4 Sessions for EAs – February 26, 2018

Alwin Holland is hosting four sessions for EAs on February 26th, 2018.

Caring For Yourself While Caring For Others: How Empathy and Self-Care Come Together In Our Work With Students

Crystal Anielewicz

9:00-12:00 with break

We will be exploring components of the child and adult brain and what gets in the way of our communication, as well as what compassion fatigue is and how it can impact our work and interactions with students, parents and other staff. The session will also explore burnout prevention.


Cassie Greenhough

9:00-10:30 – Self-regulation: What is it and how can we promote for our students

10:45-12:00 – Explore self-regulation resources and strategies

**participants should wear comfortable clothing

Math Strategies

Barb Wagner

Exploring manipulatives to help students learn concepts.

9:00 – 12:00 with break


Laurie Petrucci

Exploring apps on the ipads, 3D printing, google apps, etc.

Morning: 9:00 – 12:00 pm


Nadine Parker



Target Audience: Educational Assistants

Times: listed above

Location: Alwin Holland

Hosted by: Alwin Holland

Registration Deadline: ASAP

Registration Contact: Your School Administrator (google doc sign up available to Principals)

ELL EA Sessions – SERIES

2 Sessions: Opportunity to collaborate to create a richer understanding the diversity of our English Language Learners within our schools, and explore strategies to connect with students.

  1. Build understanding of  AIPs,, Connecting,
    1. Strategies for building Vocabulary (Oral Language)
    2. Connecting with classroom & school community
    3. Understanding different cultures
    4. PWIM (EET), Talking Tables
  2. Connecting to students & working with Classroom Teachers
    1. Strategies for Reading & Writing
    2. PWIM (EET), Talking Tables

***Topics to be discussed may change***

Date: First Date: Friday, October 13, 2017

(Other date needs to be discussed)   

Target Audience: ELL Education Assistants working with ELL students

Facilitators:  Heather MacGillivray & Mary Tremain

Time: 9:00 – 11:45  pm      

Location: District Development Center

Registration Deadline: October 1, 2017

Register by  Email Juanita Esau: jesau@prn.bc.ca