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Summer Pro-D


Theme: Rethinking, Retooling, and Beyond

We are excited to bring you this year's summer institute. We have over 40 presenters and 60 sessions.

Special Guests

Karma Lama Yeshe - August 27th, 28th, and 29th

Philip Whealy - August 28th

Dr. Hayley Watson - August 29th

August 27th - Workshops

August 28th - Workshops

August 29th - Workshops

Times & Location
Workshops:  08:30am to 10:45am
Lunch:            10:45am to 11:45am
Workshops:  11:45am to   2:00pm

Location: Kelowna Secondary School/Okanagan College


Please click on Tickets (can click on tickets below as well) to register. Choose the appropriate ticket type and select 1. Scroll down and click on Order Now. Fill in your information (SD#23 COTA and CUPE members, please use your SD#23 email address. You can use a different password). Click on complete registration. Click on the workshops you would like to attend. If you are sucessful, a small window pops up saying " Saved to My Sched". You cannot select another session in the same time slot. Each session saved will be indicated in the pop up window. Click on Saved to My Sched when done. You can now print your schedule or email it to yourself. You may have to look in your other or junk mail box. You may see or change your schedule by logging in to
To change a session, unclick the session you are in and click on the new session.

Ticket Types: When you register, choose the appropriate group that you belong to.

  • COTA  Members $35.00/day
  • SD#23 TTOCs will be covered by the TTOC fund
  • CUPE SD#23 will be covered by the district CUPE pro-d fund
  • UBCO Interns
  • Administration and Out of District Teachers $270.00/for the three days

 * above fees are for a full or partial day

 *no refunds

View the COTA Summer Institute 2019 schedule & directory.

Once logged in, unclick the session you want out of and click on another one. There are no refunds after June 30th.


We have a group rate at the Coast Capri Hotel.

Guest Room Accommodations/Group Rates:

Superior Guestroom: (5)


single/double occupancy

Premium Guestroom:


single/double occupancy

Additional Person(s)


Per person(s), per night, plus taxes.  Children 18 years and under stay free when sharing a room with a paid adult.


Rates include a complimentary buffet breakfast served daily in Vintner’s Grill from 06:30-09:30.

Rate Details:

Rates are net, non-commissionable and are exclusive of taxes (currently 16%)

Individual Reservations:

For Individual Reservations please have delegates contact either our Central Reservations Office at 1.800.663.1144 or the Hotel Direct at 1.250.860.6060 and have them quote the Group Name or Group Number as noted above.

Group Number:


Group Name:

COTA – Central Okanagan Teacher’s Association

Arrival Date:

August 26, 2019

Departure Date:

August 29, 2019

Method of Reservation:

Individual Reservation

Reservation Deadline:

July 26, 2019 at 3:00PM

Method of Payment:

On Own for Room / Tax / Incidental Charges

Individual Cancellation:

48 hours prior to first date of arrival (4:00PM)


If you are interested in presenting at the next COTA Professional Development Day, please go to Call for Presenters (now accepting applications for our October 2019 Pro-d Conference) and fill out the application form. Our deadline for October is September 16th, 2019.


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