9.3. SSEAC-Foundations of Inclusive Education-February 18, 20, 25, 27, 2020

Session Description:  This learning option will focus on the fundamental characteristics of inclusive eduction.  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.

Dates:  February 18, 20, 25, 27, 2020

Time:  4:00 pm – 7:00pm

Location: DDC-Board Office

Facilitator:  Jenny Robertson

Target Audience:  EA’s

Registration Deadline:  February 18, 2020

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

5. CPI: Non-Violent Crisis Prevention Intervention-SSEAC & CT-October 25, 2019

Session Description:

*non-violent crisis prevention training

*certification upon completion

*preventative strategies, de-escalation skills, communication techniques, responses that will minimize the potential harm of disruptive and aggressive behaviours.

Date:  October 25, 2019

Time:  8:30 am- 4:00 pm

Location:  DDC-Board Office

Target Audience:  CT and EA

Facilitators:  Keith MacGillivray, Tanya Braun

Registration Deadline:  October 24, 2019

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

9.2. SSEAC-EDAS 144 Portfolio-January 30, February 6, 11, 2020

Session Description:  This learning option will explore specific technologies used in today’s classrooms to support student learning.  Participants will engage in hands-on opportunities to develop knowledge and skills on several programs and apps.

Participants will learn how this technology can support differentiation and meaningful inclusion in the classroom.

EDAS 144 Portfolio Module consisting of 9 hours, following Modules 11, 13, and 15.

Dates:  January 30, February 6, 11, 2020

Time:  4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Location:  DDC/Board Office

Target Audience:  EA’s

Facilitator:  Laurie Petrucci

Registration Deadline:  January 29, 2020

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

9.1. SSEAC- Supporting Literacy Development for Students with Developmental Disabilities- January 14, 16, 21, 23, 2010

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

Dates:  January 14, 16, 21, 23, 2010

Time:  4:00pm-7:00pm

Location:  DDC- Board Office

Target Audience: EA’s

Facilitator:  Mary Tremain

Registration Deadline:  January 13, 2020

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

9. SSEAC- Building a Solid Number Foundation-December 10, 12, 19, 2019, January 7, 2020

This learning option will explore common understandings and misunderstanding 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:  December 10, 12, 19, 2019, January 7, 2020

Times:  4:00pm – 7:00pm

Facilitator: Barb Wagner

Registration Deadline:  December 9, 2019

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

7. SSEAC-Helping Students Think Socially in a Social World-November 26, 28, December 3, 5, 2019

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:  November 26, 28, December 3, 5, 2019

Time: 4:00 pm – 7:00pm

Location: DDC-Board Office

Facilitator:  Celeste van BREDA

Registration Deadline:  November 25, 2019

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

1. POPARD-August 26, 27, 28, 29,30, 2019

Intro to Autism Spectrum Disorder: Practical Applications (ASD).

This course is offered to classroom teachers and EA’s!  Preference will be given to teachers and EA’s who will be working with a child that a ASD  or similar needs.

Space is limited

Dates: August 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 2019

Presenter:  TBA

Times:  8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Location:  DDC, School Board Office-10114-105th Avenue, Fort St John

For more information pleas contact:  Celeste van Breda at 250-262-6079.  To register please contact Juanita Esau at 250-262-6087 or jesau@prn.bc.ca.

8. EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT INFORMATIONAL MEETING-November 29, 2019

DATE: November 29, 2019

TIME: 9:00am to 12:00am

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.), Heather Reese (EA Mentor), Barb Chaput/Caroline Drapeau (Pro-D Funds)

Topics:

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