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CONFERENCES/OPPORTUNITIES

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 to be Determined at a Later Date

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: http://www.yogainschools.ca

To register, email: info@breathingspaceyogastudio.ca 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
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Registration is Now Closed

Aug. 22, 2017 (English)
Att: Kindergarten to Gr. 3 Teachers
IDEAPARK Summer Institute
“Inquiry and Technological Problem Solving as Contexts for Numeracy”
Practice learning strategies that support program planning in early science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education.
NLESD Conference Centre
St. John’s, NL
For more information on registration and fees visit: http://www.exploreideapark.org/PL

Aug. 23, 2017 (French)
Att: Kindergarten to Gr. 3 Teachers
IDEAPARK Summer Institute
“Inquiry and Technological Problem Solving as Contexts for Numeracy”
Practice learning strategies that support program planning in early science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education.
NLESD Conference Centre
St. John’s, NL
For more information on registration and fees visit: http://www.exploreideapark.org/PL

Aug. 24, 2017
Att: Kindergarten to Gr. 3 Teachers
IDEAPARK Summer Institute
“Inquiry and Technological Problem Solving as Contexts for Numeracy”
Practice learning strategies that support program planning in early science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education.
Nova Central Regional Office
Gander, NL
For more information on registration and fees visit: http://www.exploreideapark.org/PL

Aug. 29, 2017
Att: Kindergarten to Gr. 3 Teachers
IDEAPARK Summer Institute
“Inquiry and Technological Problem Solving as Contexts for Numeracy”
Practice learning strategies that support program planning in early science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education.
S. D. Cook Building
Corner Brook, NL
For more information on registration and fees visit: http://www.exploreideapark.org/PL

Aug. 30-31, 2017, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Eating Disorder Foundation of NL
Eating Disorder Prevention Program
Training is free and open to all educators (Grades 9-12) in NL.
13 Pippy Place
St. John’s, NL
For further information or to register contact Cathy Skinner at 722-0500, email: cathy@edfnl.ca

Aug. 31, 2017
Att: Kindergarten to Gr. 3 Teachers
IDEAPARK Summer Institute
“Inquiry and Technological Problem Solving as Contexts for Numeracy”
Practice learning strategies that support program planning in early science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education.
Queen of Peace Middle Sch.
Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL
For more information on registration and fees visit: http://www.exploreideapark.org/PL

Sept. 8-10, 2017
Internal Family Systems (IFS) Therapy Introductory Workshop
A form of psychotherapy that has gained respect treating trauma-related and compulsive-addictive problems.
Halifax, NS (venue TBD)
Registration and more information at:
www.eventbrite.ca/e/internal-family-systems-therapy-ifs-introductory-workshop-tickets-34812993601

Oct. 18-20, 2017
NL Counsellors & Psychologists Association Special Interest Council
“Strengthening Our Roots” 2017 Annual Conference
The Capital Hotel
St. John’s, NL
Deadline for Session Presenter Openings is Sept. 15
Information Flyer or visit: www.nlcpa.ca

Oct. 27, 2017, 8:45 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Music Special Interest Council
RESONATE 2017
Holiday Inn
St. John’s, NL
Register at: www.nlmsic.com
More Information

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

Nov. 6, 2017
Autism Society of NL and the Geneva Centre Training Institute
“A Running Start To Success: Essential Teaching Strategies for Individuals with Autism

The workshop will cover the unique learning styles of individuals with ASD.
For more information and registration details visit: www.autism.nf.net or email: info@autism.nf.net

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

May 2018
Atlantic Regional Music Education Conference
hosted by the Music Education Associations in Atlantic Canada
Halifax, NS
More Information to Follow

May 15-18, 2018
Canadian Association of Principals (CAP) 2018 Conference
“Navigating Uncharted Waters: Keeping An Even Keel”
The NLTA School Administrators’ Council will be hosting CAP 2018 this coming May.
Delta Hotel
St. John’s, NL
For more information visit: www.capnl2018.ca or @CAPNL2018