Event Reports

"VALUING DIVERSITY & SUPPORTING STUDENT SUCCESS" 

The SPRING 2017 SCHOOL COUNCILS’ CONFERENCE &
AYSCBC Annual General Meeting 
was held on Thursday evening, April 27th through Saturday afternoon, April 29th at the Yukon Inn in Whitehorse.

AGENDA

Sessions included a range of topics of importance to School Council members, including:
-Student panel on Gender Diversity and Equity in schools and communities
-Positive student experiences through good 'needs-based' school support
-School Councils and Privacy Matters
-Changes to curriculum, assessment and reporting for our students and schools
-School Councils involvement with teacher evaluation
-Moving forward with the TRC Calls to Action
-Roundtable reporting by all School Councils
-Recommendations

Some of our speakers' presentations can be accessed by clicking on the documents below.

-School Councils and Teacher Evaluation
-School Councils and Privacy
-Model Code for the Protection of Personal Information
-Update and Changes 2017 Yukon Education

RECOMMENDATION from the Spring 2017 School Councils' Conference

The AYSCBC Annual General Meeting took place on Friday, April 28th at 1pm.
More information and reports can be found here

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"TOGETHER WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE"

SPRING 2016 SCHOOL COUNCILS' CONFERENCE

The Association of Yukon School Councils, Boards & Committees (AYSCBC) hosted the Spring 2016 Conference at the Yukon Inn in Whitehorse, April 7th to April 9th.

AGENDA

Brief one pager re: Conference here

Our Special Guest Speaker was Dr. Debbie Pushor, University of Saskatchewan
doing presentations on the topic of authentic parent engagement with schools.

Click here for Information brief on Debbie Pushor

Some other topics include:

--Understanding and using a Positive Behaviour Intervention Approach
--Update on the New Vision process and plan
--Educational Assistants/Staffing Allocation update
--Truth & Reconciliation Recommendations...moving forward
--Learning about and using a Restorative Approach
--School Council Authority—what does actualizing this look like?
--School Councils’ ROUNDTABLE
--Preparing for School Council elections

The AYSCBC Annual General Meeting and Election of Executive Members also took place during the conference. For more information, click here.
The new Executive Members are listed here.

Some of our speakers' presentations can be accessed by clicking on the documents below.

DEBBIE PUSHOR
--Parent Engagement: Wisdom Comes on Silent Wings
--Together We Can Make a Difference: Becoming a Ready School

LIZA MANOLIS
--Restorative Practices for Yukon Schools

YUKON EDUCATION
--Committee and Working Group Updates
--Q & A's from Committee and Working Group Updates session
--Joint Education Action Plan (JEAP) Update


RECOMMENDATIONS from the Spring 2016 Conference

SPRING 2015 SCHOOL COUNCILS' CONFERENCE

The Association of Yukon School Councils, Boards & Committees (AYSCBC) hosted the Spring 2015 Conference at the High Country Inn in Whitehorse,April 16th to April 18th.

Some of the topics included:

~Resolving Conflicts, Building Confidence, Communication and Positive Outcomes ~Using Information from our Yukon Youth about Health-Related Behaviours ~Building Strong Families and Communities ~Guiding Youth in a Connected World ~Student/Youth Panel Discussion

To read more about our guest speakers & topics click here.

AGENDA

Many of our speakers' presentations can be accessed by clicking on the documents below.

MARILYN VAN BIBBER
--Working Together to Achieve Healthier Lifestyles in Yukon and NWT Communities

CHARMAINE HAMMOND
--Communication and Conflict Workshop
--AYSCBC Courageous Dialogue Worksheets
--Working Styles Inventory
--Working Styles Inventory Scoring Sheet
--Resilience
--Bounce Forward Book-Courageous Dialogue
--Bounce Forward Through Stress
--Bounce Forward-the ASK ebook

JOHN FREEMAN
--Health Behaviours in School-aged Children (Yukon) 2015

CHRIS RIDER
--Guiding Youth in a Connected World

SIMON BLAKESLEY
--Attendance and Absenteeism

DICK CHAMBERS/JUDY ARNOLD
--Staffing Allocation 2015-2016

RECOMMENDATIONS from the SPRING 2015 CONFERENCE

 


FALL 2013 SCHOOL COUNCILS' CONFERENCE
"WHAT KIND OF EDUCATION FOR WHAT KIND OF WORLD?"
 
John Abbott links:
        21st Century Learning Initiative       21learn.org
        --A source of many articles and blogs 

        Born to Learn
                               www.born-to-learn.org

John Abbott Resources:

"Born to Learn" - short fun animated videos (2 - 5 min each)
"Can the Learning Species Fit into Schools?" 
"Essential Biology-The Grain of the Brain"
"To Be Intelligent"
"Things Take Time-Knowledge Transfer"
"The Ultimate Treadmill"
 
"John's influence on thinking and working together for change"
 
 
Alternative Approaches to Learning
Alternative Learning In Rural Schools-Improving Outcomes for all Students

School Councils and Policy Making
School  Councils & Policy Making-An Overview (Powerpoint)

AYSCBC Policy Development and Review Guide

Secretary/Treasurer Workshop
A Guide to Minute Taking

(Note: More presentation documents will be posted here as available) 
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SPRING 2013 SCHOOL COUNCILS' CONFERENCE
"LEARNING FROM OUR PAST, BUILDING OUR FUTURE"

 

'A Process for Effective Change’ PowerPoint Presentations by Gayle Bedard Parts 1-4

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Reference Table--Authority and Responsibility for School Councils--Working DRAFT 

Privacy Protection for School Councils Presentation PPT by Hank Moorlag

Link to Hank Moorlag's site with other documents re: Privacy Protection

RECOMMENDATIONS from the Spring 2013 School Councils' Conference

 

SPRING 2012 SCHOOL COUNCILS' CONFERENCE
"STRONG SCHOOL COUNCIL LEADERSHIP SUPPORTS STUDENT SUCCESS"

 

Principal Evaluation Process (Draft)   PPT presentation by Val Royle

What do School Councils Need to Know about the Yukon School Calendar?   
                 PPT presentation by Judy Arnold

What Leadership Practices do Effective School Council Members use to Support Student Success?
                 PPT presentation by Corine Clark

RECOMMENDATIONS from the Spring 2012 School Councils' Conference

FALL 2011 SCHOOL COUNCILS' CONFERENCE
"WORKING TOGETHER TO SUPPORT LEARNING"

An Introduction to the Educational Leadership Framework for Yukon Principals and Vice-Principals   
                 PPT by Corine Clark

Developing a Leadership Practices Framework for School Councils PPT by Corine Clark

Embracing a Strength-Based Perspective and Practice in Education   by Dr. Wayne Hammond

Principles of Strength-Based Practice   by Dr. Wayne Hammond

Child & Youth Resiliency Framework    by Dr. Wayne Hammond

Resiliency--A Paradigm Shift from "At Risk" to "At Potential"   by Dr. Wayne Hammond

Health Behaviours of School Aged Children Survey (HBSC)  PPT by Ian Parker

Yukon Education Appeal Tribunal by Barb Evans

Yukon Education Appeal Tribunal Process Flowchart

Annual Report 2010-2011 Presentation    PPT by Ann Macdonald

RECOMMENDATIONS from the Fall 2011 School Councils' Conference
 

SPRING 2011 SCHOOL COUNCILS' CONFERENCE
"CREATING A POSITIVE CLIMATE IN OUR SCHOOLS" 

Ethical Decisions School Council Members May Struggle With  PPT by Timi Tullis

Engaging Your Community in Helping Kids Succeed  PPT by Lori Klein and Timi Tullis

School Climate & Connectedness Survey Timeline  PPT by Lori Klein 

The Health of Yukon's Children PPT by Paula Pasquali

RECOMMENDATIONS from the Spring 2011 School Councils' Conference

FALL 2010 SCHOOL COUNCILS' CONFERENCE
"BUILDING LEADERSHIP IN OUR SCHOOL COMMUNITIES"

RECOMMENDATIONS from the Fall 2010 School Councils' Conference


LONG SERVICE AWARDS CELEBRATION 2010

 

SPRING 2010 SCHOOL COUNCILS' CONFERENCE
"SUCCESS FOR EVERY STUDENT"

 

RECOMMENDATIONS from the Spring 2010 School Councils Conference

LONG SERVICE AWARDS CELEBRATION 2007

 

 

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