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Professional Development Workshops

Many workshops can be offered on an alternate date for groups of 4 or more. Please contact or wendy.o’ with these requests.

The following workshops are open to teachers, school/board consultants, board coordinators and school/board administrators:


Outreach Information:
Location(s), date(s), timing and cost determined upon request (min. 4 people)

On-Site Information:
350 Dundas Street West
Belleville, Ontario
9:30am – 2:30am *includes lunch

Host Your Own Learning (upon request)

Choose or design a workshop or select a combination of shortened workshops to meet the needs of your professional learning group at your location or on-site.

Cost: $50 for half day, $100 for full day.

Visiting Teacher Program – as requested (free!)

Spend a day teaching and learning with students with severe learning disabilities in reading. Call to book your date.

Lunch and Learn – as requested (free!)

No release time necessary! Join us via Adobe Connect for a condensed workshop of your choice. Call to book your date.


Phone: (613) 967-2823
Email: or wendy.o’ for more information.


3 Part Self Advocacy Workshop for Students

Location: Belleville
Date: September 27, 2018 | October 4, 2018 | October 11, 2018
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Cost: $10 per session or all 3 for $25

A three part workshop for students in grades 7-12.  Students will learn about psycho-educational assessments, learning profiles, IEPs, executive functions and how to advocate for themselves at school.


So you have an LD…Now what?

Location: Belleville
Date: Part 1: October 25, 2018
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Cost: $10 per family.

Has your child recently been diagnosed with a Learning Disability?

You and your child are invited to attend this workshop to learn what it means to have an LD.  Hear from current and past Sagonaska students about their journey from diagnosis to LD advocate!


Learning Disabilities in the Classroom

Location: Belleville
Date: October 26, 2018
Time: 9:00am – 11:30am
Cost: $20 for one half day, $35 for two

Learn about the countless ways in which a learning disability can impact a student in all facets of school.  Discover which accommodations support specific elements of a student’s learning profile and get tips on how to read and understand psycho-educational assessments.  Can be paired with #5 for a full day.


Tech Support for Parents & Students

Location: Belleville
Date: October 18, 2018
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Cost: $10 per family

Bring your iDevice and learn about apps and iPad support. Work alongside your child, or on your own, and explore the apps your child can use to better support their learning at home.


The Reading Mountain

Location: Belleville
Date: October 26, 2018
Time: 12:30pm – 3:00pm.
Cost: $20 for one half day, $35 for two

Reframe your thinking about your diagnostics and programming to support struggling readers. Learn to maximize your current resources to best support students with LD and improve reading proficiency. Can be paired with #3 for a full day.