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Gender-based Violence at Work

Gender-based Violence at Work

November 25th marks the International Day to Eliminate Violence Against Women, and starts of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence that ends on December 10th Human Rights Day.  In Canada, December 6th is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, mainly marked with vigils and events to commemorate […]

by November 25, 2022 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized

Validating Jewish Identities and Recognizing and Dismantling Antisemitism

What does it look like? What does it feel like? What should you do about it? OC ETFO presents Dr. Karen Mock, a human rights consultant, educational psychologist and teacher educator, who is an expert on human rights, racism, antisemitism, hate and hate crime. Join us to listen to this dynamic […]

by November 17, 2022 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
CUPE voting on negotiated contract

CUPE voting on negotiated contract

CUPE education workers are about to vote on a tentative agreement that has been negotiated. All they seek is a fair contract for some of the lowest paid education professionals in the public education system who fight for better public schools. The Building Better Schools campaign and the Elementary Teachers’ […]

by November 7, 2022 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized

Pres Updates = must Register

To get OCEOTA Pres Updates you must register a non-work email address HERE Please also update your contact information (name, address, phone numbers, email address) as soon as possible by emailing ETFO Provincial Office Member Records. Please include your ETFO ID Number (if you know it) as it will help […]

by November 5, 2022 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
The Third Path

The Third Path

Many of you are familiar with the relationship-based approach to student well-being and achievement, The Third Path. The program has been embraced by the OCDSB. As a step to assist teachers in learning the various aspects of the program, live-streamed and recorded sessions by Dr. Tranter are available free of […]

by October 17, 2022 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
New! Professional Learning for Members

New! Professional Learning for Members

Upcoming PL for OCEOTA Members Please check out the Learning Resources page. which includes Professional Learning, Support and Plans, under the OCDSB dropdown above. NEW 2022 Elementary Science & Technology Curriculum Resources The revised curriculum describes the knowledge and skills that students are expected to learn. It is organized in […]

by October 6, 2022 Comments are Disabled Info, Professional Learning (PL)
Supports for teaching students with Special Education Needs

Supports for teaching students with Special Education Needs

Guide for Students with Special Education Needs This LSS Guide for Students with Special Education Needs website has been designed to provide educators and administrators with comprehensive information about supports for students with special education needs in the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board. It ensures educators have the essential information, tools […]

by October 18, 2022 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
1/2 day Minimum FAQs

1/2 day Minimum FAQs

What is the 1/2 day minimum pilot program? Starting in September 2022 assignments through Easy Connect and/or The Job Board will be made available as per usual, however assignments of a less than 50% FTE will be (expanded to be) posted as a half a day (according to school bell […]

by October 16, 2022 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized

Quarantine Leave ended for COVID

(Aug 2022) With Provincial Government direction, that there is no Quarantine period required for COVID, our Collective Agreement language on Quarantine Leave has been nullified. LTOs must now use their sick days. DOTs/Daily OTs have 3 days under IDEL (Infectious Disease Emergency Leave) to use between April 19, 2021-March 31st, […]

by September 16, 2022 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized

Staffing FAQs for OTs

Frequently Asked Questions Elementary Occasional Teaching Division  Updated: June 2022 Q1 How many days must I work to remain on the OT list? Article L10.04 Collective Agreement:  OTs are required to work 20 assignments from September to June 1, to remain on the OT list.  If this condition is not met […]

by August 28, 2022 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized