New Teachers’ Academy – September 26, 2018


The Peace River North New Teachers’ Academy is intended to help provide information, ideas, teaching strategies, assessment strategies and networking opportunities for early career teachers, teachers new to School District 60 or teachers in a new teaching assignment.

Session #1
● Long-range Planning: Please join Crystal Dutchak & Angela Gatt for a session to help you plan & write your teaching previews! This will be a hands-on session so bring your preferred device and have access to, or paper copies of, curriculum and/or teacher guides, school calendars and any other resources you may need.

When: Wednesday, September 26th, 4:00 – 6:00

Where: PRNTA Office (9912 101 Avenue)

To register please contact Mary Tremain at no later than Monday, September 24th.

Supper will be served; please include any dietary requirements/restrictions when you register.

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