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OATG P.D. Day (Fortbildungstag 2016): Be there! Seien Sie dabei!

Hello everyone!

Registration is still open for our OATG PD Day on Sunday, November 27. Lunch, great networking, outstanding workshops, and much more await you.

Registration via Google Doc:

Please note that the start time has been revised to 1:15 PM. Thank you for your understanding.

Our host venue will be the lovely Westmount Recreation Centre (35 Lynbrook Drive, Hamilton ON, L9C 4B1;
Main Street exit from Highway 403). Thank you to Treasurer Christopher Eckart for hosting us in his city this year.

Mileage for those traveling 70km or more to the host site will be reimbursed upon request. Assistance in reimbursing certain travel costs may be available.

Attending our OATG event will also give you a great opportunity to prepare for presenting and/or attending the CATG Conference in February in Oakville. The CATG Host Committee is actively looking for papers, presentations, workshops, and more for the national event this winter. Come to OATG and bounce some ideas off of your colleagues and friends.

Looking forward to seeing you in Hamilton.

Mit besten Grüßen,


Ontario Association of Teachers of German
Professional Development Day (Fortbildungstag)

Thema 2016: „Kommunikation in allen Sinnen“
(2016: Communication Across All Senses)

Sunday, November 27, 2016
35 Lynbrook Drive
Hamilton, ON   L9C 4B1

Registration via Google Doc:   

Revised Program

                12:45 PM             Registration begins
                                                A light lunch, tea, and coffee will be served

                1:15 PM                Welcome and introductions
                                                Wörter lernen und nicht wieder vergessen
                                                Friedrich Broeckelmann – ZfA Toronto

                2:15 PM                Szenariendidatik: kommunikative Situationen im Unterricht besser bewältigen
                                                Teresa Sudenis – Goethe-Institut Toronto

                3:30 PM                Break and Networking (snacks, tea, and coffee will be served)  

                4:00 PM                Financial Literacy: Strategies and Activities to Assist DaF/DaZ-Learners and Educators
                                                [presented in German and English]
Jimmy Steele – York University/Toronto District School Board
                4:45 PM                Information and reminders regarding the revised International Languages curriculum

                5:00 PM                Final remarks and closing

                5:30 PM                OATG Annual General Meeting (additional food will be provided)
                                                All members in good standing are welcome to attend.

The cost of the afternoon is $35.00. Receipts will be provided electronically following the event.

Teacher candidates may attend these workshops at no charge.

A reminder that professional dues (to the OATG and others) are tax-deductable.

Goodies and giveaways provided by Goethe Books ( and the OATG.