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Artist-in-Community Education (ACE) 40th Anniversary

Join us for the opening of the ACE Anniversary Retrospective Exhibit and a reading and book signing by Mark Julien ACE ’08 author and illustrator on Friday, October 19th 2018 from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Drop by the 40th Exhibition in The Studio for morning coffee on Saturday, October 20th 2018 from 9:30 am – 11:00 am before the 50th Anniversary Conference!

Justin Case and the Closet Monster Book Cover
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Martin Schiralli Graduate Student Forum

Graduate Students are invited to the Faculty of Education Martin Schiralli Graduate Student Forum, which will expose you to faculty expertise and research methods through information sessions and presentations. A light breakfast (coffee included) and lunch will be provided.

Date: Friday, October 19th
Time: 9:00 am – 2:15 pm
Location: A241/242, A239, A240

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Gender: Your Guide by Dr. Lee Airton

An authentic and accessible guide to understanding—and engaging in—today’s gender conversation. On sale now.

The days of two genders—male, female; boy, girl; blue, pink—are over, if they ever existed at all. Gender is now a global conversation, and one that is constantly evolving. More people than ever before are openly living their lives as transgender men or women, and many transgender people are coming out as neither men or women, instead living outside of the binary. Gender is changing, and this change is gaining momentum.

We all want to do and say the right things in relation to gender diversity—whether at a job interview, at parent/teacher night, and around the table at family dinners. But where do we begin?

Learn more and get your copy at:

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Robert J Wilson Thesis / Dissertation Development Award

The Robert J. Wilson Thesis/Dissertation Development Award was originally established with a shared donation by the Faculty of Education Assessment and Evaluation Group (AEG) and the Dean of Education in November 2006. The Award recognizes the contribution of Dr. Robert J. Wilson to graduate student learning and his dedication to the growth and development of new scholars in assessment and evaluation.

Deadline: Thursday, October 18, 2018

Application details available online at:

Lindsay Morcom receives a Principal's Award

Promoting Student Inquiry Teaching Award 2017

Lindsay Morcom receives Promoting Student Inquiry Teaching Award 2017. Lindsay brings her passion for Indigenous ways of knowing to all her classes. She believes in supporting her students so they can determine their learning needs, think critically about their role as students and teachers and share their learning through collaborative, student-led activities and assignments.

Read the full article:

Lindsay Morcom

Homophobia in the Hallways: Heterosexism and transphobia in Canadian Catholic schools

Dr. Tonya Callaghan (University of Calgary) will present on her new book, Homophobia in the Hallways: Heterosexism and transphobia in Canadian Catholic schools.

Date: Wednesday, October 3rd
Time: 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Biosciences Auditorium, 116 Barrie Street (main campus)
This event is open to all.

To register visit:

Dr. Tonya Callaghan (University of Calgary)

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