EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT INFORMATIONAL MEETING

DATE: December 1, 2017

TIME: 9:00am to 11:30am

WHERE: Learning Services (Board Office)

In Attendance: Educational Assistants, Keith MacGillivray (VP-Learning Services), Karen Giesbrecht (Programs Support Clerk, NLC), Colleen Stewart (HR, SD#60), Juanita Esau (Admin. Assist.), Janine Filmer (EA Mentor)

Topics:

Monthly Informational Poster

SSEAC and Portfolios scheduled for this year

Signing up for SSEAC and Portfolios

The procedures signing up for ProD Funds

Uncertified EA 2/Certified EA2

Registering at the Northern Lights College

NLC-D2L Orientation-Online learning

Question Period

 

 

 

Please notify Juanita Esau by email jesau@prn.bc.ca or by phone 250-262-6087 to register

 

19. SSEAC – Supporting Literacy Development for Students with Developmental Disabilities – SEPT 2018

Session Description:  This SSEAC learning option is designed for EAs working with students on developing their literacy skills.

Dates:  TBA-September 2018

Target Audience:   EA’s

Time 4:00-7:00        

Location:    DDC – Board Office      

Facilitator:  Mary Tremain

Registration Deadline:

Registration Contact:  Keith MacGillivray  kmacgillivray@prn.bc.ca or Juanita Esau (250)262-6087

18. SSEAC – Building a Solid Number Foundation – SEPT 2018

Session Description:  This learning option will explore common understandings and misunderstandings in mathematics.  Participants will examine their own mathematics understanding in order to think broadly about their student and gather greater experience with mathematics taught in the K-9 settings.

Dates:   TBA-September 2018

Target Audience:   EA’s   

Time:   

Location:    DDC – Board Office      

Facilitator: Barb Wagner

Registration Deadline:

Registration Contact:  Keith MacGillivray kmacgillivray@prn.bc.ca or Juanita Esau at (250)262-6087

17. SSEAC – Helping Students Think Socially in a Social World – SEPT 2018

Session Description:  This learning option will focus on the fundamentals of social cognition.  Participants will examine concepts of communication and gain practical strategies for supporting students in developing better social thinking and related skills.

Dates:   TBA-September 2018

Target Audience:   EA’s   

Time:    4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Location:    DDC – Board Office      

Facilitator: Keri Giesbrecht

Registration Deadline:

Registration Contact:  Keith MacGillivray kmacgillivray@prn.bc.ca or Juanita Esau at (250)262-6087

16. SSEAC – EDAS 154 Portfolio Module

Session Description: EDAS 154 Portfolio Module consisting of 6 hours, following Modules 4, 5, 17

Dates:  June 5, 7, 2018

Target Audience:   EA’s      

Location:    DDC – Board Office  

Time 4:00-7:00   

Facilitator:  Elaine McEachern

Registration Deadline: June 4, 2018

Registration Contact:  Keith MacGillivray  kmacgillivray@prn.bc.ca or Juanita Esau (250)262-6087

15. SSEAC – Supporting Youth Transition to Employment, Careers, and Independence

Session Description:  This SSEAC learning option is designed for EAs working with students transitioning into adulthood, employment, and careers.  There will be a focus on fostering student independence.

Dates:  May 22, 24, 29, 31, 2018

Times:  4:00-7:00pm

Target Audience:   EA’s         

Location:    DDC – Board Office      

Facilitator: Carmen Gietz

Registration Deadline: May 21, 2018

Registration Contact:  Keith MacGillivray  kmacgillivray@prn.bc.ca or Juanita Esau (250)262-6087

14. SSEAC – Understanding Common Medical Issues

Session Description:  This learning option provides essential health information that EAs require while working in schools.  Participants will learn to apply their knowledge of common health issues, recognition and intervention techniques and personal injury prevention, back to the classroom.

Dates:   April 26, May 1, 3, 8, 10, 2018

Target Audience:   EA’s   

Time:    4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Location:    DDC – Board Office      

Facilitator: Elaine McEachern

Registration Deadline:  April 25, 2018

Registration Contact:  Keith MacGillivray kmacgillivray@prn.bc.ca or Juanita Esau at (250)262-6087

13. SSEAC – Basic Sign Language (Signed Communication)

Session Description:  This learning option is designed for EAs working with hearing students who benefit from signed communication.  EAs will be introduced to signs for words typically useful in the school setting.

Dates:  April 12, 17, 19, 24, 2018

Target Audience:   EA’s   

Time:    4:00 pm – 6:15 pm      

Location:    DDC – Board Office      

Facilitator:  Sally Birley

Registration Deadline:  April 11, 2018

Registration Contact:  Keith MacGillivray  kmacgillivray@prn.bc.ca or Juanita Esau (250)262-6087

12. SSEAC – EDAS 146 Portfolio Module

Session Description: EDAS 146 Portfolio Module consisting of 18 hours, following Modules 6, 12

Dates:  March 20, 21 (Spring Break), April 3, 10, 2018

Times:  4:00-7:00/9:00-3:30

Target Audience:   EA’s      

Location:    DDC – Board Office      

Facilitator:  Katy Clarke

Registration Deadline: March 15, 2018

Registration Contact:  Keith MacGillivray  kmacgillivray@prn.bc.ca or Juanita Esau (250)262-6087

11. SSEAC – Introduction to Instructional Strategies

Session Description:  This learning option will explore exemplary teaching and learning strategies for the classroom.  Participants will develop an understanding of the model of differentiated instruction as well as adapted and modified curriculum principles.

Dates:   March 3, 7, 12, 14, 2018

March 19th -Spring Break

Target Audience:   EA’s   

Time:  4:00-7:00/9:00-3:30 (Saturday)

Location:    DDC – Board Office      

Facilitator: Mary Tremain

Registration Deadline: March 1, 2018

Registration Contact:  Keith MacGillivray kmacgillivray@prn.bc.ca or Juanita Esau at (250)262-6087