2017 OACS Library Conference

Monday October 2, 2017 Oakville Conference & Banquet Center 2515 Wyecroft Rd, Oakville, ON L6L 6P8 This year’s OACS Library Conference is scheduled for Monday, October 2, 2017, at Oakville Conference & Banquet Center, 8:45 am-2:45 pm. We are offering five sessions, including facilitated breakout sessions which will allow you to join a small group in speaking about a … Read more

Restorative Practices in the Classroom

August 22-23, 2017 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM The foundation of the learning experience is the classroom community.  This two-day workshop is designed to support teachers in employing restorative practices at the classroom level, in order to develop a relational culture for supporting the learning environment. Topics will include: The use of circles Dialogue with … Read more

2017 Special Education Conference

Monday, October 2, 2017 Oakville Conference & Banquet Center 2515 Wyecroft Rd, Oakville, ON   Creating Communities of Belonging What does it mean to be a school marked by belonging? A learning community where students with developmental disabilities are welcomed well and woven into all aspects of everyday school life?   Registration Click Here Brochure Click Here

Elementary School Deeper Learning Seminar with Joanna and Steven Levy

July 4-6, 2017 Steven and Joanna Levy join us again for three packed days of experiential learning, collaborative grappling, and collegial sharing. Our goal is to equip one another with practical tools to deepen your students’ learning in our christian school. Workshop brochure can be found here. Hosted by NACE at John Knox Christian School … Read more

Christian Teacher Academy

Recognized as one of the most dynamic Professional Development opportunities for Christian educators. Registration is open until May 31, 2016. Visit teacheracademy.ca for more information. Location: Hamilton District Christian High | 92 Glancaster Road, Ancaster, ON Includes: All materials | Breakfast & lunch daily Workshops ODYSSEY 101 – PBL Essentials August 21 – 25, 2017 … Read more

Responsive Classroom Workshop Grades 5-8

Presented By The OACS Monday July 3rd – Thursday July 6th, 2017 In four interactive days, led by a certified Responsive Classroom trainer for grades 5-8, you’ll learn to use core Responsive Classroom practices to engage students academically, build positive community, manage the classroom effectively, and create a developmentally appropriate learning environment. Create a safe, … Read more

Responsive Classroom Workshop – Grades K-4

Presented By The OACS Monday July 3rd – Thursday July 6th, 2017 In four interactive days, led by a certified Responsive Classroom trainer for grades K-4, you’ll learn to use core Responsive Classroom practices to engage students academically, build positive community, manage the classroom effectively, and create a developmentally appropriate learning environment. Begin and end … Read more

Responsive Classroom – Essentials for Support Staff

Presented By The OACS Friday July 7th 2017 We know that all professionals in the school community–including EAs, TAs, and other para-educators, part-time subject specialists, custodial staff, etc.–play a significant role in creating the culture of social/emotional health and learning that we desire. Because the student interaction in these positions is often one-on-one, their impact … Read more