Reading and Math Program Training Regional Meetings offer a unique professional development opportunity.

The First Nations Education Steering Committee and First Nations Schools Association are pleased to announce an exciting two-day professional development opportunity for educators and Education Assistants in First Nations schools. These sessions will be offered in-person by region with one virtual training session for those who cannot attend an in-person meeting.

These two-day, regional training sessions will be an opportunity to delve into direct instruction using the Getting Started Checklists and the Blueprint to Getting Started Guides. Interested participants can register for one or both days, depending on the training required.

Day 1
Read Well K, Whole Group and Small Group
Read Well 1 & 2 (Grades 1, 2 & 3)

Day 2
Saxon Math, K-Grade 5 Programs
Reading Mastery 4 & 5 and Corrective Reading A, B1, B2, C

Eligibility

These sessions are open to all educators and Education Assistants in First Nations schools.  Space is limited.  Please register early.  Participants can attend sessions in any region.  Please note, travel and accommodation expenses are not covered.

Health and Safety

To attend the in-person events, participants will be required to present their BC Vaccine Card (electronic or print copy) showing they have received two doses of an approved COVID-19 vaccine. Please refer to the health and safety protocols.

Travel Expenses

FNESC and FNSA will pay for the facility, presenter fees, breakfast and lunch during the event.  Schools will be responsible for paying the travel and accommodation costs for participants and all food and incidentals related to travel to and from the event. Registration may be limited, depending on interest.

Registration

Register for In-Person Sessions

Virtual Training – Zoom     
Register – September 1st
Register – September 2nd

Accommodation

Please contact the hotel directly to book hotel rooms, if required.  Accommodation is limited, so please book as soon as possible.

Prince George – Courtyard by Marriott        
August 25th & 26th, 2022
Room rate (plus taxes & fees)  $129.00
Online Booking

Richmond – Richmond Conference Centre       
August 25th & 26th, 2022
Room rate (plus taxes & fees) $275.00
Online Booking

Kamloops – Sandman Signature Hotel     
August 29th & 30th, 2022
Room rate (plus taxes & fees)
$129.00
Please book directly by calling 250-377-7263

Nanaimo – The Grand Nanaimo                    
August 29th & 30th, 2022
Room rate (plus taxes & fees) $165.00 – $205.00
Please book directly by calling 250-758-3000

Prince Rupert – The Crest Hotel      
September 1st & 2nd, 2022
Room rate (plus taxes & fees) $190.00 – $235.00
Please book directly by calling 1-800-663-8150, referencing FNESC

Event Contact

Benjamin Panatti at benjaminp@fnesc.ca