Special Education Sharing Forum

Special Education Sharing Forum

The Chiefs of Ontario Special Education Team are pleased to announce an upcoming Special Education Sharing Forum for November 28 – 29, 2023. We have many exciting keynote speakers and presenters lined up, plus numerous breakout sessions planned!

Forum Highlights include:

  • Information sharing on incorporating culture into special education programming
  • Breakout sessions focused on collaboration, networking, and interactive learning

Forum Highlights include: Click here for the Special Education Sharing Forum Agenda

There will be door prizes, exhibitors, breakfast and lunch provided on both days.

Registration is now open! Each Participant is required to register for the Special Education Sharing Forum using the link below. The event will be hosted in-person and the main plenary will be available in a virtual format alternative. Please note breakout sessions will not be hybrid or recorded.

Registration: https://coo.smudging.ca:8443/Meeting/Register/93969fa1-bfa9-4cc4-940d-00fd4f1698ad

Two participants employed or designated by a First Nation or First Nation representative entity will be reimbursed for their travel costs and arrangements after the event. Other First Nation participants can register at no charge, but travel costs will not be reimbursed.  The registration fee for Non-First Nation Affiliated Individuals or Organizations is $200, and the registration fee for government officials is $400. The Tradeshow / Vendor fee is $150.00 plus a donated gift (minimum value $30.00) for our daily door prize draws.


A block of rooms has been set aside at the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel, 475 Yonge St, Toronto, at a special rate of $274.00 per night plus applicable taxes. These rooms will be available at this rate until November 3 2023. To book your accommodations, please use the booking link below or call the hotel directly at Marriott Reservations 1 (800) 847-5075 and identify yourself as part of the Chiefs of Ontario  Special Education Sharing Forum.

Click here to BOOK your accommodations


For additional information, please email Patricia Magiskan at patricia.magiskan@coo.org or Holly Golabek at holly.golabek@coo.org



Nov 28 - 29 2023


8:00 am - 4:00 pm


Chelsea Hotel, Toronto
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