Pro-D Events


Upcoming Pro-D Opportunities:

Not sure what qualifies as Professional Development?  Check out Guidelines for Uses of Pro-D Funds – 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
October 20-12
Vancouver.  PSA Superconference!.  Join over 25 PSA organizations, 12 keynote speakers, and hundreds of sessions for all K-12 teachers. This is BC’s largest #PSADAY event ever! Celebrate a monumental year in BC education. Early bird pricing is available to the first 1200 teachers.  For more information and to register, do to
October 20
Uvic.  Physical Literacy Symposium:  Playing your way to Physical Literacy. 8:30am – 4pm.  Cost: $30 General admission / $20 for students.  **Save $5 by registering before Oct 1.  Register at
September, October, February April (various dates)
Music Workshops in Victoria and the Lower Mainland sponsored by the BC Kodaly Society of Canada.
October 20
Langley.  Pre-K and Kindergarten conference.  Registration is $150.  More info here.
October 20
  Langley.  Mindful assessment with Lee Watanabe Crockett.  Registration is $150.  More info here.
October 20
Victoria.  Embracing Students with Down’s Syndrome.  Featuring speakers from the Down’s Syndrome Research Foundation.  $100.  For more information and to register, visit their website:–educating-students-with-down-syndrome
October 20
UVic.  Trauma Informed Schools: The What and How of Trauma Informed Practice.  Cost:  $57.75.  For more information and to register, click here.  (Although there is a course code number, teachers can take a non-credit version and qualify for reimbursement).
October 20
Uvic.  Words for the Soul: Indigenous Literature in the Classroom.  Cost: $57.75.For more information and to register, click here.  (Although there is a course code number, teachers can take a non-credit version and qualify for reimbursement).
October 20
Various locations in SD63.  Sharing among colleagues.  Free .  Sign up to host a conversation or to participate in one.  You don’t have to be an expert to be a host!
October 20
Rubgy ProD.  9am to noon.  Westshore Parks (by Q Centre).  $40 Payable to Thunder Rugby.  Learn safe rugby lessons for the classroom and field.  Leave with lesson and unit plans.  Register by emailing John at
November 3-4
Nanaimo.  Making Connections Conference.  Keynotes on Emotional Regulation and Childhood Anxiety plus many more mental health topics.  For more information and to register, click here.
November 24-25

 Oak Bay School.  3rd Annual EdTechTeam Victoria Summit featuring Google for Education. School District 63 has secured a discounted registration rate of $315.00 for SD63 staff.  Registrations to be paid by participants on the EdTechTeam website (see instructions below).Please note it is the responsibility of the applicant to apply for ProD funding from the School Rep.

Registration Instructions:

  1. Please visit the event website
  2. Enter the promo code SD63 to obtain the special rate of $315.00
  3. You must use your district email address to receive the discount.
  4. Please DO NOT use a district Mastercard for purchase.

Registrations will be accepted until October 23rd, 2017.

PRESENTERS – please contact Brock Simmonds for registration information.

Cancellations are subject to the organiser policy stated on the website as follows:

Cancellation Policy:
All registrations are final and non-refundable. Registration is, however, transferable. If you cannot make it to the event, please find a colleague to attend in your place. (If an event is canceled due to weather or other events beyond our control, the event will be rescheduled. If you are unable to participate on the new date, then your ticket is transferable to another EdTechTeam event of similar value. No refunds or reimbursements of travel expenses will be provided.)



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