Professional Development

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Professional Development

In the context of COVID-19
A Montréal School for All (AMSFA) and its partners are committed to respecting the current health measures defined by Public Health and the CNESST in its various activities.

The terms of participation (in person or virtual) will be specified later, depending on the health and safety rules.
Participants will be remunerated according to the rules in place in each school board or school service center.

In Support of Intervention in Montréal Disadvantaged Communities

A Montréal School for All offers a diverse range of support and professional development to increase the capacity of school teams of the three French-language school service centers and the two English-language school boards in the implementation of practices with regard to intervention in disadvantaged areas of Montréal and the predictors of academic success namely literacy, numeracy and school engagement. These practices are centered on the values ​​of equality, equity and social justice.

Participants are supported in a perspective of reflective practice and are invited to take a critical look at their practice based on data from research and experiential knowledge.

Target Audience

  • School team personnel: teachers, non-teaching professionals, daycare staff, support staff, CLC coordinators, and school administrators
  • School board personnel: administrators, consultants and other professionals

Professional Development Models Offered by AMSFA

  • Workshops
  • Co-development groups
  • Communities of practice (COP)
  • Networks
  • Artistic and cultural project preparation days
  • Tailor-made support, at the request of schools or school boards or school service centers.

Participation can be individual or as a team.

All professional development are available to both English and French sectors for registration.

For a full list of available professional development in French and for more detailed information click HERE.

A Montréal School For All

Contact person
Nancy Saltarelli:


All cycles


W01 AMSFA 101 – Principles and Concepts for Intervention in Montréal Disadvantaged Community Schools

October 27th, 2022

School librarian, school administrator (principal, vice-principal), administrative assistant personnel (secretary), teaching personnel (all), pedagogical consultant, school daycare personnel

All types of classroom, school daycare, AMSFA’s Targeted Schools, French sector and English sector

Registration period: from September 19th to October 12th, 2022 at 1:00 pm

Registration completed

Cycle 2, cycle 3


W06 Language and Literacy: Transfer of Learning Between ELA & FSL

December 6th, 2022, January 11th, 2023, March 14th, 2023, March 22nd, 2023

Teaching personnel (homeroom teacher, resource teacher)

French immersion classroom, AMSFA’s Targeted Schools, French sector and English sector

Registration period: from 7th to November 22nd, 2022 at 1:00 pm

Registration completed

Cycle 1, 2 and 3


W12 Using Mentor Texts to Cultivate Strong Readers and Writers

November 10th, 2022, December 14th, 2022

Teaching personnel (homeroom teacher, resource teacher, special education teacher)

All types of classroom, AMSFA’s Targeted Schools, French sector and English sector

Registration period: from September 26th to October 25th, 2022 at 1:00 pm

Registration completed

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