OSSTF/FEESO - Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation

OSSTF/FEESO - Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation

March 11, 2010 15:10 ET

Media Advisory: OSSTF/FEESO Annual Meeting

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 11, 2010) -  

Attention: Assignment editor and education reporters

 
OSSTF/FEESO ANNUAL MEETING
SATURDAY, MARCH 13; SUNDAY, MARCH 14; MONDAY, MARCH 15
GRAND BALLROOM, (LOWER CONCOURSE)
SHERATON CENTRE TORONTO HOTEL
123 Queen Street West
Toronto, ON
 
President Ken Coran delivers the state of the union address 
to 800 delegates, alternates and guests from across Ontario at 
9:30 a.m. Saturday, March 13 

Eight hundred delegates, alternates and guests from all parts of the province will attend this year's Annual Meeting of the Provincial Assembly of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation (OSSTF/FEESO).

President Ken Coran will deliver his address at 9:30 a.m. Saturday and will be available for interviews at noon after the Minister of Education delivers her remarks.

During the annual meeting, Honourable Leona Dombrowsky, Minister of Education; Dr. Samantha Nutt, Founder and Executive Director of War Child Canada; and Andrea Horwath, Leader of the Ontario New Democratic Party (ONDP), will address the delegates.

Media representatives are welcome throughout all three days of the assembly. Please report to the credentials desk in the Grand Ballroom foyer to pick up media passes.

ASSEMBLY HIGHLIGHTS

Saturday, March 13

09:30 President Ken Coran will deliver the state of the union address.

11:00 Honourable Leona Dombrowsky, Minister of Education, will address the delegates followed by a question and answer period.

11:30 Presentation of the Student Achievement Awards in honour of Marion Drysdale. This moving ceremony honours students from across the province.

Sunday, March 14

11:15 Dr. Samantha Nutt, Founder and Executive Director of War Child Canada, will address the delegates.

Monday, March 15

11:30 Andrea Horwath, Leader of the ONDP, will address the delegates.

OSSTF/FEESO, founded in 1919, has 60,000 members across Ontario. They include public high school teachers, occasional teachers, educational assistants, continuing education teachers and instructors, psychologists, secretaries, speech-language pathologists, social workers, plant support personnel, attendance counsellors, and many others in education.

Contact Information

  • Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation
    Lori Foote
    (416) 751-8300 or 1-800-267-7867 (OSSTF/FEESO office)
    (647) 393-9149 (Cell)