May 29

SIP – Camosun Summer Career Exploration Programs

SIP Summer Programs Poster

Mar 11

SD62 Welding Student Perspective – Angelo Blackwell


Jan 17

BC Parks Student Ranger Program – HIRING!

Click (HERE) for information on student rangers and future opportunities

Jan 10

Women in Trades and Technology

Women in Trades and Technology                            Exploration Day

9:30 AM – 2:00 PM, Wednesday February 20, 2019 Camosun College – Interurban Campus


  • The event is FREE, and lunch is provided.
  • SD62 Transportation provided (8 am EMCS departure and 8:30 am Cineplex Odeon departure for 9:15 am start, and 2:15 departure).
  • Students can choose option one (electrical, carp, comp science, & civil engineering) or option two (sheet metal, auto, electronics & mech. engineering) = see attached.
  • First apply, first confirmed seat availability. That being said we hope to have 8 seats open per school. After Feb 5th we will open any remaining seats up to any student in SD62 so we can make sure to fill all 32 available seats for the event.
  • Soft deadline of Feb 5th, 2019 please.

Please don’t hesitate to touch base if you have any questions, and please note all posters, permission slips, and applications are attached.

WITT Poster – Feb 20 2019

WITT 2019 – Agenda

Women in Trades Student Application


Oct 02

InSPIRE Presentations, FREE

Want to really InSPIRE your students?

FREE in­ School Presentations: Inform! Relate! Excite!

Skills Canada-BC and the South Island Partnership are pleased to offer the InSPIRE/SIP program to teachers from  Grade 6 to Grade 10 students in the Sooke School District*

**Presentations begin October 2018 and run through December 2018**

To register:  Ben Haber (SIP Transitions Coordinator) (250)812-2606

You can also book at:

This program is a unique, in-school presentation that provides teachers and students with a new perspective on skilled trades and technology careers through engaging, fun and thought-provoking activities. These no-cost presentations not only link classroom subjects and students’ passions to skilled trade and technology careers, they also provide useful resources to help with further exploration of career options.

Sep 19

eMentoring for Women interested in STEM Careers

Here is an amazing opportunity for girls in SD#62 who are interested in exploring career options in STEM.

It is a  ​free​ eMentoring program that pairs girls in high school across Canada with female role models in science, tech, engineering and math careers. They will support the girls with career ideas, mentoring, post secondary life,  and  more.

Click HERE to get all of the information related to this opportunity.

Sep 11

Career & Transition Opportunities 2018/2019

Here is a snap shot of a few key offerings that the Careers team is putting out to district teachers and students this school year.

There will be more information to come.

Downloadable doc here, Careers & Trans. Programs and Opportunities

Sep 06

myBlueprint Webinars, Lessons, and Support

If you are looking for a little support with myBlueprint please have a look at their most recent webinars and resource tools. These are available for teachers and students. There are a variety of dates and times for you to sign up, all you need is a computer and ear buds/ headphones.

To access all of the resources please select the image below.


In addition, here is the direct link to their lesson plans that you can customize to fit your learners.

Middle School Log in Instructions: 

Middle School Students may sign up for myBlueprint by following:

1) Visit

2) Click Sign Up 

3) Select SD62 Middle School Students

4) Follow Account Creation Process

Below is a video that will give you a visual outline of the sign-up process (33 seconds long)





Sep 06

Free Maker Day Training

If you are interested in taking a advantage of a free learning opportunity around Taking Making into your classroom so that you become certified, and become familiar with the steps involved in Make.

To access this free online course, please visit the Open Course Resources website, and look for Taking Making Into Classrooms under the Professional Learning tab.

Registering also allows you to print a personalized Certificate of Completion. This will be helpful if you want to provide evidence of the time you’ve spent engaged in Professional Learning.

Sep 05

myBlueprint App

Class Pass App for Class’s and Students

Class Pass is a companion app that makes it incredibly easy for students, or their teachers, to capture evidence of learning with pictures, videos, audio recordings, drawings, and journals, in real time, even with only one iPad or iPhone in the classroom.

Here is a quick introduction video

Go to your phones app store and search “MyBlueprint Class Pass”