Trustee Mogado to keynote Fil-Am Teachers Conference
Noted and well-respected GTA education board official and community leader Marlene S. Mogado will address the 6th Annual Conference on Teacher Certification and Career Building in Ontario. The event is to be held on May 26, 2012, Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. at May Robinson Recreation Hall, 20 West Lodge Avenue, Toronto, Ontario.
The yearly event is being conducted by the Philippine Teachers Association of Canada in cooperation with Kababayan Community Centre Multicultural Services , a 35-year old immigrants settlement & integration service network in the Greater Toronto Area. Flor Dandal is the KCCMS executive director. PTAC, headed by educator Tony A. San Juan, is a six-year old socioprofessional organization of practicing Filipino Canadian teachers and educators in Ontario.
Marlene Mogado is currently a Trustee of the York Catholic District School Board serving Markham-area 2,Wards 4,5,7 & 8 in York Region.
Expected to join M. Mogado as special guest speakers are Kathy Anstett, Director of External Relations-Ontario College of Teachers and Norma Bernal, Employment Counsellor-Skills for Change. Sitting as Open Forum Panelists are FilCan senior secondary & elementary teachers Rosario Apilado, Marissa Ciacico,& Annalyn Galarion ( Dufferin-PeelCDSB), Marissa Largo ( TorontoCDSB), Regina Lozano-Nuguid ( PeelDSB) and Tony San Juan(TorontoDSB).
The whole-day seminar, with its theme “ Career Transformation, Moving Forward”, is being offered free to internationally-trained professionals who are newcomer-immigrants, permanent residents, work-permit holders or citizens and are fully interested in reconnecting and building a career as a teacher or educator in Canada.(TSJ).
By Tony A. San Juan, OCT