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Establishing Inclusive Practices in High School

Facilitator(s): Ken Pon
Date:October 02, 2018
Time:9:00 am – 3:30 pm
(includes lunch, which is not prepared in a nut/gluten-free environment)
Location: Edmonton (ERLC Office at Elmwood School)
Room 17/18, 16325 - 83 Avenue
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Course code: 19-IE-021

Target Audience

High School-based Administrators and Teachers

Also Recommended For

Instructional/Learning Coaches, Inclusive Learning Teachers, District Leaders/Consultants

About this learning opportunity

This session will focus on the challenge of creating collaborative time and the framework for high school administrators and teachers to identify and discuss at-risk students. Inclusive Education practices are becoming an integral piece of the educational environment and high schools are a perfect place to speak about student needs.  

From this session, you are intended to have the following takeaways:

  1. Create the idea within school leaders that it is important to discuss each child within your building whether you are a small high school or a large one.
  2. Begin the construction of a collaborative response model that works for your high school and to create the networking opportunities with colleagues.
  3. Use Beaverlodge Regional High School and WR Myers High School as a starting point for conversation of creating a quality learning environment.
This session addresses the LQS competency #6: Providing Instructional Leadership
This session addresses the TQS competency #4: Establishing Inclusive Learning Environments

This learning opportunity is being provided through funding from Alberta Education.

About the facilitator(s)

Ken Pon has been a dedicated educator for the 16 years and is currently Principal at W.R. Myers High School.  After 15 years working within the Peace Wapiti School Division as a teacher, AISI Coordinator, Assistant Principal and Principal, Ken has moved south to Horizon School Division in Taber, Alberta. Ken is passionate about creating the best possible learning environment for students, parents and the communities that he serves.  He believes that as a principal, one should lead through a student-centered focus and a school vision should focus on the betterment of the students. Every activity that occurs in the building should revolve around what is best for the students.

Ken’s belief in education is exemplified by his desire to learn.  He has completed a Bachelors of Arts in History (University of Lethbridge), Bachelor of Education (University of Alberta) and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership (Acadia University).  He has also been recognized for his excellence in teaching as the district recipient of the Alberta Edwin Parr Award for first year teaching.

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