Make sure to mark down February 26 on your calendar, as the Canadian Education Association (CEA) hosts a candid conversation with the Right Honourable Paul Martin.
The CEA is presenting Aboriginal Education: the Urgency to Act - A candid conversation with the Right Honourable Paul Martin on February 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. at BMO Financial Group, First Canadian Place, 100 King Street West, 68th Floor, Toronto, Ontario.
OPSBA's Public Education Symposium (PES) is the pre-eminent professional development event of the year for school board trustees.
OPSBA President Michael Barrett responded on Friday, Nov. 21, to a column in the Toronto Star on the role of school board trustees:
"In a world wherein democracy is constantly under threat, it is disappointing that Edward Keenan would be an advocate of a further erosion of a community's ability to have influence within local government by advocating for the disbanding of the role of school trustees.
The 2014 Good Governance: A Guide for Trustees, School Boards, Directors of Education and Communities document is now available in print and has been distributed directly to school boards as a resource for trustees and boards as the 2014 to 2018 term of office gets underway.
The Guide is also now available in an online browsable format accessible at www.ontarioschooltrustees.org.