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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:
These will be available in Sched later on. Please download them ahead of time as the handouts for many sessions are required to have a hands on experience.

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
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Thursday, February 24 • 2:00pm - 2:45pm
! Increasing Student Resilience

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This workshop asks the question, “How can teachers build resiliency in themselves to develop and maintain positive, supportive and caring relationships with students from at-risk environments?” Participants will consider approaches for integrating a strength-based resiliency perspective into teaching practice, examine personal perspectives and paradigms that foster positive relationships with students; and gain ideas, resources and strategies consistent with research-based practices that increase students’ ability to succeed in school and in life.

Speakers
avatar for Melissa Steeves

Melissa Steeves

Association Instructor, The Alberta Teachers' Association
Dr. Melissa (Missy) Steeves has been teaching Humanities in rural Alberta since 2007. Melissa has had the opportunities to work in a trauma-informed and inclusive schools and classrooms alongside amazing colleagues throughout her career. Classroom teaching has opened doors to working... Read More →
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Joanne Papdopoulos

Association Instructor, The Alberta Teachers Association


Thursday February 24, 2022 2:00pm - 2:45pm MST
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