Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Parksville Qualicum Retired Teachers' Association
Place: Tidal Room, Quality Resort Bayside
240 Dogwood Street, Parksville
Soup du jour
Vegetable Platter and dips
Coffee & tea
Cost: $20.00 which includes 15% gratuity and 5% gst
Special guest speaker, Steve Cardwell
Topic – The Future of Teacher Education
Steve Cardwell has been an educator since 1980. He has worked in support of teaching and learning with staff and students in Delta since 1991 where he has held various positions including Assistant Superintendent, Director of Educational Programs, District Vice Principal and District Science Coordinator.
Prior to his time in Delta, Steve was a school administrator in Richmond and before that, taught for 9 years in Kitimat. During that time, Steve served as Personnel, Bargaining Chairperson and President of his local. He served as North-Coast Zone Bargaining Coordinator and was a member of the Provincial Bargaining Committee with the BCTF. Steve combined his roles in Delta with secondments as a Faculty Associate and as a lecturer at UBC (for six years) and at SFU. Steve holds a B.Sc. (Biology), Professional Teaching Certificate and a research-based M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction, all from UBC.
Please contact Laurel Johannson by April 10th.
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3.1.1: Notification of Attendance:
PQRTA members must contact the Programme Chairpersons no later than one (1) week before a PQRTA meeting to advise that they would like to attend and/or bring a guest to the meeting.
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