Envisioning a Collaborative Response: Introductory Overview
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Envisioning a Collaborative Response: Introductory Overview
Presented by: Kurtis Hewson
October 13, 2020 | 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
October 20, 2020 | 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
October 27, 2020 | 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Computer of your choice
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About the Session

It is virtually impossible for a teacher to know how to successfully provide instruction and support for all students in diverse, inclusive contemporary classrooms. In this introductory three webinar series, participants will learn about Collaborative Response, a mindset for educational organizations that values collaborative, action focused responses, data-informed discussions, and timely intervention to ensure all students can experience success. Come learn how school administration and inclusive learning support leadership teams establish school-wide structures to ensure support for every student in our schools and across our districts. Numerous Alberta school and district examples, as well as access to a myriad of resources will be provided.

These sessions are part of the year long series focused on growing and refining Collaborative Response structures and processes in schools and districts. Visit the 2020-2021 Collaborative Response Learning Series Overview to see all sessions available in this learning series.

This learning opportunity is being subsidized through funding from Alberta Education.

About the Presenters

Kurtis Hewson

Kurtis Hewson has been a teacher, vice-principal, and principal, as well as taught at the post-secondary level.  With over a decade of experience as an administrator, Kurtis has championed the call for collaborative structures in schools to ensure success for all students.  In addition to two finalist awards from Alberta Excellence in Teaching program and an Edwin Parr award recipients for excellence in his first year of teaching, Kurtis was an honoree for the ASCD Outstanding Young Educator Award in 2010.  Kurtis is one of five Alberta principals featured in Reflecting on Leadership for Learning: Case Studies of Five Alberta Elementary School Principals, addressing exemplary leadership practices in elementary schools in Alberta. He is the co-founder of Jigsaw Learning, a co-author of the text Envisioning a Collaborative Response Model, and currently works with districts and schools across the province establishing Collaborative Response Model frameworks, interacting with thousands of educators annually.

Registration Deadline: October 12, 2020

Registration Fee: $60.00

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