Professional development is at the heart of effective school leadership and instruction, and with that in mind, we are offering a number of professional development workshops designed specifically for First Nation schools staff in BC.

The sessions are being offered by Zoom video-conferencing to ensure the health and safety of schools, communities, and staff members during COVID-19 pandemic.

DateWorkshopTimeInformation       
Aug. 20, 2021DRUMS Updates (DRUMS Administrators)9:00am-12:00pmInformation and Registration
Aug. 23, 2021DRUMS Updates (DRUMS Administrators)9:00am-12:00pmInformation and Registration
Aug. 24, 2021DRUMS Updates (DRUMS Administrators)1:00-4:00pmInformation and Registration
Aug. 25, 2021The Third Quest: An Overview9:00-11:00amInformation and Registration
Aug. 25, 2021Getting Started for New Teachers – Introduction to RW, RM, Saxon, Heggerty & BL1:00-3:00pmInformation and Registration
Aug. 25, 2021Accessing the Dogwood/Adult Dogwood1:00-3:00pmInformation and Registration
Aug. 26, 2021Corrective Reading: An Overview1:00-3:00pmInformation and Registration
Aug. 27, 2021Is Standards Based Reporting for You?9:00-11:00amInformation and Registration
Aug. 27, 2021New Principals – What you Need to Know!1:00-3:00pmInformation and Registration
Aug. 27, 2021DRUMS Updates – (Teachers)1:00-3:00pmInformation and Registration
Aug. 30, 2021DRUMS Updates – (DRUMS Administrators)9:00am-12:00pmInformation and Registration
Aug. 30, 2021Teaching in a First Nations School – What you Really Need to Know!1:00-3:00pmInformation and Registration
Aug. 30, 2021Screening Template/SEP Workplan1:00-3:00pmInformation and Registration
Aug. 31, 2021Professional Learning Series Welcome and Overview with Monique Gray Smith9:00-10:30amInformation and Registration
Aug. 31, 2021DRUMS Updates (Teachers)1:00-3:00pmInformation and Registration
Sept. 1, 2021Planning for Success for K-4 Educators1:00-3:00pmInformation and Registration
Sept. 1, 2021Year Planning for Success – K-121:00-3:00pmInformation and Registration
Sept. 1, 2021DRUMS Updates (DRUMS Administrators)1:00-4:00pmInformation and Registration
Sept. 2, 2021Session for New First Nations Language Teachers 10:00-12:00pmInformation and Registration
Sept. 2, 2021Unit Planning for Success – K-121:00-3:00pmInformation and Registration
Sept. 2, 2021K4 Theme Planning for Success1:00-3:00pmInformation and Registration
Sept. 3, 2021Is Standards Based Reporting for You?9:00-11:00amInformation and Registration
Sept. 9, 20211701’s, Nominal Roll & Reciprocal Tuition 9:00-10:30amInformation and Registration
Sept. 9, 2021Literacy – Preschool Early Literacy Indicators (PELI) Refresher3:00-4:30pmInformation and Registration
Sept. 9, 2021Literacy – The Big Picture! Gr. 4-6, Gr. 7-123:00-4:30pmInformation and Registration
Sept. 10, 2021Funding Handbook and Estimator Toolkit2:00-3:00pmInformation and Registration
Sept. 13, 2021TRS – Working with the Teacher Regulation Service10:00am-12:00pmInformation and Registration
Sept. 13, 2021SEP Information Session - Coastal Region1:00-3:00pmInformation and Registration
Sept. 14, 2021First Nations Language & Culture Information Session - Central Interior Region1:00-3:00pmInformation and Registration
Sept. 14, 2021Introduction to First Nations Authorized Courses10:00am-12:00pmInformation and Registration
Sept. 15, 2021SEP Information Session - Lower Mainland Region1:00-3:00pmInformation and Registration
Sept. 15, 2021First Nations Language & Culture Information Session Coastal Region10:00am-12:00pmInformation and Registration
Sept. 16, 2021SEP Information Session - Northern Region10:00am-12:00pmInformation and Registration
Sept. 16, 2021Adult Education – Getting Started1:00-3:00pmInformation and Registration
Sept. 16, 2021Making Math Magical! K4, K-6, 7-121:00-3:00pmInformation and Registration
Sept. 16, 2021Mentor-Apprenticeship Model in BC First Nations Schools- Information Session 3:00-4:00pmInformation and Registration
Sept. 17, 2021Using Assistive Technology to Support Students3:00-4:00pmInformation and Registration
Sept. 20, 2021First Nations Language & Culture Information Session - Northern Region10:00am-12:00pmInformation and Registration
Sept. 20, 2021SEP Information Session - Central Interior Region10:00am-12:00pmInformation and Registration
Sept. 21, 2021SEP Information Session – Q & A (Any Region)10:00am-12:00pmInformation and Registration
Sept. 21, 2021Criminal Records Checks: What You Need to Know!2:00-4:00pmInformation and Registration
Sept. 21, 2021Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy – Talking About Special Education Series2:00-4:00pmInformation and Registration
Sept. 23, 2021Accessing the Dogwood/Adult Dogwood1:00-3:00pmInformation and Registration
Sept. 23, 2021Assessing for Success! K4-122:00-4:00pmInformation and Registration
Sept. 23, 2021Creating Teaching Materials and Resources for First Nations Language Teachers2:00-4:00pmInformation and Registration
Sept. 27, 2021An Introduction First Nations Language Essentials Curriculum 2:00-4:00pmInformation and Registration
Sept. 27, 2021School Governance (Training)2:00-4:30pmInformation and Registration
Sept. 27, 2021First Nations Language & Culture Information Session - Lower Mainland Region10:00am-12:00pmInformation and Registration
Sept. 27, 2021Acadience – Train the Trainer3:00-5:00pmInformation and Registration
Sept. 27, 2021Supporting Education Assistants (School Principals)3:00-4:30pmInformation and Registration
Sept. 28, 2021Beginning the Individual Education Plan (IEP) Process – Talking About Special Education Series1:00-2:30pmInformation and Registration
Sept. 29, 2021Parents as Advocates in the IEP Process – Talking About Special Education Series10:00am-12:00pmInformation and Registration
Sept. 29, 2021Acadience Training (K-Gr. 6), Part I3:00-5:00pmInformation and Registration
Sept. 29, 2021Creating a Language Curriculum Lab and Resource Library 3:00-5:00pmInformation and Registration
Oct. 4, 2021School Governance (Training)9:30am-12:00pmInformation and Registration
Oct. 4, 2021DRUMS Traditional Report Card2:00-4:00pmInformation and Registration
Oct. 4, 2021Google Read & Write: An Overview3:00-4:00pmInformation and Registration
Oct. 5, 2021Supporting Education Assistants (Teachers)2:00-3:30pmInformation and Registration
Oct. 5, 2021Registering for Provincial Assessments (10-12)2:00-4:00pmInformation and Registration
Oct. 5, 2021Sensory Series, Part 1: Sensory Processing3:00-4:30pmInformation and Registration
Oct. 6, 2021Attendance3:00-4:30pmInformation and Registration
Oct. 6, 2021Acadience Training (K-Gr. 6) – Part II3:00-5:00pmInformation and Registration
Oct. 6, 2021Language Learning for Adults3:00-5:00pmInformation and Registration
Oct. 7, 2021Bringing Novel Studies to life Gr. 3-6, 7-123:00-4:00pmInformation and Registration
Oct. 7, 2021Speech & Language Services and the Role of the Speech and Language Assistant – Talking About Special Education Series3:00-4:30pmInformation and Registration
Oct. 7, 2021Ask the Expert! Your Human Resources Issues3:30-5:00pmInformation and Registration
Oct. 8, 2021Introduction to First Nations Authorized Courses10:00am-12:00pmInformation and Registration
Oct. 12, 2021The Role of an EA – Supporting Student Success! 3:00-5:00pmInformation and Registration
Oct. 12, 2021DRUMS Standards Based Report Card2:00-4:00pmInformation and Registration
Oct. 13, 2021Best Practices in First Nations Schools for Language Revitalization3:00-4:00pmInformation and Registration
Oct. 13, 2021Record Keeping for Administrative Assistants3:00-4:30pmInformation and Registration
Oct. 14, 2021Adrienne Gear: Getting Started with a Balanced Writing Program3:30-5:00pmInformation and Registration
Oct. 15, 2021Accessing the Dogwood/Adult Dogwood1:00-3:00pmInformation and Registration
Oct. 20, 2021The Late Bloomer: Supporting with Literacy Delays3:00-4:30pmInformation and Registration
Oct. 21, 2021Adrienne Gear: Personal Narrative Writing3:30-5:00pmInformation and Registration
Oct. 26, 2021Foundation Series, Part 1: Fine Motor Skill Development3:00-4:30pmInformation and Registration
Oct. 26, 2021First Nations Language Essentials Level Two: S. T. O. R. Y3:00-5:00pmInformation and Registration
Oct. 28, 2021Adrienne Gear: Nonfiction Writing3:30-5:00pmInformation and Registration
Nov. 4, 2021Adrienne Gear: Story Writing3:30-5:00pmInformation and Registration