Parkland School Division Education Committee Agendas en-us Mon, 11 Dec 2017 04:11:24 MST Breeze for Teachers 5.0 http://www.psd70.ab.ca September 16, 2014 A G E N D A Topic: LEARNING SERVICES DEPARTMENT 9:00 a.m. CALL TO ORDER Welcome and Introductions Review Agenda 9:10 a.m. ACTION ITEMS Overview of Learning Services (Leah Andrews, Dianne McConnell) Introduction of Learning Services Team (Leah Andrews) Presentations from Learning Services Team Members (followed by questions) (Leah Andrews) 10:00 a.m. Wellness Break Continue Presentations from Learning Services Team Members (followed by questions) (Leah Andrews) 11:30 a.m. ADJOURNMENT http://www.psd70.ab.ca/view.php?action=object&id=801&stream=Education Committee Agendas http://www.psd70.ab.ca/view.php?action=object&id=801&stream=Education Committee Agendas January 20, 2015 A G E N D A Topic: Continuum of Supports, Services and ENVIRONMENTS 9:00 a.m. CALL TO ORDER Welcome and Introductions Review Agenda 9:10 a.m. ACTION ITEMS Overview of Connections for Learning (CFL) (Carolyn Jensen) Introduction of Panel (Carolyn Jensen) Presentations from Panel Members (followed by questions) (Carolyn Jensen) 10:00 a.m. Wellness Break Continue Presentations from Panel Members (followed by questions) (Carolyn Jensen) 11:30 a.m. ADJOURNMENT  http://www.psd70.ab.ca/view.php?action=object&id=799&stream=Education Committee Agendas http://www.psd70.ab.ca/view.php?action=object&id=799&stream=Education Committee Agendas April 21, 2015 A G E N D A Topic: Early Childhood Development (ECD) 9:00 a.m. CALL TO ORDER Welcome and Introductions (Trustee, Ron Heinrichs) Review Agenda 9:05 a.m. ACTION ITEMS Context Setting (Rae Finlayson) 9:30 a.m. The Story (Rae Finlayson) 10:30 a.m. Wellness Break 10:45 a.m. Early Childhood Development in PSD (Rae Finlayson) 11:15 a.m. Questions 11:30 a.m. ADJOURNMENT  http://www.psd70.ab.ca/view.php?action=object&id=797&stream=Education Committee Agendas http://www.psd70.ab.ca/view.php?action=object&id=797&stream=Education Committee Agendas September 17, 2013 EDUCATION COMMITTEE Chairperson: Trustee Irene Goebel 17 September 2013 9:00 a.m. Centre for Education Board Room AGENDA Topic: BUILDING CAPACITY TO SUPPORT INCLUSION IN PSD 9:00 a.m. CALL TO ORDER Welcome and Introductions Review Agenda 9:15 a.m. ACTION ITEM Setting the Context for Inclusion by: Dianne McConnell, Associate Superintendent, Learning Services PSD’s Response by: Emilie Keane, Associate Superintendent 10:00 a.m. Wellness Break 10:15 a.m. ACTION ITEM Building Capacity in PSD Panel Discussion Question and Answer Period 11:10 a.m. ADJOURNMENT TRUSTEE DISCUSSION Governance–The Role of Trustees to Support Inclusion http://www.psd70.ab.ca/view.php?action=object&id=795&stream=Education Committee Agendas http://www.psd70.ab.ca/view.php?action=object&id=795&stream=Education Committee Agendas January 21, 2014 EDUCATION COMMITTEE Chairperson: Trustee Ron Heinrichs 21 January 2014 8:30 a.m. Centre for Education Board Room AGENDA Topic: HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMS AND PROGRAMMING IN PSD 8:30 a.m. CALL TO ORDER Welcome and Introductions Review Agenda 8:40 a.m. ACTION ITEM Current State for High School Programs Graduation Requirements: Overview of graduation diplomas/certificates (Emilie Keane-5 mins) Graduation requirements (Marie Porter-20 mins) Courses and Programming: Programming for all students at the high school level – Overview (Emilie Keane-5 mins) CTS Programming (Rod Strangway-10 mins) Assessment and Reporting Practices (Anil Padayas, Chris Shaw-5 mins) K & E (Knowledge and Employability) Programming (Anil Padayas/Chris Shaw-5 mins) Specialized Programming (Rod Strangway/Anil Padayas-5 mins) Current Challenges Facing PSD High Schools Challenges to include: Programming for students with significant needs (behavior, drugs, mental health, students transitioning from Paul Band School) (Anil Padayas, Chris Shaw) Ongoing changes to CTS Programming (Rod Strangway) Costs of programming Teacher training and expertise that changes with program changes Increased emphasis on Trades Programs and high school courses needed to transition successfully into post-secondary Technology (Rod Strangway) Increased need for constant I.T. support Ever-greening costs Rapid evolution of technology and growing dependence on tech as part of the instructional process Reduced funding for work experience (Anil Padayas, Chris Shaw) Increased need for embedded teacher collaborative time (Rod Strangway) 9:50 a.m. Wellness Break 10:05 a.m. ACTION ITEM Exploring the Future for High School Programming High School Completion (Emilie Keane-5 mins) High School Redesign (Anil Padayas/Rod Strangway-25 mins) 10:35 Question and Answer Period 11:00 a.m. ADJOURNMENT http://www.psd70.ab.ca/view.php?action=object&id=793&stream=Education Committee Agendas http://www.psd70.ab.ca/view.php?action=object&id=793&stream=Education Committee Agendas April 22, 2014 EDUCATION COMMITTEE Chairperson: Trustee Ron Heinrichs 22 April 2014 8:30 a.m. Centre for Education Board Room AGENDA Topic: VIOLENT RISK THREAT ASSESSMENT (VRTA) INITIATIVE IN PSD 8:30 a.m. CALL TO ORDER Welcome and Introductions Review Agenda 8:40 a.m. ACTION ITEM What is VTRA? Why is it important? Case Study and Learnings (Carolyn Jensen-30 mins) What have been the experiences of VTRA partners? Panel Presentation (40 mins): Russ Foster, Principal Pat Chornoby, RCMP Carolyn Jensen, VTRA Facilitator Kim Burke, Child & Family Services Amanda Smith, parent Questions and Answers – (Panel responses-10 mins) 10:00 a.m. Wellness Break 10:15 a.m. ACTION ITEM VTRA Protocol VTRA presentation prepared by VTRA committee for Stakeholders (Carolyn Jensen-30 mins) How is VTRA working in our community? (Carolyn Jensen – 30 mins) Next Steps? (Carolyn Jensen -5 mins) 11:20 a.m. Question and Answer Period 11:30 a.m. ADJOURNMENT http://www.psd70.ab.ca/view.php?action=object&id=791&stream=Education Committee Agendas http://www.psd70.ab.ca/view.php?action=object&id=791&stream=Education Committee Agendas February 19, 2013 http://www.psd70.ab.ca/view.php?action=object&id=789&stream=Education Committee Agendas http://www.psd70.ab.ca/view.php?action=object&id=789&stream=Education Committee Agendas April 16, 2013 http://www.psd70.ab.ca/view.php?action=object&id=787&stream=Education Committee Agendas http://www.psd70.ab.ca/view.php?action=object&id=787&stream=Education Committee Agendas