OSSTF/FEESO - Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation

OSSTF/FEESO - Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation

March 08, 2012 12:04 ET

OSSTF/FEESO Annual Meeting

Saturday, March 10; Sunday, March 11; Monday, March 12

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 900 Delegates, Alternates and Guests from Across Ontario at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, March 10.

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 8, 2012) -

Attention: Assignment Editor and Education Reporters

Nine 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 the state of the union address at 9:30 a.m. Saturday and will be available for comments from 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

During the annual meeting, Economist Jim Stanford from CAW/CCPA, David de Rothschild, head of Adventure Ecology, 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 10
09:30 a.m. President Ken Coran will deliver the state of the union address referring to the political and bargaining climate in the U.S., British Columbia and Ontario.
10:00 a.m. Economist Jim Stanford from CAW/CCPA, will address the delegates about the Drummond Report.
1:35 p.m. Presentation of the Student Achievement Awards in honour of Marion Drysdale. This moving ceremony honours students from across the province.
Sunday, March 11
11:30 a.m. David de Rothschild, head of Adventure Ecology will address the delegates on how to inspire, educate and motivate individuals, communities and businesses to start moving towards a smarter, more sustainable planet.
Monday, March 12
11:30 a.m. 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, early childhood educators, psychologists, secretaries, speech-language pathologists, social workers, plant support personnel, university support staff, and many others in education.

Contact Information

  • Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation
    Lori Foote
    647.393.9149 (Cell)