to Follow