2019 Spring Chapter Conference

Fresh Ingredients for Educational Planning   April 25-26, 2019
Fresh Ingredients for Educational Planning
Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort
1155 Resort Drive
Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2E3

Our 2019 Spring Conference is offered as a professional development program for school district staff, professional consultants, and industry associations.

Conference Program

Subject to change

2:15pm Board bus for G.P. Vanier Secondary School Tour
2:30pm Bus departs for G.P. Vanier Secondary School Tour in Courtenay
3:15pm – 4:30pm G.P. Vanier Secondary School Tour
1.25 Core LU
4:30pm Board bus for Tigh-Na-Mara Spa Resort
4:45pm Bus departs for Tigh-Na-Mara Spa Resort in Parksville
5:30pm Free time / Dinner on your own
7:00pm – 9:00pm Meet and Greet Social Event
FRIDAY | 26 APRIL, 2019
7:15am Registration Desk Opens
7:30am – 8:30am Breakfast
8:30am – 8:45am Welcome and Introductory Remarks
8:45am – 10:15am Keynote Speaker: Developing Educational Plans
presented by: Amy Yurko

1.5 Core LU
10:15am – 10:30am Refreshment Break
10:30am – 11:30am Inclusive Education
presented by: Tracy Humpreys of BC Ed. Access

1 Core LU
11:30am – 12:00pm Ministry Update
presented by: Joel Palmer

.5 Core LU
12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch, Short AGM and announcement of $5,000 Grant Winner
1:00pm – 2:00pm STEM, STEAM, STREAM, SCREAM
presented by: Meagan Pollock

1 Non-Core LU
2:00pm – 3:00pm Outdoor Education
presented by: Sarah Bainbridge

1 Core LU
3:00pm – 3:45pm Wellington Secondary tour attendees make their way to Wellington Secondary located at 3135 Mexicana Road, Nanaimo, BC
3:45pm – 4:30pm Wellington Secondary Tour and Presentation
.75 Core LU


Deadline March 15, 2019
Early Bird Full Conference – Member $200
Early Bird Full Conference – Non-Member $265
Full Conference – Member $225
Full Conference – Non-Member $290
Single Day $125
Meet & Greet $35

Payment can be made online at A4LE.org or by cheque in CAD mailed to:
Yvonne Harfiel
c/o A4LE BC Spring Conference
#270 – 1075 West Georgia
Vancouver, BC V6E 3C9


Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort
Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort
1155 Resort Drive
Parksville, Canada V9P 2E3
+1 800.663.7373

Rate: $149.00
Code: A4LE
Cut-off Date: March 15, 2019

Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort

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