Elementary Teachers Continue Professional Development in Kingston

TORONTO, April 27 /CNW/ - Three hundred elementary school teachers will be attending a unique day of professional learning on Friday, April 30, 2010 at Queen's University's Duncan McArthur Hall in Kingston.

The 'Working Together: Achievement for All' conference is a collaborative joint venture involving representatives from the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (Limestone Local), the Limestone District School Board and Queen's Faculty of Education.

Registered teachers have selected from a variety of curriculum-based workshops designed and presented by their own teaching colleagues with expertise in the various curriculum areas. Workshop topics include technology, the arts, French language instruction, equity and inclusion, and special education. There will be information booths and community displays, along with a special performance by the Limestone Teachers' Theatre Chorale.

This day promises to provide local teachers with exceptional learning opportunities, and gives them the ability to choose professional development that best suits their needs and interests as teaching professionals.

The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario represents 76,000 elementary public school teachers and education workers across the province and is the largest teacher federation in Canada.

SOURCE Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario

For further information: For further information: Mike Lumb, President, ETFO Limestone Local, (613) 634-8163 (office)

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