Academic Dates 2017-2018

Year One: 2017-2018

Fall Term 2017
August 28 - September 1
Professional Teaching Orientation Week
September 4
Labour Day (classes that week on Thursday & Friday)
September 5 - October 6
Classes; 2 Field Days per week in a Professional Development School (PDS) site
October 9
Thanksgiving
October 10 - 20
PDS Field Days Block
October 23 - November 24
Classes; 2 Field Days per week in a PDS site
November 27 - December 15
Practicum 1
Winter Term 2018
January 4 - March 9
Classes; 2 Field Days per week in a PDS site
February 19
Family Day
March 12 - 16
March Break
March 19 - April 6
Practicum 2
March 30
Good Friday
April 2
Easter Monday (not a University holiday - classes are held)
April 9 - April 27
Alternative Placement
April 30
Professional Teaching Transition Day

 
Year Two: 2017-2018

Fall Term 2017
August 28 - September 1
Professional Teaching Orientation Week
September 4
Labour Day (classes that week on Thursday & Friday)
September 5 - October 6
Classes; 2 Field Days per week at Professional Development School (PDS) site
October 9
Thanksgiving
October 10 - 20
Practicum 3
October 23 - November 24
Classes; 2 Field Days per week at PDS site
November 27 - December 15
Practicum 4
Winter Term 2018
January 4 - February 2
Classes; 2 Field Days per week at PDS site
February 5 - April 20
Laurier Professional Placement
February 19
Family Day
March 12 - 16 March Break
March 30
Good Friday
April 2
Easter Monday (school board holiday during practicum)
April 23 - April 27
Professional Teaching Transition Week
May 21
Victoria Day