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EMSB PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY TO ATTRACT MORE THAN 3,500 STAFFERS

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MONTREAL, MAY 7, 2009-    For the first time in six years, the English Montreal School Board (EMSB) will hold a major professional development day for every staff person in the system.

More than 3,500 people – teachers, professionals, support staff, caretakers and administrators – will gather at the  Complexe sportif Claude-Robillard   (1000  avenue Émile-Journault) in Ahuntsic from 8:30 a.m. to noon to hear from prominent motivational speaker, expert in stress management and humour consultant Loretta Roche

This program is part of the EMSB’s 10th anniversary celebrations. EMSB Director General Antonio Lacroce and Chairman Angela Mancini will provide words of welcome. Ruth Rosenfield, president of the Montreal Teachers Association, will introduce Ms. LaRoche.
Ms. LaRoche  is founder and president of The Humor Potential, Inc, a company offering programs and products for life style management. Her special brand of optimistic psychology has an incontestable positive effect on the health of all that are exposed to her. Organizations worldwide use her prescription for laughter to manage stress in the workplace and improve morale She has had six one-woman television specials air on 80 PBS stations across the country,  was  nominated for local and prime time Emmy Awards and authored seven   books.

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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