A keynote presentation by Dr. Mike DeGagné
Part of the 5th Annual Teaching Expo
January 25th, 2019
Rm. 230, 100 McCaul St.
A keynote examining Education and Reconciliation by Dr. Mike DeGagné, Founding Director of the Aboriginal Healing Foundation and President and Vice-Chancellor of Nipissing University.
Dr. Mike DeGagné is the President and Vice-Chancellor of Nipissing University. He holds a PhD in Educational Administration from Michigan State University, and a Master of Law Degree from York University’s Osgoode Hall on the subject of Alternative Dispute Resolution. From 1988-1998, Dr. DeGagné served as an Executive with various provincial and federal government agencies. In 1998, Dr. DeGagné became the founding Executive Director of the Aboriginal Healing Foundation, a national Aboriginal organization dedicated to addressing the legacy of Canada’s Indian Residential School System. He was the senior negotiator on the Labrador Inuit comprehensive claim. Since 2001, Dr. DeGagné has given numerous presentations from Canada’s coast to coast on issues of Aboriginal health, residential schools, law, reconciliation, and governance. Internationally, he has brought the same message to the United States, Australia and New Zealand. Dr. DeGagné has authored and co-authored a number of publications in Canada and Australia on reconciliation and healing. In January 2010, Dr. DeGagné was awarded the Order of Ontario for his dedication to improving the health, wellness, education and governance of Aboriginal peoples. He was the recipient of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in June 2012.
5th Annual Teaching Expo
Friday, January 25th, 2019
113 McCaul St, 5th Floor
OCAD U Faculty and Staff are invited to attend the 5th Annual Teaching Expo! 15 diverse sessions, united by the theme Teaching & Practice, will be led by members of the OCAD U community.
Please join us for any or all o f the day’s events, including:
• panel talks, mini-lessons on pedagogical research and practice
• complimentary lunch
• keynote presentation by Dr. Mike DeGagné, Founding Director of the Aboriginal Healing Foundation and President and Vice-Chancellor of Nipissing University, addressing Education and Reconciliation.
Please also join us for the expo’s kickoff event on Thursday, January 24th from 6:30pm-9pm featuring a screening of Muffins for Granny, a documentary by filmmaker and FCDC member Nadia McLaren, that tells the story of her own grandmother by combining precious home movie fragments with the stories of seven elders dramatically affected by their experiences in residential school. A Q and A with McLaren and Dr. Mike DeGagné will follow.
Key Dates and Locations
January 24th | 6:30pm-9:00pm | Rm. 230, 100 McCaul St. | Screening
Documentary screening, Muffins For Granny by filmmaker and FCDC member Nadia McLaren.
January 25th | 9:00am-9:30am | Rm. 520, 113 McCaul St. | Coffee and Opening Remarks
Join us for refreshments and opening remarks by Interim Vice-President, Academic & Provost, Dr. Caroline Langill as we kickoff the 5th Annual Teaching Expo.
January 25th | 1:00pm-2:30pm | Rm. 230, 100 McCaul St. | Keynote
A keynote examiningEducation and Reconciliationby Dr. Mike DeGagné, Founding Director of the Aboriginal Healing Foundation and President and Vice-Chancellor of Nipissing University.
January 25th | 9:00am-5:00pm | Various Rooms, 113 McCaul St., 5th Floor | Sessions
All Teaching Expo workshops will be held in various rooms at 113 McCaul St. in the Faculty and Curriculum Development Centre.