META PD DAY 2018

Manitoba Elementary Teachers’ Association 

Strength in Storytelling: Diversity, Connections, and Community

Joseph Teres School
131 Sanford Fleming Rd.
Winnipeg, MB, R2C 5B8

Conference Program

Conference runs from 9:00am-3:30pm

9:00 – 10:00: Morning Keynote

10:00 – 10:20: AM Nutrition Break

10:20 – 11:30: Morning Keynote Continues

11:30 – 1:00: Lunch Break

1:00 – 2:10: META – A Sessions & Workshops

2:10 – 2:20: PM Nutrition Break

2:20 – 3:30: META – B Sessions & Workshops

Keynote

Strength in Storytelling

David A. Robertson, Author & Presenter

David A. Robertson is an award-winning writer. His books include When We Were Alone (Governor General’s Literary Award winner, McNally Robinson Best Book for Young People winner, TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award finalist), Will I See? (winner of the Manuela Dias Book Design and Illustration Award Graphic Novel Category), and the YA novel Strangers. David uses writing to connect readers to Canada’s Indigenous Peoples and educates audiences about cultures, histories, communities, as well as highlighting many contemporary issues. David is a member of Norway House Cree Nation and he currently lives in Winnipeg.

Afternoon Sessions

Please visit http://sage-meta.eventbrite.ca for details on the afternoon session options. Session information for the 2018 MTS PD Day will be available after September 4, 2018.

The afternoon options will feature two breakout sessions with the keynote, David Robertson. All attendees will receive a copy of David Robertson’s book, When We Were Alone, at the end of the last session of the day.

Registration

Registration: Registration and payment will only be accepted online at the following link: http://sage-meta.eventbrite.ca

Conference Fee

Registration for afternoon sessions automatically includes the morning keynote session. Fees are based on half-day attendance. Please note that META membership fees are already included in the conference fees and do not need to be purchased separately.

META Member: $50 Full day / $25 Half day

META Member (student): $50 Full day / $25 Half day

META Member (attending only an AM or PM session): $35

Non-member: $60 Full day / $30 Half day

Membership Fee

*For your information, membership fees are already included in the above conference fee. Please ensure that you select the “META Member” price for your membership into META.

MEMBERSHIP FEES: $20.00

STUDENT MEMBER FEES: $20.00

Registration will be accepted until sessions are full. Cancellations will be charged $5 after October 1, 2018. No fees will be refunded for cancellations made 7 days prior to the day of the event (October 19, 2018).

Lunch is not provided.

Please go to http://sage-meta.eventbrite.ca to register and pay for conference fees. PLEASE NOTE THAT REGISTRATIONS SENT BY MAIL WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. REGISTRATIONS SENT BY MAIL WILL BE RETURNED TO THE SENDER AND WILL NOT BE REGISTERED FOR THE EVENT. WALK-UPS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Contact Information

If you have any questions, please email Christie at sage.meta@gmail.com. Please include your name, email address, contact information and questions.