Sheraton Centre Hotel123 Queen Street WestToronto, ON M5H 2M9
Please ensure you register for the Public Education Symposium AND book your room at the hotel BEFORE the holidays.
Thursday, January 23: 7:30 p.m.Friday, January 24: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.Saturday, January 25: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
ONLINE REGISTRATION - New Provider
OPSBA's 2020 Public Education Symposium (PES) will take place in Toronto,
January 23 to 25, 2020. PES is the premier professional learning event of the year for school board trustees and offers outstanding keynote speakers who are experts in their field, dynamic, stimulating and interactive sessions, opportunities to discuss the future of education and time to network with colleagues across the province. Trustees, Directors of Education, supervisory officers and student trustees are warmly encouraged to attend PES 2020.
NOTE: "NEW" procedure for
If you need to cancel a hotel reservation, please ensure you
cancel BEFORE MONDAY, December 16, 2019.
Hotel cut-off date: January 6, 2020The preferred hotel rate is $229.00 plus taxes (single/double). Book online before
January 6, 2020 in order to receive the preferred rate. After this deadline, rooms will be available on a space-available basis only.
Lori Lukinuk, CP-T, PRP Certified Parliamentarian, Professional Registered Parliamentarian:Parliamentary Procedures -
Setting the Stage: Foundational Concepts for Effective MeetingsParliamentary Procedures -
Beyond the Basics: Building on the Foundation
Sheila MacKinnon, Partner, Shibley Righton LLP:Everything a Trustee Needs to Know About Best Practices for Board Meetings
Student Trustees Session with Ryan Brown, Sarah Chun, Bella Frick, Isaac Glassman and Sean McCloskey:Supporting Student Leaders
OPSBA Session with Jennifer McIntyre, May Moore and Judith Nyman:How OPSBA Supports Trustees and School Boards
Susan Weinberg, Professional Development Coordinator, 416-340-2540, x128 or email the Webmaster