POPDHH presents: Community Partners Updates – Tuesdays in June

The ProD Tuesdays Webinar series for TDHHs and other Deaf Education Professionals continues in the month of June! Our Community Partners have graciously agreed to share updates about their programs.

WHEN:                          Tuesday June 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd, 10 am to 11 am
WHERE:                       Online – meeting link will be provided upon registration


June 2nd:                       Provincial Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services

June 9th:                      DHH & DB Well-Being Program;
Post-Secondary Communication Access Services

June 16th:                    Deaf Youth Today;
Canadian Hard of Hearing Association – BC

June 23rd:                    British Columbia School for the Deaf

Register here  for all sessions. The webinar link will be provided with registration confirmation.

Please note: the webinars may be recorded. You will not be required to use a webcam or a microphone during the session. For Q&A portion, you will be able to submit your questions via chat box.
An interpreter will be provided for all sessions.

Update for May 26th ProD Tuesdays Topics – half hour each:
1. Competency-Based IEPs –  Katelin Miller, TDHH, Comox Valley and Campbell River
2. Building Rapport with School Based Teams, Teachers and Students –  Katie Manghillis, TDHH, Langley Schools
If you haven’t registered for May Webinars – here is the link. For those of you who have registered before, no need to do it again. We look forward to seeing you every Tuesday in May (and June!).

Mentorship 2020-2022 plug-in: don’t forget to register by May 31st!

POPDHH Staffing Update: The Provincial Outreach Program Deaf and Hard of Hearing is seeking a Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing to specifically support school districts in the Okanagan and Cariboo regions of the province. This is a Term position (September 1st, 2020- January 4th, 2021. Click to open the full posting.
BCDEC Update: The BC Deaf Education Committee continues  to review applications for the BCSD or Provincial Oral Program. The next meeting is scheduled for June 18th. If you would like to refer for the fall 2020, please contact info@bcdec.ca.

Countdown to Kindergarten – Checklists and Resources

This section is intended for Early Years Designated Service Providers – please forward to the families you serve. We hope that our District Partners also find this information handy.

Kindergarten is an exciting transition for young children, with many unknowns for their caregivers to navigate.  Please use these resources with the families that you support to make sure that they are on the right track for school-entry in September.

Services for School-Aged Children in BC
Student Rights in BC
About our Program

We are always happy to hear from our partners in local districts, early intervention providers and parents who may have any questions about educational options in BC, supports and services for students or their educational teams.  Please do not hesitate to contact us  if you have any questions!

Community Updates

Department for Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) at Vancouver Community College announces Online Info Sessions for Registration Information for 2020: June 5 – 9:00-10:00am and June 8 – 4:00-5:00pm.

Click for poster with full details and registration info.

Have a Happy and Safe Victoria Day Long Weekend!

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Provincial Outreach Program: Deaf and Hard of Hearing
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