Our Human Rights Journey

April 20 & 21, 2017
Victoria Inn, Winnipeg

MTS and MASS are joining forces to bring you Educating for ACTion: Our Human Rights Journey. School Divisions are invited to send teams of trustees, senior administrators, principals, teachers, parents and students to join numerous community groups on this timely journey. Keynote speakers will challenge all participants to reflect upon their lens on the society around them. Participants will be able to select from more than sixty workshops designed to build skills and understanding necessary to affect change for the society around us.

To view the full conference program, click here for .pdf


Keynote Speakers:

  • John Ralston Saul
  • Raheel Raza
  • Chief Wilton Littlechild
  • Dr. Cindy Blackstock

Other well-known presenters include:

  • Kevin Chief
  • Dr. Jan Stewart
  • Diane Redsky
  • Shahina Sidiqqui
  • Michael Champagne
  • Steve Bell
  • Dr. Alex Wilson
  • Dr. Marie Battiste
  • Rosemary Sadlier
  • Kevin Lamoureux
  • Coleen Rajotte
  • … and more

Topics include:

  • Queering our Classrooms
  • Human Trafficking
  • Decolonizing Education
  • 60s Scoop
  • Youth Against Mental Illness Stigma
  • Stress Management
  • Building Community
  • Teaching about Gender
  • Newcomers and Refugees
  • Religious Rights
  • Black History in Canada
  • Speak Truth to Power
  • Down Syndrome
  • FASD
  • Autism and Aspergers
  • Children in Care
  • … and more

Don’t miss this amazing opportunity!

Manitoba School Divisions are being invited to identify their teams of participants by October 14th, 2016.

Registration will be available for all other interested MTS members on November 1st, 2016.

Conference Registration: $350

Register through MyProfile at mbteach.org