Professional Development Workshops

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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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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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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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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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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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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