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EMSB FIRST SCHOOL BOARD IN QUEBEC TO PROVIDE SAFE SCHOOL TRAINING

MONTREAL, MAY  1, 2014 – As the English Montreal School Board continues its ongoing effort to better equip its staff in preventing and responding effectively to acts of violence and bullying, an intensive all day workshop will be held on the subject on Friday, May 2 at Le Challenger (2525 rue Des Nations) in St. Laurent.

The workshop will be lead by education expert Bill Byrd, a senior trainer for the Canadian Safe School Network and current administrator of Safe Schools for the Toronto District School Board.  On the docket for the training session are five specific sessions: anti-bullying legislation in Quebec, Bill 56; investigations into incidents; progressive discipline; legal issues; and bullying and harassment issues.

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Michael J. Cohen
Communications and Marketing Specialist
English Montreal School Board
Tel: (514) 483-7200 ext. 7243
Fax: (514) 483-7213
E-mail: mcohen@emsb.qc.ca