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FAST Celebration Event – May 2, 2019

This celebration event was held to show our appreciation to the sponsors, creators, and invested educators who teach Choose Your Voice and Voices into Action. We also celebrated our milestone of reaching over 3.5 million Canadian students with our programs, and gave FAST Teacher Champion Awards to the two most deserving teachers for each program.

(Left to right) Nicole Miller, FAST Executive Director; Tony Comper (FAST Co-founder) and Chief Commissioner Canadian Human Rights Commission, Marie-Claude Landry
Event held at Hart House Great Hall
FAST team with award winners: (Left to right) Larry J. Mikulcik (SK-MB), Lisa Raber (AB), Tim Rudan (winner for Voices into Action, Toronto DSB); Colin MacKenzie (winner for Choose Your Voice, Annapolis Valley RSB, NS); Nicole Miller (FAST Executive Director) and Jodi Derkson (BC).

FAST runs educator workshops at many events; check individual conference programs for details.

British Columbia

  • February British Columbia Teacher-librarians’ Association Conference
  • February Chilliwack School District Annual Conference
  • February B.C. Alternate Education Association Challenge & Change Conference
  • February BCTF New Teachers, New TTOC’s and Student Teachers Conference
  • April PAGE B.C. Peace and Global Education Conference
  • April CANeLearn Symposium
  • April Christian Home Educators’ Convention, Kelowna
  • May Investigating Our Practices Conference, University of British Columbia
  • October Provincial Intermediate and Middle Years Teachers’ Association, Whistler
  • October British Columbia Social Studies Teachers’ Association Professional Development Conference
  • November ERAC (Educational Resource Acquisition Consortium) Conference


  • February Calgary City Teachers’ Convention
  • February Greater Edmonton Teachers’ Convention
  • February Palliser District Teachers’ Convention
  • February North Central Teachers’ Convention
  • March Central East Alberta Teachers’ Convention
  • October Alberta Social Studies Conference


  • February/March Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan Arrêt/Stop Racism Workshops
  • March National Congress on Rural Education in Canada
  • May Holocaust Awareness Conference, Saskatoon


  • October Manitoba Social Science Teachers’ Association
  • December UNESCO Associated Schools Conference, Winnipeg
  • May MFNERC Lighting the Fire Conference


  • February Canadian Safe School Network Conference, Toronto
  • April Ontario Educators’ Conference, Canadian Centre for Gender & Sexual Diversity, Toronto
  • May Bringing Online Teachers Together (BOLTT) Conference, Toronto
  • October When Faith Meets Pedagogy, Catholic Curriculum Corporation, Toronto
  • October Canadian Race Relations Foundation National Conference
  • November Teachers of ESL (TESL) Conference, Toronto
  • November Ontario History & Social Science Teachers’ Association Conference, Ottawa


  • June Congrès de la Fédération des Comités de Parents de la Province du Québec
  • June Congrès de L’APAVECQ (Association professionnelle des animatrices et animateurs de vie spirituelle du Québec)
  • November L’Association Quebecoise d’Ethique et de Culture Religieuse
  • November L’Association provinciale d’enseignants du Quebec
  • December Congrès de l’Association des enseignantes et des enseignants du primaire

Atlantic Provinces

  • August L’Association des enseignantes et enseignants francophones de Nouveau-Brunswick (AEFNB) Congrès


If you are holding an education conference not listed above, kindly contact the regional director for your province to invite us to exhibit and present at no cost.