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Professional Development

We are commited to supporting all staff in all schools.  For more ProD opportunities, please contact the team member who oversees your area of interest by visiting the team page to learn more! 
or call 604-504-4612, Local 1822

Think About It! - 4 sessions   (Registration is now closed)
October 1, October 15, October 29 & November 26, 2018
Comprehension Beyond Questions (Grade 4 - 8 Teachers)

Inquiry Based Science dinner series- 4 sessions  (Registration is now closed)
October 9, November 6, December 4, January 14 (Grade 3 - 9 Teachers)

Phonology - all things iPhone for Admin
October 16, 2018 - Learn how to use OneDrive and Outlook apps along with Word and Excel

Using Google Docs and Collaborative Slides
October 17, 2018

Joyful Literacy Interventions Work  (Registration is now closed)
October 19, 2018 - with Janet Mort
(K - 3 teachers, classroom, LSS and ELL)

Abbotsford Google Summit
October 19 & 20, 2018 - Ed Tech Team Canada

Reading Menu Workshops - Term 1
October 23, 2018 - Balancing Literacy - Seeing the Forest for the Trees (Grade 3 - 8 teachers)
November 28, 2018 - Deck the Halls with Fiction Strategies (Grade 3 - 8 teachers)

Math Menu Workshops - Term 1
November 13, 2018 - High Yield Number Sense Routines (Grade 2 - 5 teachers)
December 3, 2018 - Counting Collections (K - 3 teachers)

Google Forms - consider using forms to create formative assessment
October 22, 2018

Content Creation with Chrome - Apps and Extensions
October 23, 2018 - Learn about Apps and Extensions in Chrome for content creation, for yourself and your students

Book Study - Mathematical Mindsets
October 24, November 14, November 26, 2018

Advanced Google - learn to make Infographics, where students summarize and synthesize key concepts
October 24, 2018

Appspedition - including Apps like GreenScreen, ToonTastic, SeeSaw, Book Creator
October 25, 2018

Just in Time for Report Cards! - drop in and have some experts on hand for help with your report cards.  Come for 20 minutes or the whole session.
November 1, November 6, and/or November 7, 2018

Appspedition - including Apps like GreenScreen, ToonTastic, SeeSaw, Book Creator
November 8, 2018

Designing a Comprehensive K - 3 Literacy Block
November 23, 2018- presented by POPEY (Provincial Outreach Program for the Early Years)

Future Workshops in the Core Competency Series: (K - 8 teachers) - we will open these registration sites soon!
November 7, 2018 - Communication
December 5, 2018 - Personal & Social
January 23, 2018 - Creative Thinking
February 27, 2018 - Critical Thinking
April 24, 2018 - Self Reflection & Assessment

Shared Learning 2019
February 14 & 15 - we have a number of options available

(A) Tom Schimmer - Making Competencies Count:  Planning, Assessment and Reporting (K - 12 Teachers)
Day 1 - Competency Based Planning and Formative Assessment
Day 2 - Competency Based Grading and Reporting

(B) The Two Sisters (more info to coming soon)

(C) Shared Learning sessions at Abbotsford Senior Secondary (more info to coming soon)


Digital Learning ProD information is available here (look for Upcoming Events)