2017 Public Education Symposium Update

2017 1/9 | Connects Page, OPSBA Events, Trustee PD

Don’t miss the stimulating, thought-provoking sessions we have planned for this year’s Public Education Symposium (PES). Please see the full program.

PRE-SYMPOSIUM – January 19:

  • Launch of the Ministry of Education’s Revised Strategic Planner’s Guidebook for School Board Trustees – your feedback will be sought.
  • Labour Relations – Effective Preparation for Collective Bargaining

MAIN SYMPOSIUM – January 19 – 21:

Keynote Speaker – Thursday evening:  AMY WHITAKER, author of “Art Thinking”.

Keynote Speakers – Friday:

  • MITZIE HUNTER – Minister of Education
  • INDIRA NAIDOO-HARRIS – Associate Minister of Education
  • CHIEF WILTON LITTLECHILD – Toward Reconciliation: Understanding Our History – Treaties and Residential Schools
  • Chris Vollum – Social Media Fitness
  • Workshops, OPSBA Regional Meetings, and meetings of the OPSBA Indigenous Trustees’ Council and Directors of Education.

Online registration

For further information on Program, please contact Susan Weinberg sweinberg@opsba.org

For hotel accommodation, please contact Ernesta Graham egraham@opsba.org