Category: ISABC News

2021 Virtual FOLD Festival

The Festival of Literary Diversity (FOLD) is Canada’s first festival devoted to the work of marginalized and underrepresented authors and storytellers and takes place annually in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. As in-person events remain unsafe and social distancing regulations and travel restrictions remain in place across Canada, the FOLD planning team is preparing to deliver the […]

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Ride Don’t Hide

The ISABC office recently took on the Ride Don’t Hide challenge hosted by the Canadian Mental Health Association. For the month of April, our office will be participating in this event by riding our bicycles in support of mental health within our community. Our mission statement is clear: “We ride for ourselves. We ride for […]

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2021: CLOSING THE COVID GAP CONFERENCE

The Learning Disabilities Association of Canada is hosting a virtual conference on May 28, 2021 from 11am-5:30pm entitled “Closing the COVID Gap:  Supporting Literacy, Numeracy, and Social Emotional Learning for Students with Specific Learning Disorders”.  The learning gap for students with Specific Learning Disorders is an ongoing concern and with the onset of the COVID pandemic, […]

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ISABC 2021 Virtual Pro-D Day

This year’s ISABC Pro-D day will take place on Friday, February 12, 2021 from 8:20am to 12:00pm in an online format. Given teachers’ and administrators’ vast efforts this year, we have reduced the length of the day to allow for a little longer BC Family day weekend. This year’s event will have 3 one-hour sessions […]

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NEW ISABC MEMBER SCHOOL

Please welcome our newest member school, Vancouver Talmud Torah, to the ISABC community! Vancouver Talmud Torah (VTT) is an inclusive Jewish community day school committed to academic excellence and nurturing lifelong learners who engage the world through Jewish traditions and values. VTT is proud of the very disparate geographic and cultural origins of their families, their pluralism is also evident […]

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ISABC 2021 Virtual Pro-D Day

Mark your calendars! The ISABC Pro-D Day is scheduled on Friday, February 12, 2021 from 8:30am to 12pm. This year’s Virtual Pro-D Day will be focused on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI), Mental Health, and Well-being. There will be a keynote speaker focusing on mental health and well-being; breakout mini keynote sessions and a session for […]

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ISABC Welcome Wagon Program

This year’s Welcome Wagon program is a huge success! The group has finished up their third session which was focused around Differentiation where the group many different ways to help get the group get started with differentiating their classrooms to support all of the learners. Their next session will be focused on supporting teacher mental […]

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Welcome to The ISABC Community

Welcome to the ISABC family Quinn Lily Fisher! Congratulations to Bonnie Fisher, ISABC coordinator, for having a beautiful second child. Quinn Lily Fisher was born on November 1, 2020 but with COVID restrictions in effect, the ISABC office has not had the chance to meet her personally. We are very excited for Bonnie and her […]

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ISABC Student Leadership Program

The 2020 ISABC Student Leadership Program was launched in late October with at least 16 schools committed. The program is entirely virtual for 2020-2021. It brings grade 7-8 students from across the ISABC community together in a non-competitive environment to explore important issues such as SOGI, Indigenous World Views and Anti-Racism. Each school group will […]

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