April 29 – OPSBA Speaker Series, Advancing Reconciliation – First Nations, Métis and Inuit Education

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OPSBA invites you to join our next professional development session on Thursday, April 29 at noon. We are pleased to welcome Sean Monteith (Staff Advisor to OPSBA’s Indigenous Trustee Council and Director of Education Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board) who will lead the session Advancing Reconciliation – First Nations, Métis and Inuit Education. 

OPSBA is committed to advancing reconciliation and to helping trustees work through their boards to ensure that Indigenous students experience both well-being and academic success. In the session, we will explore issues such as de-streaming, decolonization and outreach to Indigenous students during the pandemic. 

The session will be interactive with plenty of opportunity for participants to ask questions. 

Join us via zoom onThursday, April 29 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

This series is offered free of charge. Registration is NOT required, but for our planning purposes if you have time, please send a quick email to Kendra Devine at kdevine@opsba.org indicating you plan to attend. 

About the OPSBA Speaker and Professional Development Series

Every second Thursday from February to May, OPSBA will offer online lunchtime speakers and professional development sessions for trustees. We invite you to grab your lunch and connect with fellow trustees while we bring you inspiring speakers and virtual workshops. The sessions will help you build capacity and thrive as boards respond to the challenges of the pandemic and other critical educational issues.