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PDTCA THANKS MORGEX FOR THEIR GENEROUS SPONSORSHIP
Morgex Insurance is proud to sponsor the 2022 ATA Conventions. Request a quote, and you could win 1 of 2 cash prizes worth $15,000 each to get away anywhere from Coast to Coast. Click on the Convention’s Sponsor/Exhibitor page for additional information.
Morgex has generously paid for all of our Zoom and Webinar licences as well as sponsoring one of our Keynotes, Dr. Robyne Hanely-Dafoe.

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HANDOUTS:
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SUPPLIES ARE NEEDED FOR SOME SESSIONS:
You need to bring supplies OR buy participant kits from the speaker for some sessions. The session description gives the information to purchase. KITS NEED TO BE PAID FOR IN TIME FOR THE SUPPLIES TO BE MAILED TO YOU. You can filter for these sessions using: Purchase or gather supplies.

THE PDTCA BOARD HOPES YOU HAVE AN AMAZING CONVENTION! #PDTC22! 
ARE YOU GETTING:  "ZOOM CLIENT MUST BE UPGRADED ON YOUR CHROME BOOK"
Step One: Click the X on "Zoom client must be upgraded" (white dialogue pop up)
Step Two: Close the black page that says "Join a meeting"
Step Three: This will bring you to the white page that says "Your meeting should start in a few seconds"
Step Four: Look at bottom of that white page, you will see "Having Issues with Zoom? Join from your Browser"
OR if you are on a Chrome Book, click "Join via Zoom Chrome PWA"
When it asks for your name, put your name in the spot.

Google link document with graphic instructions. 

ATA PRESIDENT JASON SHILLING’S OPENING ADDRESS
HELP DESK FOR SPEAKERS AND ATTENDEES   TREASURER’S DESK FOR PAID SPEAKERS
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Thursday, February 24 • 1:00pm - 1:45pm
** Supporting ELLs in every classroom

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Everyone is a language teacher. ELLs in every classroom need explicit language supports in order to be successful. This session will provide manageable strategies and resources that can be embedded into daily instruction that will improve engagement and success for your ELLs.

Speakers
avatar for Luisa Zimich

Luisa Zimich

ELL Consultant, Calgary Catholic School District
Luisa Zimich is currently an English Language Learning consultant with Calgary Catholic School District. Luisa has taught secondary ESL, FSL, French Immersion and Spanish in BC, Yukon and Alberta. She finds second language learning and working with newcomers to Canada fascinating... Read More →
avatar for Lisa Smith

Lisa Smith

PD Director South, English as a Second Language Council
Lisa Smith works as an ELL Consultant with Calgary Catholic School Division. In her role, she works to support school communities in providing safe, welcoming environments which offer meaningful classroom instruction to English Language Learners. She believes that the instructional... Read More →



Thursday February 24, 2022 1:00pm - 1:45pm MST
Zoom Room 86