Learning Opportunities
25
September

+ 4 Dates

Teen Mentoring in Schools Collaborative Community Network (series)
Presented by: Caroline Gosling & Meghan Cox
your city, AB
Grade Level: 6-12  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Wellness (Health/Physical Education)
Series in Progress
21
October
Guided Math: Going to the Next Level
Presented by: Dr. Nicki Newton
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-5  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Mathematics
Closed
21
October
Lit-er-accuracy--Using the Sounds of English to Improve Literacy: reading, writing & spelling
Presented by: Stacey Rayment & Carol Lenfesty
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-3  |  Audience: Teachers, EA's, Resource room personnel
FOCUS: Literacy, Early Learning
Closed
22
October

+ 1 Dates

Right to Read Program--2 days
Presented by: Paddy Zadunayski
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-2  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Literacy
closed
23
October
Support Staff Advisory Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Support Staff Advisory Meeting
closed
October 24, 2019
Be the Connection: Collaborating for Success--Librarians' Conference 2019
Radisson Hotel Red Deer Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Learning Commons
25
October
Going Deeper with a Collaborative Response Model--Advanced Workshop
Presented by: Kurtis Hewson
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Administrators, teachers, district leaders, EA's, instructional leaders
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
Closed
28
October
Literacy Day
Presented by: Various
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: District Literacy leads
FOCUS: Literacy
registration open
29
October
Clarity on Cannabis & Electronic Smoking Products (Vaping) for Educators / Best Practices in Tobacco/Vaping Interventions and Policy for Schools
Presented by: Gail Foreman, RN BScN CTE
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Administrators, teachers
FOCUS: Wellness (Health/Physical Education)
registration open
29
October
So many Apps, so little time!
Presented by: Jody Blackmore
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Technology & Innovation
registration open
29
October
Vaping and Cannabis: What PARENTS Need to Know
Presented by: Gail Foreman, RN BScN CTE
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Parents
FOCUS: Wellness (Health/Physical Education)
registration open
04
November
Support Staff Advisory Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Support Staff Advisory Meeting
registration open
05
November
AAC in the Classroom
Presented by: Shaun Pearson
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Technology & Innovation
registration open
06
November
Using Alberta Education Provincial Achievement Testing Scoring Guides and Writing Exemplars
Presented by: Alberta Education
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: 6-9  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Assessment
registration open
06
November
Interpreting Provincial Achievement Test Results
Presented by: Alberta Education
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: 6-9  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Assessment
registration open
06
November
What Comes After the Reading Assessment?
Presented by: Cathy Coers
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: 1-6  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Literacy
registration open
07
November

+ 1 Dates

ESL Collaborative Community--Best Practices for Supporting our English Language Learners
Presented by: Jane Gallacher & Susan Somerville
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: 1-9  |  Audience: Teachers, ELL leaders
FOCUS: English as a Second Language / English Language Learners
registration open
13
November

+ 2 Dates

Level B Assessment
Presented by: Dr. David Carter
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience:
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
13
November
Electricity and Magnetism/Mechanisms Using Electricity Grade 5
Presented by: Craig Boris
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: Grade 5  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Science
registration open
13
November
Building Up Our First Nations Lesson Writing Session 3
Presented by: Chris Zarski
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Education for Reconciliation
registration open
14
November
Number Sense in the K-3 Classroom
Presented by: Cathy Coers
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-3  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Numeracy
registration open
18
November
Practical Classroom Strategies for Helping Children with Emotional Regulation
Presented by: Tammy Schamuhn & Tania Johnson
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Mental Wellness
registration open
18
November

+ 5 Dates

Advanced Cognitive Coaching
Presented by: John Clarke
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Leadership
registration open
20
November

+ 2 Dates

Supporting Struggling Readers Gr 2-6--3 days
Presented by: Paddy Zadunayski
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: 2-6  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Literacy
registration open
20
November
French Advisory Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: French Advisory Meeting
registration open
20
November
Air & Aerodynamics / Flight / Sky Science Grade 6
Presented by: Ed Kusmirski
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: Grade 6  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Science
registration open
21
November

+ 3 Dates

LSCI 401: LSCI (Life Space) Certification Training
Presented by: Robert Reid
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers, Special Educators, School Administrators, Social Workers, Counselors, Youth Care Workers, Administrators, Psychologists, RCMP
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
21
November
Number Sense in the 4-6 Classroom
Presented by: Cathy Coers
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: 4-6  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Numeracy
registration open
21
November
Assessing Critical Competencies: Modernizing Assessment and Reporting--Elementary Workshop
Presented by: Tom Schimmer
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: 10-12  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Assessment
Cancelled
25
November
Make Google Work for YOU!--Basics for Gmail, Docs, Sheets, Slides and Forms
Presented by: Jody Blackmore
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Technology & Innovation
registration open
25
November
Joindre l’utile à l’agréable en maths
Presented by: Renée Michaud
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: 1-6  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: French (FSL/FI), Mathematics
registration open
25
November
Teaching to the Edges without Wearing Yourself Thin
Presented by: Suzy Potts & Melissa Jawaorski
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-3  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Early Learning
registration open
26
November
CARC Board Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Board of Directors Meeting
registration open
26
November
Moving Forward with Guided Math
Presented by: Cathy Coers
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-8  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Mathematics
registration open
27
November

+ 3 Dates

Division 1 & 2 STEM Collaborative Community
Presented by: Candace Beaton
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-6  |  Audience: Teachers, coaches,subject leads
FOCUS: Science, Technology & Innovation, Mathematics, Literacy
registration open
27
November
Young Computational Thinkers: Unplugged Coding and Computational Thinking K-6
Presented by: Candace Beaton
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-6  |  Audience: Teachers, coaches, subject leads
FOCUS: Literacy
registration open
27
November
Librarians' Advisory Committee Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Librarians' Advisory Meeting
registration open
28
November
Getting Started with Writing Workshop: Supporting the Implementation of the Units of Study
Presented by: Havilah Jespersen
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-3  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Literacy, Early Learning
registration open
28
November

+ 1 Dates

Digital Threat Assessment Training
Presented by: Nick Chernoff
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Counsellors, administrators, IT staff, teachers
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
28
November
Healthy School Cultures
Presented by: Dr. Justin Tarte
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Technology & Innovation
registration open
29
November
Understanding ELA 30-1 and 30-2 Written Response Standards
Presented by: Alberta Education
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: 10-12  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Assessment
registration open
02
December
Support Staff Advisory Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Support Staff Advisory Meeting
registration open
03
December
Managing Anxiety in the Classroom: Cultivating Understanding and Healing
Presented by: Tammy Schamuhn & Tania Johnson
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Mental Wellness
registration open
03
December
Trauma
Presented by: Dr. Jody Carrington
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
03
December
Technology Advisory Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Technology Advisory Meeting
registration open
04
December
Creating Sensory Smart and Trauma Informed Classrooms
Presented by: Kari Lotzien
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: Pre K -6  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
04
December
First Nations Advisory Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: First Nations Advisory Meeting
registration open
05
December
Behaviour (What to DO about it!)
Presented by: Heather Linski
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Administration, Teachers, Educational Assistants Parents, FSCD staff, Community Support Workers Speech Language, Occupational Therapy Interdisciplinary Team Collaboration
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
05
December
Separating Language Difference from Learning Disability--Working with English Language Learners with Diverse Needs
Presented by: Jane Gallacher & Susan Somerville
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: 1-9  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: English as a Second Language / English Language Learners
registration open
06
December
Take the Guess Work out of Middle Years Vocabulary Instruction
Presented by: Lana Lane
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: 7-9  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Literacy
registration open
December 06, 2019
Filling My EA Toolbox
St. Augustine School Ponoka, AB
FOCUS: Support Staff
06
December
Level C--Now What?
Presented by: Jared Froese, R.Psych
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
06
December
Zone 4 Think Tank
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Meeting
registration open
09
December
The Purge: Where to Start in a Classroom Revamp
Presented by: Suzy Potts & Melissa Jawaorski
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-3  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Early Learning
registration open
10
December
Supporting Implementation of Benchmark Assessment, 3rd Edition
Presented by: Siobhan Murphy
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-8  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Assessment
registration open
11
December

+ 1 Dates

Concept-Based Curriculum Workshop / L’apprentissage axé sur les concepts
Presented by: Marylou Gammans
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-9  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: French (FSL/FI)
registration open
13
December
Building Thinking Classrooms
Presented by: Peter Liljedahl
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Mathematics
registration open
16
December
Introduction to Inuit Culture
Presented by: Goota Desmarais
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: First Nations, Métis, and Inuit
registration open
17
January
Understanding Trauma's Impact: Optimizing Safety to Enhance Learning
Presented by: Emma Wilson
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
20
January

+ 1 Dates

SIVA Training (Supporting Individuals Through Valued Attachments)
Presented by: Jackie Lea, CCYC
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Educators, Mental Health professionals, Care providers, Caregivers
FOCUS: Inclusive Education, Mental Wellness
registration open
21
January
Support Staff Advisory Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Support Staff Advisory Meeting
registration open
21
January
The Making of a Trauma-Informed Classroom: Finding Healing Through Connection
Presented by: Tammy Schamuhn & Tania Johnson
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Mental Wellness
registration open
23
January
Narrative Writing
Presented by: Carla Thio
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: 2-7  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Literacy
registration open
23
January
Librarians' Advisory Committee Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Librarians' Advisory Meeting
registration open
03
February
Reading Comprehension Success!
Presented by: Brigitta Goerres
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: 7-9  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Literacy
registration open
03
February
Reading Comprehension Success!--for PARENTS
Presented by: Brigitta Goerres
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: 3-12  |  Audience: Parents
FOCUS: Literacy
registration open
04
February
GOALS for Independence Across the Lifespan: School, Home and Community
Presented by: Heather Linski
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Administration, Teachers, Educational Assistants Parents, FSCD staff, Community Support Workers Speech Language, Occupational Therapy Interdisciplinary Team Collaboration
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
06
February
Supporting Positive Mental Health Using a Cross-Cultural Lens
Presented by: Jane Gallacher & Susan Somerville
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: 1-9  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: English as a Second Language / English Language Learners
registration open
12
February
First Nations Advisory Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: First Nations Advisory Meeting
registration open
14
February
Support Staff Advisory Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Support Staff Advisory Meeting
registration open
26
February
French Advisory Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: French Advisory Meeting
registration open
04
March
Nurturing the Highly Sensitive Child in Your Classroom & The Impact of Technology on Children and Youth
Presented by: Tammy Schamuhn & Tania Johnson
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Mental Wellness
registration open
09
March
Scheduling with a Purpose
Presented by: Suzy Potts & Melissa Jawaorski
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-3  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Early Learning
registration open
10
March
CARC Board Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Board of Directors Meeting
registration open
13
March
Teaching Concept Based Curriculum--Day 1
Presented by: Julie Stern
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Curriculum Shifts (Concept based)
registration open
13
March
Zone 4 Think Tank
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Meeting
registration open
18
March
Play6S Foundation Training
Presented by: Brandi Heather
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers, Educational Assistants, Caregivers
FOCUS: Inclusive Education, Mental Wellness, Wellness (Health/Physical Education)
registration open
19
March
Librarians' Advisory Committee Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Librarians' Advisory Meeting
registration open
30
March
Reading Power--Teaching Students How to Think While They Read
Presented by: Adrienne Gear
Drayton Valley, AB
Grade Level: K-5  |  Audience: Teachers, EA's, Learning Commons staff
FOCUS: Literacy
registration open
31
March
Writing Power--Effective Writing Instruction and Assessment
Presented by: Adrienne Gear
Drayton Valley, AB
Grade Level: K-5  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Literacy
registration open
03
April
Guided Math: A Framework for Mathematical Instruction Professional Development Workshop
Presented by: Christine Michalyshen
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: 4-9  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Mathematics
registration open
03
April
Recalibrating the Math Class
Presented by: Dave Martin
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: 10-12  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Mathematics
registration open
07
April
Helping Children on the Autism Spectrum & ADHD Research-backed Strategies
Presented by: Tammy Schamuhn & Tania Johnson
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Mental Wellness
registration open
28
April
Technology Advisory Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Technology Advisory Meeting
registration open
04
May

+ 2 Dates

Community Conferencing Facilitator Training Workshop
Presented by: Caroline Gosling
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers, Administrators, School counsellors, Liaison workers
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
05
May
Support Staff Advisory Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Support Staff Advisory Meeting
registration open
06
May
First Nations Advisory Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: First Nations Advisory Meeting
registration open
07
May
Librarians' Advisory Committee Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Librarians' Advisory Meeting
registration open
08
May
Working with Families: Using Structure at Home and in the Community
Presented by: Heather Linski
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Administration, Teachers, Educational Assistants Parents, FSCD staff, Community Support Workers Speech Language, Occupational Therapy Interdisciplinary Team Collaboration
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
12
May
CARC Board Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Board of Directors Meeting
registration open
14
May
Scheduling for Elementary Success: Timetables to Ensure Student Success and Teacher Collaboration
Presented by: Kurtis Hewson
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Administrators, teachers, district leaders, EA's, instructional leaders
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
15
May
Teaching Concept Based Curriculum--Day 2
Presented by: Julie Stern
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Curriculum Shifts (Concept based)
registration open
20
May
French Advisory Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: French Advisory Meeting
registration open
12
June
Zone 4 Think Tank
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Meeting
registration open
14
October

+ 2 Dates

Inclusion in the K-4 Classroom
Presented by: Shelley Moore
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-4  |  Audience: Teachers, Educational Assistants
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
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