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Provincial PD Day - October 25 

BCTF PD Calendar & PSA Days around the province:


  • "Breaking Through" Association of B.C. Drama Educators (ABCDE)



  • "New and old traditions in local cuisine on the Westshore" British Columbia Culinary Arts Specialist Association (BCCASA)

Contact Lpilling@deltasd.bc.ca Website www.bccasa.ca


  • #Ignite BC Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA)

Full details on our website www.bcecta.ca Contacts psac77@bctf.ca and bcecta@gmail.com


  • 2019 Physical and Health Education Conference British Columbia Physical Health and Education (PHEBC)


  • Achievement and ELL Learners BC Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (BCTESOL)

Website http://bctesol.ca/


  • Avoir la littératie à coeur Association provinciale des professeurs d'immersion et du programme francophone (APPIPC)

Pour plus d'information, contactez info@congresappipc.ca Website www.congresappipc.ca


  • BC Music Educators' Association (BCMEA) Conference

Website http://www.bcmeaconference.com/


  • BC School Counsellors' Association (BCSCA) conference

Register at bcscaconference.ca


  • BC Technology Education Association (BCTEA) Conference 2019

Website www.bctea.org


  • BCScTA CATALYST Conference British Columbia Science Teachers' Association (BCScTA) Website www.bcscta.com


  • BizTech 2019 British Columbia Business Educators Association (BCBEA)

Contact martinrunge@sd28.bc.ca. Website www.bcbea.ca


  • CUEBC 2019 Computer-Using Educators of BC (CUEBC)

Contact registrar@cuebc.ca Website cuebc.ca


  • Celebrating Languages Conference 2019 BC Association of Teachers of Modern Languages (BCATML)



  • Classrooms to Communities: Connecting People, Place, and Planet Environmental Educators' Provincial Specialist Association (EEPSA)

Website https://c2c-bc.org/conference/


  • Dewey to Diversity British Columbia Teacher-Librarians' Association (BCTLA)

Website https://bctla.ca/


  • INTERWOVEN British Columbia Art Teachers' Association (BCATA)

Contact memmott_d@surreyschools.ca Website www.bcata.ca


  • MOVE YOUR BODY! Dance Conference 2019 BC Dance Educators' Association (BCDEA)

Additional information at www.bcdea.ca or email psac73@bctf.ca.


  • Making Connections-Supporting Students Learning Assistance Teachers' Associtation (LATA)

Contact psac53@bctf.ca Website http://www.latabc.com


  • Math for All British Columbia Association of Mathematics Teachers (BCAMT)

Conference website www.bcamt.ca/fall2019


  • Middle Years and Provincial Intermediate Teachers Association (myPITA) fall conference

http://www.pita.ca OR contact president@pita.ca


  • Montessori Rocks-digging deeper for a better understanding. BC Montessori Teachers PSA (BCMTPSA)

Website http://www.bcmontessoripsa.org or email psac78@bctf.ca


  • Moving Forward Together Aboriginal Education Association (AEA)

Contact jmoir70@gmail.com


  • Primary Leadership Conference British Columbia Primary Teachers' Association (BCPTA)

Website http://www.bcpta.ca/wordpress/


  • Seeing Self in Story: Holding space for identity and perspectives BC Teachers of English Language Arts (BCTELA)

Contact psac46@bctf.ca Website http://bctela.ca


  • Sharing Lands and Reconciling Narratives BC Social Studies Teachers' Association (BCSSTA)

More information at https://bcssta.wordpress.com/10-2/


  • Strengthening the "Core"-Critical and Creative Thinking Specialist Association of Gifted Educators (SAGEBC)

Email psac63@bctf.ca


  • Teachers' of Home Economics Specialist Association Conference (THESA)


See detailed descriptions on the BCTF website at: https://bctf.ca/PDcalendar/index.cfm?action=day&date=43763


External Workshops:


Lower Mainland


  • Minerals Ed Ashlu Creek Run-of-River Hydroelectric Power Plant Tour


  • Minerals Ed K-3 Integrated Resource Unit: Kids and Rocks


  • Minerals Ed 4/5 Integrated Resource Unit: Mining


  • Minerals Ed 7/8 Earth Science Resource Unit


  • OceanWise Vancouver Aquarium Teacher PD – Marine Science and Conservation


  • Beaty Biodiversity Museum Open House for Teachers + Tours & Collaboration


  • Stanley Park Ecology Society Place-based Environmental Education with SPES - Primary Teachers


  • Museum of Anthropology Between Gesture & Chaos Clay Making Workshop



  • Fraser Academy Executive Function & The Brain


  • IngridScience Forces and Energy Transformations: Hands-on Physics for K-7 classrooms






  • MENTAL HEALTH LITERACY for employees in SD58

This one-day training aims to increase your Mental Health Literacy.  Mental Health Literacy encompasses the knowledge, beliefs and abilities that enable the recognition, management or prevention of mental health problems.  There are a range of benefits including early recognition and intervention, and a reduction of stigma associated with mental illness. Mental Health Literacy is knowing the difference between sadness and depression or feeling anxious and anxiety as an example.

Register at www.sd58.bc.ca under the Professional Learning Tab. 25 spaces available



  • COTA PD Workshop – Kelowna




  • Kingfisher Interpretive Centre: Salmon Forever, Ecosystems, and Indigenous Perspectives



Vancouver Island

  • UVic Teaching Dance in PHE


  • UVic Enhancing Collaboration through Hands On Science


  • UVic Re-imagine Project Based Learning


  • UVic Math Literacy 7-10