9. SSEAC-Building Student Independence-December 4, 6, 11, 13, 2018

Session Description:  This learning option will focus on key strategies for facilitating student independence.  Participants will examine the significance of student independence, the role of the education assistant in building student independence, as well as effective practices and strategies that support the development of student independence.

Date: December 4, 6, 11, 13, 2018

Time: 4:00 pm -7:00 pm

Target Audience: EA’s

Facilitator: Elaine McEachern

Location:  DDC-Board Office

Registration Deadline:  December 3, 2018

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

Keith MacGillivray at kmacgillivray @prn .bc.ca

7. SSEAC-Foundations of Inclusive Education-November 20, 22, 27, 29, 2018

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:  November 20, 22, 27, 29, 2018

Time:  4:00 pm – 7:00pm

Location: DDC-Board Office

Facilitator:  Elaine McEachern

Target Audience:  EA’s

Registration Deadline:  November 19, 2018

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

5. CPI: Non-Violent Crisis Prevention Intervention-SSEAC & CT-October 19, 2018

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 19, 2018

Time:  8:30 am- 4:00 pm

Location:  DDC-Board Office

Target Audience:  CT and EA

Facilitators:  Keith MacGillivray, Tanya Braun

Registration Deadline:  October 17, 2018

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

6. SSEAC-EDAS 144 Portfolio-November 8, 13, 15, 2018

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:  November 8, 13, 15, 2018

Time:  4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Location:  DDC/Board Office

Target Audience:  EA’s

Facilitator:  Laurie Petrucci

Registration Deadline:  November 6, 2018

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

Keith MacGillivray Kmacgillivray@prn.bc.ca

4. SSEAC- Supporting Literacy Development for Students with Developmental Disabilities- October 23, 25, 30, November 1, 2018

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

Dates:  October 23, 24, 30, November 1, 2018

Time:  4:00pm-7:00pm

Location:  DDC- Board Office

Target Audience: EA’s

Facilitator:  Mary Tremain

Registration Deadline:  October 22, 2018

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

Keith MacGillivray kmacgilllivray@prn.bc.ca

 

3. SSEAC- Building a Solid Number Foundation-October 2, 4, 9, 11, 2018

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:  October 2, 4, 9, 11, 2018

Times:  4:00pm – 7:00pm

Facilitator: Barb Wagner

Registration Deadline:  September 27, 2018

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

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 jesau@prn.bc.ca

 

1. POPARD-August 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 2018

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 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 2018

Presenter:  Kyle Chambers

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 30, 2018

DATE: November 30, 2018

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.), Heather Reese (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