E-Learning Workshops: We will be resuming Thursday Lunch and Learn Webinars this month. The TDHH Mentorship group will be in attendance, and we are opening up to TDHHs around the province to join. Registration coming next week; tune in between 12 and 1 pm and come prepared to ask questions!
October 29: Topic TBA shortly
November 12: Minimizing the Effects of COVID-19 Safety Protocols on Visual and Auditory Access by Jessica Niemela, Audiologist, Interior Health
TDHH Induction and Retention Program: This initiative is being developed with the help of long-time TDHH Mentorship participants Kristina Baker and Angela Wallenius. Please watch for more information in the new year!
EA Mentorship: Introductory webinar series for educators supporting students who are DHH will be piloted this fall. This free workshop will provide basic knowledge about the educational implications of visual and auditory access for students with hearing differences. Please watch for more information about the official launch of this program in the new year.
What has POPDHH been up to?
September 16th to 18th, 2020: TDHH Mentorship 2020 – 2022 Cohort kicked off its first meeting entirely online. TDHHs from 14 school districts worked with the POPDHH Mentorship Leads on Competency based IEPs, Journal Club, Professional Learning Communities (PLC) Projects.
October 6th – November 5th, 2020 – ASL Online Class Fall 2020 began.
International Week of the Deaf – celebrated September 21st to September 28th, with this year’s theme “Reaffirming Deaf People’s Human Rights. The Deaf communities across the world continue to celebrate throughout the year.
Saanich School District (SD 63) is looking for a transcriber for a temporary position (January – June 2021). The successful candidate would be working in a high school with an academic grade 10 student. Anyone interested can contact Lisa Simonok for additional details and how to apply.
Happy and Safe Thanksgiving Weekend from POPDHH Team!
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