The University of British Columbia Faculty of Education offers professional development workshops and institutes throughout the summer. This year, they have courses about Inquiry Learning, Indigenous Education, Introduction to Computer Programming, and much more.UBC Pro-D 2017
Summer Writing Workshop with Susan Augustyn in Parksville, Aug 22-24, 2016. Susan is back with her popular approach to teaching writing to students grades 2-adult. Summer Writing Workshop .pdf
Choice Literacy is an online literacy professional development tool. It offers an extensive multi-media library from literacy teachers, coaches, and specialists. Thousands of print and video resources are organized by grade, topic, or contributor and can be searched with multiple parameters. Subscribe for $99 (U.S.) per year or $19 (U.S.) for a 10-day trial membership. Weekly enewsletter, The Big Fresh, is free.
Vulnerable Readers Summits 2016: When Struggling Readers Thrive, Dreams Come True. Calgary, Alberta, October 27-28 . Richard Allington, Dr. Janet Mort, Lori Jamison and others. K-4. Summit 15 Calgary Flyer Oct 27-28, 2016.pdf
Reading for the Love of It 2017
, Annual Language Arts Conference, Toronto, February 23rd and 24th, 2017.