2015 Summer Institute

Faculty of Education 2016 Summer Institute

Friday, July 8 and Saturday, July 9
9:00am - 4:00pm

Alumni, students, teachers, educational leaders, and professors are welcome to join us for this exciting and free event at SFU Surrey Campus. No registration required.

Call For Papers

Submit by June 13, 2016

2016 Summer Institute Theme

The theme for 2016 is "After Grad: The Career and Personal Impacts of Graduate Studies". It is intended to explore the following questions:

  • How did your graduate study affect the way you understand your work?
  • How did it affect the way you go about your work?
  • How did it affect your career?
  • How did it affect your worldview and your life in general?
  • What advice do you have for current students as a result of your experience?
  • What advice do you have for SFU?

This conference provides an opportunity for SFU students and faculty and general conference participants to:

  • Experience rich diversity in theory and practice related to teaching, learning, and leadership in both K-12 and post-secondary environments;
  • Network with and learn from both academics and research practitioners in focused and enlivened forum;
  • Review and discuss high quality graduate level research;
  • Improve their practice; and
  • Build stronger relationships with community and stakeholder groups.

Focused on change and improvement in educational systems at all levels, the conference is open to:

  • SFU graduate students and faculty
  • teachers, instructors and administrators (at all levels)
  • trustees
  • elected officials
  • parents

The Summer Institute uses the hashtag #sfusi2016 for communications on Twitter.

Schedule of Events

Details coming soon!

Friday, July 8

8:00 am - 9:00 am
Registration

Location: Mezzanine

9:00 am – 10:30 am Keynote

After Grad: Panel Focus on K–12

Panel Members:

Beverley Bunker, SFU M.Ed. Alumna
Primary school teacher

Jim Lamond, SFU M.Ed. Alumnus
Principal, Tamanawis Secondary, Surrey School District

Dr. Paula Rosehart, SFU PhD Alumna
SFU Faculty of Education, Program Coordinator, Field Programs, GDE

Annette Rouleau, SFU Faculty of Education PhD candidate
SFU M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: Numeracy Alumna and former K - 12 teacher

10:45 am – 11:30 am Concurrent Sessions
11:45 am – 12:30 pm Concurrent Sessions
  12:30–1:00 pm Lunch Break
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Poster Session

Student research posters will be available in the Mezzanine. You are encouraged to view the posters and talk to the students about their research. Refreshments will be served.

2:00 pm – 2:45 pm Concurrent Sessions
3:00 pm – 3:45 pm Concurrent Sessions

Saturday, July 9

8:30 am - 9:00 am
Registration

Location: Mezzanine

9:00 am – 10:30 am Keynote

After Grad: Panel Focus on Post-Secondary and Community

Chair: Dr. Dan Laitsch

Panel Members:

Lani Beadman, SFU M.Ed. Alumna
Supervisor at Seabird Island Supported Child Development Program

Dr. Charlie Chen, SFU M.Ed. Alumnus
Palliative care consultant working at the Royal Columbian Hospital and Clinical Assistant Professor at UBC, Department of Medicine

Jillian Chisholm, SFU M.Ed. in Educational Leadership: Post-Secondary Alumna
Works in the nursing field

Dr. Tom Roemer, SFU EdD Alumnus
Vice-President Academic at BCIT and an Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Education at Simon Fraser University

Jimmy Yan, SFU M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: Justice, Law and Ethics Alumnus
Project Officer at the Access Pro Bono Society, a free legal aid service

10:45 am – 11:30 am Concurrent Sessions
11:45 am – 12:30 pm Concurrent Sessions
  12:30–1:00 pm Lunch Break
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Poster Session

Student research posters will be available in the Mezzanine. You are encouraged to view the posters and talk to the students about their research. Refreshments will be served.

2:00 pm – 2:45 pm Concurrent Sessions
3:00 pm – 3:45 pm Concurrent Sessions
3:45 pm – 4:30 pm Closing Reception

Location: Mezzanine

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