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Thursday, February 20
 

9:00am

The Art of Sous Vide Cooking
Limited Capacity filling up

A look into different applications using sous vide cooking techniques. From cooking meats and vegetables to making yogurt or creme fraiche.

Speakers
avatar for Jeff Lerouge

Jeff Lerouge

CTS Teacher, Notre Dame High School
I teach Food Studies at Notre Dame High School. I love to eat, travel and I would never pass up a great risotto! I truly believe in pushing my students to try new things and I'm often right there learning beside them. I love the community that forms when we eat together and I try... Read More →
RT

Richard Toll

Richard has 20 years of culinary experience in Canada, Great Britain and U.S. currently the head chef at Under The High Wheel in Edmonton. A huge whisky enthusiast and trained in sous vide cooking.


Thursday February 20, 2020 9:00am - 10:15am
Notre Dame Room-1515-Foods Lab 50 Lees St, Red Deer, AB T4R 2P6, Canada

9:00am

Robots In My K-6 Classroom? Absolutely!
Jumpstart K-6 students’ collaborative storytelling...with robots! Today’s easy-to-code Ozobot, Bee-Bot, Cubetto and Sphero Mini can inspire even our youngest students to take charge of weaving a story. Whether coding with markers, buttons, jigsaw pieces, or actual drag-and-drop coding blocks on a Chromebook, your students can easily be inspired to meet ELA (as well as Social Studies and Math) outcomes through their creation of innovative and highly entertaining stories...with robots.In this session we’ll explore stories and strategies that help you help your students code robots to represent their learning through story-telling challenges. If you’re curious about how these popular character-like tools can ignite your students’ creativity, and would like some hands-on exploration before deciding to buy some for your school, come join us!

Presentation link: https://tinyurl.com/catca-robots

Speakers
avatar for Janet Bell

Janet Bell

Consultant, Learn All Ways Consulting
For many years, Janet has supported staff and students integrating edtech across the province and in Edmonton. Her grounded, down-in-the-heel approach can set you at ease as you scope out your next steps for inspiring student-centered learning in a technology-rich classroom with tools... Read More →


Thursday February 20, 2020 9:00am - 10:15am
2301

9:00am

Quilt Block Sewing
Limited Capacity filling up

Learn and Practice how to make a modern and colourful quilt block with a pattern designed by Elizabeth Hartman. The final project can be made into a pillow cover or wall hanging. Supplies will be provided. Skills such as using a rotary cutter, nesting seams and stitch selection will be discussed. Some beginner level sewing experience is required to succeed. The cost of the session is $15.00 with all fabric, and a pillow form included. Please e-transfer carlygibson@hotmail.com to confirm your attendance or bring cash.

Speakers
CG

Carly Gibson

Teacher at Central Middle School, RDPSD
Carly Gibson currently teaches foods and fashions courses at Central Middle School.



Thursday February 20, 2020 9:00am - 12:00pm
Central Middle School 5121 48 Ave

9:00am

Digital Painting
Limited Capacity filling up

Led by Dom Gomes and TJ Hartel at Hunting Hills High School.In this session, we will learn some basic Digital Painting techniques using Adobe Photoshop and Wacom Tablets.We will be colorizing some black and white photos - basically like a coloring book on the computer. Then we will be creating some Self Portraits - you get to trace, don't worry!No devices, tools or experience required.Participants will walk away with a print of each piece they create.

Speakers
avatar for TJ Hartel

TJ Hartel

Teacher, RDPSD
Led by Dom Gomes and TJ Hartel at Hunting Hills High School.In this session, we will learn some basic Digital Painting techniques using Adobe Photoshop and Wacom Tablets.We will be colorizing some black and white photos - basically like a coloring book on the computer. Then we will... Read More →


9:00am

Old School meets new school
Limited Capacity filling up

CNC and automation technology has touched every construction and manufacturing trade. We will explore how it works and create one or more programs and projects on the CNC Lathe. Blacksmithing is one of the oldest trades but is still current and necessary. We will explore how blacksmithing has remained current and join the old and new technologies to create one project.

Speakers
MO

Mike Owens

Fabrication/Robotics, Hunting Hills High School
I've been with Red Deer public for 15 years teaching Fabrication and Robotics. I am a journeyman machinist with 15 years of experience in the machining, welding and sheet metals trades.


10:45am

The Art Of Plating
Limited Capacity filling up

An in depth view on professional service plating. Using an array of different garnishes and tools to make your plates visually stunning.

Speakers
avatar for Jeff Lerouge

Jeff Lerouge

CTS Teacher, Notre Dame High School
I teach Food Studies at Notre Dame High School. I love to eat, travel and I would never pass up a great risotto! I truly believe in pushing my students to try new things and I'm often right there learning beside them. I love the community that forms when we eat together and I try... Read More →
RT

Richard Toll

Richard has 20 years of culinary experience in Canada, Great Britain and U.S. currently the head chef at Under The High Wheel in Edmonton. A huge whisky enthusiast and trained in sous vide cooking.


Thursday February 20, 2020 10:45am - 12:00pm
Notre Dame Room-1515-Foods Lab 50 Lees St, Red Deer, AB T4R 2P6, Canada

12:30pm

Beeswax Food-wrap Making
Limited Capacity filling up

Learn How to Make Beeswax Food Wraps: This session will have participants making their own beeswax food-wraps to take home and use as an environmentally friendly alternative to cling film. Supplies will be provided at a cost of $10. Please e-transfer carlygibson@hotmail.com to confirm your attendance or bring cash.

Speakers
CG

Carly Gibson

Teacher at Central Middle School, RDPSD
Carly Gibson currently teaches foods and fashions courses at Central Middle School.



Thursday February 20, 2020 12:30pm - 1:45pm
Central Middle School 5121 48 Ave

12:30pm

The Art of Pie Making
Limited Capacity filling up

Learn to create an amazing traditional pie dough and filling. Options ranging from beef and mushrooms, chicken and leek as well as vegetarian.

Speakers
avatar for Jeff Lerouge

Jeff Lerouge

CTS Teacher, Notre Dame High School
I teach Food Studies at Notre Dame High School. I love to eat, travel and I would never pass up a great risotto! I truly believe in pushing my students to try new things and I'm often right there learning beside them. I love the community that forms when we eat together and I try... Read More →
RT

Richard Toll

Richard has 20 years of culinary experience in Canada, Great Britain and U.S. currently the head chef at Under The High Wheel in Edmonton. A huge whisky enthusiast and trained in sous vide cooking.


Thursday February 20, 2020 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Notre Dame Room-1515-Foods Lab 50 Lees St, Red Deer, AB T4R 2P6, Canada

2:15pm

Beeswax Food-wrap Making
Limited Capacity filling up

Learn How to Make Beeswax Food Wraps: This session will have participants making their own beeswax food-wraps to take home and use as an environmentally friendly alternative to cling film. Supplies will be provided at a cost of $10. Please e-transfer carlygibson@hotmail.com to confirm your attendance or bring cash.

Speakers
CG

Carly Gibson

Teacher at Central Middle School, RDPSD
Carly Gibson currently teaches foods and fashions courses at Central Middle School.



Thursday February 20, 2020 2:15pm - 3:30pm
Central Middle School 5121 48 Ave
 
Friday, February 21
 

9:00am

Natural Soap Making Beginner Demo
Limited Capacity full

Our skin is our largest organ. What we put on our skin goes into our body. Time to consider what we're putting on it. There is a resurgence for getting back to natural basics in skincare. I've been making soap for a couple of years and enjoy sharing with others what I've learned. In this session, I will demonstrate how easy and fun it is to make all-natural and chemical-free soap. This session will be a demonstration. All attendees attending this session need to follow the following:
- everyone must wear lab coat and safety glasses while in the lab ( these will be provided by the college)
- absolutely no food or drink in the lab

Speakers
avatar for Dee Stokoe

Dee Stokoe

I've taught Foods Studies my entire teaching career and am a believer that healthy eating is a choice. I love learning about food and how it can help nourish our bodies so we can feel the best that we can. I have a curiosity about the latest trends in nutrition and enjoy exploring... Read More →


Friday February 21, 2020 9:00am - 10:15am
1436

9:00am

Your Partner in Young Worker Injury Prevention
Since 2011, Safety in Schools has provided more than 20,000 high school students across Alberta with access to free, online, industry-recognized workplace safety training.Our team is at the forefront of young worker safety, partnering with industry and training organizations and working directly with survivors of workplace injuries to develop and deliver eight original experience-focused programs since 2014, and reach more 8,000+ students with in-school presentations form injury survivors. This work continues with multiple online programs at various stages of development and planning in progress for another school speaking tour in Spring 2020. Educators attending this session will be the first to sneak a peek at upcoming program developments and provide insight on them through post-session surveys and optional focus group activities following the presentation. We recommend this session to anyone involved in career guidance, work experience, skilled trades or mental health.

Speakers
avatar for Sara Rooseboom

Sara Rooseboom

Program Coordinator, Safety in Schools Foundation of Canada
After graduating from the University of Calgary in 2011, Sara spent two years in public service before joining the Safety in Schools team in March 2014. As the Foundation’s Program Coordinator, she is responsible for the management of day to day operations, outreach and expansion... Read More →


Friday February 21, 2020 9:00am - 10:15am
2303

9:00am

Fry Jacks For Breakfast
Limited Capacity filling up

Fry Jacks are a tasty treat usually served with breakfast in Belize. They can be prepared in a variety of ways from savory to sweet! Come learn the art of making fry jacks and the various ways they can be eaten.

Speakers
avatar for Nancy Lindley

Nancy Lindley

I have been teaching foods for a number of years, and I love to travel!


Friday February 21, 2020 9:00am - 12:00pm
1501-Cornstone Kitchen

9:00am

The Art of Bread Making
Limited Capacity filling up

A demo and hands on learning about starters and breads. We will make focaccia, french baguette dough and bagels. Nothing better than fresh bread.

Speakers
avatar for Jeff Lerouge

Jeff Lerouge

CTS Teacher, Notre Dame High School
I teach Food Studies at Notre Dame High School. I love to eat, travel and I would never pass up a great risotto! I truly believe in pushing my students to try new things and I'm often right there learning beside them. I love the community that forms when we eat together and I try... Read More →
RT

Richard Toll

Richard has 20 years of culinary experience in Canada, Great Britain and U.S. currently the head chef at Under The High Wheel in Edmonton. A huge whisky enthusiast and trained in sous vide cooking.


9:00am

Engine Lathe 2
Limited Capacity seats available

A small step up from the 1st engine lathe session (2018-19). We will explore turning, taper turning, hardening and grinding through the creation of a project.

Speakers
MO

Mike Owens

Fabrication/Robotics, Hunting Hills High School
I've been with Red Deer public for 15 years teaching Fabrication and Robotics. I am a journeyman machinist with 15 years of experience in the machining, welding and sheet metals trades.


9:00am

Winter Activity Day - Facilitation Skills for Outdoors and Classrooms
Limited Capacity seats available

Welcome to Kuriakos! We’re thrilled to host you for our Outdoor Education Day.We run Outdoor Education programs from our site on Sylvan Lake. We are 30 minutes west of Red Deer, north of Hwy 11A on Range Road 24.Topics to be covered include classroom initiatives and theories of facilitation in Experiential Education. Activities for the day will include snowshoeing, tree identification (guided nature walk),knot-tying, and low ropes initiatives. Participants will be provided with session notes and assorted lesson plans for Outdoor Education.Please dress for the weather. We’ll provide all the equipment.
We'll provide coffee + lunch.For more information about Kuriakos Outdoor School, visit https://kuriakos.ab.ca/outdoor-school

Speakers
avatar for Paul Kopjar

Paul Kopjar

Assistant Director, Kuriakos Outdoor School
Hi there! I'm the Assistant Director at Kuriakos, a camp and retreat centre on Sylvan Lake. Since 2010, Kuriakos has been offering Outdoor Education programs through Kuriakos Outdoor School (KOS). I've been in my role since 2014, but have worked here since the beginning of KOS programs... Read More →


Friday February 21, 2020 9:00am - 3:30pm
5-39317, Range Rd 24, Lacombe County, AB T4E 2R7

12:30pm

Basic Butchery
Limited Capacity full

Basic poultry and break downs of primal and sub primal cuts. Both demo and hands on work shops. We will learn how to process and what to do with the cuts after.

Speakers
avatar for Jeff Lerouge

Jeff Lerouge

CTS Teacher, Notre Dame High School
I teach Food Studies at Notre Dame High School. I love to eat, travel and I would never pass up a great risotto! I truly believe in pushing my students to try new things and I'm often right there learning beside them. I love the community that forms when we eat together and I try... Read More →
RT

Richard Toll

Richard has 20 years of culinary experience in Canada, Great Britain and U.S. currently the head chef at Under The High Wheel in Edmonton. A huge whisky enthusiast and trained in sous vide cooking.


12:30pm

Sweets Treats Across the Globe
Limited Capacity filling up

Come explore a variety of sweet treats from different cultures around the world. Paletas, Asian Coconut Ice Cream, Flan, Lime Pie.... We'll divide up into to small groups to prepare a variety of different cultural desserts, and then have an opportunity to share.

Speakers
avatar for Nancy Lindley

Nancy Lindley

I have been teaching foods for a number of years, and I love to travel!


Friday February 21, 2020 12:30pm - 3:30pm
1501-Cornstone Kitchen

2:15pm

Pulses: from Farm to Table!
Did you know that pulses are dry peas, beans, lentils and chickpeas and we grow them right here in Alberta? Come to this interactive session and discover more about the pulse industry in Alberta, how to prepare pulses and get some ideas to help you incorporate pulses into your class curriculum. You'll get some great resources to take home with you at the end of the session. Get your taste buds ready to try some samples showcasing the great taste and versatility of pulses!

Speakers
avatar for Debra McLennan

Debra McLennan

Food & Nutrition Coordinator, Alberta Pulse Growers
Debra McLennan is a registered dietitian with over two decades of experience in education, health care and industry. Debra now brings her passion for food and nutrition to her role as Food and Nutrition Coordinator with Alberta Pulse Growers where she enthusiastically encourages everyone... Read More →


Friday February 21, 2020 2:15pm - 3:30pm
2401