MyEdBC Report Card Support Session (Voluntary) – Nov 12, 1-3pm Grandhaven

A voluntary support session is available for help with report cards in MyEdBC, November 12th from 1-3 pm at the Technology Centre in Grandhaven.  If you are a new teacher/less experienced teacher who is in need to support with the report card process, then please feel free to drop in during the above times.  The session will offer support of:
-Using My Ed BC
-Writing report cards
-Comment construction
-Using Assessment Information
-Report card expectations
Please contact Charmaine Chretien,,  if you’d like to attend.

An Afternoon with WordPress – Nov 23, 2017


Session Description:

Over a quarter of public websites run on WordPress. The majority of SD60 websites have run on WordPress for over a decade! This session is targeted at School District staff that maintain a WordPress website. The session will have a short presentation and time to work with Jarrod Bell on your sites or your questions about WordPress.

Date: November 23, 2017

Target Audience: WordPress Users in District

Time: 1-3:30pm

Location: Board Room at School Board Office

Registration Deadline: November 22, 2017

Registration Contact: Jarrod Bell, – A google calendar invite will be sent to all registered attendees.

05. SSEAC – Professional and Ethical Practices

Session Description:  This learning option will focus on  policies and guidelines that inform the practice and roles/responsibilities of EAs.  They will examine working with teachers and key ethical considerations

Date:   November 16, 21, 23, 2017   

Target Audience:   EA’s   

Time:  4:00pm-7:00pm      

Location:    DDC – Board Office      

Facilitator:  Pat Lang   

Registration Deadline: November 15, 2017

Registration Contact:  Juanita Esau,  250-262-6087

04. SSEAC – Foundations of Inclusive Education

Session Description:  This learning option will focus on the fundamental characteristics of inclusive education.  Participants will examine components of inclusive classrooms and general best practices to support the participation and membership of students with disabilities in the regular classroom.

Date:  November 2, 7, 9, 14, 2017   

Target Audience:   EA’s   

Time:    4:00 pm – 7:00 pm        

Location:    DDC – Board Office      

Facilitator:  Pat Lang   

Registration Deadline:  November 1, 2017

Registration Contact:  Juanita Esau at or  250-262-6087

Literacy – SERIES

Participants will leave each session with ready to use ideas, strategies and resources in the following three focus areas:

  • Balanced Literacy
  • Assessment for Learning
  • Growth Mindset

Sessions will be tailored to suit participant’s needs and will be adjusted according to feedback.

First Session: September 14th, 2017

Series Dates

  1. Sept. 14
  2. Oct.. 12
  3. Nov. 9
  4. April 12

Dates: Monthly on the second Thursday   Target Audience: CT’s, LAT’s  & EA’s

Time:   4-5 pm        

Location:  DDC   


  • Cindy McGarroch, District Positive School Culture Coach, Literacy Resource Teacher, SOGI District Lead & POPEI District Partner
  • Guest Teachers Sharing

Registration Deadline: 2 days before each session or sign up for all (reminder emails)

Registration Contact:  Cindy McGarroch  

Supporting Students with Complex Needs: Planning and Strategies Dr. Richard Stock, – Nov 6, 2017

Dr. Richard Stock: Planning and Strategies for Students with Complex Needs. A meaningful session focused on school team planning and strategies for students with complex behavioural needs.   

Date: November 6, 2017         

Target Audience: Resource Teachers, Behaviour Support/Complex Needs Teacher, and Administrators.

Time: 8:45am-3:00pm         

Location: DDC   

Facilitators: Dr. Richard Stock  

Registration Deadline: November 2, 2017

Registration Contact: Juanita Esau at or (250)262-6087

Tech Tuesdays Monthly Sessions – SERIES

October – December: Technology How-To

Oct. 17, 2017:  Google Suite for Beginners

Nov. 21, 2017:  iPad Tips & Tricks: for teachers with iPads outside of the Gr 6 CWT program

Dec. 19, 2017:  Computer Lab Session: discover what students can access in the lab

January – Inclusion

Jan. 16, 2018:  Using technology to support accessibility

February – Coding

Feb. 20, 2018:  Coding (both “unplugged” and technology-based)

March – SMARTBoards

March 13, 2018 (2nd Tuesday of the month) – Using SMART Boards to support learning

April & May – Design Thinking

Apr. 17, 2018:  3D Printing & Tinkercad

May 15, 2018:  “Iggy Peck Architect” – From Stories to Structures


Date: 3rd Tuesday of the month

Target Audience: CT’s, LAT’s, & Librarians

Time:  4:00 – 5:00 pm         

Location:  Grandhaven Meeting Room   

Facilitators:  Laurie Petrucci

Registration Deadline: the Monday before each session by email

Registration Contact:  Laurie Petrucci – (250-261-0425)