Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation
District 16 York Region

Pre-approved Conference Listing

Pre-Approved Conference List

The conferences and workshops below have been pre-approved by the district office.  If any link has become dead or is incorrect, please email Daniela Miele at the district office.  To add a conference to the pre-approved list, please email a rational to Daniela with attention to Educational Services Committee. 


NOTE: It is our expectation that training and conferences put on by the Board should be paid for by the Board.  OSSTF Conference Funding does not cover YRDSB Training Events or Conferences.

AASL Conference

ABEL Leadership Symposium

ADD/ADHD Conference

AIM FSL Workshop

Air Conditioning Systems & Obtaining an OPD Card

American Educational Research Association

American Educational Research Association annual conference

American Library Association

Annual Down Syndrome Association Of Ontario Conference

Annual School Social Work Symposium

Annual Special Ed Conference 

Annual World Conference Int'l Institute for Restorative Practices

Apple Computer Canada

Association for Bright Children of Ontario (ABC)

Association for Computer Studies Educators (ACSE)

Behind the Mask:  Mental Health in Schools

Body & Self Esteem - Shades of Gray (Held by National Eating Disorders Information Centre)

Book Expo Canada

Boy's Adrift (Leonard Sax)

Brain Gym 101

Bullies: Their Making and Unmaking

Canada Career Consortium Calendar

Canadian Counselling Association - Mean Girls II

Canadian Library Association (CLA) Conference

Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) Meetings

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)

Canadian Society for Studies in Education (CSSE) Conference

Celebrating Linguistic Diversity Annual Conference (none YRDSB)

CEMC Summer Institute for Computer Studies Educators

COEO Council of Outdoor Educators of Ontario

Conference for Gifted Education (Durham Board)

Cooperative Learning Conference

Council for Exceptional Children Provincial Conference

Council of Ontario Drama and Dance Educators (CODE)


Dale Carnegie Training

Dare to Dream

Digital Camera Photography - The McMichael Collection Course 

Down Syndrome Education Conference

Education Services Provincial Conferences (OSSTF)

Educational Computing Organization of Ontario (ECOO)

English Language Arts Network

Equity Workshops and Conferences

First Aid Course (Standard)

Gender in Student Achievement Conference

Geneva Centre Summer Training Institute

Georgia University Int'l Conference on Information Literacy

Gifted Education - Durham School Board

Glacie Annual Conference

Henry's Digital Photo Course

IADMS (Int Assoc of Dance Medicine & Science)

International Association for Jazz Education

International Drama/Theater Education Association (IDEA)

International Literacy Association

Int'l Institute for Restorative Practices

Learning Consortium

Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario

LGBT - Making the Leap

Life without Bullying Conference (Prevnet)

Midwest International Band and Orchestra Conference

Mining Matters (Part of PDAC)

Motivating the Unmotivated (BER)

Moving Mountains, Physical and Health Education

NASSPEIV International Conference

National Bioscience Educators Conference (NBEC)

National Eating Disorder Information Center

National Tech in Education Conference

OASW School Social Work Symposium

OFSSA Women's Sport School

OJEN Summer Institute

Ontario Art Education Association (OAEA) Conference

Ontario Assoc. for Developmental Education

Ontario Association for Students At Risk

Ontario Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (OASCD)

Ontario Association of Geography and Environmental Educators (OAGEE) Conferences

Ontario Association of Math Educators (OAME) Conferences

Ontario Association of Physics Teachers (OAPT)

Ontario Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (OASES)

Ontario Beginning Band Symposium

Ontario Business Educators' Association (OBEA)  Conference

Ontario Classical Association Conference

Ontario College of Teachers (OCT)

Ontario Co-operative Education Association (OCEA)

Ontario Council for Except Children Conference

Ontario Council of Technology Education

Ontario Family Studies Home Economics Educators Association (OFSHEEA)

Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations (OFSAA)

Ontario History and Social Science Teacher's Association (OHSSTA)

Ontario Library Association (OLA) Super Conference

Ontario Modern Language Teachers' Association (OMLTA) Conferences

Ontario Music Educator's Association (OMEA)

Ontario Philosophy Teachers Association (OPTA) Conference

Ontario Physical and Health Education Association (OPHEA)

Ontario School Counsellors' Association (OSCA) Conferences and Workshops

Ontario Society for Environmental Education (OSEE) - Annual Conference

Ontario Vocal Festival Summer Symposium

Ontario Youth Dance Conference (PULSE)

OSLA Annual Conference

OTF Professional Learning Workshop

PH Education Canada Conference

Peel District School Board - Annual Psychology Conference

Peel District School Board - School Attuned Institutes

Personal Support Worker Conference

Photo Educators Forum

PREVnet - Healthy Relationships, Healthy Development Annual Conference

Pro. Engineer Training

Pulse - Ontario Youth Dance Conference

Reading for the Love of It Conference

Rugby Ontario - Coaching Workshop

Science Teacher's Association of Ontario

Shaw Festival Teachers' Day

SMARTs Ont Professional Development Series

Special Needs Ontario Window (SNOW)

Stratford Festival Annual Teachers Liaison Council Conference

Summer Institute for Computer Studies U of Waterloo

Summer Law Workshop

Survive and Thrive (Ontario Teachers' Federation Virtual Conference for Beginning Teachers)

T³ - Teachers Teaching with Technology

Teachers of English as a Second Language (TESL) Canada Conference

Teachers of English as a Second Language (TESL) Ontario Conference

TESOL Convention

The Anxiety Wellness Center Workshops

The Canadian Safe School Network - Cybersafety Conference

The Centre for Education in Math Conference - University of Waterloo

The Peter Yodzis Colloquia in Fundamental Ecology

Theatre Ontario

Thinking about Thinking - Develop Curriculum to Nurture Critically Thoughtful Learner

Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada Educators Forum

TRIBES Training (Non-YRDSB)

University Dialogue @ York University

Using Innovative Technology (BER)

Working Successfully with Difficult & Disruptive Students (BER)

Working with Angry and Aggressive Child (Dellcrest)

Working With Youth - Hincks-Dellcrest Centre

Y4MA (York 4 Math Association)