42e Congrès annuel    42st Annual Convention

 Pedagogically Yours! / Pédagogiquement vôtre !

Hilton Quebec - Reservations / (pdf)

December 4th to the 6th, 2014       4 au 6 décembre 2014


SPEAQ’s 42nd Annual Convention

42e Congrès annuel de la SPEAQ

, the association of ESL teachers in Quebec, is holding its 42nd Annual Convention at the Hilton Québec, December 4-6, 2014. The theme of the convention this year is: Pedagogically Yours! / Pédagogiquement vôtre !

We hope to see you at the 2014 SPEAQ Convention!

, la Société pour le perfectionnement de l’enseignement de l’anglais, langue seconde, au Québec, est heureuse de vous annoncer la tenue de son 42e congrès annuel qui aura lieu du 4 au 6 décembre 2014 au Hilton Québec. Le thème du congrès cette année est : Pédagogiquement vôtre ! / Pedagogically Yours ! 

En espérant vous compter parmi nous au congrès de la SPEAQ 2014 !


2014 SPEAQ Convention Official programme


Notice of Elections to the Board of Directors of SPEAQ


Elections will be held at the Annual General Meeting

on Saturday, December 6, 2014.


If you are interested, fill out this form and send it to the SPEAQ office.


The deadline is October 31. Term of office: 2014 - 2016.


Number of positions to be put to election: Five (5)


Eligibility: All SPEAQ members in good standing can be nominated.


Nomination: the nominee must be proposed in writing using the official nomination form by five (5) SPEAQ members in good standing.


For further information, contact Gabriel Corbin-Masur at the SPEAQ office.

6818, rue Saint-Denis, bureau 2  Montréal, QC H2S 2S2. (514) 271-3700



(to be presented for approval, December 6, 2014)


2014 SPEAQ Preliminary Program


SPEAQ NEWS June 2014 (members only)


Call for presentations

Consider sharing your experience, research, ideas and more during the Convention:
Check out the information on
Call for presentations. (pdf)

Now, complete your Convention Presentation proposal(s)
(scroll to the top of the form to review the instructions)



Full-time TESL students:
Complete the general registration form and choose to send in a cheque or use PayPal for the fees but also send in or bring with you, a completed
Full-time Student Proof of Status Form
in order to receive the student tariff. You may also use this printable form for students with the included Proof of Status section.

**TESL Students: Also consider applying for the $250 Student Travel Grant by downloading, completing and returning this Word version.


Again this year, SPEAQ will be honouring colleagues at the convention.
In case you have not seen the announcement on our Facebook page, last year’s recipients were:

SPEAQ Award: Manon Jetté, CS de l’Or-et-des-Bois
- Teacher of Merit Award: Sylvie Fortin, CS de Saint-Hyacinthe
- SPEAQ Board of Directors Award: Élaine Bonin, retiring Administrative Assistant, SPEAQ

Consider nominating outstanding SPEAQ members this year by completing these forms:

Two Early Birds Will Get the Worm!

Registering early will be profitable for two convention goers!*

Register and pay for the full convention before September 26, 2014

And you may be a lucky winner!

 SPEAQ will draw two names and reimburse their convention fees.

One of them could be you!


 NOTE: For our two lucky early birds, membership fees cannot be reimbursed, but convention fees will be reimbursed at the convention.

 * Full convention, regular members only


Book your hotel room for the convention now! (pdf)

Help SPEAQ keep the cost of the convention down by staying at the Hilton Québec.

How? SPEAQ has reserved a block of rooms at a special rate for its members and must pay for rooms that are not occupied.

RESERVE NOW and remember to mention SPEAQ to get the special convention rate! *
You can reserve:

by phone at:  1-418-647-2411 or 1-888-370-0980

on line at:  http://www.hilton.com


ü     Rate per night for single or double occupancy is $137 (plus taxes).

ü     Free Wifi Internet connection in the room


     *Rate per day for parking without valet services is $18 (taxes included). with valet services is $20 (taxes included).

 Convention rate is valid until November 3, 2014.

 After that date, rate is subject to availability.


Travel in the Comfort of Via Rail Canada

By mentioning the SPEAQ convention confirmation number, you can have 10% off best available fare in Economy, Business, Sleeper or Sleeper Touring Class.  Click here for more information.


Online Registration

 Online Registration Form       Formulaire d'Inscription en ligne


Check us out and keep up-to-date on the latest SPEAQ news on



Exhibitors  ~ Exposants

Informations aux exposants: /  Information for Exhibitors:

or download:

Trousse des exposants docx  / pdf

~ Exhibitor Kit docx  / pdf


For additional information, please contact
Gabriel Corbin-Masur, Administrative Assistant, at:

(514) 271-3700 or by e-mail

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