Laurier University dean will host lecture in Milton about future of teaching


Published February 28, 2023 at 11:33 am

The topic of the next session in the Laurier Milton Lecture Series will focus on re-imagining teacher education for the future.

The series, co-hosted by the Milton Public Library, allows representatives from the university an opportunity to engage in a public dialogue with citizens of Milton on a broad array of important topics.

The March 8 event is being led by Maria Cantalini-Williams, Dean of Laurier’s Faculty of Education.

The panel will discuss how school boards and faculties of education can collaborate to make positive impacts on teaching, learning and research communities.

The conversation will provide an overview of the current teacher education program offered by Wilfrid Laurier University.

Panel members from local school boards will share their insights and inspirations of innovative strategies to prepare teachers for educational systems of the future.

Other panel members include:

  • Brian Capovilla, superintendent of Wellington Catholic District School Board
  • Em Del Sordo, superintendent of Halton Catholic District School Board
  • Jacqueline Newton, superintendent of Halton District School Board
  • Peter Sovran, director of Upper Grand District School Board

The lecture is being held Wednesday, Mar. 8, at the FirstOntario Arts Centre in Milton from 7 to 8 p.m. Admission is free.

For more information or to register, visit here.

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