Events & Training

Events & Training

Here you'll find all ONFE events, from fundraising to third party events to volunteer training. For more information on any event, please click on the event title.

If you'd like to sponsor an event to benefit ONFE, please contact Ashley Richer (aricher@onfe-rope.ca).

If you're planning to organize a third party event, please contact Ben Gardiner (bgardiner@onfe-rope.ca).

For more information on volunteer orientation and training offered by our Ottawa Volunteers in Education program, click here.

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March 2019

Accommodations for Students with Exceptionalities

March 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Ottawa Network for Education in partnership with the OCDSB is hosting a workshop to help volunteers understand the different types of exceptionalities and accommodations to help students learn : What are exceptionalities and accommodations? How can volunteers recognize when and why students are using them? How can volunteers support students who have accommodations? For example, some students are allowed to listen to music, or sit on bouncy balls., etc. Please join OCDSB Consultants, Erin Clamen, Cara Doxsee, and Kim Blanche as…

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Volunteer Orientation March 27th

March 27 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Volunteer orientation is mandatory for all new volunteers. Workshops are held at the Richard Pfaff Alternative Program location (Beside McNabb Community Centre) | 160 Percy Street | Room 21 | Ottawa   Please register to attend https://orientationmarch27.eventbrite.ca

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April 2019

Read & Write Google Assistive Technology April 3rd

April 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board coaches Jordan Knarr and Chelsea Dykens are hosting a training session for volunteers who will be supporting students with language learning disabilities and/or English language learners (including Syrian newcomers) using Read & Write Google in the classroom. A 'must attend' workshop for those wanting to become teachers! Registration required here.

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Volunteer Orientation April 17th

April 17 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Volunteer orientation is mandatory for all new volunteers. Workshops are held at the Richard Pfaff Alternative Program location (Beside McNabb Community Centre) | 160 Percy Street | Room 21 | Ottawa   Please register to attend https://orientationapril17.eventbrite.ca

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Autism Spectrum Disorder April 24th

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

An OCDSB autism spectrum disorder specialist will be facilitating a support group and information session for volunteers supporting students on the spectrum in OCDSB schools. The goal of the workshop is to give you knowledge, skills and tools to support your students. Bring your questions and share your experiences: this is an interactive workshop. Registration on Eventbrite Required  

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May 2019

Volunteer Orientation May 1st

May 1 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Volunteer orientation is mandatory for all new volunteers. Workshops are held at the Richard Pfaff Alternative Program location (Beside McNabb Community Centre) | 160 Percy Street | Room 21 | Ottawa   Please register to attend https://orientationmay1.eventbrite.ca

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How to Use Math Manipulatives in Elementary Schools

May 2 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

OCDSB Math Coaches Stephanie Bishop, Ann Chevier, and Karli Bergquist are hosting a workshop for volunteers assisting students in elementary math in OCDSB schools. The workshop will focus on how to use math manipulatives (number rods, base ten blocks, etc.) to help prepare you to support math students (elementary grades and newcomer high schoolers) by offering sage advice and hands-on training. Registration  is required

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Volunteer Orientation May 8th

May 8 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Volunteer orientation is mandatory for all new volunteers. Workshops are held at the Richard Pfaff Alternative Program location (Beside McNabb Community Centre) | 160 Percy Street | Room 21 | Ottawa Please register to attend https://orientationmay8th.eventbrite.ca

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Supporting Indigenous Students May 8

May 8 @ 1:00 pm

A 'must attend' event for all Canadians. The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) is committed to working with volunteers to ensure that First Nation, Métis, and Inuit students have opportunities and resources to achieve academic success and to further their personal well-being. Presented by Jody Alexander, System Vice Principal, First Nations, Métis and Inuit Education, Nancy Henry, Instructional Coach, Kris Meagasige and Kareena Butler itinerant teachers. Please register on this link

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Volunteer Orientation May 22nd

May 22 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Volunteer orientation is mandatory for all new volunteers. Workshops are held at the Richard Pfaff Alternative Program location (Beside McNabb Community Centre) | 160 Percy Street | Room 21 | Ottawa Please register to attend https://orientationmay22.eventbrite.ca

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