Tuesday, May 23, 2017

FNESC Summer Institute

Learning First Peoples Summer Institute for Teachers

August 21-24, 2017
Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel
7551 Westminster Highway, Richmond, BC
The Learning First Peoples Summer Institute is designed to support educators to bring quality, authentic First Peoples teaching and learning into BC classrooms.
Comprised of three different sessions, which can be selected individually, the sessions will introduce resources that focus on themes, issues and topics of importance to First Peoples learning and informed by the First Peoples Principles of Learning. Each session will include print resources, activities and opportunities for professional dialogue and networking.
For questions, please contact Riannon Nahanee toll-free 1-877-422-3672 riannonn@fnesc.ca
  • English First Peoples, Grades 10-12, August 21-22, 2017 (two days) $30
  • Residential Schools and Reconciliation Teacher Resource Guide (Elem/Sec), August 23, 2017 $30
  • Science First Peoples Grades 5-9 First Peoples, August 24, 2017  $30
If your preferred session/s fills to capacity, email the event administrator to be waitlisted.
Eligibility to Attend
First Nations school, public school and independent school teachers are invited to attend.
Registration Fees
Credit card and cheque are accepted. All registration fees must be paid by August 1st or the registration will be cancelled.
Cheques: If paying by cheque please send the cheque with a copy of the registration confirmation payable to First Nations Education Steering Committee c/o CivicInfo Mail to: CivicInfo BC, #203 – 4475 Viewmont Avenue, Victoria BC, V8Z 6L8.
Daily Schedule
Breakfast 8:30 am; Session 9:00 am to 3:00 pm (breakfast and lunch provided)
Venue and Accommodation
Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel, 7551 Westminster Highway, Richmond. Reservations: (604) 273-7878
Book by July 20, 2017 quoting FNESC Workshop Summer Institute for the negotiated rate of $209+tx. Space is limited – please book early!
Travel Reimbursement
Travel/hotel reimbursement is available only to teachers from BC First Nations schools, maximum 3 per school, per session.
Please mail your travel claim to FNESC post-marked within 30 days of the event to be eligible for reimbursement. You must include original receipts for hotel, ferry, airplane, taxi, bus and parking.
A travel claim form will be provided at the event a sample Travel Claim Form – April 2017 is available for reference (rates subject to change). A summary of FNESC policies is on the reverse of the form.
When you register online, you will receive an automatic email confirming your registration.
You will only be reimbursed for “most economical” mode of travel.
Individuals eligible for travel reimbursement living more than one hour or 90 km from the event location can apply for hotel reimbursed at the negotiated rate.
Please do not claim breakfasts or lunches on the meeting day because they are provided.
Have a safe trip and thank you for your participation!

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