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Canadian School Boards Association (CSBA) Congress 2019, National Trustees Gathering on Indigenous Education & the Ontario Public School Boards' Association (OPSBA) AGM

2019 AGM and Program, concurrent with Canadian School Boards Association (CSBA) Congress 2019

Hotel cut-off date:  Monday, June 10
Early Bird Registration Fee ENDS:  Friday, June 14 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:  National Trustee Gathering on Indigenous Education

  • National Chief Perry Bellegarde
  • Kevin Lamoureux


  • Dr. Gabor Maté
  • Valérie Chort
  • Brian Woodland

JULY 4 – 6, 2019
National Trustees Gathering on Indigenous Education (NTGIE)
JULY 3 – 4, 2019

The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto
1 Harbour Square, Toronto, M5J 1A6

Leading Today with a Vision for Tomorrow 

CSBA Congress is the leading national professional development event for the school board sector in Canada and the Ontario Public School Boards' Association has built a program inspired by the outstanding work of school boards across the country.   We, in Ontario, are confident of offering a dynamic and inspiring program in Toronto this July, 2019. 

Our theme is "Leading Today with a Vision for Tomorrow" and Ontario is proud to welcome our partners across Canada at the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel from July 4 - 6. 

OPSBA's AGM is being run concurrently with CSBA Congress in 2019.  At OPSBA's AGM, OPSBA members determine priorities and directions for the coming year, elect officers and plan for the future. 

Online Registration 

Program Outline 

IMPORTANT Meeting dates : 

Thursday, July 4

  • 12:00 noon – 3:00 p.m. :  OPSBA Board of Directors Meeting
  • 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. :  CSBA Board Meeting and AGM
  • 4:00 p.m.  :  OPSBA's Indigenous Trustees' Council Meeting

Friday, July 5

  • 1:30 – 2:00 p.m.  :  OPSBA Nomination Period (of Executive Officers)
  • 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.  :  OPSBA's AGM
  • 3:15 p.m.  :  OPSBA Executive Officer Elections

Saturday, July 6

  • 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.  :  OPSBA Indigenous Trustees Election
  • 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.  :  OPSBA Regional Council Elections
  • 3:30 – 4:00 p.m.  :  OPSBA Board Organization Meeting

Hotel Information

The preferred hotel rate is $239 (single/double accommodation) or $269 (triple). Please contact the hotel directly for reservations.

Book online
Telephone:1-888-627-8559 (reservations centre) before June 10, 2019. Please quote the group name – Canadian School Boards Association (or CSBA) Congress OR the group code "CF30AA" to receive the special group rate. After this deadline, rooms will be available on a space-available basis only.

Important Material for the OPSBA AGM

OPSBA Election Nominations Received Chart as of June 7, 2019
Call for Nominations for OPSBA Elected Positions 2019
OPSBA Candidates' Election Guide 2019
OPSBA Election Nomination Form 2019
OPSBA Roles & Responsibilities Guide 2019

Policy Resolution Submission Form and Guidelines
Proposed Amendment to the Constitution Submission Form