Detailed Schedule

PRE-CONFERENCE SESSIONS – WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3

Pre-Conference Attendees will be provided a copy of the text Envisioning a Collaborative Response Model upon their arrival to the Pre-Conference.  Please note that the following two pre-conference sessions have been cancelled, due to low registrations:

  • Introduction au Modèle D’Approche Collaborative (en français)

  • Leading the Collaborative Response Model at the District Level

9:00 am – 3:30 pm

Session A – Envisioning a Collaborative Response Model

Facilitator: Lorna Hewson

Location: Ball Room

Audience: School and District Leadership, Teachers, Support Staff, External Partners

Level: Introductory

It is virtually impossible for a teacher to know how to successfully provide instruction and support for all students in diverse, inclusive contemporary classrooms.  Come learn about a Collaborative Response Model, a school framework that values collaborative, action focused responses, data-informed discussions, and timely intervention to ensure all students can experience success.  Numerous school and district examples, as well as access to a myriad of resources, will be provided.

 

Session B – Leading the Collaborative Response Model at the School Level

Facilitator: Kurtis Hewson

Location: Imperial Room

Audience: School and District Leadership, Teachers, Support Staff, External Partners

Level: Intermediate

A high functioning collaborative response model in schools does not come easy!  It takes strategic and thoughtful school leadership that places intentional focus on building multi-layered collaborative structures and processes over time.  In this full-day workshop, Kurtis will share specific ideas and examples related to going deeper with a collaborative response model in schools and focusing on the role leadership plays.  This will include specific strategies for impacting the conversations in collaborative team meetings, infusing purposeful use of data and effective development, refinement and utilization of a continuum of supports.  Participants will also have an opportunity to share and learn from each other, building upon the power of networks within the session.

 


CONFERENCE: THURSDAY, APRIL 4

8:00 am – 9:00 am – Breakfast and Registration (Grande Ballroom)

9:00 am – 10:00 am – Opening and Welcoming Remarks

10:00 am – 10:30 am – Wellness and Transition Break

10:30 am – 12:00 pm – Breakout Session A

A1. Carving Time: Innovative Approaches to Embedding Time for Collaboration

Facilitator: Kurtis Hewson

Location: Lake Louise/Banff Room

Audience: School and District Leadership, Support Staff, External Partners

At the very foundation of the collaborative response model is collaboration, the formalized coming together of passionate, skilled educators to collectively respond to the needs of students.  The greatest impact happens in systems when time for this collaboration is a regular part of a professional’s day. This session will share some foundational principles to consider when looking to embed regular time for professionals to collaborate, as well as provide a wealth of ideas and examples to consider.  Your timetable is not chiseled in stone! This session will intend to unlock some innovative ways to timetable time for collaboration in schools and districts.

A2. Collaborative Team Meetings: Powerful Conversations for Student and Professional Success

Facilitator: Arlene Littlemore

Location: Imperial Room

Audience: School and District Leadership, Teachers, Support Staff, External Partners

Collaborative team meetings, focusing on the identifying and responding emerging needs of students, are at the heart of a school’s response model.  But how do we ensure that these team meetings are purposeful, efficient and truly moving towards collective action for students, as well as building collective efficacy for the team?  This session will break down best practices to consider when engaging in collaborative team meetings, as well as share multiple school samples and artifacts.

A3. Assessments: Flagging Students and Informing Responses

Facilitators: Cheryl Gascoyne and Kim Wedman

Location: Jasper Room

Audience: School and District Leadership, Teachers, Support Staff, External Partners

In a collaborative response model, assessment data serves to flag and inform the collective examination of students.  In this session, participants will explore the essential tenets of benchmarks (screens), diagnostic and progress monitoring assessments, three types of assessments with three very distinct purposes.  Learn how this data can come alive in a collaborative team meeting and how simple measures can be used to spark rich conversations.

A4. More than a Pretty Poster: The Pyramid of Interventions as a Living Resource

Facilitators: Lana Nogue and Barb Pears

Location: Emerald/Sapphire Room

Audience: School and District Leadership, Teachers, Support Staff, External Partners

A Continuum of Supports, also known as a Pyramid of Interventions, ensures that each school’s instructional capacity is clearly articulated and systematically organized to inform the responses determined for students.  This session will reinforce that the development of a Continuum of Supports is a fluid, ever-evolving process and will provide practical strategies for initiating this work in schools. In addition to providing multiple samples, the session will also share ideas for utilizing the Continuum of Supports as a tool to support the ongoing discussion and collective examination of effective instructional practices.

A5. Establishing Time for School-wide Interventions and Supports

Facilitators: Lynda McGrattan

Location: Calgary Room

Audience: School and District Leadership, Teachers, Support Staff, External Partners

Educators can philosophically agree that most students at different points in their educational journey require differing levels of support and intervention to close gaps and effectively teach skills that may need developing. But where can an individual teacher find the time for this intervention in the busy school day?  Come examine a number of innovative approaches and lessons learned by schools that have engaged in developing school-wide blocks for intervention and have timetabled to ensure students can receive what they need to succeed in the master schedule.

A6. Leading the Collaborative Response Model

Facilitators: Amber Hester and Lorna Hewson

Location: Edmonton Room

Audience: School and District Leadership, Teachers, Support Staff, External Partners

Educational organizations with high-functioning collaborative response model structures and processes understand the critical role of collaborative leadership and strategic planning.  Collaborative leadership involves focusing on the development of interdependent teams and navigating the rocky road of systemic change. Come focus on the pivotal role that leadership plays and the principles that are foundational to leading the collaborative response model.

A7. La Structure des Rencontres Collaboratives

Facilitator: Nancy Roy

Location: Diamond Room

Audience: School and District Leadership, Teachers, Support Staff, External Partners

Dans un modèle d’approche collaborative, la structure et l’efficacité des rencontres collaboratives est une composante essentielle. Lors de cette session, nous aborderons les éléments importants afin d’assurer le succès de vos rencontres. Nous aborderons deux grandes questions: Quand allons-nous collaborer et comment pouvons-nous collaborer?

12:00 pm – 1:15 pm – Lunch (Grande Ballroom)

1:15 pm – 2:15 pm – Breakout Session B

B1. A Case Study on Building Collective Efficacy

Facilitators: Karen Antoniuk, Arlene Littlemore, Agnes Wiunow

Location: Imperial Room

Focus Area: Leadership

Audience: Div I (K – Grade 3), Div II (Grades 4 – 6), Div III (Grades 7 – 9), Div IV (Grades 10-12), Learning Support/Coaches, School Leadership, District Leadership

Over the past 7 years, Karen, Agnes and Arlene, each at their own unique school sites, embarked on embedding the Collaborative Response Model that provided systematic and responsive support for their school teams that in turn lead to responsive teaching in the classroom. This approach honoured district priorities while building the capacity of teachers and school teams resulting in success for students. CRM is now a fundamental process in all schools within Elk Island Catholic.

This dynamic trio will demonstrate how schools can set up similar processes in order to design and implement support for their staff while becoming systematically responsive to student learning. The model provides an excellent platform for monitoring, communicating with all staff and using data informed conversations that lead to growth in student learning and the development of school culture and collective efficacy.

B2. Evolution of the CRM

Facilitators: Nolan Andriuk and Tammy Davis

Location: Calgary Room

Focus Area: Embedding Time

Audience: Division I (K – Grade 3), Division II (Grade 4-6), Classroom Teachers, School Leadership

Elmer Elson Elementary School will share their story of the evolution of CRM meetings in their building, with a focus placed on Trust within their norms and a carefully planned approach to structuring meetings. The CRM process has transformed how their school staff works together as a collaborative. With renewed trust, has come collaboration between all stakeholders.

B3. Supportive Accountability – Collaborative Response at the Core of System Change

Facilitator: Mark Davidson

Location: Emerald/Sapphire Room

Focus Area: District Leadership

Audience: School Leadership, District Leadership

Mark and Kurtis will share how the structures of the Collaborative Response Model, coupled with the principles of Supportive Accountability, have produced renewed commitment to true collaborative action that have benefited the students of Medicine Hat Public School Division. They will share how Principals, serving as “Lead Learners”, have broadened their reach by intentionally engaging a broader range of informal leaders in the shaping of school vision and in creating solutions to seemingly intractable problems.Finally they will share critical elements of system structure and leadership bias that have served as catalysts for system reform.

B4. BLAST: Literacy Intervention for Early Learners (Basic Literacy Acquisition Skills Time)

Facilitator: Lynda McGrattan

Location: Edmonton Room

Focus Area: Pyramid of Interventions/Continuum of Supports

Audience: Division I (K-3), Classroom Teachers, School Leadership

BLAST (Basic Literacy Acquisition Skills Time) is a literacy intervention program to support early learners. This teacher-developed literacy program ensures explicit teaching of early literacy decoding skills for children in grades one and two, through participation in flexible, short term ability-appropriate groups. After an initial screening, students are placed in flexible, 4 week instructional groups as determined by their abilities in rhyming, alphabet skills, decoding of nonsense words (short vowels, ‘magic e’, double vowels, blends etc), fluency and comprehension. At the end of the 4 week cycle, students are reassessed and new groupings are created to support the learners.

B5. Scheduling for Success

Facilitators: Shelley Wyman, Trina Lamarre, and Anna Secord

Location: Jasper Room

Focus Area: Embedding Time

Audience: Division I (K – Grade 3), Division II (Grade 4-6), School Leadership

Are you struggling with embedding Collaborative Response Model meetings into the day, without spending money on substitute teachers and time on creating sub plans? We were too, until we reorganized our timetable and came up with a new way to solve an old problem. At this session you will learn what we did to embed collaborative response model time and moved from meeting five times a year to weekly meetings.

B6. The Learning Store Journey

Facilitator: Anne Roberts and Bonnie Smith

Location: Red Deer Room

Focus Area: Leadership

Audience: Div IV (Grades 10-12), Learning Support/Coaches, School Leadership, Outreach School Leaders

In Fort Vermillion School Division, there are four satellite outreach schools. Anne Roberts is the principal that oversees each site. During this session, participants will learn about the unique context of Outreach schools and how design and implementation of the Collaborative Response Model has supported all the unique needs of the learners in these settings. Anne has been creative in establishing the CRM structures and processes which fit the alternative opportunities in an outreach school.

B7. L’approche collaborative – La clé pour un profil organisationnel en santé

Facilitator: Eric Dion

Location: Diamond Room

Focus Area: Leadership

Audience: Classroom Teachers, Learning Support/Coaches, School Support Staff, School Leadership, District Leadership

Au cours de cette session, les participants témoigneront de l’expérience d’une école secondaire 10e-12e année dans l’implantation de l’approche collaborative autant du côté de la planification stratégique que des stratégies pour instaurer l’approche collaborative comme moyen central de l’amélioration continue des élèves.

Au point de vue de la planification stratégique, les participants seront appelés à prendre connaissance de quelques concepts de gestion tels que les profils organisationnels, les phases du changement, la masse critique, le pouvoir du gestionnaire et la gestion de la transition. Tous ces concepts sont essentiels à la mise en place de nouvelles pratiques et/ou de nouvelles structures.

Au point de vue pratique, les participants pourront observer les stratégies mise de l’avant par l’équipe-école pour débuter l’intégration des 5 grandes idées de l’approche collaborative. De plus, les participants seront appelés à offrir des suggestions d’amélioration puisque la force de l’approche collaborative réside dans l’expertise des membres du monde de l’éducation.

B8. The Evolution of CRM at Hill Crest Community School

Facilitators: Jenn Perry, Ben Giesbrecht, and Megan MacKnight

Location: Lake Louise/Banff Room

Focus Area: Leadership

Audience: Division I (K – Grade 3), Division II (Grade 4-6), Division III (Grades 7-9), Classroom Teachers, School Leadership

As members of the Hill Crest Community School team, we will share our process for implementing the Collaborative Response Model in our school over the past two years, changes we have made to improve our process and plans for the future. We look forward to highlighting our successes and challenges in our roles, at both the teacher and administrative levels.

B9. The Living Support Plan

Facilitators: Joe Thibeau and Kate Syson

Location: Fort McMurray Room

Focus Area: Collaborative Team Meetings

Audience: Classroom Teachers, Learning Support/Coaches, School Support Staff, School Leadership, District Leadership, External Partnerships

We will discuss the journey that we embarked on with the Jigsaw Learning team to create a Living Support Plan that is embedded into the WeCollab software. Through this plan, we have seen staff engage in deeper conversations regarding student learning and achievement. We will be showcasing how these Living Support Plans are an extension of the WeCollab software and hope that participants will clearly see how user-friendly these plans really are!

2:15 pm – 2:30 pm – Wellness and Transition Break

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm – Breakout Session C

C1. All Systems Go: A Systemic, Integrated Approach to School Wide Improvement through Collaboration & Professional Learning

Facilitators: Wendy Coppock and Cheryl Gascoyne

Location: Jasper Room

Focus Area: Leadership

Audience: Div I (K – Grade 3), Div II (Grades 4 – 6), Div III (Grades 7 – 9), Div IV (Grades 10-12), Classroom Teachers, Learning Support/Coaches, School Leadership, District Leadership, External Partnerships

The goal of the Clearview Literacy Coaching plan is to strengthen literacy and instruction across the district through a professional learning series as well as in classroom coaching. Come learn about a district-wide model that provides both indirect and direct coaching for teachers in literacy by focusing on shared reading, read aloud, guided reading, use of mentor texts, and structuring balanced literacy.

C2. A Journey to Targeting Skills

Facilitators: Marlee Turnbull, Judy Baraniuk, and Mary Strasbourg

Location: Lake Louise/Banff Room

Focus Area: Planning for Interventions

Audience: Division I (K – Grade 3), Classroom Teachers, School Leadership

This session will bring clarity in ways to use assessment to plan for intentional teaching. By focusing on targeting specific missing skills in literacy we want to share how our purposeful collaboration is meeting the learning needs of students.

C3. Une continuum d’interventions en gestion des comportements

Facilitator: Nancy Roy

Location: Diamond Room

Focus Area: Pyramid of Supports/Continuum of Interventions

Audience: Div I (K – Grade 3), Div II (Grades 4 – 6), Div III (Grades 7 – 9), Div IV (Grades 10-12), Classroom Teachers, Learning Support/Coaches, School Leadership, District Leadership

La gestion des écarts de conduite est sans doute l’une des compétences pédagogiques les plus complexes à acquérir. Lors de cette session nous parlerons des interventions à mettre en place afin de créer un environnement propre à soutenir et à faciliter l’apprentissage scolaire, social et émotionnel. Cette session vous offrira des interventions et des stratégies efficaces afin de répondre aux différents défis comportementaux des élèves. Un continuum d’interventions vous sera présenté et sera discuté avec vous dans un contexte interactif. C’est dans un modèle de réponse à l’intervention (intervention de niveau un, deux et trois) que vous aurez la chance de discuter et de mieux connaitre des interventions efficaces et appuyées par les recherches. 

C4. Planting the Seeds at High School

Facilitator: Chris Adamson

Location: Red Deer Room

Focus Area: Leadership

Audience: Division IV (Grade 10-12), Classroom Teachers, Learning Support/Coaches, School Leadership, District Leadership

The Collaborative Response Model is new to the staff of Innisfail High School. This session will dig into what the evolution of CRM has looked like for Innisfail High, beginning with the essential groundwork that was laid out prior to first introducing the model to staff. Lessons learned, valuable processes, and key ideas will be discussed and shared in hope that participants will leave the session with ideas on how to effectively implement or adapt the CRM to fit their high school context. The next steps for Innisfail High will be laid out to help provide participants with thoughts on where to go next in their CRM journey.

C5. CRM in Small Schools (less than 80 students)

Facilitators: Kate Syson, Mark Siemens, and Pat Martin

Location: Fort McMurray Room

Focus Area: Embedding Time

Audience: Division I (K – Grade 3), Division II (Grade 4-6), Division III (Grades 7-9), School Leadership

Kate Syson, a first year principal at Botha School, Mark Siemens, principal at Donalda School, and Pat Martin, principal at Brownfield School with 31 years of teaching experience, will each share their perspectives on how to embed CRM meetings within the school schedule and their experiences with implementing interventions.

C6. Articulating Quality Learning Environments: Universal Instructional Practices Across K-12 Classrooms

Facilitators: Leslee Jodry, Shelley Wyman, Kelly Muir, and Tammy Davis

Location: Edmonton Room

Focus Area: District Leadership

Audience: School Leadership, District Leadership

Clearly articulating the dimensions of quality learning environments is essential to ensuring strong universal instructional practices across Northern Gateway Public Schools. The development of NGPS Quality Learning Environments is being guided by a divisional Steering Team coordinating an iterative process built upon the guiding principle that NGPS has outstanding educators who can collectively define the common tenets of highly impactful and effective instruction.

Come hear about this journey, focused on ensuring that division-wide quality instruction is clearly articulated, co-constructed, supported by research and embedded in the culture of NGPS. By collectively articulating the domains of quality pedagogy through a generative process, NGPS has established a shared understanding of what quality instruction looks like in every school, with an intentional focus placed on how school leadership engages their school community in an ongoing dialogue about quality pedagogy.

C7. SWAP – Switch With A Purpose: A School-Wide Intervention and Collaboration Model

Facilitators: Lisa Nachtigal and Alex Velthuizen

Location: Emerald/Sapphire Room

Focus Area: Planning for Interventions

Audience: Division I (K – Grade 3), Division II (Grade 4-6), Classroom Teachers, Learning Support/Coaches, School Support Staff, School Leadership

Discover how a school implemented a school-wide intervention block into their daily timetable. Discussion will include how opportunities were created for targeted instruction, intervention and extension activities during a flexible learning block to respond to a diverse student population. We will examine how school-wide systems of collaborative planning time and school action teams create the framework and driving force behind our collaborative response to instruction.

C8. The Important Role Tier 2 Plays in a Continuum of Supports

Facilitator: Tina Jeske

Location: Imperial Room

Focus Area: Pyramid of Interventions/Continuum of Supports

Audience:

Division I (K – Grade 3), Division II (Grade 4-6), Classroom Teachers, Learning Support/Coaches, School Leadership

Find out how a school has established a continuum of supports and the importance that Tier 2 plays in supporting Tier 3. The school team collaboratively refines the pyramid of interventions through staff development to help inform and support their daily practice. The success of the Tier 3 SWAP Block will be shared, along with an action plan for Tier 2 and a criteria checklist for students moving from one tier to the next.

C9. Making Time to Build Better People

Facilitator: Janet Andrews-Engle and Sonya Soulsby

Location: Calgary Room

Focus Area: Embedding Time

Audience:

Classroom Teachers, Learning Support/Coaches, School Leadership

Our three-year journey to a new fifty-million-dollar, merged, ‘super school’ has necessitated simultaneous transformations in pedagogy and culture. Supporting staff and students in an open-plan, flexible-learning environment that fosters critical thinking and problem-solving has completely shifted our focus; “It’s not about grades, it’s about building better people.”

To achieve this we have interwoven structures of support within our daily timetable through the establishment of hub time and learning coaches. We have embedded hub team collaboration time into our practise. As we are at the beginning our CRM journey, we are eager to hear about and learn from our Canadian colleagues on how to implement the Collaborative Response Model in our region of schools.

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm – Wellness and Transition Break

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Team Social (Top of the Inn)

Join us on the 11th floor for appetizers, beverages, and opportunities to network.  Cash bar open until 6:00 pm.

 


CONFERENCE: FRIDAY, APRIL 5

8:00 am – 9:00 am – Breakfast and Registration (Grande Ballroom)

9:00 am – 9:45 am – Opening

9:45 am – 10:00 am – Wellness and Transition Break

10:00 am – 10:30 am – Self-Directed Learning and Discovery Session D

Engaging with Thursday Breakout Presenters

Connect for table conversations with breakout session presenters from Thursday to go a little deeper and learn more about concepts shared the previous day.  Come prepared with your burning questions.

D1. Une continuum d’interventions en gestion des comportements

Facilitator: Nancy Roy

Location: Grande Ballroom, Table 1

D2. Supportive Accountability – Collaborative Response at the Core of System Change

Facilitator: Mark Davidson

Location: Grande Ballroom, Table 7

D3. The Learning Store Journey

Facilitator: Anne Roberts and Bonnie Smith

Location: Grande Ballroom, Table 18

D4. A Case Study on Building Collective Efficacy

Facilitators: Karen Antoniuk, Arlene Littlemore, Agnes Wiunow

Location: Grande Ballroom, Table 29

D5. Scheduling for Success

Facilitators: Shelley Wyman, Trina Lamarre, and Anna Secord

Location: Grande Ballroom, Table 35

Exploratory Software Sessions

Learn more about the software that has been explicitly designed to align with the Collaborative Response Model approach and can effectively enhance the process, communication and accountability inherent in the model.

D6. CRM Module in Dossier Overview

Facilitator: Intellimedia

Location: Diamond Room

D7. WeCollab Overview – including Student Support Plan

Facilitator: Jigsaw Collaborative Solutions

Location: Emerald/Sapphire Room

 

Exploratory Sessions and Facilitated Discussions

Focused learning and conversation time to enhance understanding for given contexts to support implementation and sustainability of the Collaborative Response Model.

D8. Behaviour Interventions (Universal)

Exploratory Session to learn more about universal behaviour interventions to enhance student success. Come prepared to discover new understanding.

Location: Edmonton Room

D9. Literacy Strategies and Supports

Facilitated Discussion to learn more about literacy strategies and supports to enhance student success.Come prepared to share your story and learn from the experiences of others.

Location: Calgary Room

D10. Junior High/Middle Schools Discussion

Facilitated Discussion to share how junior high/middle schools are overcoming their unique challenges and finding success in implementing and sustaining their Collaborative Response Model. Come prepared to share your story and learn from the experiences of others.

Location: Jasper Room

D11. High Schools Discussion

Facilitated Discussion to share how high schools are overcoming their unique challenges and finding success in implementing and sustaining their Collaborative Response Model. Come prepared to share your story and learn from the experiences of others.

Location: Medicine Hat Room

D12. Numeracy Strategies and Supports

Facilitated Discussion to learn more about numeracy strategies and supports to enhance student success. Come prepared to share your story and learn from the experiences of others.

Location: Fort McMurray Room

D13. Layering Teams for Support

Exploratory Session to learn more about layering teams in schools to enhance student success at the Tier 2, 3 and 4 levels. Come prepared to discover new understanding about how levels of teams responding to student and school needs can support the Collaborative Response Model.

Location: Red Deer Room

D14. Establishing Mission and Vision

Exploratory Session to learn more about establishing mission and vision for schools and districts and its impact on enhancing student success. Come prepared to discover new understanding.

Location: Lake Louise/Banff Room

10:30 am – 10:45 am – Wellness and Transition Break

10:45 am – 11:15 am – Self-Directed Learning and Discovery Session E

Engaging with Thursday Breakout Presenters

Connect for table conversations with breakout session presenters from Thursday to go a little deeper and learn more about concepts shared the previous day.  Come prepared with your burning questions.

E1. L’approche collaborative – La clé pour un profil organisationnel en santé

Facilitator: Eric Dion

Location: Grande Ballroom, Table 1

E2. Articulating Quality Learning Environments: Universal Instructional Practices Across K-12 Classrooms

Facilitators: Leslee Jodry, Shelley Wyman, Kelly Muir, and Tammy Davis

Location: Grande Ballroom, Table 7

E3. The Evolution of CRM at Hill Crest Community School

Facilitators: Jenn Perry, Ben Giesbrecht, and Megan MacKnight

Location: Grande Ballroom, Table 18

E4. SWAP – Switch With A Purpose: A School-Wide Intervention and Collaboration Model

Facilitators: Lisa Nachtigal and Alex Velthuizen

Location: Grande Ballroom, Table 29

E5. A Journey to Targeting Skills

Facilitators: Marlee Turnbull, Judy Baraniuk, and Mary Strasbourg

Location: Grande Ballroom, Table 35

Exploratory Software Sessions

Learn more about the software that has been explicitly designed to align with the Collaborative Response Model approach and can effectively enhance the process, communication and accountability inherent in the model.

E6. CRM Module in Dossier Overview

Facilitator: Intellimedia

Location: Diamond Room

E7. WeCollab Overview – including Student Support Plan

Facilitator: Jigsaw Collaborative Solutions

Location: Emerald/Sapphire Room

Exploratory Sessions and Facilitated Discussions

Focused learning and conversation time to enhance understanding for given contexts to support implementation and sustainability of the Collaborative Response Model.

E8. Behaviour Interventions (Tier 2)

Exploratory Session to learn more about Tier 2 (classroom) behaviour interventions to enhance student success. Come prepared to discover new understanding.

Location: Edmonton Room

E9. Literacy Assessment Discussion

Facilitated Discussion to share the what and the how of literacy assessment practices to enhance student success. Come prepared to share your story and learn from the experiences of others.

Location: Calgary Room

E10. Primary (K-3) Schools Discussion

Facilitated Discussion to share how primary schools are overcoming their unique challenges and finding success in implementing and sustaining their Collaborative Response Model. Come prepared to share your story and learn from the experiences of others.

Location: Jasper Room

E11. Role of Learning Support in CRM Discussion

Facilitated Discussion to share how Learning Support Staff are being included in the Collaborative Response Model to enhance student success. Come prepared to share your story and learn from the experiences of others.

Location: Medicine Hat Room

E12. Numeracy Assessment Discussion

Facilitated Discussion to share the what and the how of numeracy assessment practices to enhance student success. Come prepared to share your story and learn from the experiences of others.

Location: Fort McMurray Room

E13. Coordinating District Response for School Support

Exploratory Session to learn more about coordinating a district response to support schools implementing and sustaining the Collaborative Response Model. Come prepared to discover new understanding about how districts can coordinate their support.

Location: Red Deer Room

E14. Building a Culture of Trust in Teams

Exploratory Session to learn more about building a culture of trust amongst teams and its impact on enhancing student success. Come prepared to discover new understanding about engaging in collaborative work.

Location: Lake Louise/Banff Room

11:15 am – 11:30 am – Wellness and Transition Break

11:30 am – 12:00 pm – Self-Directed Learning and Discovery Session F

Engaging with Thursday Breakout Presenters

Connect for table conversations with breakout session presenters from Thursday to go a little deeper and learn more about concepts shared the previous day.  Come prepared with your burning questions.

F1. Une discussion sur le contexte francophone

Facilitator: Nancy Roy

Location: Grande Ballroom, Table 1

F2. Making Time to Build Better People

Facilitator: Janet Andrews-Engle and Sonya Soulsby

Location: Grande Ballroom, Table 7

F3. Planting the Seeds at High School

Facilitator: Chris Adamson

Location: Grande Ballroom, Table 18

F4. Evolution of the CRM

Facilitators: Nolan Andriuk and Tammy Davis

Location: Grande Ballroom, Table 29

F5. BLAST: Literacy Intervention for Early Learners (Basic Literacy Acquisition Skills Time)

Facilitator: Lynda McGrattan

Location: Grande Ballroom, Table 35

Exploratory Software Sessions

Learn more about the software that has been explicitly designed to align with the Collaborative Response Model approach and can effectively enhance the process, communication and accountability inherent in the model.

F6. CRM Module in Dossier Overview

Facilitator: Intellimedia

Location: Diamond Room

F7. WeCollab Overview – including Student Support Plan

Facilitator: Jigsaw Collaborative Solutions

Location: Emerald/Sapphire Room

Exploratory Sessions and Facilitated Discussions

Focused learning and conversation time to enhance understanding for given contexts to support implementation and sustainability of the Collaborative Response Model.

F8. Behaviour Interventions (Tier 3)

Exploratory Session to learn more about Tier 3 (school) behaviour interventions to enhance student success. Come prepared to discover new understanding.

Location: Edmonton Room

F9. Literacy Interventions Discussion

Facilitated Discussion to share the what and the how of literacy intervention practices to enhance student success. Come prepared to share your story and learn from the experiences of others.

Location: Calgary Room

F10. Role of the Principal in CRM Discussion

Facilitated Discussion to share how principals are leading the Collaborative Response Model in order to enhance student success. Come prepared to share your story and learn from the experiences of others.

Location: Jasper Room

F11. Small Schools Discussion

Facilitated Discussion to share how small schools are overcoming their unique challenges and finding success in implementing and sustaining their Collaborative Response Model. Come prepared to share your story and learn from the experiences of others.

Location: Medicine Hat Room

F12. Numeracy Interventions Discussion

Facilitated Discussion to share the what and the how of numeracy intervention practices to enhance student success. Come prepared to share your story and learn from the experiences of others.

Location: Fort McMurray Room

F13. District Sharing Discussion

Facilitated Discussion to share how districts are overcoming their unique challenges and finding success in implementing and sustaining their Collaborative Response Model. Come prepared to share your story and learn from the experiences of others.

Location: Red Deer Room

F14. Facilitating a Collaborative Team Meeting

Exploratory Session to learn more about facilitating a specific strategy to focus the collaborative team meeting on a key issue for a student, placing attention squarely on the Tier 2 classroom supports conversation. Come prepared to discover new understanding about facilitating this highly impactful strategy.

Location: Lake Louise/Banff Room

12:00 pm – 1:15 pm – Lunch and Concluding Remarks (Grande Ballroom)

1:15 pm – 3:00 pm – Team Planning Time

For some, this will take place naturally as part of the carpool trip to get home.  For others, this may be opportunity to remain in the conference centre to plan as a staff team, to coordinate and network with other schools, and/or to access the support of the Jigsaw Learning team in identifying next steps.