Thursday, February 1, 2024, is a professional development (PD) day for secondary school staff.

  • Students in Grades 9 to 12 will not attend school, in person or virtually
  • Students in Kindergarten to Grade 8 will attend school on their regular schedule
  • All Board-operated Extended Day Programs will operate at their regular hours

About Professional Development (PD) Days

PD days are held throughout the school year to provide learning opportunities for school-based staff. This professional learning focuses on providing educators and staff with the knowledge and skills needed to support and enhance:

  • Student achievement
  • Student well being

What Secondary School Staff Are Learning

Thursday, February 1, 2024 – Full Day Session

  • Focus:
    • School Learning and Improvement
    • Student Achievement
  • Formats: In-person
  • Learning delivery methods:
    • Small and large group discussions
    • Individual work
  • Presenter(s)/Facilitator(s): Waterloo Region District School Board
  • Schools Participating: All Secondary schools

Content of Staff Learning

  • Professional learning in support of:
    • Student well-being and achievement
    • School learning and improvement goals

Learn more about Professional Development for School Staff on the WRDSB website.