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Professional Activity Days

Board Directed Professional Activity Day

Morning   

Topic: System Faith Day

Entity Hosting: Bruce-Grey Catholic District School Board

Presenter(s)/Facilitator(s): Most Reverend Wayne Lobsinger, Auxiliary Bishop, Diocese of Hamilton Keynote speaker: David Wells,  

Description:

All

  • Celebration of the Eucharist - Bishop Lobsinger
  • Faith Formation: Keynote Speaker -  Mr. David Wells

 

Afternoon

Board Directed Professional Activity Day

Topic: Safe, Healthy, Inclusive & Accepting Schools

Entity Hosting: Bruce-Grey Catholic District School Board

Presenter(s)/Facilitator(s): Keynote speaker: David Wells, School Board Staff, Education Consultants, and the Mental Health Team

Description:

All

  • Carousel - Student Mental Health and Well-being and Curriculum Based Activities 
  • Faith Formation: Keynote Speaker - David Wells

Morning

Topic: Literacy and Math

Entity Hosting: School board

Presenter(s)/Facilitator(s): School board staff, Education Consultants, Nelson and Edwin (Math)

Description:

Elementary

  • Implementation of the new Language, Grades 1-8 curriculum
  • Early reading instruction, universal design for learning, and DIBELS universal screener
  • Literacy across the curriculum
  • Supporting student improvement in K-12 Mathematics through evidence-based instructional approaches and alignment with curriculum
 

Secondary

  • Implementation of the new de-streamed Grade 9 English course
  • Universal design and effective practices for supporting students in the new Grade 9 de-streamed as well as all students with Literacy across the curriculum
  • Supporting student improvement in K-12 Mathematics through evidence-based instructional approaches and alignment with curriculum
 

 

Afternoon

Topic: Health and safety and cyber security in afternoon

Entity Hosting: School board

Presenter(s)/Facilitator(s): School board

Description:

All

  • Health and Safety training modules
  • Cyber Security training modules

Date: November 24

Morning

Topic: Retrieval Practice and Universal Accommodations/Student/Teacher/Parent Interviews

Entity Hosting: School board

Presenter(s)/Facilitator(s): School board staff, School board staff, Education Consultants, Superintendents, Classroom teachers and families

Description:

Elementary

  • Student/Teacher/Parent Interviews

Secondary

  • Evidence-based Practices: Retrieval Practice - Explicit Instruction
  • Universal Accommodation 
  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication Systems in Schools


Afternoon

Topic: Student Well-being, Cybersecurity, Health & Safety, Special Education 

Entity Hosting: School board

Presenter(s)/Facilitator(s): School board staff, School board staff, Education Consultants, Superintendents

Description:

Elementary

  • Student mental health and well-being 
  • Cybersecurity and online privacy awareness
  • Safe Lifting and Transferring Techniques
  • Strategies for Sensory Seeking Students

Secondary

  • Student mental health and well-being 
  • Cybersecurity and online privacy awareness
  • Safe Lifting and Transferring Techniques
  • Strategies for Sensory Seeking Students

Morning

Topic: Report Card Preparation\Curriculum and Assessment

Entity Hosting: School board

Presenter(s)/Facilitator(s): Schools

Description:

Elementary

  • Assessment and Evaluation of student learning 

Secondary


  • Secondary turn around day/assessment

 

Afternoon

Topic: Report Card Preparation\Curriculum and Assessment

Entity Hosting: School board

Presenter(s)/Facilitator(s): Schools

Description:

Elementary

  • Assessment and Evaluation of student learning 

Secondary

  • Continued and professional learning in Mathematics and Destreaming
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