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Assosciation of Nova Scotia

Our website will provide information on how to contact our assosciation, the upcoming provincial conference and grant applications. For any inquiries please email Ashley Chapman

Conference 2018

        We are very pleased to welcome presenters Marian Small and Beth Olshansky to PETA this year. Every guest will attend a half day session from each presenter, either Marian followed by Beth or vice versa depending on your selection. Marian Small will be speaking on elementary math in the classrooms of 2018 and Beth Olshansky will be speaking on fostering written literacy through art. We hope to provide a day of invigorating and valuable PD for elementary teachers of Nova Scotia.

Conference day is October 26th, 2018 and will be taking place at the Cineplex Theatres in Bayers Lake. Please refer to our schedule below. 

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.  Registration
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Session 1
10:00 a.m.  - 10:45 a.m. Morning Break
Refreshments will be provided.  Opportunity for vendor browsing
10:45 a.m.  - 11:45 a.m. Session 1 - continued
11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch (attendees are on their own)
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Session 2
3:00 p.m. . Closing Remarks followed by receipts given out
3:30 p.m. PETA Annual General meeting - all conference attendees welcome

Registration Information

      Registration will open Friday, September 7th 2018 at the NSTU page. Please see the union rep for your school if you have any questions on how to register. Conferences fees are $90 for term and permanent teachers, $60 for substitutes and students. Please register early as our conference often fills within a few days. Please understand, once the conference is full that means we physicaly do not have another seat in the venue so please do not email asking special permission to attend. Please also consider coordinating with friends or colleagues so you register for the same sessions as we will not be able to change your schedule once the conference in full.

Registration closes on the 12th of October 2018. You have until this date to ask for a refund.