Locations: Toronto, Ottawa, London and Thunder Bay
TORONTO, May 21, 2013 /CNW/ - The regulatory body for the teaching profession is issuing a professional advisory to its 237,000 members on how to keep students safe.
The College will host symposiums in schools in four Ontario communities beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, May 22 in Toronto, to release the advice, share research and to encourage dialogue within the entire school community, including police, parents and social service providers.
The symposiums will include presentations from experts about research on lockdown enhancements, violence prevention, use of social media in school crisis and an overview of what is happening now in Ontario schools to keep students safe.
On Wednesday, May 22 at 9 a.m. the College will supply this information to assist the media:
- news release
- background information
Members of the media are welcome to attend the symposiums.
|Date:||May 22, 2013|
|Time:||9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.|
|Location:||Le Collège Français|
|100, rue Carlton, Toronto|
Ottawa - May 23, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Notre Dame Catholic High School
710 Broadview Avenue, Ottawa
London - May 24, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
John Paul II Catholic Secondary School
1300 Oxford Street E, London
Thunder Bay - May 27, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Sir Winston Churchill CVI
130 Winston Churchill Drive, Thunder Bay
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 more than 237,000 members in publicly funded schools and institutions across Ontario. The College is the only self-regulatory body for the teaching profession in Canada.
SOURCE: Ontario College of Teachers
For further information:
416-961-8800, ext. 655
Toll-free 1-888-534-2222, ext. 655
Gabrielle Barkany, OCT (Bilingual)
416-961-8800, ext. 621
Toll-free 1-888-534-2222, ext. 621