Professional Development E-Courses

Attention Teachers and Educational Assistants!

Today’s classrooms are increasingly complex.  Do you want more ideas and tools to understand the student in your classroom with practical, tested strategies?  This series is invaluable for new and experienced teachers alike as well as anyone else who works with groups of children and youth.

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For all the up-to-date workshops that we’re doing, check out our latest Community Services E-News:

Foothills Academy PD E-course:  Learning Disabilities and Associated Disorders

  • each section takes less than 2 hours to complete
  • no set meeting times; course is always open to permit participants access to content when it is convenient for them.

Please note that these online courses are open to interested educators wherever they are located. We welcome participants from across Canada and beyond to participate.

This course is temporarily unavailable while we make some updates to the content. If you would be interested in testing our new version and providing feedback, please sign up here or contact Tanya Keto (403.270.9400 ext. 730) for more information.

Week 1 – An overview of Learning Disabilities
Week 2 – Dyslexia & Dyscalculia
Week 3 – Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Week 4 – Autism Spectrum Disorders & Auditory Processing Disability

Week 5 – Tourette Syndrome
Week 6 – Gifted Learning
Week 7 – Creating Successful Learning Strategies
Week 8 – Assessment of Learning (choice of essay, project or multiple-choice test)

Follow these links for further information:  How the E-course works and Foothills Academy Certification

E-Course for Educators  – Private (or Closed) Groups – Now Booking 
Are you looking for training for your staff? Why not consider having a group (min. 8 people) participate in a Private (Closed Group) E-Course? You can choose the specific content that you want your staff to focus on and all online discussion will be private to your group. This course is appropriate for teachers, educational assistants and/or other school support staff. It is also very suitable for after-school providers, coaches and moreLearn more about the E-Course through this link.
Contact Tanya Keto (through the contact form on this page) for more details about how to get your school involved in a Private E-Course or call 403-270-9400 ext. 730.