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Going Deeper with a Collaborative Response Model--Advanced Workshop
Presented by: Kurtis Hewson
Friday, October 25, 2019 | 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Session Location:
Central Alberta Regional Consortium 8 Page Avenue, Red Deer, AB
About the Session:

Leadership teams across the province and beyond are engaging in the essential work of establishing Collaborative Response Models, a school-wide framework that values collaborative, action-focused responses, data-informed discussions, and timely intervention to ensure all students can experience success.  This advanced session will allow educational leaders a chance to dig deeper and determine further next steps for their Collaborative Response Model, particularly in relation to deepening staff collaborative efforts that dramatically enhance collective efficacy across the organization.

Kurtis will share numerous ideas and examples from schools and districts across the province, as well as provide extended opportunities for focused conversations with those in attendance.  Come ready to share your successes, challenges and learn from others to assist in determining where to go next with your team.

About the Presenter(s):
Kurtis Hewson

As Lead Leader and co-founder of Jigsaw Learning, Kurtis has championed the call for collaborative structures in schools to ensure success for all students and enhance the collective efficacy of those dedicated educators working in classrooms. Kurtis works to establish responsive relationships with districts and system level leaders to design collaborative frameworks for educators and develop leadership capacity at all levels. An engaging speaker and facilitator, Kurtis interacts with thousands of educators and educational stakeholders annually to ensure the Collaborative Response Model is foundational to how schools work together to ensure success for all students.

  • Co-Author of Envisioning a Collaborative Response Model
  • 2010 ASCD Outstanding Young Educator Award Honouree
  • Over 20 years of experience in the classroom, including over a decade as an award-winning school administrator
  • Engaging keynote presenter and workshop facilitator
  • Works with thousands of educators annually, establishing collaborative structures in schools and districts to respond to the needs of all students and enhance collective teacher efficacy

Kurtis and Lorna are the co-founders of Jigsaw Learning, co-authors of the text Envisioning a Collaborative Response Model, and currently work with districts and schools nationally and internationally establishing Collaborative Response frameworks and interacting with thousands of educators annually.


Cancellation Policy:

Request for cancellation or refund must be received in writing (fax/email) at the CARC office a minimum of 7 FULL days prior to the event start, or registration fees will apply and refunds will not be issued. If you are unable to attend a session and unable to provide seven FULL days’ notice, please feel free to delegate an alternate to attend in your place. CARC also reserves the right to cancel an event within the 7 calendar days due to unforeseen circumstances such as facility closures, terrorist threats, natural disasters or extreme inclement weather (-35 C or colder). Cancellation notices should be sent to npenney@carcpd.ab.ca.

Registration Deadline: October 18, 2019
Cost: $75.00
Focus(es): Inclusive Education
Grade Level(s): K-12
Audience: Administrators, teachers, district leaders, EA's, instructional leaders