Not sure what qualifies as Professional Development? Check out Guidelines for Uses of Pro-D Funds – click HERE
Upcoming Pro-D Opportunities:
Sooke Pro-D Conference: April 21, 2023
This conference will be delivered online with a selection of in-person workshops.
Featured keynote – Gurdeep Pandher
REGISTER NOW: STA Pro-D Conference
The Outdoor Learning Store: Any time
This charitable, non-profit organization offers various professional learning opportunities. Check out their website for more information.
School Gardening Mentorship Program: January-October, 2023
Farm to School BC is offering a free mentorship program for K-12 educators in BC who are in the initial stages of creating a school garden or are revitalizing an existing school garden. This mentorship program will provide valuable skills for school-based coordination that supports both the development of a robust school garden community and tips for garden maintenance.
This program includes a series of monthly after-school online workshops, facilitated discussion groups, and the opportunity to join a supportive cohort of school garden educators from across the province.
For more information and to sign-up for workshops, click HERE
Student Learning: Data Literacy for Educators: March 18, 25 + April 1, 2023
FREE! On campus @UVic.
Learn know how to summarize data from a variety of sources and transform information gleaned from them into sound instructional strategies and practices that can improve student learning.
SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL LEARNING: AN ONLINE HEART-MIND COURSE:
A comprehensive and evidence-informed SEL course, delivered in a brief and engaging online format.
Group rates are available–consider enrolling a cohort of colleagues. The course takes 5-10 hours to complete, and participants will receive a Certificate upon completion. register here.
- For more upcoming opportunities put together by our district, click HERE.
- Use your PD Funds to purchase academic journals and books. This is a great way to engage in PD, especially for those who have family commitments and find it difficult to leave home to attend conferences. Read more with this PD article
- For events throughout the school year that have been advertised via the BCTF! BCTF Pro-D Opportunities Calendar
- BCTF Free Archived Webinars on various educational topics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIj8SnwEh1o&list=PLeahEV3iEvnrRC3YRPzHoNIi6Mo79GtYB&index=3
For more Pro-D Opportunities not listed here: http://hub.sd63.bc.ca/Teachers.course/view.php?id=14