UPCOMING EVENTS & NEWS
Mini-PD November 26th, 2018
Please join us on November 26th from 5:00 - 8:00 PM for the very exciting PD “Meeting the Needs of EAL Learners Across Curricular Areas” Current teachers from schools around the city will be there to share ideas for activities for EAL learners in the content areas. Come learn with us about how to adapt for the needs of EAL learners in specific content areas! This Mini-PD will be held at 191 Harcourt Street, and a light dinner will be served.
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TEAL MTS PD Day
TEAL’s MTS PD Day will be held on Friday October 19th, 2018 at Dakota Collegiate (661 Dakota Street) from 9:00am to 3:30pm. Register online at www.mbteach.org. Please have your MTS membership a the time of registration. If you need any assistance in registering, please contact Melanie Hobbs at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (204) 295-9861.
TEAM (Teachers of EAL to Adults in Manitoba) Annual General Meeting
TEAM’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held at 6:00pm on Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 at Red River College Language Training Centre (123 Main Street) in Room D (basement level).
For more information about the organization, the AGM, and how to RSVP, please visit TEAM's website.
University of Manitoba: The Faculty of Education: Out There: A Study of LGBTQ Educators Working Overseas
Researchers with The Faculty of Education of the University of Manitoba are recruiting participants for a research study examining the experience of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) educators teaching overseas in Asia, Africa, Middle East, or Central and South America. Educators can be of any professional background (e.g., teaching ESL, teaching in adult and higher education, teaching in a curriculum school overseas). This research is supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. For more information and/or to see if you are able to participate, please see the research study poster.
University of Manitoba: The Faculty of Education - PBDE in TEAL
The Faculty of Education at the University of Manitoba is offering a new PBDE in TEAL. If you would like further information please contact, Dr. Sandie Kouritzin (Sandra.Kouritzin@umanitoba.ca), Dr. Clea Schmidt (Clea.Schmidt@umanitoba.ca), Dr. Yi Li (Yi.Li@umanitoba.ca), or Ms. Heather McIntosh (Heather.McIntosh@umanitoba.ca). You can also sign up for an informational webinar being hosted via “GoToMeeting” on June 20th and 27th at noon.
Volunteer Matching Program
The Volunteer Matching Program matches newly arrived refugees with Canadians who volunteer to provide friendship in form of emotional and social support to refugees during the time they are adjusting and adapting to life in Canada.
Please see the poster for more details.