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Catholic Education Leadership Speaker Series: Catholic Virtual Ontario

September 26, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

No Charge

We are pleased to announce that OCSTA is once again hosting the Catholic Education Leadership Speaker Series beginning on September 26th at 6:30 p.m. This virtual event will feature a panel presentation on the new development and launch of Catholic Virtual Ontario (CVO).

Attendees of this event will learn about:

-the impetus for developing CVO, and;
-the design and creation of a distinctive learning framework and content that:
–places Christ at the centre;
–advances the goals of Catholic education (including Catholic Graduate Expectations);
–nurtures student engagement, and;
–leverages system-wide cooperatio

This presentation is part of OCSTA’s priority on encouraging conversations and sharing information with regard to the distinct identity of Ontario’s Catholic schools and the role of Trustees in promoting that vision. The session is designed to provide Trustees and others with information that they can take back to their respective communities to help promote and strengthen publicly funded Catholic education.

Please see below the list of topics and panelists for this event:

Introduction and Background of Catholic Virtual Ontario
Patrick Daly, OCSTA President

CVO – Goals and Priorities
Anne O’Brien, OCSTA Director of Catholic Education
Michael Redfearn, CVO Coordinator

Student Voice Videos
Brian Chen, PRISM Catholic Technology & Program Facilitator

Catholic Content and Context
Linda Staudt, Former Director of Education, London DCSB
Peter Bagnall, Peterborough VNC CDSB

Online Course Development
Rose Burton Spohn, Former Director of Education, Huron-Superior CDSB
Paul D’Hondt, Huron-Perth CDSB

CVO Resource Guides
Anne O’Brien, OCSTA Director of Catholic Education
Lorenzo DiCerbo, Huron Superior CDSB

Communications and Next Steps
Nick Milanetti, OCSTA Executive Director

Tom Dow, Durham CDSB
Dave Szuty, Brant Haldimand Norfolk CDSB

Question and Answer
Facilitated by Patrick Daly, OCSTA President

Closing Prayer
Michelle Booth, Waterloo CDSB

The length of this session will be 90 minutes in total and will include a question and answer segment.

There is no charge for attending this event and we encourage all Trustees to register in advance – please see information below to complete registration:

WHEN: Monday, September 26th, 2022 at 6:30 p.m.
FORMAT: Virtual (Zoom) – no fee to attend
REGISTRATION: Click on the link below to complete the registration form



September 26, 2022
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
No Charge