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Professional Development Articles

COTA Summer Institute 2019

Jun 24, 2019 jjamison

COTA SUMMER INSTITUTE 2019 Theme: Rethinking, Retooling, and Beyond We are excited to bring you this year's summer institute. We have over 50 presenters and 60 sessions.  Special Guests Karma Lama Yeshe - August 27th, 28th, and 29th Philip Whealy - August 28th Dr. Hayley Watson - August 29th Times & Location: August 27th, 28th, and 29th Workshops:  08:30am to 10:45am Lunch:           10:45am…

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PD Opportunity - Movement in the Classroom

Jun 18, 2019 jjamison
PD Opportunity - Movement in the Classroom

Professional Development Opportunity: Thursday, August 29, 2019 MOVEMENT IN THE CLASSROOM Target Audience: Elementary Classroom Teachers, Music & PE SpecialistsThursday, August 29, 20199:00am – 11:00am Location: Quigley Elementary School Gym/LibraryRegister EARLY via email to cgillespie@pacificsport.comFee: $20 each (cash or cheque made out to PacificSport Okanagan or e-transfer to staylor@pacificsport.com)…

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Yoga Training

Jun 17, 2019 jjamison

200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training, with Jeff and Sonya Thomlinson C-IAYT, E-RYT500 Accredited Yoga Alliance Certification July 8-12, July 22-28, August 12-16.  Intensive  format, with some afternoons, and evenings off, mostly weekends off.   9 to 11.5 hours per day.  Typically an 8am start, to 6pm, some nights from 7-9 pm. Special pricing for SD 23 employees- $1800 + gst  (50% off typical tuition!…

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COTA October 25th, 2019 and February 21st, 2020 Professional Development Conferences

Jun 11, 2019 jjamison
COTA October 25th, 2019 and February 21st, 2020 Professional Development Conferences

I thought you might be interested to know what we have ahead for next year's conferences. Our October Conference is one that you don't want to miss. Candy Palmater is one of Canada's best comedians. Her humour will bring you to tears of laughter while at the same time promoting a message of inclusion, equity, and hope. She is an advocate for education and her message will have us all reflecting on…

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The Conversation

Jun 11, 2019 jjamison

What happens when you hang out with 10,000 academics I spent this week on the beautiful campus of the University of British Columbia attending the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, an annual conference that attracted more than 10,000 academics. The Conversation Canada attends Congress for a variety of reasons: to promote our unique brand of journalism, to recruit new authors…

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