04-Feb-2014

In this newsletter:

  • Menu Revealed for International Dinner and Silent Auction!
  • Final 50/50 Winner
  • Sessional Positions
  • Travel Voucher Tickets on Sale Now!
  • Welcome to Stephanie Knickle-Currie
  • JERG Call for 2014 School-Based Education Research Proposals
  • Conference/Call for Papers

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MENU REVEALED FOR INTERNATIONAL DINNER AND SILENT AUCTION!

Do you have your ticket yet to the International & Indigenous Specializations’ International Dinner and Silent Auction?  You are not going to want to miss this event!  Chef Emily Wells has a fabulous menu planned…

Swedish Tomato Salad with Sour Cream & Dill Dressing
 Scandinavian Cucumber Salad Vinaigrette
Argentinian Beef Carbonada Criolla garnished with Chimichurri
(Chinese Vegetarian Ginger Stir Fry Option)
Caribbean Yellow Saffron Rice with Spices, Coconut & Cilantro
Kenyan Curried Corn
Aboriginal Bannock
Carrot Cake with Pineapple – Almonds & Cream Cheese Icing
Tea & Coffee

Be sure to pick up your ticket in the main office soon, as only 190 tickets are available to be sold.

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FINAL 50/50 WINNER

The winner of the final 50/50 draw to support our specializing students was Mitchell MacKinnon, a first year pre-service teacher.  Mitchell has won $76.  The specializing students wish to thank all of those who supported them during the 50/50 draws this year.

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SESSIONAL POSITIONS

Do you know someone you think would be a great fit as an instructor in one of our upcoming courses?  Spread the word that spring/summer sessional positions are now posted on the HR website!

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TRAVEL VOUCHER TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

Travel voucher tickets are on sale now.  Tickets will support our International & Indigenous Specializations, and are available from specialization students, or in the main office (Memorial 402).  Tickets are $20 and  only 600 will be sold.  Support our students with your purchase, and start planning where you might go if you win!

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WELCOME TO STEPHANIE KNICKLE-CURRIE

welcome-matThe faculty is very pleased to welcome Stephanie Knickle-Currie to the department!  Stephanie will be working on admissions, recruitment and alumni matters during Jill’s maternity leave.  Welcome, Stephanie!

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JERG CALL FOR 2014 SCHOOL-BASED EDUCATION RESEARCH PROPOSALS

Proposals for collaborative, school-based education research are invited from teams that may include any PEI teacher or group of teachers working with a UPEI faculty member, potentially with a pre-service teacher and graduate student.  Submission deadline is March 31, 2014.  Here are the proposal guidelines: JERG Call 2014.

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CONFERENCE/CALL FOR PAPERS

THE PUBLIC CONFERENCE ON ENVISIONING RECIPROCAL LEARNING BETWEEN CANADA AND CHINA

The Public Conference on Envisioning Reciprocal Learning Between Canada and China takes place on April 7-8 2014, and is sponsored by SSHRC Partnership Grant and the University of Windsor (UWin), UWin Faculty of Education and in partnership with the Greater Essex County District School Board (GECDSB).  They invite you to share your experience and your papers with fellow academics, teachers and professionals. For more information, please visit the conference website.

 

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