Local Catholic Teachers are Going Back to School this Summer

GUELPH, ON, July 22, 2016 /CNW/ - Catholic teachers across Ontario will be devoting time and energy this summer to boost their qualifications and improve their practice. Some are participating in Additional Qualifications courses, which enable teachers to explore subjects in-depth and add to their credentials. Others are taking part in one-day or three-day workshops, which offer focused learning on specific topics.

These self-directed professional development opportunities – which are offered for teachers, by teachers – reflect our commitment to lifelong learning, and our desire to provide the best possible learning environment for all students. 

"While it is important that we take some time to rest and recharge after the school year, teachers are constantly looking to upgrade our knowledge and skills," says Mark Berardine, President of the Wellington Unit of the Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association. "Our Association is proud to provide these opportunities for professional growth over the summer months."  

There are several workshops coming up soon in the Guelph/Wellington area.

Lego-Robotics (July 25)
Game On: Math for Early Number Sense (July 25)
iPads and Chromebooks for the Classroom (July 26)
You Got Game: Math Games to Add Joy and Subtract Frustration (July 26)
Think Fast: Math Games to Master Multiplication and Division (July 27)
Growing a Kindergarten Programme in 2016 and Beyond (July 25, 26, 27)
Technology-enabled Teaching and Learning (July 25, 26, 27)

SOURCE Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association

For further information: or to visit a session, contact: Mark Berardine, President Wellington Unit, Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association, (514) 400-5361, oecta.wellington@rogers.com

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