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Professional Development
Conferences/Opportunities

Attn: French-Language Teachers
Teacher Study

University of Ottawa
Participate in a study on the shortage of teachers in French-language schools in minority settings. The study is sponsored by the Canadian Teachers Federation. For more information visit: https://mailchi.mp/ef1f0f044ee2/participate-in-new-research

January 23-24, 2020
Children’s Autism Services of Edmonton 12th Annual Autism Conference

Edmonton River Cree Resort. You will have an opportunity to: meet and hear from amazing speakers including Dr. Stephen Shore, Dr. Amy Laurent, Dr. Jody Carrington, and more; learn about building relationships with students with autism, dealing with sleep and feeding challenges at home, addressing emotional regulation in the classroom, exploring neurodiversity; participate in a parent networking luncheon and a VIP breakfast; and view a free screening of “Autism Goes to College” facilitated by Dr. Jan Blacher. Join us in person at the Edmonton River Cree Resort or participate by webcast to view many of the sessions from anywhere. Check out our website for more info www.childrensautism.ca. To register visit https://childrensautism.ca/event/12th-annual-autism-conference/#registration

April 28-29, 2020
Visible Learningplus Institute

Memorial University, St. John’s. This two-day event is designed to provide you with the tools to identify key takeaways from the Visible Learning research, learn about the five strands of Visible Learning, and identify the difference between influences that impact student achievement. Keynote Speakers: Dr. John Hattie and Jenni Donohoo.

Learning Intentions:
• Learn leadership and instructional practices that impact student learning
• Apply the practices of learning outcomes and success criteria to strengthen a guaranteed curriculum
• Implement a design model for creating and delivering effective common formative assessment

Maximize your learning at one of our full day workshops on day two of the Institute:
• Collaborative Leadership
• Visible Learning for Mathematics
• Visible Learning for Literacy

Enjoy $50 off registration with promo code NLESD. Pricing: $549 per person. Register at www.corwin.com/NLVL.

May 1, 2020
Teacher Librarians of NL Council Connect 2020 Conference

St. John’s NL. For more information contact: Leigh Borden at leighborden@nlesd.ca