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Links to archives from the last three Symposia are provided below.
The archive files contain the workshop PowerPoint presentations and other symposium resource information.

2015 Symposium Archives

Including Videos and Hand Outs from the Symposium Workshops and Facilitated Networking Sessions


2015 SCWI Symposium: By the Numbers
Registrants: 370 • Meet & Greet Attendees: 80 • Survey Respondents: 185 • Workshop Presenters: 72 • Workshops: 30 • Facilitated Networking Sessions: 17 • SCWI Celebrating 18 years of SCWI and 10 years of Dual Credits



Introductory Video

This video provides an introduction and overview of the Symposium.

Introduction

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Interview with Frank Kelly

SCWI Project Manager,
Executive Director, Council of Ontario Directors of Education

Interview with Frank Kelly

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Interview with Pauline McNaughton

Acting Director, Student Success Policy Branch
Ministry of Education

Interview with Pauline McNaughton

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Interview with Denys Giguère

Directeur, Direction des politiques et des programmes d'éducation en langue française

Interview with Denys Giguére

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Interview with Karen Prentice-Oxby

Chairperson, Northeastern Ontario Regional Planning Team (RPT 4)
District School Board Ontario North East

Interview with Karen Prentice-Oxby

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Interview with Dez Collins

Chairperson, Near North Regional Planning Team (RPT 8).

Near North School Board

Interview with Dez Collins

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Interview with Phil Hedges

Education Officer,
Ministry of Education

Interview with Phil Hedges

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Interview with Rob Peat

Coordinator, South Western Ontario Regional Planning Team (RPT 10)
Fanshawe College

Interview with Rob Peat

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Interview with Marie-Josée Pouliotte

Présidente de l'équipe de planification régionale (EPR 12) de l'IJECT
Conseil des écoles publiques de l'Est de l'Ontario

Interview with Marie-Josée Pouliotte

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Interview with Rosie Hessian

Coordinator, Grand Connection Regional Panning Team (RPT 7)
Conestoga College

Interview with Rosie Hessian

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Interview with Brian Weishar

Curriculum Consultant
Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board

Interview with Brian Weishar

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Keynote Session
Brian Weishar

Curriculum Consultant
Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board

Keynote Session
Brian Weishar

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PowerPoints/Handouts from SCWI Spring 2015 Symposium Workshops

Some session presenters used PowerPoints and/or handouts from this year's symposium. Where possible and practical, these are shared below. Many contain excellent graphics/data/layouts which might be adapted for your own work. Our thanks once again to all presenters for their insights, knowledge and sharing.

1.1 School Within a College – SWAC 101
PRESENTERS: Catherine Moynihan, SHSM Pathways Facilitator, Student Success, Santina Bruno- Damiani, SWAC Teacher, Julianna Choi, SWAC Teacher, student panel
Toronto Catholic DSB, George Brown College, Seneca College

What is needed to start a SWAC program in your school/college? Here is a step-by step guide.

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1.2 D.C. Marketing to Various Audiences – Reaching Students, Parents, and Schools
PRESENTERS: Debra Ford, Chair RPT #9, Amber Trent, Dual Credit Facilitator, Edina Cappuccitti, SCWI Program Officer
Algonquin College, St. Lawrence College, Loyalist College

This deck highlights how Algonquin College has embraced social media to inform, educate and attract a wide range of audiences to their programs.

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Download St. Lawrence Presentation
pptx format

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1.3 Dual Credit Data (English and French)
PRESENTERS: Cristina Ilas, Senior Statistical/Research Analyst
Ministry of Education

Up to date graphics highlight the remarkable depth and breadth of data now being collected through EDCS and its relation to OnSIS.

Dual Credit Report: English
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Dual Credit Report: French
pdf format

Dual Credit Data
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1.5 Dual Credit Contextual Math
PRESENTERS: Marla Robinson, Program Coordinator/Faculty, School of Skilled Trades and Apprenticeship, Doug Daniels, Associate Dean, Industrial and Motive Power
Mohawk College

Mohawk College shares their commitment to the many trades, which demand good Math skills, and show how they are making math studies relevant, accessible and comprehensible.

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1.9 SCWI/Dual Credit 101
PRESENTERS: Sonja Vandermeer, SCWI Provincial Coordinator
SCWI

A colorful " world-on-one page" guide to both explain and market the dual credit initiative. A must see.

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1.10 Dual Credit Programs for FNMI Students
PRESENTERS: Phil Hedges, Education Officer, Kurtis Gray, Director – Student Success Ministry
Ministry of Education, Lambton College

A concise introduction to how to offer First Nation, Métis and Inuit programs that are relevant, appropriate and interesting for these youth.

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1.11 Supporting Dual Credit Students in their Transitions
PRESENTERS: Michael Jalak, Dual Credit Teacher – School College Connection Program
Algoma DSB

Myths, tips and services to support students in transition.

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1.13 College Access/Resources for Dual Credit Students with Special Needs
PRESENTERS: Bill Jack, SCWI Liaison team, Art Barron, Supervisor of Youth Development Programs/RPT 10 Coordinator
SCWI, St. Clair College

Students with IEP's need assistance and good communication between schools and colleges to sustain continuity of accommodations and support.

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Download SCWI Q&A PDF Presentation
1.14 Tracking Student Transportation Spending
PRESENTERS: Alisha Bhanji, Junior Policy Analyst, Ann Harrison, Student Achievement Leader, Rob Berketo, Project Manager, Jen Pirosko, Dual Credit/SCWI/SHSM Teacher
Ministry of Education, DSB of Niagara, Niagara Student Transportation Services (NSTS), Niagara Catholic DSB

Tracking systems for individual student transportation costs – cost-effective establishment, monitoring and reporting of this important budget line.

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3.1 School Within a College – SWAC 101
PRESENTERS: William Howe, SCWI Program Manager, Jane Sammut, SCWI Coordinator, Matthew Bowen, Centre for Success Teacher, Gail MacKenzie, SCWI Manager
Fleming College, Peterborough, Victoria, Northumberland and Clarington Catholic DSB, Durham College

Creating Centres for Success to assist students in regular and summer SWAC programs.

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3.2 Recruiting the Right Students for Dual Credit Programs
PRESENTERS: Mary Gallo, SCWI Coordinator, Marianne Helgers, SWAC Teacher, Greg Davis, SWAC Teacher, Ed House, SWAC Teacher, Greg Henhawk, SWAC Teacher, Krista Zilkey, Fanshawe College Liaison.
Grand River RPT #5, Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic DSB, Grand Erie DSB, Fanshawe College

Getting the right student into the right program, one student at a time.

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3.3 Algonquin College Dual Credit Data Project
PRESENTERS: Tracy Norris, Acting Manager Academic Partnerships, Jeremy McQuigge, Acting Dual Credit Coordinator
Algonquin College

Results of a 9-year study at Algonquin College on retention and graduation rates.

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3.4 Apprenticeship Connections
PRESENTERS: Robin Henry, Regional Program Advisor
Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, Central Region

This workshop focused on the various paths students may take to enter trades and apprenticeships.

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3.5 Now that I have a dual credit, what are my pathway opportunities?
PRESENTERS: Sue Hawkins, SCWI Program Officer, Steven McBride, SCWI Coordinator, Rhonda Christian, Academic Upgrading Program Coordinator, Christine Murphy, Manager Employment Services & Academic Upgrading
Kawartha Pine Ridge DSB, Durham College

Connecting dual credits to college admission, credit transfer, tuition costs, and OSAP implications.

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3.6 Connecting the IPP with Dual Credits and Activities
PRESENTERS: Michelle Rao, Manager, School College Partnerships and panel.
Georgian College, Central Lakes RPT #13

Individual Pathways Plan (IPP) and approaches to reaching all secondary school grades through events teacher resources and a transition plan.

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3.9 Report Creation to Emphasize SMART Goal Acquisition
PRESENTERS: Dez Collins, Chair RPT 8, Sonja Vandermeer, Provincial Coordinator SCWI
Near North DSB, SCWI

Creating and using SMART Goals; using EDCS for databased strategic decision-making.

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3.10 Design a Dual Credit Website
PRESENTERS: Chuck Stemmler, Dual Credit Teacher
Waterloo Region DSB

Highlights the workflow of creating/laying out a website to aid/organize: students, parents, and school administration (counsellors, Principals, etc).Vital communication tools for today's students and easier than you think!

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3.12 Enhancing the Success of FNMI SWAC Students with Dual Credits and other Supports
PRESENTER: Maureen McNamara, Principal, Barrydowne College
Rainbow DSB

Barrydowne College's innovative and creative approached to re-engaging these at-risk youth with Cambrian College.

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3.13 SCWI: A Year In Action
PRESENTERS: Laura Reynolds, Coordinator, Student Success/Learning to 18, Helen Ho, Instructional Leader, Experiential Learning & OYAP, TDSB Student Success/Learning to 18 & Experiential Learning, Teaching & Learning Team, student representatives
Toronto DSB

A comprehensive overview of the many pathways programs offered in the Toronto District School Board. Slides are designed for high-impact and visual learning.

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3.14 Alternative Dual Credit Delivery Models
PRESENTERS:Karen Prentice Oxby, Chair RPT #4, Julia Vanderweerden, Pathways Lead and a panel from Cochrane, Englehart and Kapuskasing High Schools
DSB Ontario North East

The strategies, challenges and methods for the delivery of dual credits in smaller rural communities at a distance from college campuses.

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Notes from SCWI Spring 2015 Facilitated Networking Sessions

Where available the notes taken at the Facilitated Networking Sessions are provided below.

Facilitated Networking Session 2.1
Bring Your Ideas for the Future of SCWI/IJECT

Facilitator – David Armstrong
Let's share input into where you see the program in 5 – 7 years; which parts will grow? Which parts will shrink? Come to this networking session prepared to brainstorm suggestions for future SCWI opportunities.

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Facilitated Networking Session 2.2
Looking for a new Dual Credit delivery model?

Facilitator – Sonja Vandermeer
Come and share successes and challenges with your current delivery model(s) and hear from others about possible alternatives.

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Facilitated Networking Session 2.3
SWAC Programming

Facilitator – Adriana McDonough
Come prepared to share your ideas for: recruitment and re-engagement, retention strategies, improving student attendance and scheduling. .

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Facilitated Networking Session 2.4
Recruiting Students Who Meet the Dual Credit Admission Criteria

Facilitator – Alisha Bhanji
Challenges, opportunities and success in dual credits in this clear and succinct set.

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Download the Session Slides PDF Format
Facilitated Networking Session 2.5
Support Services for Dual Credit Students

Facilitator – Bill Jack
Whether you are connected to a school board or a college, attend this session to exchange information about supporting dual credit students requiring special assistance, including those on IEPs – what's happening now, what is needed in the future.

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Facilitated Networking Session 2.6
Dual Credit Teachers and College Faculty Networking Session – sharing best practices

Facilitator – Sarah Zamin
This networking opportunity will allow for dual credit teachers and college faculty to share strategies for working together and strategies for supporting dual credit students.

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Facilitated Networking Session 2.7
OYAP – Level 1

Facilitator – Martin Kerstens
Come to discuss the successes and challenges in your Level 1 Apprenticeship dual credits.

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Facilitated Networking Session 2.8
Space, Time, and Resource Challenges for Dual Credits

Facilitators – Rosie Hessian, Stephen Speers
This networking session will give those involved in dual credit programs from boards and colleges the opportunity to share ideas about creative approaches to dual credit issues. Come prepared to brainstorm about aligning school and college calendars, finding space on busy campuses, making the dual credit dollar stretch, and more.

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Facilitated Networking Session 2.9
Orientation/Training for New Dual Credit Teachers & Faculty

Facilitators – Julia Vanderweerden, Karen Prentice-Oxby
This is your opportunity to network about effective practices to orient new instructors and dual credit teachers to the dual credit world. What do they need to know? How can that information be delivered? There will also be time to discuss the role of Dual Credit Teacher forums.

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Facilitated Networking Session 2.10
Dual Credit Programming for FNMI Students – Development and Delivery

Facilitator – Mary Gallo
Come to this networking session prepared to share your successes, ask your questions, and brainstorm ideas for the development and delivery of Dual Credit programs for First Nations, Métis and Inuit students.

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Facilitated Networking Session 2.12
English and Math Dual Credits

Facilitator – Debra Ford
Best practices, successes, pitfalls, team-teaching models.

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Facilitated Networking Session 2.13
Marketing Exchange

Facilitator – Michael Smith
Bring your business cards along with some ideas for marketing dual credits in your school/board/RPT.

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Facilitated Networking Session 2.14
Sharing School Board Processes for Dual Credit Students/Programs - From Start to Finish

Facilitator – Steve Tangney
Share your strategies and resources for recruitment, registration, on-line registration, scheduling, tracking, final grade submission.

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Facilitated Networking Session 2.15
Ministry Q and A

Facilitator – Phil Hedges
This is an informal opportunity to ask Ministry of Education staff your policy questions.

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Facilitated Networking Session 2.16
Planning and Implementation of Dual Credits in rural areas of the province

Facilitator – Bob McEwan
Join this networking session if you have ideas and would like to learn what creative ideas others are implementing for successful dual credits in small communities.

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Facilitated Networking Session 2.17
Session de réseautage pour les trois EPR de langue française

Facilitators – Nathalie Grenier-Ducharme
Échange sur les questions de l'heure et les pratiques réussies.

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