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Weekday workshop: 9:00 am -3:30 pm;
** EXCEPT: Mental Health First Aid, which will run from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm**

Evening workshops (pm):
5:30-9:30 pm;
Saturday workshops:
9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Workshop Fees: Member $145 Non-Member $175
(unless otherwise noted)

Workshops by Date:


January:

18, 19 & April 18, 19 (March 28, 29 for cooperating teachers and teacher candidates)
Mental Health First Aid for Adults who Interact with Youth

Helping education professionals provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health issue.  Topics: developing sensitivity to the unique aspects of mental health issues and concerns in young people; identification of mental health problems; and appropriate mental health first aid intervention strategies.
Facilitators: Deb Radi
Location: McMaster House (Hanover School Division Office on April 18, 19)
Certification: Administrator Level 1 & 2 (Personnel), Special Education, Counselling

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February:

5 (pm), 6
Teacher Evaluation: From Paperwork to Peoplework

Enhancing knowledge and skills of active and aspiring principals for the evaluation of teachers. Topics: legislative responsibilities; divisional policy and protocols; documentation of professional behaviours in formative notes; guidelines for summative reports; and effective plans of assistance. Prerequisite: Supervision of Staff or Supervision & Evaluation Part I.
Facilitators: Dr. Danielle Fullan Kolton, Linda Thorlakson
Location: McMaster House
Certification: Administrator Level 1 & 2 (Personnel)

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March:

4 (pm), 5
Dilemmas of Practice: Frameworks for Leaders to Interpret and Respond

Helping school leaders to respond to complex dilemmas of practice. Topics: interpreting and reacting to dilemmas; political and ethical filters; types of dilemmas; the C.O.P.E. approach (Clarify, Options, Plan, Evaluate); dilemma scenarios; and strategies for reflective practice and self-care.
Facilitators: Dr. Danielle Fullan Kolton, Alysha Sloane
Location: McMaster House
Certification: Administrator Level 1 & 2 (Management), Special Education, Counselling

14, 15
UDL: Literacy & Numeracy in the UDL Classroom

Focusing on writing and mathematical instruction for diverse learners. Topics: developing goals to help diverse learners to think deeply about literature, multi-media text, and mathematical concepts; frameworks for differentiating the instruction and assessment of mathematical and literacy concepts and skills; and using models to interpret how students communicate their feelings, thoughts, solutions, beliefs and values.
Facilitators: Dr. Jennifer Katz
Location: McMaster House
Certification: Administrator Level 1 & 2 (Instruction), Special Education, Counselling

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April:

7, 8
Who are those students anyways? Teaching with an Equity and Human Rights Lens

Helping educators develop skills for teaching in an increasingly diverse classrooms. Topics: Developing awareness about human rights and equity issues in the schools; understanding the challenges faced by students from different backgrounds (religious, cultural, sexual orientation, life experience); learning classroom and school wide strategies for working with students and their parents.
Facilitators: Brahim Ould Baba, Sarah Gazan
Location: McMaster House
Certification: Administrator Level 1 & 2 (Personnel or Leadership), Special Education, Counselling

18, 19
So You Think You Can Lead? Lessons for Aspiring and Beginning School Leaders

Introducing aspiring or early-service principals/vice principals to the basics of school leadership. Topics: roles and responsibilities of the principal; strategies for effective communication; collaborative team building principles; relevant legislation, regulations, and policies; and strategies for time management.
Facilitators: Dr. Danielle Fullan Kolton
Location: McMaster House
Certification: Administrator Level 1 & 2 (Leadership or Management)

18, 19
Vous pensez pourvoir diriger? Leçons pour les nouvelles dirigeantes et nouveaux dirigeants, et pour celles et ceux qui désirent le devenir

Introduction pour les nouvelles dirigeantes et nouveaux dirigeants, et celles et ceux qui désirent le devenir, aux concepts de base de la direction d’école.  Sujets abordés : rôles et responsabilités des directrices et des directeurs d’école; stratégies pour la communication efficace; principes collaboratifs de formation d’équipes; législation, règlements et politiques pertinents; stratégies à l’égard de la gestion du temps.
Facilitators: Dan Turner
Location: McMaster House
Certification: Administrator Level 1 & 2
(Leadership or Management)

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MTS workshops, 2015-2016

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