An Afternoon with WordPress – September 20, 2018

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.

Drop in and work and ask questions.

Date: September 20, 2018

Target Audience: WordPress Users in District

Time: Drop in anytime between 1-4:30pm

Location: Board Room at School Board Office

Registration Deadline: September 19, 2018

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

Annual Early Learning Inservice for K-teachers & ECEs Friday, September 7, 2018

What Every Primary Educator Needs to Know About Early Literacy:  In this workshop, Christine Fraser will explore the foundational principles of early literacy processing including oral language development, telling stories, retelling stories, composition, early writing, the reciprocity between reading & writing, concepts about print, phonological awareness and the importance of successful, meaningful experiences in early literacy learning.

SLP Book Walk

“I am not a chair”

Date: Friday, September 7, 2018         

Target Audience: ECEs & Kindergarten Teachers (this is a district-required inservice)

Time: 9:00 – 3:30      

Location: Learning Services – District Development Centre

Coffee/Tea & morning snacks; Light lunch provided

Facilitators:  Christine Fraser, Reading Recovery Trainer

& SLPs – Michelle Hofstrand, Keri Giesbrecht & Stephanie Soderquist.

Registration Deadline: September 5, 2018

For more information & registration information email: Theresa Dantuma

POPEY The Engaging K-3 Literacy Block

POPEY:  Provincial Outreach Program for the Early years

Come join this NID opportunity on September 24, 2018.  “The Engaging K-3 Literacy Block:  Comprehensive, connected classroom instruction” is a full-day workshop being hosted at MMMCS.

Facilitator:  POPEY

Date:  September 24, 2018 NID

Venue:  Margaret Ma Murray Community School

Registration:  Please contact Connie Stones at no later than September 17, 2018 .  Please be advised that priority registration will be given to classroom teachers.


2. SSEAC-Helping Students Think Socially in a Social World-September 11, 13, 18,20, 2018

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:  September 11, 13, 18, 20, 2018

Time: 4:00 pm – 7:00pm

Location: DDC-Board Office

Facilitator:  Keith MacGillivray

Registration Deadline:  September 6, 2018

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