Year 1 TC Drama Workshops

Calling All First Year Teacher Candidates!

With practicum right around the corner, are you looking for an opportunity to boost your drama teaching skills? Well look no further, we have a three part drama workshop just for you (no experience required)! Run by fellow first year teacher candidate, Jasmine Scott, this workshop will showcase various warm ups, drama skills and activities to use in your practicum and future classrooms. Attendees will receive hands-on, interactive practice and resources to take home!

 Three workshops will be held in the gymnasium as follows:

Session 1: Tuesday February 14 @ 3:30-5:00 PM

Session 2: Wednesday February 22 @ 2:30-4:00 PM

Session 3: Tuesday February 28 @ 3:30-5:00 PM


Seeking ENGLISH-FRENCH bilingual adults for research on reading comprehension

For a study on strategy use and reading comprehension success in bilingual readers, we are looking for pre-service teachers who read in both English and French. In the study, you would be asked to read some passages in English and French while reporting your thoughts. The study would take place here at the Faculty of Education and takes approximately 1.5 to 2 hours to complete. You would be given 20$ for your time. We can schedule the session around your availability. If you are interested in more information, please contact the lab at or myself at

Career Expo January 17 and 24

Teacher Candidates,

On Tuesday January 17 and 24, Westerns’ Faculty of Education will be hosting Boards and International Recruiters at our annual Career Expo.  The Expo will be held in the gym from 1:00-4:00 pm.  Attached is a list of attendees and information on Preparing for the Career Expo.  We strongly encourage you to participate to begin making important career connections!

Please find information on how to prepare, expected vendors etc. at

Edvantage Cards Have Arrived

Dear Year 1 & 2 Teacher Candidates,

Your 2016-2017 Ontario Teachers’ Federation ‘Edvantage’ Cards have arrived! From November 22nd to December 23rd, you may pick up your card at the Teacher Education Office in Room 1166 between 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. Distribution will resume on January 9th, in the Education Students’ Council office in Room 2044.

If you require immediate access to your Edvantage number, please e-mail our Vice-President Academic Affairs, Angelica Martinez, at

Have a wonderful practicum, reading week, and alternative field placement!

– Your Education Students’ Council

Reception into the Teaching Profession – PIN Ceremony, November 8 (for Year 1)


Tuesday, November 8, 2016, 1:00pm-3:30pm

PREPARATION:  Read about the promises you will be asked to make:

Academic Integrity & Ethical Conduct, Western Education

Excerpts from We the Teachers of Ontario, Ontario Teachers’ Federation

Ontario College of Teachers’ Standards of Practice & Ethical Guidelines

DRESS:  Smart or Business Casual required

SIGN & BRING WITH YOU:  Your pledge card.

GUESTS:  Guests are welcome.