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Professional Development
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/

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

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: http://accessconf.ca/registration/

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
For more information visit: http://www.udlconference.ca

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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Registration is Now Closed
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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: 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

Oct. 27, 2017
Music Special Interest Council
RESONATE 2017
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: 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. Expressions of Interest and Proposals for Presenters are now being accepted. Fill out the Google Form or email: brigittewhite@nlesd.ca if you have any questions.
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