2022 Student Orientation Day

Orientation Schedule for 2022/23 Bachelor of Education Students

Thursday, September 1, 2022

TimeDetails
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.Meet Your Practicum Program Manager:

Elementary & Middle Years Practicum Presentation with Rod Brown, Associate Director, Academic and Professional Support, Program Manager – Practicum (Elementary & Middle Years)

  • Room 1013, Earth Science Building (ESB)
    2207 Main Mall [Map]


Secondary Practicum Presentation with Cynthia Clerc, Program Manager – Practicum (Secondary)

  • Room 1250, Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS)
    2260 West Mall [Map]


Meet TEO Student Services Support – Dr. Keith McPherson, Program Manager – Student Services (Elementary & Middle Years), Bette Shippam, Program Manager – Student Services (Secondary), and Yvonne Dawydiak, Learning Design Manager

10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.Meet Your Cohort/Inquiry Group:

Following the practicum sessions, you will have an opportunity to meet with your cohorts in the Elementary & Middle Years or in your Secondary Inquiry groups to connect, ask questions, and form community.

Look for your Inquiry seminar (EDUC 450/451) section number in the list below to determine your group's meeting location.

Building addresses are listed at bottom.

101/111 – FORW 519
102 – PCN 1009
112 – PCN 1008
103/113 – SCRF 1128
104/114 – SPPH B151
105/115 – ANSO 207
107 – SPPH 143
117 – SPPH B108
108/118 – SCRF 209
109/119 – SCRF 310
110/120 – SCRF 206
305 – SCRF 1106
306 – SCRF 1214
307 – SCRF 1107
308 – SCRF 1211
309 – SCRF 1317
311 – SCRF 1207
312 – SCRF 1204
320 – PCN 1302
S14 – BIOL 1001
S17 – SCRF 205
S18 – PCN 1011
S19 – FNH 320
S21 – SCRF 1130
S22 – BUCH D323
S23 – BUCH D313
S24 – PCN 1215

ANSO – Anthropology and Sociology, 6303 North West Marine Drive
BIOL – Biological Sciences, 6270 University Blvd
BUCH – Buchanan Block D, 1866 Main Mall
FNH – Food, Nutrition and Health, 2205 East Mall
FORW – Frank Forward - UBC Learning Spaces, 6350 Stores Rd
PCN – Ponderosa Commons - Oak House, 6445 University Blvd
SCRF – Neville Scarfe, 2125 Main Mall
SPPH – School of Population and Public Health, 2206 East Mall


Room locations will also be posted in the Scarfe foyer on Orientation Day and in Canvas ("Navigating the BEd Program Module").

11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Lunch Break

• See what's open on campus: UBC Food Services
• Meet and greet with TEO staff in front of Scarfe's main entrance and pick up a cohort button while you're there!
• The UBC Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Office (SVPRO) will be in the foyer outside the Great Hall in the Nest during lunch, the afternoon break, and at the end of the day. Stop by to meet some of their team and learn about support and prevention services at UBC.

12:15 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.Meet in the Great Hall, The AMS Student Nest
6133 University Blvd
(Snack will be provided)
12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Keynote with Dr. Ellen Field, Assistant Professor, Lakehead University (Keynote Details)

• Welcome – Dr. Jan Hare, Dean pro tem
• Welcome – Dr. Karen Ragoonaden, Associate Dean, Teacher Education

1:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.Break
2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.Education Students' Association (ESA) Information

Bette Shippam, Program Manager – Student Services (Secondary)

2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.BEd '22 Alumni Panel

• Carly Arrotta, Secondary (Social Studies: History)
• Selina Boan, Secondary (English, NITEP)
• Nathan Fong, Elementary & Middle Years (Education for Sustainability)
• Koryna Kirkpatrick, Elementary & Middle Years (Middle Years/Self-Regulated Learning)
• Dave MacKenzie, Elementary & Middle Years (Arts-Based & Creativity)
• Frank Zotter, Secondary (Theatre)

3:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.Student Social at the Gallery Patio & Lounge

This is an optional social event for teacher candidates. The Gallery is located on the top floor (level 4) of The Nest.