Walking Between Worlds: Stories Inner City Indigenous Young Adults Tell About School
Presented by Marc Kuly
January 21, 2021 5:30 - 6:30 pm
The statistics are clear. Indigenous youth in Manitoba graduate at close to half the rate that non-Indigenous youth graduate school. While the statistics are clear, they do little to explain the experience of actual Indigenous youth. This presentation highlights the findings of an in-depth study into the stories that Indigenous youth tell about their lives while they were in school. It will reveal how hallways and classrooms look and feel for those who are least well served by school. It will also reveal the creativity and resistance that those students display in finding a path to success.
View Presentation on Google Drive: HERE
Planning for the Student with ASD
Presented by Brent Epp
February 18, 2021 5:30 - 6:30 pm
Knowing the characteristics and features of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) helps teachers design and implement inclusive learning experiences, approaches and strategies. Proactive planning can even avoid some of the more challenging situations teachers encounter when supporting a student with ASD. Brent will share practical insights and strategies for success in teaching and programming for students on the autism spectrum.
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You Are Not Alone: Connecting with the School Student Services Team
Lesley Eblie Trudel
February 24, 2021 5:30 - 5:30 pm
Diversity in today’s schools is a reflection of the realities and experiences of persons in our society. An inclusive classroom is one where individual variations are seen as sources of strength and possibility. As you consider the universal design of your future classroom, you will want to access systems in your school, division and community that ensure the support for all learners. Join this opportunity to share experiences and exchange information on collaborating to achieve student success.
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April 7, 2021 - Leyton Schnellert Self-Regulated Learning
*Registration coming soon
For more information: Conference News - Manitoba Council for Exceptional Children (sped.org)
Manitoba Education is recruiting for the position of Director, Education Administration Services. This opportunity is now live on the Government of Manitoba job site and is open to those within and external to government. The closing date is November 1, 2020. This is an excellent opportunity for those interested in leading a diverse team and owrking in collaboration with stakeholders across our sector.