Ministry of Education
Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch

Professional Development Workshops

The Provincial & Demonstration Schools offer a variety of workshops and courses that address the needs of students with learning disabilities. Teacher training is offered on the respective school campuses and within school boards on a request basis.

For details regarding the current year’s program, interested persons should contact the individual schools directly.

Teacher education brochures are sent out to all school boards in June, outlining workshops and courses for the following school year.

Mailing List

Are you interested in receiving e-mail notifications about Trillium Demonstration School’s professional development opportunities for educators?  If so, add your name to the mailing list.

Waiting List

If a workshop that you are interested in is full, add your name to the waiting list.

Contact

Email: jennifer.hearn@ontario.ca if you have questions or need to cancel.

Workshops

The following workshops are open to teachers, school/board consultants, board coordinators and school/board administrators. These dates are tentative and subject to change.

To register for any of these workshops, please click the “Register” link below each listing.


Webinars

Trillium Demonstration School Information

Date: May 25, 2020 or June 15, 2020
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Cost: Free
Facilitators: Jennifer Hearn & Wendy Farkas (Resource Services)

Description

  • An introduction the Demonstration School Program and application process
  • Review the profile of a student with a severe learning disability
  • Outline additional supports and resources available to Ontario schools

Register


Distance Learning: Differentiated Instruction

Date: June 2, 2020
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Cost: Free
Facilitators: Jennifer Hearn & Wendy Farkas (Resource Services)

Description

  • Explore Differentiated Instruction on a digital platform
  • Consider how teachers can differentiate content, process and product, according to student readiness, interest and learning profile

Register


Distance Learning: Feedback, Assessment and Evaluation

Date: June 8, 2020
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Cost: Free
Facilitators: Jennifer Hearn & Wendy Farkas (Resource Services)

Description

  • Develop a shared understanding of assessment as outlined in Growing Success and other Ministry documents
  • Develop an understanding of authentic, varied and meaningful assessments, and share methods for effective digital  implementation
  • Explore websites and apps that support differentiated assessment

Register