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Other Conferences & Resources
CAIS schools are leaders in education. Many of our schools develop programs for educators, and we encourage you to check out these world-class opportunities in our sections below.
Aditionally, from time to time, CAIS promotes Professional Development opportunities led by credible organizations with missions and values that are aligned with CAIS.
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CAIS School Conference & PD Opportunities
CAIS schools are leaders in education. Many schools develop programs for educators, and we encourage you to check out these world-class opportunities.
Orton-Gillingham Instructor Training
Winter Course (Online): January 20 – February 27, 2021; Wednesdays & Saturdays
This AOGPE-certified course consists of high-quality training in structured, multisensory language instruction, followed by an optional practicum. By taking this course you will learn to unlock the code of language for struggling readers. Details here.
Executive Function in the Classroom Series (Level 1 & 2)
One-Day Online Workshop via ZOOM
October 23, 2020 – 9:00 am to 3:00 pm; February 27, 2021 – 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
This series provides educators with a combination of theoretical approaches and practical strategies for supporting students with executive function challenges. Each workshop includes interactive practice and take-home templates that will empower you to guide your students in regulating their behaviour and emotions, reflecting on their thinking processes, and learning strategies that enable them to succeed at school and in life. Details here.
The Writing Process Workshop
November 28, 2020 – 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
March 6, 2020 – 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
This workshop combines the theory and practice of how to facilitate the writing process with a structured, sequential, and multisensory approach. Educators completing this course will gain a better understanding of the relationship between writing and the brain. This workshop will help educators provide students of varying ability levels with meaningful and accessible strategies to complete the writing process. Details here.
Regional PD Opportunities
Quebec Association of Independent Schools (QAIS)
QAIS promotes collaboration, provides services that further educational leadership and advocates independent English language education in Quebec on behalf of its member schools.
Independent Schools Association of British Columbia (ISABC)
The purposes of the ISABC are to foster and encourage the establishment and operation of independent schools in BC. In a spirit of collaboration, the Association draws more closely together the Heads of School, school administrators, teachers, and students. The schools engage in collaborative professional development as the basis for enhancing teaching and learning in the schools.
Conference of Independent Schools of Ontario
Mission: To advance educational excellence in our member schools.
CIS Ontario is an association of independent schools working together to support member schools in their missions to prepare students for the 21st Century.