Media advisory - AEFO 2008 Policy Convention

    Sunday, March 9 to Tuesday, March 11, 2008
    Ballroom, Main Floor
    Château Laurier, 1 Rideau St., Ottawa

    OTTAWA, March 5 /CNW Telbec/ - Some 200 teachers and educational workers
from across the province, members of the Association des enseignantes et des
enseignants franco-ontariens, will be attending AEFO's 2008 Policy Convention,
in Ottawa, starting this weekend. Delegates will elect the 2008-10 Provincial
Executive and debate education issues. Resolutions stemming from an important
survey on work-place well-being will also be on the agenda.
    Reporters are welcome throughout the meeting. Please register in the
Ballroom Foyer on the Main Floor.

    Convention highlights

    Sunday, March 9, 2008
    8:30 a.m.                Opening address: Paul Taillefer, AEFO president

    1 p.m.                   Official launch - Femmes de vision

    Monday, March 10, 2008(*)
    1:30 p.m.                Official launch - Réseau Echange

    2:00 p.m.                Honorable Kathleen Wynne, Minister of Education

    3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.   Resolutions

    7:00 p.m.                Banquet and awards

    (*) Elections to AEFO's Provincial Executive will be held throughout the
    day. Results for the position of president will be announced before noon.

    Tuesday, March 11, 2008
    8:30 a.m.                Address by Ms Claudette Paquin, executive
                             director, TFO

    Founded in 1939, AEFO represents some 9,000 teachers and education
workers in Ontario=s French-language elementary and secondary schools and
workers in other French-language establishments.

For further information:

For further information: Marie-Elisabeth Brunet, Communications Officer,
(613) 244-2336, (613) 850-6410 (cellular)

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