Annual Convention:

Wednesday & Thursday,
August 29-30, 2018

Meadow Lake @ Carpenter High School

Featuring

Principal Kafele

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Convention Agenda

Carpenter High School, Meadow Lake

Monday, August 29

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

DARCI LANG - "Focus on the 90%" - Gym

Darci shares how one simple tool can change the way we look at life and how we deal with the challenges we face everyday.

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

LUNCH

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Executive Functioning Skills & Differentiated Instruction - Room 203 & 204 - Facilitated by Jennifer Dorval & Jennifer Williamson

Smiling on the Outside, Crying on the Inside - Theatre - A session focused on mental health, substance abuse, and stress - presented by Allan Kehler - http://www.outfromtheshadows.ca/

FASD 1Oh!?1 - Gym - a session focused on understanding and working with students with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder  -presented by Jeff Noble

Tuesday, August 30

9:00 am - 10:30 pm

GORDON PORTER - "Critical Factors in Making Schools Inclusive" - Gym

10:50 am - 12:00 pm

STAFF REFLECTION - Gym

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

LUNCH

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

BREAKOUTS

Option 1: Understanding Oppositional Defiance Disorder - Room 103 - Facilitated by Roland Parrill

Option 2: Effective Use of Educational Assistants in the Classroom - Room 114 - Facilitated by Melissa Gabrielli & Anita Dolan

Option 3: Working With & Supporting ELL Students - Room 111 - Facilitated by Neilburg Composite School

Option 4: Mindfulness 101 - Room 115 - Facilitated by Shelley Macnab

Option 5: Self-Regulation/Zones of Regulation - Room 109 - Facilitated by Trishia Houk

Option 6: How to Begin 2016 with the Right Classroom Management Foot - Jubillee School - Facilitated by Daryl Pearson

Option 7: The Blanket Exercise - Cafeteria - A teaching tool to share the historic and contemporary relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada - Facilitated by Terry Craig

Option 8: Understanding Childhood Anxiety - Room 106 - Facilitated by Heather Karissa

Option 9: Strategies and Supports for Students with Autism - Room 113 - Facilitated by Amanda Dufresne & Kendal Carlberg

Option 10: The Inclusion Challenge: Providing Leadership & Support to Classroom Teachers - Theatre - Facilitated by Gordon Porter

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

NWTA MEETING - theatre

Understanding Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD)

 

-Faciliated by Roland Parrill

(Classroom-40)

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Convention 2016

Convention 2016 "Students with Exceptionalities"

Convention will be in Meadow Lake at Carpenter High School on Aug. 29th & 30th
Monday:
Darci Lang will kick off convention with a motivational message to help us focus on the positive.  We will be altogether for her keynote on Monday morning.  
In the afternoon, teachers will have their choice between 3 breakouts:
  • one with Jennifer Dorval & Jennifer Williamson who will be speaking on Executive Functioning Skills & Differentiated Instruction; 
  • one with Allan Kehler, who speaks about his history with addictions and mental health; 
  • and Jeff Noble, an expert in FASD.  
Tuesday:
Gordon Porter, head of Inclusive Education Canada, will present a keynote for all teachers, followed by some staff time and guiding questions.  
In the afternoon of Tuesday, there will be a few breakouts for teachers to choose from.  Some of the topics we have speakers to cover are:
  • Autism, 
  • ODD, 
  • Anxiety, 
  • Effective Use of EAs, 
  • EAL, 
  • and classroom management.    
 

 

 

Convention 2014: Damian Cooper's Presentation Slides

You can find links to Damian Cooper's three keynote presentations from our 2014 Convention below:

Wednesday AM (All Teachers)

Wednesday PM (High School Teachers)

Thursday AM (Elementary Teachers)