CPU Professional Development Day 

Friday March 28, 2014

The Goal: Is to create a collaborative environment at CPU. The intent of the day is to share knowledge and best practices. This will be an interactive and predominately a sharing session to help build a collaborative environment at CPU. 

Time:            8:30 am – 3:30 pm

Location:        5th floor collaborative room & Mac Lab and EA #3 

Snacks:          coffee/tea/water and some morning snacks

Lunch:            provided at Peppercorn café (thanks Jim Leonard fortreat ing us!)

What to bring:    Please be aware the staff photo will be taken during the day please dressed accordingly.  

1. A fully charged laptop and IPAD.

                   2. Please bring your own headset for the MacLab Session  

                     *Extra extension cords and power bars have been requested

How it will run:   Most workshops will be full faculty sessions conducted by various staff members, who graciously volunteered. (Thanks to all who volunteered!)

**There will be one break out session in the afternoon, for the Mac Lab workshop. There are only 17 computers available, therefore; the staff will be split into two groups: (1) English/Social Sciences and (2) Math/Science.

Your Professional Development Committee:

David, Claire, Lisa, Neil, Dutch, Queenie, Patrick, Aaron, Sultan, Steve W, Khaled and Joel. 


Person Responsible

Workshop Description


8:30 – 8:45 am

Coffee tea and light snacks

5th floor- Collaborative Room

8:45 – 10:15 am

“Challenges in Education” Presented by Arlene Corrigan

5th floor -Collaborative Room 

**Each teacher has own computer

10:15 – 10:30

Break – coffee, tea and water only

10:30 – 11:45


10:30 to 11:00 am

  “Assessing Group Work ”   

5th floorCollaborative Room


*Teacher has own computer

Queenie and Daniel Tan  

11:00-11:10 am

11:10-11:30 am

Daniel Tan- Will show where to get whiteboard software

Queenie- Will show the tools needed 

Justine and Victoria will demonstrate blended learning activities/strategies 

All Staff 

11:30-11:50 am

CPU Staff Photo taken in front of CPU building   

11:50-1:15 pm

Lunch at Peppercorn and S Kitchen (paid for by Jim Leonard)

1:15 –2:30 pm

Steve W and Trine Engskov

1:15-1:45 pm

 "Community Engagement and ITCU Project"

5th floor

Collaborative Room


1:45-2:00 pm

"The new guidance office: what we offer?" 


Gord Cavanagh  

2:00 – 2:30 pm

"Determining Final Report Card Grades"      

2:30 – 2:45

Break – coffee, tea and water only

2:45 to 3:05

Sultan with (Eng/SS Dept) 2nd floor MacLab 

 Randy and eileen in 2nd  EA #3 (Math/Science Dept)

1a. Mac Lab Workshop (English/Social Sciences)

1b.Monster Mentor Project/Dropbox  (Math/Science) 

Mac Lab 2nd floor

*EA #3 2nd floor  

3:05 to 3:10


Eng/SS on 2nd  floor and

Math/Science on 2nd floor



3:10 - 3:25 pm

Sultan with (Math/Science)

Randy and eileen Eng/SS 

2a.Mac Lab Workshop for (Math/Science Department)


2b.Monster Mentor and Dropbox  for,Randy and eileen. (English/Social Science) 

Mac Lab 2nd floor


*EA #3 2nd  floor computer lab   

3:25 – 3:30

 Claire & David 


2nd floor