Provincial Conference

MANITOBA COUNCIL FOR EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN

CONFERENCE 2018

Thursday, February 22 and Friday, February 23, 2018 9:00 am to 3:30 am (Registration opens at 8:00 am)

 

THE KEYNOTE SPEAKERS FOR THIS YEAR ARE …

Photo of Dwaine Souveney Photo of Stuart Shanker  Photo of Paula Jurczak

Dwaine Souveney(M.Sc.)

Dr. Stuart Shanker (D.Phil.)

Paula Jurczak (M.A. RCC)

 

Thursday:

Morning Session (9:00 am to 11:45 am) & Afternoon Session (1:00 pm to 3:30 pm):

“From Helplessness and/or Anxiety to Optimism and Resiliency” - Dwaine Souveny

 

Friday:

Morning Session (9:00 am to 11:45 am) & Afternoon Session (1:00 pm to 3:30 pm):

“Self-Regulation and Mental Health” - Dr. Stuart Shanker (via Skype) and Paula Jurczak

 

The Professional Certification Unit for Manitoba Education has approved these sessions for accreditation for the Special Education Teacher’s Certificate, the Counsellor’s Certificate or the Level 1/ Level 2 Administrator’s Certificate requirements. Participants must attend all sessions during the conference, and hold a valid Manitoba Permanent Professional Certificate in order to be eligible to receive credit, to a maximum of 10 contact hours, for this conference. Request for credit must be noted on the registration form.

 

Note: A vegetarian lunch is provided for all delegates during the lunch break (11:45 to 12:45).

If you have special dietary needs, they must be indicated on the registration form.

 

Highlights:

  • Online registration through Eventbrite.
  • Publishers’ Display – Please visit the displays during your coffee & lunch breaks at the Conference.
  • “Yes I Can!” Awards – Celebrating Exceptional Children. 7:00 pm, Thursday, February 22,  2018
  • Art & Basket Raffles – Proceeds go towards assisting International “Yes I Can!” winners to attend the International Awards Ceremony
  • MCEC Annual General Meeting – Friday, February 23, 2018 at 12:00 pm
  • Don’t forget to visit the Membership Table for a chance to win a Free CEC Membership!

 

VENUE:

VICTORIA INN HOTEL AND CONVENTION CENTRE

1808 Wellington Ave., Wpg. 1-877-842-4667

Special room rate for conference delegates ($139.00 / night + taxes) Quote MCEC group registration #767381

 

For further information about the conference, please contact the registrar at mcecregistrar@gmail.com

Manitoba Council for Exceptional Children PO Box 43035, 74-1555 Regent Ave. Winnipeg, Manitoba R2C 4J2

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