VTAM http://www.vtam.org Vocational Teachers' Association of Manitoba Fri, 02 Nov 2018 16:14:09 +0000 en-US hourly 1 TEAM & VTAM MTS PD Day 2018 http://www.vtam.org/team-vtam-mts-pd-day-2018/ http://www.vtam.org/team-vtam-mts-pd-day-2018/#respond Fri, 02 Nov 2018 16:07:34 +0000 http://www.vtam.org/?p=2199 Thanks to everyone who attended the MTS PD Day on October 19, 2018. Check out this post to see photos from the event. See you again next year!

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Additional sessions added to TEAM/VTAM PD Day 2018 http://www.vtam.org/additional-sessions-added-to-teamvtam-pd-day-2018/ http://www.vtam.org/additional-sessions-added-to-teamvtam-pd-day-2018/#respond Thu, 20 Sep 2018 20:33:45 +0000 http://www.vtam.org/?p=2063 September 20th Additional Sessions for TEAM / VTAM program

AM SESSIONS

Options, Curriculum, Grants and Assessment for Technology Education

Manitoba Education and Training

Presenters: Ken Clark and Kim Poirier

Kim and Ken, from the Instruction, Curriculum and Assessment Branch, will present on technology education options, curriculum, assessment, and funding grants. Kim will outline the world of Technology Education and Ken will present some principles of assessment and invite consideration of them from the perspective of technical and vocational education.

 

Lost Styrofoam Casting (already listed in program, but has no description)

This session will start with how to build a mini foundry out of affordable materials available at any hardware store. The mini foundry will allow us to melt aluminum using BBQ charcoal as fuel. WE will then explore lost-foam casting by creating basic patterns out of foam and burying them in sand to create various objects and patterns.

 

Plastic Welding

Chase Autobody Supplies

Martin McCormick

Having trouble repairing automotive plastics? Well look no further! Polyvance has a nitrogen, smokeless welding system that can complete reparis in a fraction of the time it takes 2 part adheisives. This system can virtually weld any automotive plastic. This will be both an informative and hands on session.

 

3M Welding Safety and Technology

Eldon Welding Systems

Eldon Baker

Feature and demonstration of the latest welding helmets and air-breathing equipment for welding

 

TIG Welding

Rachel Paulley

Demo on welding stainless steel and aluminum with TIG Welding equipment.

Participants are invited to try and perform welding techniques.

Equipment will be available from 7:00 am to 2:00 pm

 

Alignment Training

Hunter Engineering Company

Raymond Ruest

What is safety alignment and the importance of resetting these systems.

How to create a collision alignment printout with SAI/IA angles with the aligner.

What is a quick check and how to complete one.

What is Hunter learning channel and how you can benefit.

 

PM SESSIONS

 

3M Welding Safety and Technology

Eldon Welding Systems

Eldon Baker 

Feature and demonstration of the latest welding helmets and air-breathing equipment for welding

 

Resistance/MIG/Plastic Welding and Electronic

Chase Auto Body Supplies

Terry Sharanowski

The workshop will feature live demonstrations of varied new equipment being utilized in the automotive refinish industry. Attendees will also have the opportunity to use the tools with guidance from our technical experts on hand.

 

TIG Welding

Rachel Paulley

Demo on welding stainless steel and aluminum with TIG Welding equipment.

Participants are invited to try and perform welding techniques.

Equipment will be available from 7:00 am to 2:00 pm

 

Demo on AutoComp Elite Brake Lathe

Hunter Engineering Company

Raymond Ruest

Demonstration of new AutoComp Elite.

Information on what is Road Force, and how to correct it.

What is Hunter learning channel an how you can benefit.

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VTAM Tec Talk Newsletter http://www.vtam.org/vtam-tec-talk-newsletter/ Thu, 19 Jul 2018 13:46:59 +0000 http://www.vtam.org/?p=1827 tec-talk-logo

List of 2018 VTAM Award Winners

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2018 Tec Voc Teacher Education Graduating Class http://www.vtam.org/2018-tec-voc-teacher-education-graduating-class/ Fri, 29 Jun 2018 03:53:30 +0000 http://www.vtam.org/?p=1859 Congratulations go out to this years Red River College Technical Vocational Teaching Certificate graduates. All the best in your careers! and also a special thanks to all involved at Red River College that facilitate this program! Welcome to VTAM!

Past graduating classes:

2016-2017

Class of 2016-17

 

2015-2016

Tec Voc class 2015-16 cropped

 

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CVA-Canadian Vocational Association August 2014 Newsletter http://www.vtam.org/httpus3-campaign-archive2-comufadec83458868627e84ef4927idd435853919e6b47045aff/ http://www.vtam.org/httpus3-campaign-archive2-comufadec83458868627e84ef4927idd435853919e6b47045aff/#respond Mon, 07 Sep 2015 21:23:37 +0000 http://www.vtam.org/?p=1977 Open Newsletter   Current and interesting articles affecting vocational education from around the globe.

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Manitoba Education Library http://www.vtam.org/manitoba-education-library/ Tue, 19 May 2015 19:55:58 +0000 http://www.vtam.org/?p=1936 Connecting Educators to a World of Resources

Main Floor, 1181 Portage Ave. Winnipeg, MB, R3G 0T3

  • K-12 Classroom Curriculum Resources
  • Early Childhood Learning Resources
  • Alternate Format Student Materials
  • Manitoba Education Archives

Here is the link http://manitoba.ca/educationlibrary

 

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MTS Brochures http://www.vtam.org/mts-brochures/ Tue, 19 May 2015 19:19:35 +0000 http://www.vtam.org/?p=1912  

The Manitoba Teachers’ Society has a wonderful collection of resourceful brochures on several topics. Here are few to check out: 

Click on the image to view the full brochure in PDF

Becoming a teacher

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 Educator Assistance Program

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Online Safety for teachers

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Primary Prevention Team

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Teacher Action Cohort: Teachers Talking with Teachers

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Smartphones, Tablets and Other Devices in the Classroom

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For the full collection of brochures, visit http://www.mbteach.org/library2/category/brochure

 

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The Manitoba Teacher (April/May 2015) http://www.vtam.org/the-manitoba-teacher-aprilmay-2015/ Mon, 18 May 2015 22:49:28 +0000 http://www.vtam.org/?p=1905 Click link to view PDF of the April/May Newsletter

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CVA Newsletter http://www.vtam.org/cvap-newsletter/ Sat, 16 May 2015 21:55:03 +0000 http://www.vtam.org/?p=1890 Here is the link to the latest newsletter with interesting resources and current articles Click Here!

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Northlands Parkway Collegiate Kitchen http://www.vtam.org/northlands-parkway-collegiate-kitchen/ Sat, 09 Aug 2014 00:15:40 +0000 http://www.vtam.org/?p=1787 Check out the amazing kitchen layout at Northlands Parkway Collegiate in Winkler,MB.

Click here to view.

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