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									This calendar outlines events in Manitoba that are offered for students who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing and/or staff involved with
them. Descriptions of the events along with contact names are on the backside of the calendar. Events are subject to change.
Please visit www.edu.gov.mb/k12/specedu/dhh/ for updates and additional information.



                               H        ~ Holiday
                              PD ~ Professional Development for Staff working with Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students
                               SS       ~ Event offered for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students and Staff
                              DHH ~ Event offered for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students
                              FDE ~ Event offered for Professionals involved in the Field of Deaf Education
                              INFO ~ General events we want you to be aware of that anyone is welcome to attend




SEPTEMBER 2010                                                        OCTOBER 2010                                                        NOVEMBER 2010
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu                               Fri       Sat       Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu                             Fri       Sat       Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu                       Fri       Sat
               30        31         1        2          3         4                                                         1         2                 1        2     3    4             5         6
          INFO                                                                                                                                                     INFO INFO
     5          6         7         8        9        10        11          3         4          5        6      7          8         9         7       8        9    10   11         12        13
           H                                                                                                                                                               H
     12        13        14        15        16       17        18          10        11         12       13    14        15      16         14         15      16    17       18     19        20
                                                                                  H
   19   20             21  22   23                    24      25            17        18         19       20    21        22      23         21         22      23    24       25     26        27
INFO INFO            SS INFO INFO                 PD        PD                                                 PD     PD
   26   27             28  29   30                                          24        25         26       27     28     29        30         28         29      30
                                                                            31

Aug 30              New SSA Workshop                                  Oct 11               Thanksgiving                                   Nov 3              Take your Child to Work Day
Sept 6              Labour Day                                        Oct 21-22            Thompson SAG                                   Nov 4              DHH Mentor Day
Sept 25             MAVLI Workshop                                    Oct 22               MAVLI/MANITOBA EDUCATION/                      Nov 11             Remembrance Day
Sept 18-25          Deaf Awareness Week                                                    WSD SAG Day                                    Nov                Possible Pizza & Bowling
Sept 21             Provincial Networking Day                                                                                                                (Brandon) (Actual Date TBA)
Sept 24             Central Speech and                                                                                                    Nov                Metro Get Together
                    Hearing Workshop                                                                                                                         (Actual Day TBA)

DECEMBER 2010                                                         JANUARY 2011                                                        FEBRUARY 2011
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu                               Fri       Sat       Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu                             Fri       Sat       Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu                       Fri       Sat
                                    1        2       3            4         2         3          4        5      6          7      1                             1     2       3          4         5
                                                  FDE                   H         H          H        H                            8
     5          6         7         8        9      10          11          9         10         11       12    13        14      15            6       7        8     9       10     11        12

     12        13        14        15  16             17        18          16        17         18       19    20        21      22         13         14      15    16    17        18        19
                                    INFO                                                                                                                      SS         INFO
     19        20        21      22    23             24        25          23        24         25       26    27        28      29         20         21      22    23    24        25        26
                                     H            H         H                                                                                       H                     PD        PD
     26        27        28      29    30             31                    30        31                                                     27         28
 H         H         H         H     H            H

Dec 3       CAEDHH Workshop                                           Jan 1 - 5            Christmas/New Years Break                      Feb 15             Provincial Networking Day
Dec 16      MSD Holiday Concert                                                                                                           Feb 17             MSD Open House
Dec 23 - 31 Christmas/New Years Break                                                                                                     Feb 21             Louis Riel Day
                                                                                                                                          Feb 24-25          CEC Workshop

MARCH 2011                                                            APRIL 2011                                                          MAY 2011
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu                               Fri       Sat       Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu                             Fri       Sat       Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu                       Fri       Sat
                          1         2        3          4         5                                                         1         2         1       2        3     4       5          6         7
                     SS                                                                                               H                                       SS
     6      7    8    9                      10       11        12          3         4      5    6    7                    8         9         8       9       10    11   12   13              14
        INFO INFO INFO                                                                   INFO INFO INFO                                                            INFO INFO INFO
     13    14   15   16                      17       18        19          10        11    12   13   14                  15      16         15         16      17    18   19   20              21

     20        21        22        23        24       25        26          17      18           19       20    21        22      23         22         23      24    25       26     27        28
                                                                                 FDE                                  H                             H
     27        28        29        30        31                             24      25           26       27    28        29      30         29         30      31
           H         H         H         H                                        H

Mar 1               Alternative Networking                            Apr 1                Spring Break                                   May 3              Provincial Networking Day
                    Day in case of inclement                          Apr 5-7              Winnipeg Rotary Career                         May 11-13          Lighting the Fire Conference
                    weather on Feb 15                                                      Symposium                                      May 23             Victoria Day
Mar 7-9             Brandon Career Symposium                          Apr 18               Provincial Forum                               May                Metro Get Together
Mar 28-31           Spring Break                                      Apr 22               Good Friday                                                       (Actual Day TBA)
                                                                      Apr 25               Easter Monday (gov't STAT)                     May                Possible Pizza & Bowling
                                                                                                                                                             (Dauphin) (Actual Date TBA)

JUNE 2011
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu                               Fri       Sat
                                    1        2          3         4

     5          6         7         8        9        10        11    June 21              National Aboriginal Day

     12        13        14        15        16       17        18

     19        20    21            22        23       24        25
                  INFO
     26        27    28            29        30
EVENT DESCRIPTIONS WITHOUT SPECIFIC DATES
ANNUAL INCLUSIVE EDUCATION FOR DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING STUDENTS WORKSHOP ~ An annual one day professional
development day is organized by Manitoba Education, Society for Manitobans with Disabilities and Winnipeg School Division for all staff who work with
Deaf and Hard of Hearing students. Parents are also encouraged to attend. Contact Nancy Schenkeveld at nancy.schenkeveld@gov.mb.ca for
more information.

ASL IMMERSION ~ Organized by Society for Manitobans with Disabilities; offered in Brandon, Dauphin, Thompson and Winnipeg. A five day long
immersion that offers 7 levels of ASL classes from Beginners to very Advanced, where students learn more of the language and culture of Deaf people
in a relaxed and fun way. Contact Sandy Lysachok at s lysachok@smd.mb.ca or Rita Bomak at rbomak@smd.mb.ca for more information.
ASL Immersion is held for one week in July and one week in August in Winnipeg.

GET-TOGETHER DAYS ~ Activities organized by various Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing throughout the province and within Winnipeg.
Contact Diane Duchscherer at diane.duchscherer@gov.mb.ca for more information about Get Togethers in Brandon and Dauphin.
Contact Mary Lou Pierrard at marylou.pierrard@gov.mb.ca for more information about Get Togethers in Thompson.
Contact Gayle Jones at gayle.jones@gov.mb.ca for more information about Get Togethers in Steinbach and Winkler.
Contact Cindy Neil at cneil@sjsd.net for more information about Get Togethers in Winnipeg.

EVENT DESCRIPTIONS WITH DATES NOTED ON CALENDAR
CAEDHH WORKSHOP ~ A workshop for professionals in the Field of Deaf Education put on by Canadian Association of Educators of Deaf and
Hard of Hearing Students. Contact Nancy Schenkeveld at nancy.schenkeveld@gov.mb.ca for more information.

CEC WORKSHOP ~ Council for Exceptional Children Workshop. Contact Karen Priestley at karen.priestley@gov.mb.ca for more information.
regarding our possible involvement or visit www.manitobacec.ca.

CENTRAL SPEECH AND HEARING CLINIC'S ANNUAL WORKSHOP ~ A workshop that staff working with auditory verbal students may attend
to gain more knowledge in this area. Contact Pam Campbell at pcampbell@centralspeech.ca for more information.

COOKING UP A BETTER INTERPRETATION: A RECIPE FOR SUCCESS WITH 8 ESSENTIAL INGREDIENTS (MAVLI
WORKSHOP) ~ As interpreters, we often focus on our interpretation product, but what ingredients can we put together so as to facilitate the interaction
"better"? This workshop will be provided in ASL without interpretation by Hubert Demers. Contact Carmella Castellano Sinclair at
ccastellanosinclair@msd.ca for more information.

MAVLI /MB EDUCATION/WSD SAG DAY ~ A professional development day is held on the provincial SAG Day and is targeted specifically for
interpreters and signing educational assistants who are working in the K-12 setting. Contact Mar Koskie at mar.koskie@gov.mb.ca or Suzanne
St. Yves at suzanne.st.yves@gov.mb.ca for more information.

PROVINCIAL NETWORKING DAYS ~ An opportunity organized by Manitoba Education Outreach Team to have staff, students and family members
meet together for professional development opportunities and socializing. For the students, social skills and friendships are with their particular age
group. For the adults, workshops of various kinds are offered to try to meet the needs of those in attendance. As participants interact, they can liaison
with those who are working in or parenting similar situations. Contact Mar Koskie at mar.koskie@gov.mb.ca or Kathy Solmundson at
kathy.solmundson@gov.mb.ca for more information.

PROVINCIAL FORUM FOR PROFESSIONALS INVOLVED IN THE FIELD OF DEAF EDUCATION ~ An annual opportunity for
professionals in the field of Deaf Education to network. Contact Nancy Schenkeveld at nancy.schenkeveld@gov.mb.ca for more information.

THOMPSON SAG DAYS ~ A professional development opportunity covering the following topics: Hearing Loss, Amplification and Implications
of a hearing loss, Manitoba Educators’ Resource Guide: Supporting Students who are Deaf and/or Hard of Hearing, Classroom Strategies for
supporting the student who is Deaf and/or Hard of Hearing and Classroom Amplification Systems. Contact Mary Lou Pierrard at
marylou.pierrard@gov.mb.ca for more information.

GENERAL EVENTS WITH NAME OR WEBSITE TO CONTACT FOR MORE INFORMATION
New Student Services Administrators Workshop (August) ~ Karen Priestley at karen.priestley@gov.mb.ca
Deaf Awareness Week (September) ~ Mar Koskie @ mar.koskie@gov.mb.ca
DHH Mentor Day (November) ~ Marion Bremner at mbremner@msd.ca
Signing Santa at The Forks (December) ~ Kathy Melnyk at kmelnyk@msd.ca
MSD Holiday Concert (December) ~ Kathy Melnyk at kmelnyk@msd.ca
MSD Open House (February) ~ Kathy Melnyk at kmelnyk@msd.ca
Brandon Career Symposium (March) ~ www.career-symposium.ca
Rotary Career Symposium (April) ~ www.career-symposium.org
Lighting the Fire Conference (May) ~ Sylvia Henwood at sylviah@mfnerc.om
National Aboriginal Day (June) ~ Sylvia Henwood at sylviah@mfnerc.com



             PRIMARY CONTACT FOR THE VARIOUS PARTNERSHIPS
             Manitoba Education:
                                         Karen Priestley ~ 204-945-2051 or karen.priestley@gov.mb.ca
                                         Nancy Schenkeveld ~ 204-945-8934 or nancy.schenkeveld@gov.mb.ca
             Manitoba School for the Deaf (MSD):
                                 Kathy Melnyk ~ 204-945-8934 or kmelnyk@msd.ca
             Metro Teachers of the Deaf:
                                 Cindy Neil ~ cneil@sjsd.net
             Society for Manitobans with Disabilities (SMD):
                                 Erwin Maguire ~ 204-975-3074 or emaguire@smd.mb.ca
             Central Speech & Hearing Clinic (CSHC):
                                Pam Campbell ~ 204-262-1023 or pcampbell@centralspeech.ca
             Northern Learning & Support Centre (NLSC):
                                Lorraine Peters ~ 204-677-0933 or lpeters@mysterynet.mb.ca

								
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