2017 Conference Registration

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2017 Theme “Healthy Schools, Healthy Communities, Healthy Future.”

Who Should Register

CASSA’s annual event brings together approximately 200 school system lead decision makers from publicly funded school districts across the country. The theme this year is “Healthy Schools, Healthy Communities, Healthy Future.” This event will feature great speakers, best practices and fantastic networking opportunities for all in attendance. If you are a school system leader in Canada, this is an event that enables personalized learning and emphasises peer-to-peer sharing – be sure not to miss out!

Conference Fees (includes 15% HST)

Discounted Early Bird Fees are offered until June 2, 2017.

Early Bird Member: $642.85
Early Bird Non-Member: $700.35

Member: $757.85
Non-Member: $960.25

Guest Lunch: $34.50

Optional Tours

1/2 day Halifax/Peggy's Cove Tour
Peggy's Cove Tour Date: Wednesday July 5
Departure Time: 12:00 pm

$35.00 plus 15% = $40.25 per person

Join us for a 4 hour guided tour of Peggy's Cove. This picture postcard village, on the rugged Atlantic shoreline, stands on solid rock above the crashing surf. The lighthouse is the most photographed lighthouse in the world. Transportation is done by coach bus.

Enjoy some free time to explore the rocks, the trails, the village and the gift shop.

Harbour Hopper Tour
Harbour Hopper Tour Date: Thursday July 6
Departure Time: 10:00 am

Adult $37.10 plus 15% = $42.67
Senior $33.39 plus 15% = $38.40
Youth (6-15) $21.19 plus 15% = $24.37
Child (1-5) $12.71 plus 15% = $14.62
Child (0-1) Free

Journey the streets of historic downtown Halifax aboard the Harbour Hopper - the most popular tour in Atlantic Canada! Visit historical points of interest such as St. Paul's Church, Citadel Hill, Public Gardens, Government House, City Hall, the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic and more! Then, brace yourself as you cast off into Halifax Harbour without even leaving your seat!

Enjoy a mariner's view of Halifax's naval fleet, spectacular harbourfront and beautiful skylines of both Halifax and Dartmouth. This is a fully narrated tour that includes many interesting historical topics including the Halifax Explosion and charming Halifax folklore! *Tour begins and ends at 5050 Salter Street, along the boardwalk

Guided Tour of the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21
Pier 21 Date: Thursday July 6
Departure Time: 2:45 pm

Cost included in Registration

Join us at Pier 21 and discover the Museum’s exhibition dedicated to the years when Pier 21 was open as an immigration shed. Listen to the personal stories of diverse immigrants from all over the world in our 20 minute contemporary bilingual film in Canada. Be sure to research your family’s immigration history in the Scotiabank Family History Centre and contribute your immigration story to their growing collection.

CASSA Refund Policy

If you are unable to attend, you are welcome to send a substitute. Substitutions can be made up until June 30th. Or, if you cancel in writing by May 31, 2017, you can receive a full refund.

Cancelling between May 31st – June 16th we will refund all but $150 (administration fee), provided we receive a written cancellation notice from you prior to June 16th.

Registrants who do not cancel in writing before June 16th or do not attend are not eligible for a refund of their conference registration fee.

Registration Process

Registration is managed on our secure site. Payment is made online by credit card using PayPal. You do NOT need a PayPal account to make a payment.

You will make your registration slections and enter your contact information on the first page. On a second page you will be given an opportunity to review your entries. Once you are satisfied with your selections you make your payment.

You will be emailed a confirmation letter and an invoice. If you have paid in full your invoice will have a $0 balance and also act as a receipt*.

If you didn't complete the payment step you will receive an invoice showing the amount due and a link that will return you to the payment page. A receipt will be emailed to you.

* Note that a third email will also be sent to those registrants who have paid and received an invoice/receipt. This email will show a $0 balance.


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Peggy's Cove

Peggy’s Cove
Credit: Wally Hayes

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