Refining Continuums for Support

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Refining Continuums for Support

Registration closes:
Mar 01, 2022 at 11:00 pm
Facilitator(s): Kurtis Hewson

Date:March 02, 2022
Time:4:00 pm to 4:45 pm MDT
$20.00 (CAD)
Location: Virtual
Course code: 22-IE-042-CARC

Target Audience

All members of the educational team

About this learning opportunity

The creation of a Continuum of Supports is not where the work ends! It requires consistent refinement as a school team, to ensure deep understanding related to each strategy, accommodation and intervention, as well as the removal of assessments, plans and approaches deemed less impactful than others. Kurtis will share several considerations to ensure that a Continuum of Supports is have significant impact on your conversations about instructional practice and support for all students.

This session addresses the TQS competency #4: Establishing Inclusive Learning Environments

This learning opportunity is being subsidized through funding from Alberta Education.

About the facilitator(s)

Lead Learner - Jigsaw Learning
Kurtis Hewson has been an award-winning teacher, vice-principal, and principal, as well as taught at the post-secondary level. With over a decade of experience as an administrator, Kurtis has championed the call for collaborative structures in schools to ensure success for all students. In addition to two finalist awards from Alberta Excellence in Teaching program and an Edwin Parr award recipients for excellence in his first year of teaching, Kurtis was an honoree for the ASCD Outstanding Young Educator Award in 2010. Kurtis is one of five Alberta principals featured in Reflecting on Leadership for Learning: Case Studies of Five Alberta Elementary School Principals, addressing exemplary leadership practices in elementary schools in Alberta. He is the co-founder of Jigsaw Learning, a co-author of the text Envisioning a Collaborative Response Model, and currently works with districts and schools nationally and internationally establishing Collaborative Response frameworks and interacting with thousands of educators annually."