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POPDHH e-news – Thanksgiving Edition

Upcoming Events ASL Online Level One - Encore:  November 17th - December 17th - Registration coming soon. For more details, FAQs and more, visit POPDHH - ASL Programs and Services E-Learning Workshops: We will be resuming Thursday Lunch and Learn Webinars this month....

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POPDHH e-news: Back to School Fall 2020

Welcome to 2020-2021 School Year! We hope that everyone had a safe and pleasant summer.  First off, it is our great pleasure to welcome a new arrival - baby boy Tal. Congratulations Alana and family! Alana will be away on maternity leave until January 2021. Next, we...

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Have a Nice Summer

  Have a Pleasant and Safe Summer! Dear POPDHH Friends, POPDHH Office will be closed during the summer break, with June 26th being the last day of school. We will be back on September 8th. We wish everyone a wonderful summer and look forward to getting back in...

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Coming into School Safely Part 2; Community Updates

POPDHH Presents Video: Coming Into School Safely Part 2 - We Need To Be Careful Our popular video Coming into School Safely now has a sequel! Part 2 - We Need To Be Careful is on our Youtube Channel, available for your viewing pleasure. Share and enjoy! POPDHH...

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ASL Online Summer 2020, POPDHH Webinars, Community Updates

  POPDHH presents: ASL Online - Summer Edition We are pleased to announce the launch of ASL Online Beginners Course for Staff * - Summer edition. The classes will run on weekdays from July 6th to 17th, in two time slots to choose from - 9:30 am to 10:30 am and...

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June Webinars, K Transition Resources, Community Updates

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: ...

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ProD Tuesdays In May & E-Learning Workshops Feedback

POPDHH Presents: ProD Tuesdays in May POPDHH is pleased to present ProD Tuesdays Webinar series for TDHHs and other Deaf Education Professionals. WHEN:                          Tuesday May 12th, 19th and 26th, 10 am to 11 am WHERE:                       Online -...

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E-news: SII Webinar, E-learning resources, community news

SII Webinar for TDHHs POPDHH is pleased to present a Speech Intelligibility Index (SII)  Webinar for TDHHs and other interested professionals. WHEN:                          Tuesday May 5th, 10 am to 11 am WHERE:                       Online - meeting link available...

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E-news: TDHH Mentorship 2020-2022

  TDHH Mentorship 2020 -2022 We are please​d​ to announce that the registration for the TDHH ​Mentorship Pro​gram 2020 - 2022 is now open. TDHHs of all skill levels are welcome to apply. For full details of the program, please click ​to...

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E-news: POPDHH e-learning workshops

  POPDHH: Upcoming Workshops Based on your input about continuity of learning, we are pleased to announce four virtual workshops taking place this April. Each workshop will be presented twice. These are our offerings and details how to join. MS Teams as an Online...

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DHHCW Cancelled

Based on the advice and guidance from our School Board, Public Health Authorities, and in the best interests of the health and safety of our students, staff and families, we have made a difficult decision to cancel Deaf and Hard of Hearing Connections Week. This...

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Important DHHCW Updates- Friendship Day Activity Change

DHHCW UPDATES Optimist Competition: The Oral Category is now full, including the waitlist. We will confirm participation with waitlisted candidates on March 2nd, but keep practicing speeches just in case. ASL category still has room, please encourage your students to...

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POPDHH Survey, DHHCW Updates, BCSD Open House

REMINDER: POPDHH Annual Satisfaction Survey Dear Deaf Education Professionals/POPDHH District Partners, If you haven't already,  kindly complete the survey via the link below. Your time and input are greatly appreciated. POPDHH Annual Satisfaction Survey 2020 DHHCW...

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POPDHH e-news January 2020

POPDHH Annual Satisfaction Survey Dear Deaf Education Professionals/POPDHH District Partners, Provincial Outreach Program: Deaf and Hard of Hearing is asking for your input about the services provided in the last year (January 2019 to date). It would be greatly...

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ASL Online Winter 2020 and DHHCW 2020

ASL Online and ASL Office Hours ASL Office Hours - how are we doing? We would like your input - please click on the link to a short questionnaire about the ASL Office Hours. Your feedback is invaluable and welcome at any time! To learn more about ASL Office hours, go...

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POPDHH e-news November 2019

DHHCW 2020: Save the Date We are pleased to announce the dates for DHHCW 2020. Registration and more details coming in the next few weeks. Mark your calendars! April 27th - Education Day April 28th - Optimist Contest - 2020 Topic: Just iMagine a World Without...

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POPDHH e-news – Happy Thanksgiving

REMINDER: ASL Online Classes and ASL Office Hours Just a reminder that the ASL online classes are starting on October 15th. There is still room to register, click on the poster below for details and registration link. The registration link will be open until the...

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POPDHH e-news – ASL Online Fall 2019

ASL Online Classes and ASL Office Hours Intro to ASL Activities (Video) We are pleased to announce the launch of the Fall 2019 ASL Online and ASL Office Hours, as well as video introduction into ASL Activities. Click on the posters below for details and registration...

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POPDHH e-news Welcome back to School Sept 2019

  POPDHH updates and upcoming events Welcome to the 2019 - 2020 school year! We are pleased to share some exciting upcoming events POPDHH has in store this fall: ASL online - the classes for students and EAs, and ASL office hours will resume in the next couple of...

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POPDHH e- news – Updates from Regional Events

  What's POPDHH Been Up To? McQueen Lake Regional Event On May 15 - 17, 2019, ten Okanagan districts and independent schools had an opportunity to attend the annual McQueen DHH camp, sponsored in part by POPDHH. 10 TDHHs and 21 students participated in the event,...

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POPDHH e-news May 17th 2019

POPDHH Has a New Website and TDHH Directory! We are pleased to announce the launch of our newly redesigned POPDHH website, as well as the BC Deaf Education Directory of Professionals. If you are already a member of the Directory, you have received an email to reset...

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POPDHH e-news April 29 2019

DHHCW April 15 - 17 2019 - Feedback Wanted Dear DHHCW 2019 participants, We would like to hear from you! Please click on the link below to complete short a short feedback form. This survey is open to all. Feel free to provide input even if you weren't able to attend....

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DHHCW 2019 – Thank you for joining us!

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Connections Week April 15 - 17, 2019 Another great event has just wrapped up. We would like to thank all of the participants for joining us for one, two or all three days. We hope that all of our out of town guests have now safely arrived...

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POPDHH – DHHCW Updates and Upcoming Workshops

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Connections Week April 15 - 17, 2019 Optimist Competition April 15 -  The livestream link will be active at 9 am on Monday, click here to access: https://youtu.be/pxAuLjZNPaw. Feel free to share the link with your colleagues, students and...

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DHHCW April 15 – 17 – Updates

Please see a few updates about the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Connections Week: Optimist Competition April 15 We have created an ASL vlog of the Optimist topic for your deaf students to view. https://www.popdhh.ca/dhhcw/dhhcw-2019/optimist-dhhcw-faqs#topic Please...

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E-news February 1, 2019

By popular demand, please see a few clarifications regarding registration and travel funding. REGISTRATION: Local TDHHs in the Lower Mainland can fill out a spreadsheet with the names of their students and submit one document.  You will still need to fill out and send...

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E-news November 2018

     What has POPDHH been up to? New POPDHH Brochure We are pleased to launch a brand new brochure for our program. You can download it here, or let us know if you wish to receive hard copies from us. Our team has grown over the past year! With the addition of a full...

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POPDHH e-news October 2018

What has POPDHH been up to? Mentorship 2018- 2020: In September this year we had an opportunity to welcome and connect with a whole new group of keen Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing around the province. We had amazing workshops on IEP development, Response to...

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POPDHH e-news June 22, 2018

POPDHH - upcoming events and reminders TDHH Mentorship 2018 - 2020 - if you are still considering joining the program, please apply by Monday, June 25th. Click on the links below for details and online application form. TDHH Mentorship Booklet TDHH 2018 - 2020...

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POPDHH On the Road – McQueen Lake Camp May 2018

POPDHH on the Road: McQueen Lake DHH Camp At the beginning of May, POPDHH supported seven teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing from the Okanagan area to take students to camp. Eighteen students gathered at McQueen Lake Education Centre in Kamloops, BC, to learn...

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