Class Presentations/PD

Program Summary

The Saskatoon Industry Education Council (SIEC) is a bridge between Saskatchewan’s career opportunities and youth. Through a partnership among business, K-12, and post-secondary schools, unique, hands-on career exploration events and programs are designed and delivered to students, helping them find a career that connects their passion and natural talents with current and future workforce needs. 

The SIEC is excited to provide professional development sessions for school staff and classroom presentations for students. All sessions can be in person or virtual.

Program Info


K – 12



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Staff Professional Development session offerings

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Invite the SIEC team into your school to learn about the hands-on career exploration programming we offer for high school students as they explore their future career paths. Our team will help staff become aware of over 40 annual programs and events connected to curricular outcomes. We can customize this presentation for your school.

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Financial literacy instruction PD sessions are available for Saskatchewan-based middle years and secondary teachers. Sessions range from a brief overview of our website to half or full-day workshops and collaboration opportunities. One-on-one support is also available for teachers new to teaching this subject in grades 7-12.

To learn more about SaskMoney and view our resources, visit



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Skill Sets middle-years PAA kits aid in delivering skilled trades-related curricula and provide teachers with the resources to deliver hands-on learning opportunities and career exploration activities for students. Each project identifies curricular outcomes and is broken down into lessons with step-by-step instructions, links to online resources, student learning activities, and assessment techniques.

Projects include:

  • Bicycle Repair & Headlight Construction
  • Eco-Home
  • CO2 Racer
  • Kitchen Basics

To learn more about Skill Sets and view our resources visit

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SaskCode equips teachers with the pedagogy, technological skills, and physical tools they need to embed computational thinking and coding into their classrooms. Our engaging, age-appropriate activities are linked to Saskatchewan curricula and use robotics that students love to learn with. SaskCode PD sessions can also be in person or virtual. Our sessions are intended for teachers new to coding, but we will also provide extensions for experienced teachers. All activities and information about the following kits can be found on

  • Robot Mouse (Grades K – 2)
  • Ozobot (Grades 3 – 4)
  • Edison (Grades 5 – 6)
  • Microbits – Green technology (Grades 6 – 10)
  • Tinkercad – Jewelry (Grades 5 – 9)
  • Tinkercad – Codeblocks (Grades 6 – 9)
  • Introduction to Arduino (Grades 7 – 12)
  • Arduino – Robot Cars (Grades 7 – 12)
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The Mind Over Matters initiative evolved as a response to the increased need for mental health education in schools. Our team is pleased to offer The Brain Story Professional Development for teaching staff from kindergarten to grade 12. Brain Story explains how lifelong health is determined by more than just our genes. Adverse Childhood experiences, also known as ACES, at sensitive periods of development change the brain in ways that increase or decrease the risk for later physical and mental illness, including addiction. 

The second part of this presentation consists of the Brain Architecture Game. This game is great for team building as you work in groups of 4-6 and get to see firsthand how we all begin life from a very different set point as determined by our genetic lottery.

To learn more about Mind Over Matters and to  view our resources visit


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Invite the SIEC team into your high school classroom for your students to learn about the hands-on career exploration programming we offer. Our team will help them become aware of over 40 annual programs and events to help them explore future career paths. We can customize this presentation for your classroom.

To learn more about the SIEC programming, visit

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Webinars are offered throughout the year for middle years and high school classes. The SaskMoney calendar is consistently updated with upcoming opportunities (especially in Financial Literacy Month in November!).

Teachers can contact [email protected] if there is a specific presentation they are hoping to arrange for students.

To learn more about SaskMoney and to view our resources, visit

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The SIEC’s employABILITY program helps students prepare for a successful job search and career launch. Class workshops are offered focused on resumé creation, job interview preparation, and the importance of professional skills. Since opportunities for in-person sessions are limited, it is recommended that interested classes be combined in a school.

To learn more about employABILITY and to view our resources, visit

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