TORONTO, June 7, 2012 /CNW/ - The Ontario College of Teachers will release a report from former Ontario Chief Justice Patrick LeSage reviewing its disciplinary procedures and outcomes at a media conference today at noon.
The College commissioned The Honourable Patrick J. LeSage C.M., O.ONT., Q.C., to conduct an independent review of its disciplinary procedures and outcomes and dispute resolution program last summer. The review is consistent with the College's practice of regularly examining its policies and procedures to ensure that they are meeting the College's obligation to the public.
Mr. LeSage, an Order of Canada member for his contributions to Ontario's justice system, has presided over some of Canada's most publicized and complex cases. He has served on a number of commissions and has conducted reviews including that of Ontario's police complaints system and of the Canadian military justice provisions of the National Defence Act.
|What: ||Release of the LeSage Report|
|Date: ||Thursday, June 7, 2012|
|Location: ||Ontario College of Teachers|
|||101 Bloor St. West, 14th floor|
|Who:||Michael Salvatori, OCT, Registrar and CEO|
|Liz Papadopoulos, OCT, Council Chair|
The full report will be available at www.oct.ca following the news conference.
The Ontario College of Teachers licenses, governs and regulates the profession of teaching in the public interest. It sets standards of practice and ethical standards, conducts disciplinary hearings and accredits teacher education programs affecting its 235,000 members in publicly funded schools and institutions across Ontario. The College is the largest self-regulatory body in Canada. Visit the College's website at www.oct.ca.
For further information:
416-961-8800 ext. 647