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CAFÉ Zone 4--March 5, 2020
Presented by: Elyse Morin, Jodi Smith, Marie-Astrid Detharet
Thursday, March 05, 2020 | 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Session Location:
ABC Restaurant 2085 50 Ave, Red Deer, AB
About the Session:
Rejoignez-nous pour une soirée amusante! Rejoignez nos collègues d'immersion française pour s'engager des conversations authentiques en français dans un cadre non scolaire. Rejoignez-nous pour rencontrer de nouvelles personnes dans d'autres divisions scolaires dans une atmosphère amusante et relaxante avec un objectif commun d'améliorer leurs compétences en français à un niveau adulte. Il s'agit du premier d'une série d'événements offerts par CARC pour promouvoir l'objectif d'Alberta Education d'améliorer les compétences en français des enseignants. Veuillez-vous inscrire avant le 15 février 2020. Espérons vous y voir. 
Please join us for an evening of fun! Come join fellow French Immersion teachers to engage in authentic French conversations in a non-school setting. Join us to meet new people in other school divisions in a fun and relaxing atmosphere with a common goal to improve their french language skills at an adult level. This is the first of a series of events offered through CARC to promote Alberta Education's goal of improving French language proficiency for teachers. Please register by February 15th 2020. Hope to see you there.
About the Presenter(s):
Marie-Astrid Detharet

Marie-Astrid Detharet is the French Immersion Coordinator in Learning services for Chinooks Edge School Division. Marie-Astrids work involves supporting schools in transforming teaching and learning with a focus on student achievement in French Immersion. She is looking forward to working with like minded individuals on the promotion and enhancement of French Immersion in Alberta. Email Marie-Astrid at mdetharet@cesd73.ca to share ideas with her any time!

Jodi Smith

Jodi Smith, over 2 decades in education and continually learning and loving it. She is a division principal with Red Deer Catholic Schools. Jodi is a strong advocate for second language learning and was both a product & teacher of French Immersion. She believes that her greatest successes were due to navigating failure and taking risks. #growthmindsetrocks

Elyse Morin

Elyse Morin is currently teaching French Immersion kindergarten at École Rocky Elementary where she is also the French Immersion leader. Last year, she developed and implemented the  French Pre-k discovery program at École Rocky Elementary, a play-based program where children are gently exposed to the French language. Prior to joining the education field, she worked as a Clinical Social Worker and play therapist, specializing in the area of trauma, attachment and child development.  She believes that play is the work of art of children and this is how they make sense and master the world around them. As a result, play is central to her teaching.  

Elyse Morin enseigne présentement la maternelle en immersion à l’École Rocky Elementary où elle est aussi la  Leader pédagogique en immersion française.   L’an dernier elle a développé et mis en place un programme de prématernelle, the French Discovery program.  Avant d’être enseignante, elle a travaillé comme Travailleuse Sociale professionnelle et en thérapie par le jeu.  Ses domaines de spécialisation incluent les traumatismes émotionnels, l’attachement et le développement de l’enfant.  Elle croit que le jeu est le travail essentiel des enfants et c’est de cette façon qu’ils développent leur compréhension du monde qui les entoure.  Ainsi, le jeu fait partie intégrante de son enseignement. 

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: February 15, 2020
Cost: $0.00
Focus(es): French (FSL/FI)
Grade Level(s): K-12
Audience: Teachers