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JOIN THE NETWORK FOR ADMINISTRATORS OF B.C. FRENCH IMMERSION SCHOOLS

Simon Fraser University’s Office of Francophone and Francophile Affairs (OFFA) would like to invite you to join the NEW Network for Administrators of B.C. French Immersion Schools. This network is FREE and open to all administrators who lead a French Immersion school in B.C.

OBJECTIVES OF THE NETWORK

·      Support administrators of French Immersion schools (dual track and single track) to retain French immersion teachers and students

·      Understand and respond to the unique needs of the French Immersion program and its teachers who are French as an additional language lifelong learners or Francophones from all over Canada and the Francophone world

For the past year, OFFA has worked with 20 Principals and Vice-Principals who have collaborated to create a plan to support administrators in their region and/or districts across the province. This year, their hard work will be shared with administrators who want to learn best practices for supporting their colleagues and French Immersion teaching staff.

LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

·      February 15, 2024: Full one-day Conference at Civic Hotel, Autograph Collection in Surrey to connect with your regional representative and learn from experts in the field of French Immersion education and leadership (Keynote TBA)

*Travel bursaries available through SFU-OFFA for admin who live outside of the Lower Mainland

·      Access to the BC French Immersion Administrator Guide (available in June 2024), written by experts in the field of French immersion education, such as Dr. Monica Tang and Dr. Sarah Fedoration, and provincial administrators

·      Be connected to a regional administrator who has committed to supporting your needs, whether you are an experienced or a new administrator of a French Immersion school

TO LEARN MORE AND TO JOIN THE NETWORK

Contact our Coordinator of the Provincial Network for Administrators and Teachers of French Programs in B.C., Shauna Néro at prof_baff@sfu.ca.

Featured event

ADMINISTRATORS' NETWORK CONFERENCE
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15 | Surrey Central

Simon Fraser University's Office of Francophone and Francophile Affairs (OFFA) invites you to the conference for SFU OFFA's Network for Administrators of B.C. French Immersion Schools. The one-day event will take place in-person at the Civic Hotel, Autograph Collection, in Surrey on Thursday, February 15, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION

This network is made possible with the participation of Canadian Heritage and the Ministry of Education and Childcare of British Columbia.