MSCA MTS PD Day Conference 2022

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Manitoba School Counsellor's Association (MSCA)

Exploring Identity and Hope with Jesse Thistle

Location: Inn at the Forks, 75 Forks Market Road, Winnipeg, MB

Date: October 21, 2022

09:00 am - 10:00 am - Coffee, Snack and Check-In
09:45 am - 10:00 am - Smudge
09:30 am - 12:00 pm - Choose one of three activities: Canadian Museum of Human Rights, Virtual Walking Tour of The Forks, or Self-Care (yoga) in the Conference Room with Adrienne Shum
12:00 pm - 01:00 pm - Lunch (on your own)
01:00 pm - 01:30 pm - Introductions
01:30 pm - 03:00 pm - Presentation by author, Jesse Thistle

Jesse Thistle is Métis-Cree, from Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, and an assistant professor in Humanities at York University in Toronto. FROM THE ASHES was the top-selling Canadian book in 2020, the winner of the Kobo Emerging Writer Prize for Nonfiction, Indigenous Voices Award, and High Plains Book Award, and also a finalist for CBC Canada Reads. Jesse won a Governor General’s Academic Medal in 2016, and is a 2016 Pierre Elliot Trudeau Foundation Scholar and a 2016 Vanier Scholar. A frequent keynote speaker, he lives in Hamilton, Ontario, with his wife, Lucie, and is at work on multiple projects, including his next book.

Membership and Conference Fees
MSCA Conference Fee ..........................................$95
MSCA Conference and Membership Fee ...........$95
MSCA 2022-2023 Membership Fee ....................$25
MSCA 2022-2023 Student Membership Fee .....$15

Please note - registrations will only be accepted online this year. We will not accept mailed in registrations or payments.

*Registration will be closed on October 14, 2022

Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be issued.

If you require any additional information about this conference and/or registration, please contact Jennifer Stewart, President, MSCA,

Sessions - 9:30 AM-11:30 AM

FULL - Self-Care (yoga)

Accessible for all. Please bring your own yoga mat and water bottle. You will be led through an asana practice with ease and grace by Adrienne Shum. Beginners welcome. There will also be time for a soulful check in and discussion during this time together.

Presenter: Adrienne Shum

Location: Inn at the Forks,75 Market Road, Winnipeg, MB

Time: 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Suitable for: All

Sessions - 9:30 AM-12:00 PM

Canadian Museum of Human Rights (3 spots remaining)

Check in at the Inn at the Forks to pick your ticket and wander over the the Human Rights Museum to explore for the morning. It’s your time to use as you wish until the afternoon session at 1 pm.

Location: Inn at the Forks, 75 Forks Market Road, Winnipeg, MB

Time: 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Suitable for: All Educators

Virtual Walking Tour of The Forks

This tour will lead you around the Forks while you listen to the voice of Niigaan Sinclair. Go at your own pace and pause when you want to. Please bring your own device and headphones to tune in. You can download the audio prior to the day Tour of the Forks

Available in French and English

Location: Inn at the Forks, 75 Forks Market Road, Winnipeg, MB

Time: 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Suitable for: All Educators, Administration, Student Teachers