Tom Dirsa

Participates in 1 Session
Tom grew up on the tip of Cape Cod in Massachusetts and moved to Alberta, Canada for two years, which became a lifetime. 
After a successful career as a teacher, basketball coach, and a school administrator, including 12 years as Spirit River’s assistant principal, he retired to Leduc, Alberta.
Since his retirement Tom began a second career as a writer. He wrote the Alberta Distant Learning Preview/Review programs for the Junior High Social Studies courses. In 2017 he was the author of Canada Becomes a Federation as part of the Canada Turns 150 series.
For the past few years he has published a series of children picture books about a child with ADHD as he learns to cope with the world around him. His presentation is based on his experience with his grandson would was diagnosed with ADHD.

Sessions in which Tom Dirsa participates

Thursday February 14, 2019

9:00 AM
9:00 AM
  • Sweatye Eyes & Fishing for Answers
  • Signup required
  • St. Mary's High School - C202
  •  2 hours 45 minutes
  • Half Day Workshop
    Guidance and Student Support ServicesInclusive EducationSpecial EducationDivision 1 - Grades 1-3Division 2 - Grades 4-6Division 3 - Grades 7-9Division 4 - Grades 10-12