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February 16th, 2024 COTA Zonal Pro-D Day

COTA Zonal Conference at RSS February 16th, 2024  

                          Keynote:       8:30 am to 10:00 am
                          Morning Session:     10:30 am to 12:00 pm                                       
                          Afternoon Session:    1:00 pm to 2:30 pm / 3:00 pm   

The conference will be at Rutland Secondary School 705 Rutland Road North in Kelowna. There are some sessions which are off-site or virtual. Our keynote presenter is Beverly Beuermann-King. https://worksmartlivesmart.com/

Session descriptions: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Qb1wlE09GR-rE--UWyCHQ83l82ec5psbsYA5QMaXlWo/edit?usp=sharing Please complete the on-line form linked in this document ONLY if you have dietary restrictions or are a presenter.

Registration opens January 18th at 3:30 pm and closes February 14th. To register: https://whova.com/portal/registration/cotas_202408/ You must download the Whova app in order to register after receivng your ticket. You will receive an automated email from Whova with a registration code. You can then sign up for sessions. Be sure to check your junk mail for this email. Also, you must use the same email account to get your ticket AND download the Whova app. 

Fees 

  • Teachers SD#22, #23, #53, #67, #83: No charge (Paid by local)     
  • CUPE SD# 23: no charge (SD# 23 will look after)                                      
  • UBCO Interns/Teacher Candidates: UBCO covers                                
  • **CUPE SD# 22, 53, 67, 83 and all ECEs: $35/full or part day**           **ALL Other Districts and ALL Administrators: $70/full or part day**                                                                                                                                                      

COTA members: Please complete a Self-Directed form if you are not attending the conference (drop down menu "Professional Development" and then "Personal Pro-D (Self Directed)" *Be sure to submit before February 6th, 2024.

Please consult this tutorial if you have any questions: https://www.mycota.ca/pro-d-blog/2020/05/06/directions-on-how-to-use-the-self-directed-professional-development-online-form-on-mycota.ca/  

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Barb Huva at cotaprod@sd23.bc.ca or 250-860-3866. 

Please complete the COTA pro-d presenter application if you are interested in presenting at the the Summer Conference August 26th - 28th. The deadline to apply is May 31st, 2024.

 

                Programs in Professional Development for February 16th, 2024 are brought to you by SD# 22, 23, 53, 67 and 83 Teachers' Associations.