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Call for Presenters

The deadline for proposals has been extended to May 11, 2012.

The Provincial Educational Services Committee is hosting its next biennial conference – “Overcoming Obstacles in Education / Surmonter les obstacles en education”.

The 2012 Conference will be held at the Hilton Suites Toronto/Markham Conference Centre & Spa on Thursday, November 15 & Friday, November 16, 2012. This conference will focus on best strategies to identify and address the many obstacles faced by those working in education.

Call for Presenters

We are currently inviting proposals for workshops, highlighting new and innovative responses to the challenges faced in elementary, secondary and university settings.  All educational workers and related professionals are invited to submit a workshop application form relating to the theme of the conference.  Suggested topics include:

  • Aboriginal/First Nations/Indigenous Issues
  • Adult Education
  • Attendance
  • Bullying & Harassment
  • Community Involvement
  • Funding
  • Mental Illness & Addiction
  • Parent Involvement
  • Progressive Discipline
  • Special Education
  • Student Success

If you have a workshop topic which you believe should be considered, please submit/fax your fully completed application form (see Related Attachments below) no later than April 6, 2012 to:

Karen Metherall
Conference Coordinator
Educational Services Department
60 Mobile Drive
Toronto, ON  M4A 2P3
Tel: 416-751-8300 x.320 or 800-267-7867
Fax:  416-751-7079
Email: esc-conf@osstf.on.ca