Educational Assistants assume many hats each day in the classroom, influenced by the diversity of the students, subjects and the topics being addressed. This session will provide Educational Assistants 18 practical strategies, interventions and resources to support student success. You will leave with an array of ideas to reach, assist and include students in an inclusive learning environment.
Who Should Attend
- Educational/Instructional Assistants, Para-educators and teams who serve children and youth
About the Facilitator
Barb Pears has been a teacher of students with behaviour challenges since 2000 and was instrumental in the design and implementation of a Behaviour Support School. Barb is gifted at fostering collaborative, respectful, supportive teaching and learning environments for students, families and staff. She has worked as a Behaviour Consultant for the past 5 years at the school division level and believes that a multi-disciplinary approach is essential to offer the best possible programming for students. This involves partnering with students, parents, staff, external agencies, district schools and community organizations. Barb has always had a connection with students with behaviour challenges and loves sharing her passion and knowledge with others through direct service and workshops. Barb is currently a Learning Associate with Jigsaw Learning and interacts with schools and districts in providing responsive supports for diverse student populations.
Location and Date
- October 4, 2018 – Edmonton (ERLC Office at Elmwood School)
- 9:00 am to 3:30 pm, with lunch provided
Only $50.00 with lunch and snacks included.
- Register for Edmonton, October 4, 2018