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POPDHH e-news: Back to School Fall 2021

Welcome to School Year 2021 - 2022! We hope that everyone had a safe, pleasant and restful summer, and the first week of school is off to an awesome start! POPDHH continues to provide educational consultation, programming and support for students who are Deaf and Hard...

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POPDHH e-news: Summer 2021 Edition

POPDHH Postings POPDHH has two exciting part time contract positions available: POPDHH ASL Specialist - Contract Position POPDHH ASL Interpreter - Contract Position Click on the links for details and feel free to spread the word! What Has POPDHH Been Up To? Optimist...

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POPDHH – ASL Interpreter – Contract position

POPDHH - ASL Interpreter - Contract Position September 2021 Vacancy: American Sign Language/English Interpreter for POPDHH Contract/part time: September 2021 until further notice (to be negotiated) Hours of work: 15 to 25 hours per week (to be negotiated) Terms: To be...

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POPDHH ASL Specialist – Contract Position

American Sign Language Specialist - Contract Position Start date: Week of September 6th, 2021 Hours and work schedule: 12 hours per week Schedule can be negotiated but preference given to candidates available 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm on weekdays during school year Click on...

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POPDHH e-news June 2021

Honouring the Children Found at Tk’emlúps Indian Residential School POPDHH joins the school districts and community partners across the province to mourn the deaths of 215 Indigenous children discovered recently at the former Tk’emlúps Indian Residential School....

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POPDHH e-news May 2021

  Lunch and Learn Thursdays - Spring 2021 Just a reminder that the last of the Spring Series webinars is coming up: June 10th, 2021 - POPDHH Programs and Services Update, by POPDHH Team & UBC Programs Announcement by Joanna Cannon, PhD, Associate Professor...

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POPDHH e-news: Updates from Home and the Community

Lunch and Learn Thursdays - Spring 2021 Just a reminder that the Spring Series is open for registration: May 13th, 2021 - Sunny Hill Programs and Services Update, by Sydelle Murphy and Marie Campbell June 10th, 2021 - POPDHH Programs and Services Update, by POPDHH...

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DHHCW 2021 – Thank you for joining us!

Another great event has just wrapped up. We would like to thank all the participants for joining us. While we missed seeing everyone in person this year, we are grateful for the ability to connect virtually. We would also appreciate it if you could complete a short...

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POPDHH program updates; Happy Easter

Welcome to Spring Term! Please read on for many exciting updates about POPDHH programs and services, including ASL groups, Online Training for DHH education professionals, Countdown to Kindergarten, and news from our community partners! The registration for new...

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DHHCW updates, Happy Spring Break

  Last chance to register and send in forms Friendship day with MaxiMime -  The registration closes on March 12. Media release forms are due by March 29th. We will be selecting video participants on April 1st. Optimist communication contest - Unfortunately, ASL...

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ASL Programs and Services, Lunch and Learn Spring

  Click on the poster below to read more about our new ASL programs and services, and to register. All programs except ASL chat have a registration deadline of April 5th. To register for ASL chat, please complete a referral form. And as always, visit our ASL...

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DHH Online Training, DHHCW and more

  POPDHH Satisfaction Survey January 2020 - January 2021 LAST CALL: Dear District Partners (TDHHs and District Administrators, and other DHH Education Professionals), If you haven't already, please complete the POPDHH Annual Satisfaction Survey. In addition to...

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POPDHH e-news: DHH Online Training, DHHCW updates and More

POPDHH Satisfaction Survey January 2020 - January 2021 LAST CALL: Dear District Partners (TDHHs and District Administrators, and other DHH Education Professionals), If you haven't already, please complete the POPDHH Annual Satisfaction Survey. In addition to your...

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POPDHH e-news: Annual Satisfaction Survey; Upcoming Events

Dear POPDHH District and Community Partners, Friends and Colleagues, It is that time of the year when we ask you for your valuable feedback about POPDHH services provided in the last (very unusual and challenging) year. Please help us by completing the survey below;...

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POPDHH e-news January 2021

Dear POPDHH District and Community Partners, Friends and Colleagues, We hope that everyone has had a pleasant winter break and that your 2021 is off to a good start. We are also thrilled to wish Alana a warm welcome back from maternity leave. We are excited to share...

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POPDHH e-news – December 2020

Just a reminder that the next Lunch and Learn Webinar is coming up on Thursday, December 10th, 12 pm to 1 pm.  Topic: Overview of TDHH Induction and Retention Program (Official launch in the new year). If you haven't already, register here. The webinar link will be...

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POPDHH Presents: ASL Online Fall 2020 – Encore

POPDHH ASL Programs and Services - Fall 2020 ASL Online Fall 2020 - Encore - now open for registration! Registration is now open for our ASL online class for beginners (Level 1).  The class will be held twice per week for 5 consecutive weeks, Tuesdays and Thursdays...

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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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