About POPEI

The Provincial Outreach Program for Early Intervention (POPEI) is a British Columbia Ministry of Education Provincial Resource Program with an outreach focus. For more information about POPEI and the services we offer, please review our Mandate, Outcomes & Service Delivery Model.

Why We're Here

The Provincial Outreach Program for Early Intervention (POPEI) is a British Columbia Ministry of Education Provincial Resource Program with an outreach focus.

Who We Help

POPEI provides services to educators in BC public school districts and Group I and II independent schools. Our support is delivered through in-services, networking, resources and eLearning opportunities.

Our Focus

POPEI has a focus of outreach and capacity building.

Who We Are

The POPEI Team consists of two Teacher Consultants:
Lisa Watson and Sasha Žekulin
Other team members include:

  • Scott Plumb, SD38 Site Administrator
  • Richard Steward, SD38 Supervising Administrator
  • Administrative Assistant and Technical Support via SD 38
  • District Partners from School Districts across BC

How We Help

  • Researching current evidence-based practice in the areas of intervention, assessment and literacy.

  • Connecting with educators in BC to share knowledge & good practice in the area of primary education.

  • Providing educators with online access to a variety of resources in a wide-range of formats.

  • Sharing evidence-based resources for intervention and effective classroom instruction.

  • Building and sustaining the capacity of educators in BC.

  • Providing knowledge and support to help teachers of diverse and struggling learners.

  • Encouraging and increasing effective instruction for all primary-aged learners.