A partnership with Catholic Principals’ Council of Ontario, Learning Forward Ontario and the Ontario Principals’ Council 

As educational organizations pivot to a post-pandemic future, the landscape will be forever changed. Leaders in school systems must be ready to shift to meet known challenges that have become even more urgent at this unprecedented  time and to face new challenges that  require innovative and creative leadership thinking. 

This free series, sponsored by the Ontario Principals’ Council (OPC), Catholic Principals Council of Ontario (CPCO) and Learning Forward Ontario, is designed to engage school leaders and administrators in conversations related to the emerging issues in educational leadership in a VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous) world. The sessions will maximize participant connection and the sharing of ideas. Each session, facilitated by OPC, CPCO and Learning Forward Ontario representatives will feature short articles from the three association publications for participants to consider that reflects relevant topics to contemporary school leadership and learning.

  • Session 1: Tuesday, October 24, 2023 from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. EDT
  • Session 2: Tuesday, January 16, 2024 from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. EST
  • Session 3: Tuesday, April 2, 2024 from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. EDT

Session 2: Trauma-informed School Leadership

Spurred on by the pandemic, the idea that schools are not only places of learning, but should also be places of “healing,” trauma is now a widespread educational aspiration.  But how are we, as leaders, actually doing when it comes to genuinely supporting students and others who experience trauma?

Date: Tuesday, January 16, 2023 

Time: 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. EST

Session 1 Articles for Discussion

Trépanier-Bisson, Dr. Nadine, Tratner, Dr. David and Pollock, Dr. Katina. "Trauma Informed Practice: Why Educator Wellbeing matters." Education Canada, V.63 Issue 3 (web exclusive), Fall 2023.

The articles will be sent to participants 1-2 weeks prior to each session.

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