Training Strands 2018

August 2018

Strand 1: Inclusive Education and Universal Design for Learning – 3 days
Dr. Jennifer Katz

Training strand description to come

August 2018

Strand 2: Positive Positive Supports And How This Benefits All Kids In All Classrooms – 3 days
Dr. Brenda Fossett

This strand will introduce participants to a Positive Behavior Support (PBS) approach to addressing problem behavior in school settings. Participants will learn about indirect and direct assessment strategies for understanding the function of a student’s problem behavior, as well as ecological influences that increase the likelihood that problem behavior will occur. Participants will also learn about evidence-based strategies for addressing problem behavior. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in a variety of activities to practice assessment strategies and identify intervention strategies that are logically-linked to the features of problem behavior.

BrendaFossett

August 2018

Strand 3: Transition and Employment – 3 Days
Dr. Paul Malette

How good practice in inclusion for all, while paying attention to employment, contributes to our overall economy, financial stability and positive outcomes.

This three day strand focuses on current evidence based practices and predictors in secondary transition. Day one involves a review of evidence based practices in student-focused planning, student development, family involvement, and program structure. Day 2 focuses on research in practice in British Columbia and the importance of real work for real pay in high school. Day 3 is focused on participants developing action plans to implement evidence based practices in their classrooms and school districts. Each session will be highly interactive with multiple video examples of research in practice.

PaulMalette

August 2018

Strand 4: Literacy and All Students: All Aspects Of Curriculum – 3 days
Vicki Rothstein

Training strand description to come.

Vicki-Rothstein

August 2018

Strand 5: Self-Regulated Learning as a Framework for Creating Inclusive Contexts for Diverse Learners – 3 days
Dr. Nancy Perry
Dr. Deborah Butler
Dr. Leyton Shnellert

This strand looks at self-regulated learning (SRL) as a framework for creating meaningful and inclusive learning experiences for all students in BC’s classrooms, including students with disabilities and high abilities, students who are English language learners, and students from diverse cultural backgrounds/heritages. Special emphasis will be given to the ways in which SRL promoting practices link to existing initiatives in BC’s schools (e.g., universal designs for learning, inclusive pedagogical frameworks, personalized learning, assessment for learning). Participants will be provided with strategies that enable them include “self-regulation for learning” as a focus within their ongoing learning initiatives.

Nancy-Perry
Deborah-Butler
Leyton-Schnellert

August 2018

Strand 6: The New Curriculum
Shelley Moore

Training strand description to come.

Shelley-Moore

August 2018

Strand 7: Mental Health
Dr. Kimberly A. Schonert-Reichl

Training strand description to come.