SACY Curriculum and Teacher Training Stream
SACY recognizes that teachers play an important role in positively influencing youth development. Training for all teachers and administrators is available.
We also train teachers who are interested in delivering the well-recognized “Fourth R classroom” curriculum where relationship knowledge and skills are taught in the same way as reading, writing, and arithmetic thus becoming the Fourth R (Relationships).
What does the SACY Curriculum and Teacher training stream do?
We develop and facilitate professional development opportunities which seek to:
- Enhance each school’s capacity to prevent, delay and reduce the problems associated with alcohol and other drug use within their student population and in the wider community;
- Improve teachers’ awareness and knowledge regarding alcohol and other drugs and increase their skills in responding to substance use related problems;
- Develop and strengthen the connections among students, teachers, parents and the wider school community
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SACY Professional Development sessions:
October 19, 2012 - Discussing Cannabis Policies: do educators have a role?
November 30, 2012 - A Day in the Life of Step (SACY) - a Sampler