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

St. John’s NL
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Call for Nominations
Governor General’s History Award for Teaching Excellence
Available to K-12 teachers working on innovative history classroom projects.
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Deadline: April 24

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:

April 28, 2017
Canadian Hard of Hearing Association – CHHA-NL
Supporting Social Success for Students with Hearing Loss”
Guest speaker is Janet Jamieson, Co-Director of the Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing program and Director of the Institute for Early Childhood Education & Research at the University of B C.
Capital Hotel
St. John’s NL

Advance registration is required.
Visit: or phone: 1-888-753-3224
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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:
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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,
Conference Agenda
Registration Form

May 12, 2017
Music Special Interest Council (available to teachers on the west coast)
Co-teaching With My Video Twin”
Creating videos to enhance teaching and learning in the classroom.
S. D. Cook Bldg.
Corner Brook, NL
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May 16-19, 2017
CCPA CONFERENCE (Canadian Counselling & Psychotherapy Assoc.)
Sheraton Hotel
St. John’s, NL

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May 17-19, 2017
2017 Canadian Network for Innovation in Education Conference
“Exploring Our Past, Present and Future
The conference will provide an avenue to explore and discuss how innovative learning can arise by reflecting on our past, examining our present, and planning for our future.
Banff Park Lodge
Banff, AB

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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
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May 30-31, 2017
2017 Accessibility Conference
“Becoming A Catalyst For Inclusion”
Learn how to successfully create and foster a culture of accessibility and inclusion.
Rozanski Hall, University of Guelph
Guelph, ON
For more information and to register visit:

May 31 – June 2, 2017
Universal Design for Learning Conference
“Bringing User Experience to Education: UDL and Inclusion for the 21st Century”
University of PEI
Charlottetown, PEI
Call for Submissions Deadline Extended to May 1st.
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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: or through email to:

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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July 17-20, 2017
Att: P E/Health/Guidance & Resource Teachers
Yoga in Schools Canadian Conference
“Learn How Teaching Yoga Can Bring Joy To A School”
The conference hours can be applied to the optional 200 hr certification, which is required to teach YOGA II in schools.
Chocolate Lake Hotel
Halifax, NS
For more information visit:

To register, email: or phone: 902-444-YOGA (9642)

Aug. 8-11, 2017
CONTACT 2017Conference on New Techniques and Classroom Teaching
University of Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, NB
For further information contact Beverley Park at 726-3223 or 1-800-563-3599, ext 244
Registration Form

Oct. 27, 2017
Music Special Interest Council
Holiday Inn
St. John’s, NL
More Information To Follow

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:
Deadline: April 15, 2017

Nov. 16-17, 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) 2018 Conference
“Navigating Uncharted Waters: Keeping An Even Keel”
Delta Hotel
St. John’s, NL
Further Information to Follow