Adrienne Gear: Powerful Understanding January 25, 2019

Update: As of December 17, 2018 this workshop has reached its capacity of participants.  If you are currently registered and will not be attending, please do email so others can register and take your place. If you wish to be on the waiting list, please do email Connie Stones.

Please join us on January 25, 2019 for a day with Adrienne Gear at the NPCC.  This is open to all school teams from K-9.  Please see attached poster for more information.

Adrienne Gear Poster 2019

Learning to Read & Reading to Learn

Building Background Knowledge to Support Comprehension in the Content Areas.

This workshop provides a focus on accessing background knowledge, comprehension skills, supporting vocabulary development & checking for understanding.  Come and spend the morning working on reading to learn in your classroom.  Participants can enter to win a draw for learning resources! Participants are encouraged to bring materials (textbooks etc.) they are currently using to the session, but not mandatory.

Audience:  Teachers, Admin & EAs

Please note that the workshop is geared to intermediate/middle & high school levels.  Limit of 20 participants.

Location:  Duncan Cran Elementary School Library

Date:  May 14, 2018

Time:  9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Facilitators:  Nadine Parker & Charmaine Chretien

Registration Deadline:  May 7, 2018

Registration Details:  Please email Connie Stones at  to confirm your attendance.  Questions about the session can be directed to


Standards Based Grade Book My Education BC May 11 NID

Description: Join Judy Smith, My Education BC District Liaison for SD 60 Student Learning, who will provide a full day inservice for teachers interested in exploring and learning about how the My Ed. BC Gradebook can be used to support standards-based assessment.

Target Audience:  Teachers K-12 (please note that standards only available up to grade 10)

Time:  9:00 am-3:00 pm

Location:  NPSS library

Registration Deadline:  May 8, 2018

Registration Procedure:  Please email Connie Stones at to hold your spot.  Please note that participants are asked to BYOD.


Action Schools BC Workshop: May 11 NID

Action Schools BC Workshop:  May 11 NID

Please use the registration link below to register for this session limited to 30 participants:

Registration link:

Workshop Description:

Are you looking for ways to incorporate healthy eating topics into your classroom? Join Action Schools! BC’s Registered Dietitians for a fun and interactive workshop! Explore the importance of healthy eating while learning fun classroom activities embedded in the new curriculum. This all-day workshop will cover the importance of healthy eating, the dangers of sugar, as well as concepts around body image and food marketing. Please register for this workshop through our Eventbrite link to receive workshop updates and materials.


Julia Hunter, RD is an Action Schools! BC Food Literacy Mentor. Julia received her Dietetics degree from Acadia University in Nova Scotia before swapping coasts and relocating to beautiful British Columbia. As a Food Literacy Mentor, Julia aids educators and school teams in making healthy living a reality within their school environments and community to support healthy learners. Julia is passionate about empowering and working with others to achieve their goals.

Date:  Friday, May 11, 2018

Location:  Charlie Lake Elementary School

Time:  9:00-3:00 pm

Any questions about the event can be directed to Charmaine Chretien