2010 Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association Annual General Meeting

    
    Saturday, March 12, Sunday, March 13 and Monday, March 14, 2010
    Metro Ballroom, Westin Harbour Castle Hotel,
    1 Harbour Square, Toronto
    416-957-7171 ext 4171
    

TORONTO, March 10 /CNW/ - More than 600 Catholic teachers from across Ontario, all local representatives of the Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association (OECTA), will attend their Annual General Meeting in Toronto this weekend, March 12, 13 and 14. OECTA represents the 43,000 men and women who teach from kindergarten through high school in Ontario's publicly funded English Catholic schools. OECTA is affiliated with the Ontario Teachers' Federation, the Canadian Teachers' Federation and Education International.

Throughout the three-day event, delegates will elect the 2010-11 Provincial Executive, debate education issues and establish by-laws and policies for the 2010-11 school year.

Reporters are welcome throughout the meeting, but require an OECTA media pass to attend. Please report to the staff at the Registration Desk in the foyer of the Metro Ballroom Westin Harbour Castle Hotel, Harbour Square, to present ID and pick up media passes.

More: http://www.oecta.on.ca/

    
    MEETING HIGHLIGHTS

    -  SATURDAY, MARCH 13 / METRO BALLROOM
    8:30 a.m.    Sessions begin
    9:10 a.m.    James Ryan, President OECTA, Report to the membership
    9:40 a.m.    Marshall Jarvis, OECTA General Secretary, Report to the
                 membership

    -  SUNDAY, MARCH 14 / METRO BALLROOM
    8:30 a.m.    Reno Melatti, President, Ontario Teachers' Federation
    9:50 a.m.    Liz Papadopolous, Chairperson Ontario College of Teachers
    10:15 a.m.   Guest Speaker: Phil Fontaine, Former Grand Chief, Assembly
                 of First Nations
    1:45p.m.     Guest Speaker: The Honourable Leona Dombrowsky, Minister of
                 Education, Ontario
    2:45 p.m.    Mary-Lou Donnelly, President, Canadian Teachers' Federation

    -  MONDAY, MARCH 15 / METRO BALLROOM
    8:30 a.m.    Sessions begin
    11:40 a.m.   Ken Georgetti, President, Canadian Labour Congress
    5:00 p.m.    Adjournment
    

SOURCE Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association

For further information: For further information: Aleda O'Connor, (416) 925-2493 X 509, March 14 - 16: (416) 543-5675; Diana Thomson, (416) 925-2493 X 507, March 14 - 16: (416) 543-6617

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