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TechFest 2019 - ALCDSB Staff Registrations

March 21, 2019

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TechFest 2019 will take place on April 5, 2019.  It is designed to provide professional development for all educators in the areas of embedding technology and implementing UDL at the classroom and school level. TechFest 2019 is an opportunity for us to come together, share and celebrate our work as Catholic educators.  

Nicholson Catholic College, Belleville Registration: https://form.jotform.com/90746019077259

Holy Cross Catholic Secondary School, Kingston Registration: https://form.jotform.com/90698531372262

All participants, including presenters, are to complete online registration before 4:00 p.m. on March 30.


Educator employee groups are invited to participate in this professional development event.  Secretaries and custodians are to report to their school sites on April 5th TechFest 2019 participants will hear from two keynote speakers who will describe their UDL journey, including how embedding technology furthered learning opportunities for students.

 In addition, a variety of presenters, many of whom are ALCDSB educators, have volunteered their time to similarly share their learning and experiences in one-hour workshops.  Two sites will be hosting this event: Holy Cross Catholic Secondary School (Kingston) and Nicholson Catholic College (Belleville).  Participants are welcome to choose their preferred location, facilitating proximity to home or opportunity to work with school teams All are encouraged to car pool, as parking is limited at both sites. Mileage will not be provided for this system event. 

The schedule at both locations is as follows:   

 

8:30 a.m. On-site registration 
9:00 a.m. Welcome and Prayer service 

9:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Keynote #1  

10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Break 

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m. Workshop Session  

12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. Bagged Lunch from Pan Chancho Bakery  

12:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Keynote #2  
2:15 p.m. Wrap-Up and Dismissal 

  • Discipleship

    We accept the call to be imitators of Christ by embracing the Beatitudes through authentic witness at the school, community, and global levels. Rooted in our commitment to transmit our Faith and Catholic tradition, we are inspired to build communities dedicated to the formation of young people who recognize their gifts and responsibilities to contribute to the transformation of the world into a more just and loving society for all.

  • Scholarship

    We believe that each student, made in the image and likeness of God and being hope for the future, can be engaged in their learning and achieve at high levels with appropriate supports. We are committed to ensuring that the potential of each student is realized through the achievement of ambitious outcomes and improving in their learning to the highest possible level.

  • Stewardship

    We embrace our responsibilities for the prudent and judicious use of the resources we have been allocated. In our context, we are committed to the development and growth of all employees, responsible and accountable practices and our call to care for all of God's creation.