OTTAWA, March 8, 2012 /CNW/ - Approximately 200 delegates, members of the Association des enseignantes et des enseignants franco-ontariens (AEFO), and 50 guests will be attending AEFO's 2012 Policy Convention in Ottawa, from March 10 to 13, 2012. AEFO represents 10 000 teachers and education workers in Ontario's French-language elementary and secondary schools, both Catholic and public, and workers in other French-language establishments.
Throughout the four-day event, delegates will elect the 2012-2014 Provincial Executive Committee, discuss issues pertaining to the operations of the Association and establish by-laws and policies for the next two years. Ontario's Minister of Education, the Honorable Laurel Broten, and representatives of the two Opposition parties at Queen's Park will address the delegates.
Representatives of the media are asked to register in the Nunavut Room, on the 4th floor. All activities will be held in the Provinces/Confederation I & II Room, on the 4th floor.
Saturday, March 10, 2012
|7 p.m.|| Official opening
Address from AEFO President, Mr. Benoit Mercier
Sunday, March 11, 2012
|9:00 a.m.|| Start of the election process*
|1:30 p.m.||Address from Mrs. Lisa MacLeod, MPP for Nepean-Carleton and Education Critic for the the Progressive Conservative Party, followed by a question period|
Monday, March12, 2012
|10:00 a.m.|| Address from Mr. Peter Tabuns, MPP for Toronto-Danforth and Education Critic for the New Democratic Party, followed by a question period
|1:30 p.m.|| Address from the Hon. Laurel Broten, Minister of Education, followed by a question period
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
|10:30 a.m.|| Address from the President Elect
|12 :00 p.m.||Adjournment|
* Elections for AEFO's Provincial Executive Committee will be held throughout the Convention. Results for the position of president will be announced before noon on Monday, March 12.
For further information:
Marie-Élisabeth Brunet, Director of Communications 613 244-2336 613 850-6410 (cellular)