#ottnews #OCSB PD Day makes for VERY long weekend for staff. V short PD day

Parents who are spending big $$ for childcare or camps might think the teachers are hard at work on PD day.

Tweets like this make it seem so:

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In fact, the “day” ends at the lunch hour before a long weekend.


Program begins at 8:30 a.m.

Gathering / National Anthem / Prayer

Greetings from the Board

Elaine McMahon, Chairperson

Ottawa Catholic School Board

Opening Address

Denise Andre, Director of Education

Ottawa Catholic School Board


Steve Pemberton, author of “A Chance in the World”


Coffee and tea will be served – please bring your mug

Visit the display tables and United Way Silent Auction

Mass celebration

Most Reverend Archbishop Terrence Prendergast, S.J. presiding

There is a collection during Mass.


Dress for the day: 

Professional Attire / Business Casual

Shaw Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive





So, one keynote speaker and Mass… and then off for 3.5 days!!! $70K of our taxdollars is spent for this. 1 hr keynote address and a mass and the afternoon off.



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