41e Congrès annuel    41st Annual Convention

Hilton Montreal

14 , 15, 16 novembre 2013       November 14, 15, 16,  2013


Online Registration has been terminated but you are welcome to join us from Thursday to Saturday at the Montreal Bonaventure Hilton and register there.


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2013 Program (pdf) or inline

Preliminary program

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.
Also consider applying by October 21st for the $250 Student Travel Grant (print pdf.) or use the fill-out and email Word version.



 During the Annual General Meeting on Saturday morning, November 16, the Board of Directors will present a motion passed at the board meeting of August 24, 2013. This motion is an amendment to the SPEAQ Constitution Bylaw 1.01 – Name. This amendment modifies the name of the association and will be presented for ratification by the members.

 Board of Directors meeting of August 24, 2013

Motion 13.8.02

 Moved that the name

« Société pour la Promotion de l’Enseignement de l’Anglais Langue Seconde au Québec »

 be changed to read as follows,

«Société pour le Perfectionnement de l’Enseignement de l’Anglais Langue Seconde au Québec ».

 Proposed by: Gwenn Gauthier

Seconded by: Monique Mainella

Motion carried

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

- 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, Administrative Assistant, SPEAQ


The Board of Directors is looking forward to seeing everyone in November!
Until then, have a great new school year!

Judith Rohlf,
 director of communications and publications, SPEAQ


Please feel free to share this info with your colleagues!

Here are some links:

- Call for presentations: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dE9vNUNFM3hhWjI3bmllVVNCaWJvMkE6MA


- Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/SPEAQ/


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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 for more details)


Click here to reserve directly at the Montreal Hilton Bonaventure online

or call (514) 878-2332 or 1-800-267-2575.

Book your hotel room for the convention now!

Help SPEAQ keep the cost of the convention down

by staying at the Hilton Montréal Bonaventure.

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!*

Convention rate is valid until October 14, 2013.

 After that date, the rate is subject to availability.

You can reserve:

by phone at:  (514) 878-2332 or 1-800-267-2575

on line at: 


*Rate per night for single or double occupancy is $175 (plus taxes).

Free Wifi Internet connection in the room

 *Rate per day for parking without valet services is $19.75 (taxes included).

with valet services is $28.25 (taxes included).



Trousse des exposants pdf / docx

Exhibitor Kit pdf  / docx

For additional information, please contact Élaine Bonin, Administrative Assistant, at:

(514) 271-3700 or by e-mail


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