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Aboriginal Perspective in Education

Consultant: Jennifer Oborne Crolly An Aboriginal perspective brings a worldview that is different from the view of mainstream education. It is one that touches the heart and spirit as well as…

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Aboriginal Perspectives: Drumming

Consultant: Jennifer Oborne Crolly An Aboriginal perspective brings a worldview that is different from the view of mainstream education. It is one that touches the heart and spirit as well…

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Administrative Mentorship

Consultant:  Ira Udow, M.Ed. While the principal (or vice-principal) is the key leader in every school, the individual sometimes starts without adequate training or the confidence that arises from really…

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An Introduction to Asperger Syndrome

Consultant: Anne Kresta, M.Sc. As a parent of two sons with Asperger Syndrome (an Autism Spectrum Disorder) and a strong advocate for inclusive education, Anne will provide a background on…

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An Introduction to The Vulnerable Persons Act

Consultant:  Anne Kresta, M.Sc. This made in Manitoba legislation affirms the rights of adults with intellectual disabilities to make their own decisions and be masters of their own destinies. The…

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Assessment Training

Consultant:  Sheri-Lynn Skwarchuk, Ph.D. Whether the target is increasing skills for specific staff or developing school or division-wide programs, assessment is a critical area for professional learning. Sheri-Lynn has extensive…

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Autism Spectrum Disorder Consultation

Consultant:  Mary Jo Quarry M.ED Schools and school divisions often need expertise related to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Mary Jo has 24 years of unique experience in this area, having…

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Autism Spectrum Disorder Professional Development

Consultant:  Mary Jo Quarry M.ED Schools and school divisions often need access to expertise related to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Mary Jo has 24 years of unique experience in this…

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BodyTalk: Consciousness Support for the Complex Classroom

Consultant: Jennifer Oborne Crolly Classrooms today are busy places where learning, social-emotional, language, and safety needs all intersect with vastly diverse populations. We come together with the goal of producing…

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Developing a Service Learning Credit Option for Senior Years

Consultant: Allan Appel Service Learning is a model of community volunteerism in which students earn academic credit, enhance life skills, and grow as citizens through structured engagement with clients of…

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Educational Program Evaluation

Consultant: Joan Zaretsky, Ph.D. Joan has varied experience evaluating programs. In Ontario, as a curriculum coordinator, she evaluated publishers’ programs and texts to make recommendations to her division for future…

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Facilitating Student and School Planning

Consultant: Joan Zaretsky, Ph.D. During 32 years in education, Joan has facilitated planning process in various situations. As a principal, she collaboratively planned individual education plans and mandated school plans…

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Formative Review of Student Services

Consultant: John VanWalleghem As a major component of an effective education system, school divisions periodically examine their student services to renew directions and redesign activities with best practices in mind,…

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Gender Equity, Bullying and Personal Acceptance

Consultant: Ro Walker Ro is an engaging speaker who can present to students, teachers and others on issues related to gender equity and bullying. He relates well to junior and high…

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Group Facilitation and Participatory Strategic Planning

Consultant:  Anne Kresta, M.Sc. As an ICA-trained Level I & II facilitator (see www.ica-associates.ca) and through her professional experience, Anne has helped diverse groups within the education system and community…

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Inclusive Special Education

Consultant: Joan Zaretsky, Ph.D. In her many educational roles, Joan has delivered various workshops in Canada and the United States. She presented training sessions for Manitoba Education in her early…

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Interpersonal Facilitation

Consultant: Joan Zaretsky, Ph.D. In her many educational roles, Joan has delivered various workshops in Canada and the United States. She presented training sessions for Manitoba Education in her early…

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Know My Students : Know My Curriculum

Consultant: Pat Adams, B H.Ec., Cert. Ed., Cert. Voc. Ed. Pat provides consulting services that support Middle Years, Senior Years and Adult Education classroom teachers and student services personnel. Her…

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Literature Reviews, Outcomes Comparisons, Other Research

Consultant: Joan Zaretsky, Ph.D. Joan has had unique experiences requiring her to review literature. As the writer of a weekly column, “The School Question Corner,” in the Kenora Miner and…

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Mediation or Group Conferencing For Dispute Resolution

Consultant: Richard Kennett, M.Ed. When an offence or harm has been committed in a family, school or community setting, the traditional systemic response to resolve the conflict has often been…

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Parent Advocacy and Collaboration with Schools

Consultant:  Anne Kresta, M.Sc. This workshop and its variations are aimed at parents to help them understand effective ways and means of advocating for their children within the education system….

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Professional Growth in the Education System

Consultant: Joan Zaretsky, Ph.D. In her many educational roles, Joan has delivered various workshops in Canada and the United States. She presented training sessions for Manitoba Education in her early…

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Psychological Assessment

Consultant:  Sheri-Lynn Skwarchuk, Ph.D. School psychology services are at a premium in Manitoba. Schools and divisions are often unable to hire trained psychologists or simply need to complement their current…

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Research into Autism Spectrum Disorder

Consultant:  Mary Jo Quarry M.Ed. Schools and school divisions often need access to expertise related to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Mary Jo has 24 years of unique experience in this…

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School Leadership

Consultant: Joan Zaretsky, Ph.D. In her many educational roles, Joan has delivered various workshops in Canada and the United States. She presented training sessions for Manitoba Education in her early…

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Seven Sacred Teachings

Consultant: Jennifer Oborne Crolly An Aboriginal perspective brings a worldview that is different from the view of mainstream education. It is one that touches the heart and spirit as well…

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Strategic Planning Using PATH

Consultants: John VanWalleghem, Ph.D., Janet Thompson, M.Ed.   Both John and Janet offer facilitation for strategic planning within schools, divisions and other educational organizations. While long term, improvement planning is often an…

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The Transition to Adulthood and Service Navigation for students with special needs

Consultant:  Anne Kresta, M.Sc. This workshop, geared towards parents, teachers and support staff, clarifies the process and timelines to keep in mind as students transition through high school and prepare…

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Towards a More Satisfying and Competent Employment Experience

Consultant:  Joan Zaretsky, Ph.D. With 30-plus years in public education, including 12 as a staff officer with the Manitoba Teachers’ Society, Joan’s coaching can help educators at all levels move…

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Transgender Issues in Schools

Consultant: Ro Walker Mills Gender identity is a newer topic of diversity in schools. Both educators and students are working to understand the issues and develop appropriate responses. Ro Walker is…

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Working with Stress and Supporting Yourself

Consultant: Jennifer Oborne Crolly Every individual experiences stress. While it can be a healthy motivator that sparks action, too much stress can wear upon our vitality and wellness.  Jennifer offers…

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Working with Students with FASD

Consultant: Janet Thompson, M.Ed., Janet has extensive experience working with and presenting on students with FASD in Manitoba schools.  Janet has presented at conferences across Canada on a range of subjects,…

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