BCTF PD Calendar

This list of professional development conferences is provided as a service to members. The Federation does not necessarily endorse all the conferences, nor does it accept liability for errors or omissions in any of the information provided. Individuals planning to attend a conference should contact the sponsoring organization to confirm the dates and other details of registration. Conferences sponsored by the Federation's provincial specialist associations appear in boldface type throughout the calendar.

Please note procedure statement 36.30.10: "That the BCTF's PD Calendar not publish PD events by outside agencies scheduled for the provincial PSA Day."

February 19, 2018 Events

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Monday, February 19, 2018
» Mt Seymour Teacher Days
Feb 19, North Vancouver, BC
Take a two-hour snowshoe program or let us guide you around the mountain on ski/snowboard, then enjoy time on your own or take a slide in the tube park or down the toboggan hill. Limited availability. Free of charge. Visit www.mountseymour.com/schools for more information or to register email cgwilt@mtseymour.ca or call 604.986.2261 x215.

SFU, Langue, curriculum et culture en classe de français, Vallée du Fraser
Feb 19, 4:00 - 5:00 pm in Chilliwack at Cheam Elementary 9895 Banford Rd.
Si vous enseignez le français dans le système scolaire de M à 12e, ce programme est pour vous. La langue d'enseignement du programme est le français, et les classes auront lieu dans la Vallée du Fraser, Abbotsford (#34), Chilliwack (#33), et Mission (#75).
Langue d'enseignement: français.
Début du programme: Été 2018 (fin avril)
Date limite: 23 mars 2018
Séances d'information RSVP: http://www.sfu.ca/education/gs/explore/information-sessions/gde-rsvp.html
More about this program: http://www.sfu.ca/education/gs/degreediploma/graddiplomafp/french_immersion.html

Teachers Learning Code: Learn How to Introduce Coding in your Classroom
Feb 19, Vancouver, BC
Teachers Learning Code is for educators who want to inspire kids to be builders not just consumers - of technology through coding activities and challenges. Whether your a teacher in a classroom, a program coordinator at a community centre, a home-schooling parent or a Girl Guide troop leader - we've put together a comprehensive how-to guide, lesson planning tool and lessons to help you teach kids to code. You will have access to our content and training support - to help you to foster an entire generation to use critical thinking, imagination and technology skills to solve problems and build a better future. We've combined our experiences teaching thousands of youth across the country to code, our tips and tricks to get started, resources to familiarize yourself with code, plus lots of easy to follow and even easier to implement coding activities to empower and teach the future generation of technologists across Canada. Let's shape how technical education is introduced in schools across the country - together! Sign up here: www.eventbrite.ca/e/teachers-learning-code-learn-how-to-introduce-coding-in-your-classroom-vancouver-registration-41974398556