Save the Date for ISABC Virtual Professional Development Day 2024!

Welcome to the Professional Development Day tab on the ISABC website. We are excited to announce that the 2024 Pro-D Day is on Friday, February 16th 2024.

At ISABC, we believe in the power of professional development to inspire growth, foster collaboration, and drive innovation in the field of education. Our Pro-D Day is a unique opportunity for educators, administrators, and education professionals to come together and expand their knowledge base, exchange ideas, and enhance their teaching practices.

Presenters and Programming
While we are still in the process of finalizing the program and speakers for this year’s event, we want to assure you that information will be updated here after the summer.

We understand that virtual experiences have become a valuable platform for professional growth and networking. Therefore, we have decided to host this year’s Pro-D Day in a virtual format, ensuring accessibility and convenience for more participants across the ISABC community.

We encourage you to check back on this page regularly for updates on the event schedule, registration details, and featured speakers. Make sure to save the date and join us on February 16th for a day filled with inspiring discussions, practical workshops, and opportunities to connect with peers from across ISABC schools.

Interested in Presenting?
Are you a passionate educator or an expert in your field? We invite you to become an active participant in our upcoming Professional Development Day 2024 by sharing your knowledge and expertise as a presenter.

Being a presenter at the Pro-D Day is an excellent opportunity to engage with educators, inspire professional growth, and make a meaningful impact on the ISABC community. You can click the ‘Presenters’ tab to learn more about registering as a speaker for the 2024 Pro-D Day.

We appreciate your commitment to advancing professional development in the education community. Thank you for considering this opportunity to share your expertise and contribute to the success of Professional Development Day 2024. We look forward to receiving your submissions and creating an enriching experience for all participants.

Thank you for your continued support and enthusiasm for professional development within the ISABC community. We look forward to virtually welcoming you to the 2024 Pro-D Day, where we will collectively foster growth, share insights and a passion for learning.

Discover Professional Development Excellence at the Virtual ISABC Pro-D Day 2024.

Get ready to enhance your knowledge at the upcoming ISABC Pro-D Day 2024. We’re excited to announce that attendee registration for educators and parents will commence around the winter holiday season.

As we approach the event, we invite you to stay tuned for updates by revisiting our website later in the year. For timely notifications about the opening of registration, consider subscribing to the ISABC monthly newsletter, where we will notify when the registration opens.

Prepare for a day of enriching learning opportunities on Friday, February 16th, 2024.

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If you do not see the workshop recording you are looking for and have not received an email containing workshop recording links then the presenter either did not give the rights to be posted on this website or did not record their workshop.  Please be aware, some recordings are only available for specific amounts of time, which is specified below.


Opening Keynote – Len Pierre: Indigenous Cultural Advocacy & Allyship (Passcode: bw^rh8Kv)

Jennifer Fraser: Working with the Adolescent Brain (not against it)

Jennifer Fraser: Halting the Bullying Cycle with Brain Science

Michael Tennant: Unlocking the power of empathy

Michèle Andrews: How Whole-School Climate Action Can Make us Feel Better




Interested in speaking at the ISABC Pro-D Day? Let us know!

We invite passionate educators, experts, and thought leaders to express their interest in becoming speakers at the upcoming ISABC Professional Development (Pro-D) Day. As a speaker at the ISABC Pro-D Day, you’ll have the opportunity to share your knowledge, insights, and innovative ideas with a diverse community of educators from independent schools in British Columbia. Our event aims to foster collaboration, spark creativity, and inspire professional growth in the education sector.

To learn more, please see this Presenter’s Guide.


To register as a speaker, complete this form or click the button below. We value diverse perspectives and innovative approaches that promote excellence in teaching and learning. We appreciate your enthusiasm and look forward to reviewing your registration. Thank you for considering being a part of the ISABC Pro-D Day!

Support – if you want to talk

Please reach out to the suggested contacts below if you or someone you know is in need of support:


Kids Help Phone 1800-668-6868, Text: 686868
Kids Help Phone – Indigenous Outreach Materials
The Trevor Project (support to LGBTQ young people)

HealthLinkBC (Mental Health Resources)
Canadian Mental Health Association
Crisis Service Canada (Suicide Prevention) Phone: 1-833-456-4566, Text: 45645
SOGI 123 Parent Resources

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