Speakers include Pan Am 2015 CEO, Maddox Jolie Pitt Foundation CEO, Andrea Horwath
TORONTO, Aug. 10, 2012 /CNW/ - Close to 800 public elementary school teachers will attend the 2012 Annual Meeting of the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario in Toronto from August 13-16 at the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel. They will debate, and set policies and directions for the coming year.
Ian Troop, CEO of the 2015 Toronto Pan/Para Pan Am Games will address delegates; ETFO is already working on related 2015 projects. This year's social justice speaker is Stephan Bognar, CEO of the Maddox Jolie Pitt (MJP) Foundation funded by Angelina Jolie. ETFO works in partnership with the Foundation to provide support for women and girls living in Cambodian rural villages. Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath will also address the delegates and respond to questions.
ETFO represents 76,000 elementary public school teachers and education professionals across the province and is the largest teacher federation in Canada.
|What:||ETFO Annual Meeting|
|Where:||Westin Harbour Castle Hotel, Metropolitan Ballroom, 1 Harbour Square, Toronto|
|When:||August 13-16, 2012|
Reporters are welcome to attend sessions. Media credentials are available at the ETFO Media Centre (Queen's Quay 1). For meeting hours, daily agenda, and resolutions, see www.etfo.ca, and click on the Annual Meeting link. During the meeting, regular updates will be posted to our blog located at www.annualmeeting.ca, Twitter (@ETFOnews), and Facebook (navigate to http://facebook.myetfo.org). The blog will be live as of August 13.
| Mon., Aug. 13
|| 4:20 p.m.
Welcoming Address by Sam Hammond, ETFO President
Following his address, Hammond will be available to speak to the media.
| Tues., Aug. 14
|| 11:15 a.m.
Address by Andrea Horwath, Leader of the Ontario NDP
| Wed. Aug .15
|| 11:00 a.m.
Address by Ian Troop, CEO of the 2015 Pan/Para Pan Am Games
|| 1:45 p.m.
Address by Stephan Bognar, CEO of the Maddox Jolie Pitt Foundation
|Thurs., Aug. 16||10:00 a.m. - Remarks from President Sam Hammond|
SOURCE: Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario
For further information:
Valerie Dugale: (416) 948-0195 (cell); [email protected]
Izida Zorde:(416) 948-2554 (cell); [email protected]
Mary Morison:(416) 948-3406 (cell); [email protected]
August 13-16 ETFO Media Centre, Queens Quay 1, Westin Harbour Castle Hotel - 416-957-7181