All Smiles At Professional Development Day

For the first time in six years, the EMSB held a major professional development day for every staff person in the system. On May 12 more than 3,500 people – teachers, professionals, support staff, caretakers and administrators – gathered at the Complexe sportif Claude- in Ahuntsic to hear from prominent motivational speaker, expert in stress management and humour consultant Loretta LaRoche This program was part of the EMSB’s 10th anniversary celebrations. EMSB Director General Antonio Lacroce and Chairman Angela Mancini provided words of welcome. Ruth Rosenfield, president of the Montreal Teachers Association, introduced Ms. LaRoche and Anna Mele of theAssociation professionelle du personnel administrative (APPA) thanked her.

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Photos by Peter Kotsiris