Professional Development

Professional Development
April 2021 PD Recap
Creating Ripples of Change

On April 29th, 57 ACE-WIL educators representing 18 post-secondary institutions in BC came together for our Spring PD session on Anti-Racism Training (A.R.T) with skilled facilitators Thanh Tazumi, Naomi Wolfe and Sanchit Mittal.

The session included rich conversation, powerful personal stories, interactive activities, and tools on…

Past Events, Professional Development
April PD Event: Anti-Racism Response Training
Join us for another ACE-WIL Professional Development Session!

We are excited to offer this highly interactive Anti-Racism Response Training to ACE-WIL members. It involves experiential activities to develop and strengthen active witnessing skills. This training is designed to encourage participants to shift from being frozen or silent bystanders to becoming…

Past Events, Professional Development
December Pro-D Event: Six Tools for Diversity in WIL

This 90-minute virtual professional development session will present a set of six tools to support diversity in WIL and will share a research-driven approach for WIL practitioners to support employers in attracting, hiring, and onboarding students from international pathways.

Participants will interact with the tools, developed by the ACE-WIL Research…

Professional Development
November 2019 PD Recap

By Lindsay Wood

Crawl, walk, run!

These were wise words shared by keynote speaker, Athena Szabo, at the ACE-WIL PD session on November 20th 2019 advising members on how to approach data driven decision making in their organizations. ACE-WIL members representing 18 post-secondary institutions across BC came together in person…

Professional Development
November 2018 PD Recap

By Lindsay Wood

Upon leaving the ACE-WIL PD on November 15th, I was once again reminded of what an incredible group of WIL professionals I am fortunate to know. We truly have such a special community of dedicated, caring, and innovative colleagues to connect and learn from and I walked…

Professional Development
May 2018 PD Recap

Pop Quiz: Which of these statements do you agree with?

Co-op practitioners in BC have great knowledge that they share willingly Increasing ours and our students’ emotional intelligence is our next challenge and success Attending ACE events is always a fun and informative time I would like strategies on how…
Professional Development
November 2017 PD Recap

By Jennie Nilsson

Our November 17, 2017 ACE professional development session was a wonderful opportunity to connect with colleagues and explore how much our roles have evolved – and haven’t! I have had the good fortune of being on the ACE Professional Development Committee since 2007, and while the…

Professional Development
November 2016 PD Recap

On November 16, 65 Co-op educators from across BC, came together on a rainy day in Vancouver for yet another engaging day full of learning, sharing, and networking. I have been a member of the ACE PD Committee since 2009 and always look forward to our annual PD events. It…

Professional Development
May 2016 PD Recap

Our last ACE professional development (PD) session on May 18 was yet again a wonderful opportunity to connect with colleagues from all around the province. We had a whopping 92 members attend the event, which is about half our membership and possibly the largest group we’ve had attend one of…