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It's an amazing event. The seminar speakers were so knowledgeable, and meeting with all the schools in one day... it saved me so much time."

 


 

The 3rd annual Ottawa Private School Expo
Shaw Centre New Venue

55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON K1N 9J2



Schedule

Expo opens

Overview of Ottawa private schools

Schools offer a variety of programming options, from Montessori and Waldorf to IB and AP programs. They also each have an either traditional, liberal arts or progressive academic structure. Learn about each Ottawa private school and the differences between them.

Choosing & Applying to Schools

Learn a step-by-step approach to choosing the right school for your child. There are many factors to consider when choosing a school, and what may be a great school for your neighbour's child may not be the best fit for yours. Gain insider information on how to assess your child's learning style against your families 'wants' and 'needs', and get advice on where to start, research tips and must-ask questions.

Financial Aid & Tax Breaks

A seminar you cannot afford to miss! Join our panel of experts as they unravel the mysteries of educational financing and paying for private school. Learn how to work education costs into your budget while gathering details about incentives such as scholarships, bursaries and financial aid.

Expo closes

Why Attend

  • Speak with education and admissions experts
  • Meet leading private and independent schools and their students – list of exhibiting schools
  • Learn how to find the right private school for your child – information seminars
  • Find out about the admissions process, when to apply and what schools look for
  • Determine your budget and receive information about scholarships and bursaries


Why Attend

  • Speak with education and admissions experts
  • Meet leading private and independent schools and their students – list of exhibiting schools
  • Learn how to find the right private school for your child – information seminars
  • Find out about the admissions process, when to apply and what schools look for
  • Determine your budget and receive information about scholarships and bursaries


2016 exhibiting private schools and partners



About the Private School Expo in Ottawa

Get explanataions of different school programs and types of schools

The Ottawa Private School Expo offers your the opportunity to learn about education choice and meet with leading local private and independent schools and some of the best boarding schools from throughout Canada and abroad. Give your child an education and experience that will help them become whoever they want to be.

  • Confused about the difference between Montessori and preschools?
  • Looking for a school for your gifted child or a child with special needs?
  • What are the benefits of a girls' private school?
  • Do you want a french or bilingual school?

Whether you want to find a school that can help your troubled teen or are looking for teachers who specialize in assisting students with ADHD you will find the answers and resources you need to choose the best school for your child at our Ottawa Private School Expo.

School Programs & Types:

  • Private elementary and high schools
  • Montessori schools and Preschools
  • Troubled teens
  • Schools for ADHD
  • Gifted kids programs
  • All Girls' and all boys' private schools.

Explore your private education options at the Ottawa Private School Expo - a must for every parent. The largest school fair of its kind provides you with the opportunity to speak with school representative and students from Ottawa, Barrhaven, Nepean, and elsewhere throughout Ontario and Canada. Schools present will include preschools, elementary, middle and secondary schools, and boys and girls schools from Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, Saskatchewan and even Switzerland.

We invite you to speak with private school education experts and school representatives on a one-to-one basis, all in one day, at one location.


Speakers

Jennifer Boyko

Admissions Officer
Trinity College School
Speaking on: Financial aid, tax breaks and scholarships

Cheryl Boughton

Headmistress
Elmwood School
Speaking on: Choosing & Applying to Schools

Glen Herbert

Editor
Our Kids Media
Speaking on: Choosing & Applying to Schools

Valerie Papin

Joan of Arc
Speaking on: Choosing & applying to schools
The expo is excellent. We can now rank schools based on which one will be best for our son.





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