Is in training for the position of the President. May fill in during an absence of the President.
Professional Development Committee
Facilitates the planning and implementation of the Spring Conference and other PD activities, if possible, each year. Manages communication with PD presenters from the invitation to the day of presentation, co-ordinates with other Committee members or with volunteers for event management (invitations, locale, all incidental details & arrangements). Requests insurance from TESL Ontario for appropriate coverage, updates the presenters on the projected final numbers for Conference or other workshops three-five days before the event. Coordinates the compilation of PD evaluation results with Committee members and submits a final Report at the AGM.
Maintains and monitors all communications on the TESL HW website and social media pages. Creates and distributes communications for larger events including annual conference. Coordinates volunteers working on various communication-oriented activities for the affiliate. Holds monthly communications committee meetings.