OPC will be offering Members and Associates free equity and inclusion based webinars once a month throughout the year. Others are open to register at cost. 

Open for Registration

SummerUp: A Unique Summer Learning Experience for Ontario’s Black Youth 

Date: June 01, 2021
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
Description:  This webinar invites school administrators to learn about SummerUp and subsequently share descriptions and registration information with their Black students, grades 9-12.

In July and August, SummerUp will offer 17 free programs to Ontario’s Black students designed to foster academic renewal, provide opportunities for experiencing the arts and present a runway for student leadership aspirations to take flight. SummerUp will be administered by the Lifelong Leadership Institute (LLI) which offers the Black youth leadership-development program called Leadership by Design (Use this link to read an article about LBD in the OPC Register, p. 18.).


 Presenter: Trevor L. Massey, Chair, Lifelong Leadership Institute.

Trevor Massey has spent a lifetime working in the management ranks of post-secondary institutions. For more than three decades he served as registrar at Centennial College and later as a management consultant at post-secondary institutions in and outside of Canada. He also served on a number of provincial agencies and committees given to the overall stewardship of the Ontario college system. Mr. Massey also served as executive director for the Ontario college-system project titled Colleges Integrating Immigrants towards Education (CIITE).

 Today, he is the chair of the Lifelong Leadership institute (LLI), an organization committed to providing leadership- development opportunities to Ontario’s Black youth. The LLI’s signature leadership program is Leadership by Design.  

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