“The more I learn, the more I realize how much I don’t know.”
Meet new people, gain new experiences and open your mind to new perspectives by checking out some of these professional development opportunities…
3rd Annual Solutions For Learning Conference: NEURODIVERSITY ROCKS!
When: March 21st, 2014
Where: International Union of Operating Engineers Banquet Hall and Conference Centre
2245 Speers Road Oakville, Ontario L6L 2X9
What: A conference for educators working with students who have learning disabilities. (So, this conference is useful for every educator).
The Psychology Foundation of Canada’s 40th Anniversary Conference
When: April 2nd, 2014
Where: Hilton Toronto, 145 Richmond St West, Toronto, ON, M5H 2L2
What: Explore issues related to mental health and well-being for children and families. Every teacher needs to have a strong understanding of mental health issues as it relates directly or indirectly to our students. An important aspect of the conference will include a morning discussion concerning resiliency and the importance of social and emotional intelligence – the perfect topic for teachers working with at-risk students!
2014 Summit on Children & Youth Mental Health
When: April 3rd and 4th 2014
Where: Allstream Centre, 105 Princes’ Boulevard, Toronto
What: A conference for educators, health professionals, and children service professionals addressing a whole community approach to serving youth and child struggling with mental health. Again, an educator cannot have enough information and resources on this topic!
Ontario Healthy Schools Coalition
National Healthy Schools Conference
When: April 9th and 10th 2014
Where: Hilton Hotel and Conference Center, London, Ontario
What: This conference addresses the resources and practices needed for a whole child approach to our students needs. The speakers and workshops cover a broad range of topics such as mental health, literacy, violence, healthy eating, leadership skills, and physical fitness.