2019/20 Academic Calendar

Please take note of these important program dates when planning your year ahead. The teacher education program mirrors the expectations for attendance required in the profession.

Teacher candidates attend classes during the UBC Reading Break.

 

Elementary & Middle Years Program Dates

Winter Session Term 1
August 29 to December 13, 2019

August 29, 2019 BEd Orientation Day Attendance is Mandatory
September 3, 2019 Term 1 begins First day of classes
October 3, 2019 School-based orientation practicum begins 1 day/week
October 14, 2019 Thanksgiving Day Classes cancelled
October 25, 2019 Professional Development Day Classes cancelled
October 28, 2019 School-based orientation practicum begins 2 weeks
November 8, 2019 School-based orientation practicum ends
November 11, 2019 Remembrance Day Classes cancelled
December 5, 2019 TC Professional Development Conference School visits cancelled
December 13, 2019 Term 1 ends Last day of classes


Winter Session Term 2
January 6 to June 5, 2020

January 6, 2020 Term 2A begins First day of classes
January 9, 2020 EDUC 321 school-based orientation practicum begins 1 day/week practicum begins
January 16, 2020 Community Field Experience Contact Day
January 17, 2020 Education Career Fair Classes cancelled except EDCP 320
February 14, 2020 Term 2A ends Last day of classes
February 17, 2020 Family Day Classes cancelled
February 18, 2020 Term 2B begins First day of classes
March (Date TBA) Summer registration opens
March 12, 2020 EDUC 321 school-based orientation practicum ends 1 day/week practicum ends
March 20, 2020 Term 2B ends Last day of classes
March 30, 2020 EDUC 418 / EDUC 419 school-based extended practicum begins
April 10, 2020 Good Friday Classes cancelled
April 13, 2020 Easter Monday Classes cancelled
May 18, 2020 Victoria Day Classes cancelled
June 5, 2020 EDUC 418 / EDUC 419 school-based extended practicum ends


Summer Session
June 8 to July 31, 2020

June 8, 2020 EDUC 430 community field experience begins
June 26, 2020 EDUC 430 community field experience ends
July 6, 2020 Summer session term 2 begins First day of classes
July 31, 2020 Summer session term 2 ends Last day of classes

 

Secondary Program Dates

Winter Session Term 1
August 29 to December 13, 2019

August 29, 2019 BEd Orientation Day Attendance is mandatory
September 3, 2019 Term 1 begins First day of classes
October 1, 2019 School-based visits begin 1 day/week (cohort based)
October 14, 2019 Thanksgiving Day Classes cancelled
October 21 to 24, 2019 Pre-practicum meetings with faculty advisors Location and date TBA
October 25, 2019 Professional Development Day Classes cancelled
October 28, 2019 School-based orientation practicum begins 2 weeks
November 8, 2019 School-based orientation practicum ends
November 11, 2019 Remembrance Day Classes cancelled
November 12 to 15, 2019 Post-practicum debriefing meetings with faculty advisors Location and date TBA
November 19, 2019 School-based orientation practicum 1-day/week practicum resumes at placement schools
December 3, 2019 TC Professional Development Conference School visits cancelled
December 13, 2019 Term 1 ends Last day of classes


Winter Session Term 2
January 6 to May 15, 2020

January 6, 2020 Term 2 begins First day of classes
January 16, 2020 Community Field Experience Contact Day Classes cancelled
January 17, 2020 Education Career Fair Classes cancelled
January 24, 2020 Pre-Practicum Contact Day Classes cancelled
January 20-24, 27-31, 2020 EDUC 421 Meetings with Faculty Advisors Locations, date, and time TBA
January 31, 2020 Term 2 ends Last day of classes
February 3, 2020 EDUC 421 School-based Extended Practicum begins
February 17, 2020 Family Day Classes cancelled
March (Date TBA) Summer registration opens
April 10, 2020 Good Friday Classes cancelled
April 13, 2020 Easter Monday Classes cancelled
April 24, 2020 EDUC 421 School-based Extended Practicum ends
April 27, 2020 EDUC 430 Community Field Experience begins
May 15, 2020 EDUC 430 Community Field Experience ends


Summer Session
May 19 to July 31, 2020

May 18, 2020 Victoria Day Classes cancelled
May 19, 2020 Summer Session Term 1 begins First day of classes
June 26, 2020 Summer Session Term 1 ends Last day of classes
July 6, 2020 Summer Session Term 2 begins First day of classes
July 31, 2020 Summer Session Term 2 ends Last day of classes