Pre-Conference Workshop: Building an Effective Teacher Hiring Process

A “How-to” workshop focused on building effective teacher hiring practices and steps to find the right candidates.

Event Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM EST

Where: 245 Eglinton Avenue East , Suite 430 (ApplyToEducation Headquarters)


Join us for an in-person training day focused on building effective teacher selection processes in what is a challenging labour market.

This must-attend workshop provides concrete tools to effectively recruit, assess and select teachers. You will leave the session with skills and knowledge to enhance your confidence in preparing, recruiting, interviewing, and selecting candidates who align with your school board’s hiring needs and values.

The workshop addresses current topics impacting K-12 including the importance of deepening the diversity of your candidate pools and selection decisions.

Who should attend: HR staff with responsibility for hiring and those who sit on hiring committees in a school board setting including human resource staff, principals and vice principals.


9:00 am – Introduction 

9:15 am - Stages of comprehensive selection processes

9:45 am – Recruitment techniques in challenging times

10:15 am – Importance of selection criteria

11:15 am – Crafting effective behavioural interview questions

Noon – Lunch break

1:00 pm - Mitigating bias in the hiring process

1:45 pm – Legal implications to consider 

2:30 pm - Chairing an effective interview panel

3:00 pm – Case study and demonstration

3:30 pm – Onboarding new teachers

3:45 pm – Wrap-up and summary

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm - Networking and Cocktail hour

PRICING Information

Only 50 seats available!

Price Includes: Coffee/tea, drinks, snacks throughout the day, a full lunch, and cocktail hour. 

Early Bird Pricing available until Friday, October 6, 2023. 

1 person: $795 + tax

2+ persons: $695 + tax each

Regular Pricing

1 person: $895 + tax

2+ persons: $795 + tax each

To register or for more information, contact Christina Hemeon at or 416-932-6781 to register




Janet Stewart

Janet is the founder of Stablehouse Solutions and its K-12 subsidiary EduSelect Services; a K-12 consultancy focused on supporting school districts’ human resource practices. Through her career, Janet held a variety of senior and executive leadership roles within the British Columbia K-12 sector and led several complex teacher recruitment and selection efforts. Her book, Hiring Well: Building Strong Selection Practices in K-12 was published in April 2021.