Conference Strands

Professional Learning

Concepts to be addressed in this conference strand may include: professional learning versus professional development, mentoring versus enculturation, teacher induction, principal induction, and more.

Empowering Teacher Leadership

This strand may focus on topics such as: strong leaders, confident teachers, teachers as leaders, self-efficacy, job satisfaction, etc.

Teacher Professionalism

Presentations in this strand may address: accountability versus assurance, teachers’ unions and professionalism, quality learning for all, teacher accountability, and facilitating student engagement and student agency.


This strand may include presentations that focus on topics such as: innovation in teacher education, changes in pedagogy, innovation and implementation tensions, teacher-entrepreneur, school improvement, teacher-researcher, navigating political priorities, facilitating student engagement and student agency, and affecting change.