New Westminster Secondary School

This full-day workshop, designed to support educators to bring quality, authentic First Peoples resources into BC classrooms, explores the English First Peoples Grade 10-12 Teacher Resource Guide. Themes in the guide include: Challenges with Representation, In Search of Authentic First Peoples’ Voice, First Peoples Oral Traditions, How Do We Define Ourselves, Humour in First Peoples Literature and Texts, and many more. 

Seats are limited - 1 per independent school in the Metro Vancouver region - i.e. one seat at the Jan. 28th OR the Feb. 25th, not one seat for both dates.  Additional attendees from the same school will be added to a waitlist and notified if space becomes available. 

Date: Sat., February 25, 2023
Venue: New Westminster Secondary School - Grand Commons, 820 6th Street, New Westminster V3L 3C8
Continental Breakfast 8:30 am
Session runs 9:00-4:00
Lunch is provided
Offered free of charge
There is no cost to attend this event, however, FISA will pay the host district $45/independent school registrant to assist in offsetting the costs incurred by the district. A $45 "no show" fee will be assessed if a confirmed registrant fails to attend and does not provide at least 3 days' notice of cancellation. Contact Janet@fisabc.ca to cancel registration.

This Pro-D event is proudly co-sponsored by MECC, FISA, BCSSA & FNESC

This is a duplicate workshop of the EFP 10-12 Pro-D offered by FNESC in Richmond July-Aug 2022.

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* 1. School name

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* 2. Your name

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* 3. Your email address

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* 4. Contact phone number

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* 5. Role (Classroom teacher, Support Staff, Administrator, Other)

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* 6. Do you have any food allergies or dietary concerns we should be aware of?

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* 7. MILEAGE SUBSIDY - Participants who travel at least 100 km (round trip) to attend this Pro-D may request a subsidy of $0.56/km. I am eligible and want to receive this mileage subsidy:

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* 8. ACCOMMODATION SUBSIDY - Participants who travel at least 400km (roundtrip) to attend this Pro-D may request a 1-night accommodation subsidy (up to $175). Provide details as to anticipated cost in the comment box. Note: meal costs are not eligible for reimbursement. I am eligible and want to participate in the accommodation subsidy:

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* 9. If eligible for a travel subsidy, write name of the person or school that the reimbursement check should be issued to and the mailing address.

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* 10. I understand that each independent school in the region has been allocated 1 seat and that completing this form does not guarantee a seat. The first two registrants per school will receive a confirmation email within 5 business days of submission. Additional registrants will be added to a waitlist and receive confirmation if/when space becomes available.

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* 11. I understand that there is no charge to attend this Pro-D event but that I will be assessed a $45 "no show" fee if I receive confirmation of registration and fail attend the event and do not cancel my registration with at least 3 days' notice. Contact Janet@fisabc.ca to cancel registration.

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* 12. Comment

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