Learning Opportunities
26
September

+ 2 Dates

The Concept Based Curriculum--Understanding it and how it relates to our existing practice!
Presented by: Chris Zarski
Leduc, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Curriculum Development
Full
01
October

+ 3 Dates

LSCI 401: LSCI (Life Space) Certification Training
Presented by: Robert Reid
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers, Special Educators, School Administrators, Social Workers, Counselors, Youth Care Workers, Administrators, Psychologists, RCMP
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
Series in Progress
12
October

+ 2 Dates

Advancing Reconciliation in Education Development Series for Teachers
Presented by: John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: 5-12  |  Audience: Teachers, Administrators
FOCUS: Education for Reconciliation
Series in Progress
15
October
Trauma Informed Classrooms
Presented by: Kari Lotzien
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-6  |  Audience: Teachers; Educational Assistants, Caregivers, therapists
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
Cancelled
16
October
Orange Shirt Day
Presented by: Phyllis Webstad
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Education for Reconciliation
Cancelled
17
October
Support Staff Advisory Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
closed
17
October
Guided Math and Math Running Records in Action K-6
Presented by: Dr. Nicki Newton
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-6  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Mathematics
Full
October 18, 2018
Connecting Literacy--Librarians' Conference 2018
Radisson Hotel Red Deer Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Learning Commons
18
October
Strong Programs Make the Difference--K to Gr 1
Presented by: Miriam Trehearne
Rocky Mt. House, AB
Grade Level: K-Gr 1  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Early Learning, Literacy
closed
19
October
Supporting Educational Assistants: Strategies for Student Success
Presented by: Barb Pears
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Educational / instructional assistants, para-educators who serve children and youth
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
Cancelled
20
October
Inspiring Knowledge for Autism Parents
Presented by: Kitty Parlby
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Parents
FOCUS: Parents
registration open
22
October
1 Day Re-Certification for Standard First Aid CPR / AED
Presented by: Ken Rohr
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Wellness (Health/Physical Education)
Cancelled
22
October
Mindfulness in the Classroom
Presented by: Kari Lotzien
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: 2-8  |  Audience: Teachers, Educational Assistants
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
Cancelled
22
October
"How Do I Assess THAT?"--Observations, Documentation and Developmentally Appropriate Assessment
Presented by: Suzy Potts, Jennifer Smith & Melissa Jawaorski
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: Pre K - Grade 1  |  Audience: Teachers, Educational Assistants
FOCUS: Early Learning
registration open
23
October
Inuit History, Culture & Treaties
Presented by: Jane Atkins
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers, Parents, Administration
FOCUS: Education for Reconciliation
Cancelled
23
October
How to Effectively Use myBlueprint to Support Student Success in Zone 4
Presented by: Jordan Lewis
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: 7-12  |  Audience:
FOCUS: Career & Tech Studies
registration open
23
October

+ 3 Dates

Collaborative Response Model Community of Practice for School Leadership Teams
Presented by: Arlene Littlemore
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: School leadership team (2-5 members)
FOCUS: Inclusive Education, Leadership
Cancelled
24
October
Building Additive Thinking in K-3 Classrooms
Presented by: Cathy Coers
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-3  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Mathematics
registration open
24
October
Students at Risk
Presented by: Sonia Yudcovitch
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers, Educational Assistants
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
24
October
Mathematics Written Response--Everything You Need to Know for the Diploma Exams
Presented by: Alberta Education Math Team
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: 10-12  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Mathematics
registration open
October 25, 2018
Moving Forward with High School Redesign Fall Collaborative 2018
CrossRoads Church Red Deer County, AB
FOCUS: High School Redesign
25
October

+ 1 Dates

Violent Threat Risk Assessment Level 2
Presented by: Kevin Cameron
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers, Administration, counsellors, RCMP, Educational Assistants
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
26
October
Working Inclusively with ELL's in the Classroom
Presented by: Jacqueline Werstiuk & Joan Woodlock
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: English as a Second Language / English Language Learners
registration open
29
October
Hacking the Writing Workshop: Redesign with Making in Mind
Presented by: Angela Stockman
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-6  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Literacy
registration open
29
October
Why are Parts of School so Difficult for My Child?
Presented by: Jared Froese, R.Psych
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Parents
registration open
30
October
Métis in Alberta
Presented by: Jane Atkins
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers, Parents, Administration
FOCUS: Education for Reconciliation
registration open
30
October
Zone 4 Literacy Advisory Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience:
FOCUS: Literacy
registration open
30
October
Callysto: Bringing Data Analytics and Computational Thinking into Everyday Curriculum
Presented by: Byron Chu, David Chan & Professor Michael Lamoureux
Nisku, AB
Grade Level: 5-12  |  Audience: Teachers, Technology leads, school administrators
FOCUS: Technology & Innovation
registration open
01
November
Building Multiplicative Thinking in Grade 3-6 Classrooms
Presented by: Cathy Coers
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: 3-6  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Mathematics
registration open
01
November

+ 1 Dates

Connected Classrooms--2 days
Presented by: Kari Lotzien
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: 2-8  |  Audience: Teachers, Educational Assistants
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
02
November
"Why Can't We Go Up the Slide?"--The Importance of Risk-taking in a Child's Life
Presented by: Suzy Potts, Jennifer Smith & Melissa Jawaorski
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: Pre K - Grade 1  |  Audience: Teachers, Educational Assistants
FOCUS: Early Learning
registration open
05
November
Leveled Literacy Intervention Primary K-2
Presented by: Sherry Ratz
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-2  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Literacy
registration open
05
November
CARC Zone 4 Tech Advisory Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Technology & Innovation
registration open
06
November

+ 1 Dates

STEM in Early Years--Grade 3 Classrooms
Presented by: Candace Beaton
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-3  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Science, Technology & Innovation, Mathematics
registration open
06
November
Leveled Literacy Intervention Junior 4-12
Presented by: Sherry Ratz
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: 4-12  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Literacy
registration open
07
November
Math Talks in the Classroom K-3
Presented by: Cathy Coers
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Mathematics
registration open
12
November
The Dirty Teacher--Getting Going with Outdoor Learning
Presented by: Suzy Potts, Jennifer Smith & Melissa Jawaorski
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: Pre K - Grade 3  |  Audience: Teachers, Educational Assistants
FOCUS: Early Learning
registration open
14
November
Treaty Relationships
Presented by: Jane Atkins
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers, Parents, Administration
FOCUS: Education for Reconciliation
registration open
14
November

+ 1 Dates

The Literacy Continuum is a Valuable Resource, But How do I Integrate it?
Presented by: Cathy Coers & Kim Tackaberry
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-8  |  Audience: Teachers, Administrators and learning leaders
FOCUS: Literacy
registration open
15
November
Math Talks in the Classroom 3-6
Presented by: Cathy Coers
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Mathematics
registration open
15
November
Educational Implications and Strategies for Anxiety
Presented by: Dwaine Souveny
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers, Educational Assistants
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
16
November
Librarians' Planning Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Learning Commons
registration open
19
November
CARC Zone 4 French Advisory Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: French (FSL/FI)
registration open
19
November

+ 2 Dates

Level B Assessment
Presented by: Dr. David Carter
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience:
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
23
November
Moving Up the Continuum of Supports: School and District Intervention Teams
Presented by: Lorna Hewson & Amber Hester
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers, administrators, district leaders, learning coaches, inclusive learning teachers
FOCUS: Inclusive Education, Leadership
registration open
26
November
Interpreting Diploma Examination Results as a Formative Tool for Teachers
Presented by: Tim Coates
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: 10-12  |  Audience: Teachers, Administration, Instructional Leaders
FOCUS: Assessment
registration open
26
November
What About Fractions and Decimals? 3-6
Presented by: Cathy Coers
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: 3-6  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Mathematics
registration open
27
November
Reading, Writing, Playing, Learning: Joyful Literacy in K-2
Presented by: Lori Jamison
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-2  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Literacy
registration open
27
November

+ 4 Dates

Creating, Maintaining and Sustaining School Culture
Presented by: Dr. Justin Tarte
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Technology & Innovation
registration open
27
November

+ 1 Dates

Leadership from the Inside Out--2 days
Presented by: Kari Lotzien
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Administrators, principals, leaders, management
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
28
November
Support Staff Advisory Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
29
November
Visualizing Mathematics in the Grade 7-12 Classroom
Presented by: Dave Martin
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: 7-12  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Mathematics
registration open
30
November
Memory - A Guide to Improving Ones Memory Skills
Presented by: Heather Y. Boone, M.C. & Meaghan G.J. Reist, B.A., M.Ed.
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers, Administration
FOCUS: Wellness (Health/Physical Education)
registration open
30
November
Intervention Toolbox for Behaviour at Tiers 2 and 3
Presented by: Barb Pears
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: K-12 teachers, support staff, learning coaches, inclusive learning teachers
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
03
December
Mathematical Thinking Classrooms K-12
Presented by: Dave Martin
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Mathematics
registration open
04
December
Trauma-Informed Practice
Presented by: Dr. Jody Carrington
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers, Educational Assistants
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
04
December
Supporting Positive Behaviour for Students with Challenging Behaviour
Presented by: Dwaine Souveny
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers, Educational Assistants
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
05
December
Sensory Regulation in the Classroom
Presented by: Kari Lotzien
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-3  |  Audience: Teachers; Educational Assistants
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
06
December

+ 1 Dates

Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training--Certification
Presented by: Barb Pears
Stettler, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers, Support staff, Administrators
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
06
December

+ 1 Dates

Violent Threat Risk Assessment Level 1
Presented by: Pat Rivard
Stettler, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers, Administration
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
07
December
Introduction to Words Their Way
Presented by: Lana Lane
Stettler, AB
Grade Level: K-6  |  Audience: Teachers, Support Teachers, Administrators
FOCUS: Literacy
registration open
10
December
Early Learning Environments, Play and Children's Rights
Presented by: Dr. Jodi Streelasky
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: Pre K - Grade 1  |  Audience: Teachers, ECS workers
FOCUS: Early Learning
registration open
10
December

+ 1 Dates

First Aid Certification
Presented by: Ken Rohr
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Wellness (Health/Physical Education)
registration open
11
December
CARC Board Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Meeting
registration open
12
December
First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Advisory Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Education for Reconciliation
registration open
12
December
Using Children's Literature to Develop Children's Questioning Skills
Presented by: Candace Beaton
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-3  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Science
registration open
13
December
Making Numeracy Meaningful Through Inquiry and Technological Problem Solving
Presented by: Candace Beaton
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-3  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Science
registration open
14
December
Zone 4 Think Tank
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Meeting
registration open
18
December
Support Staff Advisory Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
10
January
Librarians' Planning Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Learning Commons
registration open
18
January
Mentoring the ADHD Student--Tools for Teachers and Parents
Presented by: Les Ridick
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: 4-12  |  Audience: Teachers, Parents
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
21
January
"Setting the Stage for Early Education Success"--What Makes a Valuable Early Education Program?
Presented by: Suzy Potts, Jennifer Smith & Melissa Jawaorski
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: Pre K - Grade 1  |  Audience: Teachers, Educational Assistants
FOCUS: Early Learning
registration open
21
January

+ 1 Dates

Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training--Certification
Presented by: Barb Pears
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Educational Assistants, Teachers, Support Staff, Administrators
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
23
January
Support Staff Advisory Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
25
January
Going Deeper with a Collaborative Response Model--Advanced Workshop
Presented by: Kurtis Hewson
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Administrators, teachers, district leaders, educational assistants, instructional leaders
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
31
January
Better Conversations: Coaching Ourselves and Each Other to Be More Credible, Caring and Connected
Presented by: Jim Knight
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers, Coaches, Administrators
FOCUS: Leadership
registration open
04
February

+ 3 Dates

Adaptive Schools
Presented by: John Clarke
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Administrators, consultants, curriculum facilitators, all educational leaders
FOCUS: Leadership
registration open
11
February
"Changing the Lens"--Teaching to the Edges Through a Meaningful Lens
Presented by: Suzy Potts, Jennifer Smith & Melissa Jawaorski
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: Pre K - Grade 3  |  Audience: Teachers, Educational Assistants
FOCUS: Early Learning
registration open
11
February
Working with Students with Disabilities
Presented by: Dwaine Souveny
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers, Educational Assistants
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
12
February
CARC Annual General Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Meeting
registration open
12
February
CARC Board Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Meeting
registration open
13
February
First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Advisory Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Education for Reconciliation
registration open
01
March
Zone 4 Think Tank
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Meeting
registration open
04
March

+ 7 Dates

Cognitive Coaching Foundations Seminar
Presented by: John Clarke
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: School administrators, consultants, curriculum facilitators, counselors and learning coaches
FOCUS: Leadership
registration open
06
March
Support Staff Advisory Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
11
March
CARC Zone 4 French Advisory Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: French (FSL/FI)
registration open
14
March
1 Day Re-Certification for Standard First Aid CPR / AED
Presented by: Ken Rohr
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Support Staff
FOCUS: Wellness (Health/Physical Education)
registration open
18
March
"I Will Not Yell in Class, I Will not Throw Things, I Will Not Tease Other Kids...I Am the Teacher"--Introducing a Self-Regulation Framework That Works
Presented by: Suzy Potts, Jennifer Smith & Melissa Jawaorski
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: Pre K - Grade 1  |  Audience: Teachers, Educational Assistants
FOCUS: Early Learning
registration open
03
April
Librarians' Planning Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Learning Commons
registration open
04
April

+ 1 Dates

Groups at Work: Structures and Strategies for Professional Learning
Presented by: Laura Lipton
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Administrators, Central office staff, Lead teachers
FOCUS: Leadership
registration open
15
April

+ 2 Dates

Level B Training Workshop
Presented by: Jared Froese, R.Psych
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
29
April
Do Dragonflies Breathe Fire?--Teaching Through Meaningful Inquiry that Engages Children
Presented by: Suzy Potts, Jennifer Smith & Melissa Jawaorski
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: Pre K - Grade 1  |  Audience: Teachers, Educational Assistants
FOCUS: Early Learning
registration open
01
May
First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Advisory Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Education for Reconciliation
registration open
06
May
Numeracy and Literacy--Using the Environment as an Engaging and Meaningful Context
Presented by: Suzy Potts, Jennifer Smith & Melissa Jawaorski
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: Pre K - Grade 1  |  Audience: Teachers, Educational Assistants
FOCUS: Early Learning
registration open
14
May
CARC Board Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Meeting
registration open
17
May
The Curious Classroom: Teaching with Student-Directed Inqiry
Presented by: Harvey "Smokey" Daniels
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers
FOCUS: Literacy
registration open
22
May
Inclusive Education: Who, What, Where, When, Why & HOW?
Presented by: Shelley Moore
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-12  |  Audience: Teachers, Educational Assistants, Learning Coaches
FOCUS: Inclusive Education
registration open
27
May
CARC Zone 4 Tech Advisory Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Technology & Innovation
registration open
28
May
Librarians' Planning Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Learning Commons
registration open
29
May
CARC Zone 4 French Advisory Meeting
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: French (FSL/FI)
registration open
29
May
Scheduling for Elementary Success: Timetables to Ensure Student Success and Teacher Collaboration
Presented by: Kurtis Hewson
Red Deer, AB
Grade Level: K-6  |  Audience: Elementary School Administrators
FOCUS: Leadership
closed
07
June
Zone 4 Think Tank
Presented by: Patrick Bohnet
Red Deer, AB
FOCUS: Meeting
registration open
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