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February Pro-D

February 22nd, 2019

Zonal Professional Development Day and Health and Wellness Symposium

Theme: Making Connections 14

Printed Program (PDF)

Featured Speakers:

 Tanya Talaga
 Dr. Lynn Miller
 Charlene Bearhead
 Dr. Marian Small
 Vince Gowman
 Myriam Le May
 Mike Shaw
 Dan Duncan
 Dr. Sally Stewart
 Carole Fullerton

Keynote Speakers: Tanya Talaga, Charlene Bearhead, and Dr. Lynn Miller

We have three options for participants:
Option A - Indigenous Education
Option B - Health and Wellness
Option C - Curricular Focus
Participants may attend events in any of the options.

View the Zonal Professional Development Day Conference: Making Connections 13 schedule & directory.


View the Zonal Professional Development Day Conference: Making Connections 13 schedule & directory.    


Times & Location

Keynote:       8:30am to 10:00am
Workshops: 10:15am to 12:15am
Lunch:          12:15pm to 12:45pm
Workshops: 12:45pm to   2:45pm
and Keynote
Please note that there are some one hour sessions as well.

Location: Rutland Senior Secondary and Rutland Middle School
705 Rutland Rd N, Kelowna, BC V1X 3B6

Registration for Zonal Conference

Registration for Health and Wellness Symposium

To view or change your schedule click here (must already be registered through eventbriite)
You can print your schedule from here as well. Once logged in, select event you are attending. Your schedule will  come up. Scroll down until you see print or email my schedule. Choose which action you would like.



S.D. #23, #19,  #22 Teachers: no charge
SD#23 CUPE Members: $55.00
Others: $90/full or part day

*no refunds after February 15th, 2019


We have a block booking at Holiday Inn Express & Suites
Book before February 7, 2019 to receive discounted rate.

Two choices of rooms:
Two queen beds or a king bed
Hot breakfast included

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Kelowna

1620 Powick Road | Kelowna, British Columbia | V1X 7G5
You may book your room by calling the hotel directly at 778-484-2999 and quoting COTA or Block Code COT.  Alternatively, you may book online using the below link.

Shuttle Service -  250-863-4213 or go to the Let's Go Desk at the airport


If you are interested in presenting at a COTA Professional Development Day, please go to Call for Presenters and fill out the application form. Indicate which conference you would like to present at. Applications for February are now closed. We are taking applications for our three day Summer Institute now.

Programs in Professional Development brought to you by the Central Okanagan Teachers' Association