EdTalent Job Fair Spring 2020

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EdTalent Job Fair Spring 2020

Friday, March 6, 2020

9:30AM – 2:30PM

Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel

123 Queen St W, Toronto, ON

Focus on hard-to-fills

We target hard-to-fill positions for Teachers, EAs, ECEs, OTs, PTs and SLPs.

Meet 5,500+ candidates

This is Canada’s largest education job fair and the only event you can recruit for all positions you hire for.

Schedule interviews on-site

You can interview candidates that interest you on-site.

100+ SCHOOLS ARE RECRUITING AT EdTalent Spring 2020

These employers are recruiting to fill 1,500+ positions.

Greater Toronto Area School Boards
  1. Conseil Scolaire Catholique Monavenir
  2. Conseil Scolaire Viamonde
  3. Dufferin-Peel Catholic
  4. Durham District
  5. Durham Catholic
  6. Halton Catholic
  7. Toronto
  8. York Catholic
  9. York Region
Ontario School Boards
  1. Bluewater
  2. Bruce Grey Catholic
  3. Conseil des écoles catholiques du Centre-Est
  4. Hamilton-Wentworth
  5. Kawartha Pine Ridge
  6. Keewatin-Patricia
  7. Kenora Catholic
  8. Limestone
  9. Niagara Catholic
  10. Ontario North East
  11. Ottawa-Carleton
  12. Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington Catholic
  13. Renfrew County Catholic
  14. Superior Greenstone
  15. Superior North Catholic
  16. Thames Valley
  17. The Northwest Catholic
  18. Trillium Lakelands
  19. Upper Grand
  20. Waterloo Region
BC School Boards
  1. Make a Future – Careers in BC Education
  2. School District #6 - Rocky Mountain
  3. School District #23 - Central Okanagan
  4. School District #28 - Quesnel
  5. School District #33 - Chilliwack
  6. School District #34 - Abbotsford
  7. School District #36 - Surrey
  8. School District #37 - Delta
  9. School District #39 - Vancouver
  10. School District #40 - New Westminster
  11. School District #41 - Burnaby
  12. School District #42 - Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows
  13. School District #45 - West Vancouver
  14. School District #48 - Sea to Sky
  15. School District #52 - Prince Rupert
  16. School District #58 - Nicola-Similkameen
  17. School District #60 - Peace River North
  18. School District #81 - Fort Nelson
  19. School District #82 - Coast Mountains
Alberta School Boards
  1. Fort Vermilion School Division
  2. High Prairie School Division
  3. Northland School Division
Quebec School Boards
  1. Central Québec School Board
  2. Cree School Board
  3. Kativik Ilisarniliriniq
  4. Western Quebec School Board
Prince Edward Island
  1. La Commission scolaire de langue française Î.-P.-É.
Newfoundland and Labrador
  1. Newfoundland and Labrador English School District
Northwest Territories
  1. Beaufort-Delta Education Council
  2. Dehcho Divisional Education Council
  3. Yellowknife Education District No. 1
  1. Government of Nunavut, Department of Education
First Nation Schools
  1. Amo Ososwan School
  2. Attawapiskat First Nation Education Authority
  3. Coast Tsimshian Academy of Lax Kw'alaams
  4. Fort McKay First Nation
  5. Grassy Narrows Education Authority
  6. Hishkoonikun Education Authority
  7. Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council Education Authority
  8. Keewaytinook Okimakanak
  9. Little Red River Board of Education
  10. Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre
  11. Moose Cree Education Authority
  12. North Caribou Lake First Nation
  13. Pikangikum Education Authority
  14. Shibogama Education
  15. Stein Valley Nlakapamux School
  16. Temagami First Nation
  17. Webequie First Nation Education Authority
  18. Windigo First Nations Council
Independent Schools, International Schools & Recruiters
  1. Canadian International Schools
  2. Canadian International School of Beijing
  3. Catholic Independent Schools of Vancouver Archdiocese
  4. Emirates National School
  5. Engage Education
  6. Fort Erie International Academy
  7. Head Starts in Learning Inc.
  8. Maple Leaf Educational Systems
  9. Mulgrave School
  10. National Catholic Educational Association
  11. Niagara Christian Collegiate
  12. NOIC Academy
  13. OneSchool Global North America
  14. Ontario Virtual Schools
  15. Prospero Teaching
  16. Randstad Education
  17. Spirit of Math Schools Inc.
  18. TeacherActive
  19. Teach For Canada

EdTalent Job Fair Pricing

  • ApplyToEducation Canadian Client: Early Bird $1,499, Regular $1,999
  • Canadian Employer: Early Bird $1,999, Regular $2,499
  • International School: Early Bird $2,499, Regular $2,999
  • International Recruiter and School Networks: Early Bird $3,999, Regular $4,999

Space is limited, so book early to secure a booth!

Each booth includes lunch & refreshments for 2 attendees. Additional attendees are $50/person.

Event Cancellation Policy
All cancellation requests must be received, in writing, by February 21st. You will receive a full refund of fees paid. Refunds will not be issued for no-shows or cancellation requests received after this date.

Hotel Booking: Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel

The special rate of $239 will be available 3 days before and after the date of the event. Subject to availability.

Call the Reservations Team toll free at 1 888 627 7175  and ask for the ‘Apply to Education Job Fair March 2020’ Group Rate. If you prefer to book online, please visit the link below:

Book your group rate for Apply to Education Job Fair Spring 2020

The cut-off date is February 5th, after which date, the Sheraton will continue to accept new requests subject to hotel availability and prevailing rates.

Candidate statistics from the Fall 2019 EdTalent Job Fair

Position Candidates
Elementary Teacher 1,940
Secondary Teacher 1,453
French Teacher 343
Principal/Headmaster 134
SpecEd Teacher 621
Clerical/Admin 765
ECE 855
Educational Assistant 1,333
Library Tech 239
Specialist 295

EdRecruit Pre-Job Fair Workshop

Thursday, March 5, 2020

 Become A Top Employer in Education

In advance of EdTalent we will be offering a highly interactive workshop to take your recruiting to the next level.

Introducing EdRecruit: Best Practices for Engaging and Recruiting New Grads in Education, and all other non teaching positions.

EdRecruit is designed to improve the success of anyone involved in the hiring of teachers and non teaching positions within the k-12 school system. Learn best practices from other organizations, discover new approaches, and engage with a leading expert in campus recruiting.

Workshop facilitated by Industry expert and award-winning speaker, Graham Donald, President of Brainstorm Consulting.


Graham Donald

Founder & President

Brainstorm Strategy Group Inc.

Graham Donald is one of North America’s leading experts on attracting, recruiting, and engaging students and graduates.

He founded Brainstorm Strategy Group in 2003 where he supports major employers and post-secondary institutions’ success through research, training, and strategic consulting. His clients include KPMG, PwC, TD Bank, University of Toronto, Deloitte, GE, McGill University, HSBC, UBC, Rutgers University, Kraft, and many others.

He chairs several conferences annually including Future Workforce, the Campus Recruiting Forums in cities across Canada and the USA, the Canadian Career Development Summit, and the Strategic Enrolment Marketing & Management Forum.

He is also the lead researcher for the annual Brainstorm Student Career Interests Report which provides insights into the career preferences and intentions of university and college students across Canada. Over the past 15 years he has engaged more than 200,000 students in this research.

He is currently focused full-time on training and advising leaders in career development and student recruiting through Brainstorm Strategy Group. He received both his BA and MBA from the University of Toronto


9:30 – 10:00     Registration and Light Breakfast 

10:00 – 10:15   Welcome & Introductions

10:15 – 11:15   Understanding Gen Z and Today’s Education Students

  • Gain a deeper understanding of Gen Z and the characteristics that drive their career decision-making.
    • Who are the next generation of teachers? How do they differ from Millennials?
    • What are their career goals?
    • How will they choose their next opportunity?
    • What do student’s value in a prospective employer?

11:15 – 11:30   Networking Break

11:30 – 12:30  Leveraging Employer Branding & Your Employer Value Proposition

  • Take a deeper look at what your organization has to offer from an employer brand standpoint.
    • What is an employer brand and how does it affect recruitment?
    • What is the Employer Value Proposition (EVP) that your board offers prospective hires?
    • How can a school board connect and convey its offers to persuade the right candidates to accept?

12:30 – 1:30     Lunch

1:30 – 2:45      Developing Key Messages & Engaging Stories

  • Work on developing more effective messaging to create interest among prospective teachers and non teaching candidates.
    • The focus will be on both first impression – how to initiate a connection – as well as on creating deeper interest and even engagement through impactful stories that will connect with candidates.

2:45 – 3:00       Networking & Refreshment Break

3:00 – 4:15      10 Strategies for Engaging Job Candidates in the 2020s

4:15 – 4:30       Discussion of Next Steps & Closing Remarks

4:30 – 5:30      Networking Reception with Yummy Snacks & Beverages

Location: ApplyToEducation Headquarters, 245 Eglinton Avenue East, Suite 430


Early Bird pricing ends February 5th, 2020

  • Single person – $595
  • 2 to 4 people – $495 per person
  • 5 to 10 people – $395 per person

Regular pricing

  • Single person – $695
  • 2 to 4 people – $595 per person
  • 5 to 10 people – $495 per person
For more information on EdRecruit contact Nathan at 416-932-6789 or nlaurie@applytoeducation.com