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Professional Development

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:

April 28-29, 2020 Cancelled
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

May 1, 2020 Postponed – New Date to be Determined
Teacher Librarians of NL Council Connect 2020 Conference

St. John’s NL. For more information contact: Leigh Borden at

August 10-13, 2020
Forests Worth Knowing Atlantic Teachers’ Tour

Fredericton, NB
The Forests Worth Knowing, Atlantic Teachers Tour, is a unique professional development opportunity for teachers and guidance/career counsellors to learn about forests and the people who work in the forestry sector everyday. The tour offers broad perspectives on everything from ecosystems, forest products, career options, forest sciences, economics and much more. We offer resources you can take back to the classroom and one-of-a-kind experiences you can share with students and coworkers. FREE for teachers, tour costs are covered by our sponsors.

To register visit Deadline: May 31, 2020