Call for Workshops and Presentation Posters

The theme of the 2018 Canadian Forum on Public Education (July 9-10, 2018) in Edmonton will be “Safe and Caring Schools”. Wishing to engage Member organizations in the Forum, the CTF is making a call for workshops and presentation posters.

Safe and Caring Schools

The theme will encompass these subthemes:

  • Safety (both physical and psychological)
  • Inclusiveness
  • Solutions for Safe and Caring Schools

Call for Workshops

  • Workshops must relate to the Forum theme.
  • Workshops are 90 minutes in length.
  • Facilitation should engage participants and allow time for Q & A.
  • Presenters selected will receive free Forum registration.

Call for Presentation Posters

This is an opportunity to share a great initiative of yours or of a local partner that addresses safe and caring schools. For example, your poster could highlight a study, a special project, or a campaign.

  • Posters will be displayed July 10, during the morning break (45 minutes).
  • Posters must relate to the Forum theme.
  • Someone from your organization must be available to stand by the poster to answer questions.
  • Costs associated with producing and transporting the poster are the responsibility of the submitting organization.
  • Posters must not exceed 24 by 36 in.
  • You may also bring a laptop to show an online resource (for example a video).

Process and Deadline

  • Fill in the form and email by Friday, January 26, 2018, to Susan Dallin O’Grady at
  • Member organizations whose submissions have been selected will be informed by February 9, 2018.