September 2017

NITEP Imagine Day

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

First year NITEP students had an opportunity to meet Dean Frank at Imagine Day.

Teacher Candidate Orientation at the Chan Centre

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Dean Frank welcomed incoming teacher candidates in the Teacher Education program of the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia.

Special guests included Suzanne Hoffman (Ministry of Education) and Glen Hansman (BC Teachers’ Federation).

Programmatic Sustainability Initiative (PSI) – Okanagan

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

The Dean attended the programmatic sustainability initiative meeting with the Faculty of Education, UBC, Okanagan faculty.

The Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, hosted a Town Hall at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Dean Frank attended a Town Hall hosted by the Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus

EDCP Incoming Graduate Students Orientation Session

Friday, September 8 ,2017

Dean Frank provided welcoming remarks to new Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy (EDCP) Grad Students during their orientation session.

ECPS Welcome Back BBQ

Friday, September 8, 2017

Dean Frank attended an event for all Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education (ECPS) students, both new and returning, at the annual ECPS Welcome (Back) BBQ, hosted by ECPS faculty. The BBQ was held in front of the Scarfe Building between Scarfe 100 and the Scarfe Classroom Block.

Students line-up for the BBQ

Donuts with the Dean

Monday, September 11, 2017

The Dean, alongside the Senior Leadership team, welcomed new and returning students to campus.

SAGE Publishing & Corwin Canada Event

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Dean Frank attended a reception hosted by SAGE Publishing & Corwin Canada.

Faculty Recognition Event

Monday, September 18, 2017

Dean Blye Frank hosted a celebration at the Ponderosa Commons Ballroom where the Faculty of Education formally recognized faculty members who have received an award for Teaching, Service or Research in the past year (September 2016 to present).

Conversations with the Dean: The Possible Merger of the Faculty of Education, UBCV and the Faculty of Education, UBCO

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Dean Frank hosted a Faculty Conversation concerning the possibility of a merger of the Faculty of Education Okanagan and the Faculty of Education Vancouver to the Faculty of Education UBC.

Welcome Lunch for First Year Faculty Member, Dr. Jillianne Code

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Dean Frank, along with the senior leadership team, hosted a welcome lunch for first year faculty member, Dr. Jillianne Code.

Attendees:

  • Dean Blye Frank
  • Dr. Mary Bryson, Senior Associate Dean, Administration, Faculty Affairs & Innovation
  • Dr. Jan Hare, Associate Dean, Indigenous Education
  • Dr. Mark Beauchamp, Associate Dean, Research
  • Dr. Wendy Carr, Associate Dean, Teacher Education
  • Dr. Mark Edwards, Assistant Dean, Professional Development and Community Engagement (PDCE)
  • Dr. Jillianne Code, Assistant Professor, Curriculum and Pedagogy (EDCP)
  • Ms. Anna Bin, Senior Manager, Faculty Affairs and Human Resources

Dr. Jillianne Code, Assistant Professor, Curriculum and Pedagogy (EDCP)

Opening remarks – Dr. Laura Scholes Seminar

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Dean Frank provided opening remarks for a seminar presented by Dr. Laura Scholes, Queensland University of Technology, on Challenging Masculinities Associated with Boys’ Failure in Reading.

Dr. Laura Scholes, Queensland University of Technology

Dining with the Dean – Mental Health Literacies

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Dean Frank and Dr. Wendy Carr, Associate Dean, Teacher Education, hosted a small dinner on campus Thursday, September 21, 2017, around the theme of Mental Health Literacies. Dr. Stan Kutcher, holder of the Sun Life Chair in Adolescent Health at Dalhousie University in Halifax, joined them to talk about the mental health education programs and curriculums that he has helped develop.

Attendees:

  • Dr. Blye Frank, Dean, Faculty of Education
  • Mr. Mark Duncan, PhD student, School of Kinesiology, Faculty of Education
  • Dr. Daniel Cox, Assistant Professor, Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education, Faculty of EducationDr. Guy Faulkner, Professor, School of Kinesiology, Faculty of Education
  • Dr. Wendy Carr, Associate Dean, Teacher Education, Faculty of Education
  • Ms. Joy MacPhail, Owner, OUTtv
  • Ms. Dee Dee Sung, Assistant Dean, Development and Alumni Engagement, Faculty of Education
  • Dr. Stan Kutcher, Professor and Sun Life Financial Chair in Adolescent Mental Health, Dalhousie University
  • Ms. Carol Todd, Assistive Technology Coordinator, Coquitlam School District 43
  • Mr. Glen Hansman, President, BCTF
  • Ms. Suzanne Hoffman, Chief Educator, Ministry of Education
  • Ms. Darcy Hibberd, Founder, Adam’s Apples
  • Dr. Leslie Blake, Board Member, Adam’s Apples

NITEP Student Gathering

Friday, September 22, 2017

Dean Blye Frank provided welcoming remarks at the annual NITEP Student Gathering held at the UBC First Nations Longhouse.

Lunch Meeting with Mr. Kevin C. Howlett

Monday, September 25, 2017

Dean Frank met with Mr. Kevin C. Howlett, Senior Vice-President, Regional Markets and Government Relations, Air Canada, to discuss possible collaborations.

UBC Strategic Plan Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Dean Frank attended a UBC Strategic Plan Steering Committee meeting to discuss the University’s next strategic plan.

BEd Student Town Hall | UBC Okanagan

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Dean Frank hosted a town hall for Bachelor of Education students to provide information and answer any questions students may have had regarding the possibility of merging the Faculty of Education Vancouver campus with the Faculty of Education Okanagan campus.

Dean Frank Speaks to BEd students

Graduate Student Town Hall | UBC Okanagan

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Dean Frank hosted a town hall for graduate students to provide information and answer questions regarding the possibility of the merger of the Faculty of Education Vancouver campus with the Faculty of Education Okanagan campus.

Association of British Columbia Deans of Education (ABCDE)

Friday, September 29, 2017

Dean Frank attended the annual general meeting of the Association of British Columbia Deans of Education (ABCDE), held at the SFU downtown Vancouver campus.