CITE Conference

CITE, the Conference of Independent Teachers of English, supports the teaching and learning of English, media studies and drama at CIS Ontario member schools. A professional conference is held annually, which also celebrates the publication of INCITE, an anthology of student writing and visual art facilitated by CITE. 

CITE Conference 2024

We invite you to join us at the CITE Conference on April 27, 2024, hosted by The Country Day School.

The CITE Conference brings together English teachers from across the province for a day of collaboration, inspiration, and professional learning. We believe in the power of shared knowledge and diverse perspectives to enhance the educational experience for both educators and students.

Join us on the CISO Connect CITE Network Hub for networking with your peers, discussions and access to specific conference information.

CITE 2024 Lead Organizer
Sarah Hudson
Head of Middle & Senior School English, The Country Day School

CITE Conference 2023

The first in-person CITE conference in three years took place at Appleby College in Oakville, on Saturday, April 22nd. It was a day of  compelling conversation, workshops, and opportunities for renewing real connections between CIS Ontario colleagues. Read about how the 2023 CITE Conference brought members together to look at the future with joyous speculation.


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CIS Ontario CITE

INCITE: anthology of student writing and visual art

CIS Ontario: Student Programs: INCITE 2020

View several years of published INCITE student anthologies.


CITE is managed by a devoted group of volunteers. The Executive follows:

Chris Jull
Crestwood Preparatory College

Claire Pacaud
Chairperson Emeritus
St. Clement's School

Ellen Palmer
Chairperson Emeritus
Appleby College

Ashley Domina
Communications Co-ordinator
Villanova College

David Finklestein
Writing Contest Co-ordinator
Crescent School

Chelsea Larock
INCITE Journal Co-ordinator
Ashbury College

For additional information, please contact:

Jeremy Barr
Event Manager