LCEEQ Newsletter

February, 2016

The LCEEQ Newsletter - Issue 014 - The February 2016 Edition

In this issue:

The LCEEQ Annual Conference Video Short

An brief intro to some of our speakers from the 2016 annual conference

A Session on Stress Management

A workshop and relaxing dinner with colleagues

Our monthly winner

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Upcoming dates...

ACES
February 18, 2016

Leap Day
February 29, 2016

Regular LCEEQ Meeting
March 10, 2016

DEEN
March 16, 2016

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The LCEEQ Newsletter - Issue 014 - The February 2016 Edition

Conference Video

ANNUAL LCEEQ CONFERENCE DEEMED A GRAND SUCCESS

More than seven hundred educators from across the province attended the two- day LCEEQ 2016 held at the Sheraton Laval Conference Centre on February 8-9, 2016. This annual event brings together teachers, school and senior administrators, professionals in the youth and adult sectors, as well as, Cegep and University participants. The theme of Embracing Diversity … Supporting Equity offered a wide range of topics including: student voice and aspirations, teacher voice, building community in diverse classrooms, economic disadvantages, multiple intelligences, culturally relevant curriculum, …. the list goes on. The format permitted keynote speakers, featured invited speakers, and local presenters to address various aspects within the theme.

The response of the delegates on site was most positive. They have been encouraged to complete an online evaluation survey which will be available until February 19th. Those completing the survey have the opportunity to win a two hundred dollar book coupon from Corwin Press.

Following the Conference we invited three of the presenters to reflect on their experience. Click here to see what Dr. Russell Quaglia, Lisa Lande, and Chris Koch had to say.

We encourage you to mark your calendar for LCEEQ 2017 scheduled for February 13-14, 2017 when the theme will be When Diversity and Technology in the Classroom Converge.

A Session on Stress Management: “Stress, Work and Performance”

A session on stress management

Dr. Lupien is Director of the Centre for Studies in Human Stress. She holds a doctorate in Neuroscience from the University of Montreal and is a research scientist. Postdoctoral studies were completed at the University of California, San Diego and the Rockefeller University, New York. Her research spans 20 years on the mechanism of stress, its affect on performance and memory. Her presentation includes demystifying the popular definition of stress and simple methods of effective stress management. This session will be most helpful to you if you attend as a couple.

Click here for more information and a link to the registration.

Our monthly winner

Monthly Winner

Natasha Scott teaches Secondary English Language Arts at A.S. Johnson Memorial School in Thetford Mines. As the LCEEQ prize winner for the month of January 2016, Natasha received a one hundred dollar gift certificate from Indigo/Chapters. You, too, can win by simply logging into you LCEEQ account on a regular basis. Winners are chosen at random so the more frequently you log in each month the better your chances. You could be the next winner!

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