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OT Absences related to COVID, January 2022

OT Absences related to COVID, January 2022

 

by January 13, 2022 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
Congratulations to our newly elected Members-at-Large

Congratulations to our newly elected Members-at-Large

   

by January 12, 2022 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
Educators get Vaccination Priority

Educators get Vaccination Priority

Priority COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for Teachers, Education Workers, and Childcare workers At CHEO, we want to make it easier for all teachers, education workers and childcare workers to get their COVID-19 booster before heading back to the classroom. We know the importance of this added layer of protection – and […]

by January 6, 2022 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
Defensive Teaching Workshop

Defensive Teaching Workshop

 Register here for 5pm Jan 19th, 2022 workshop

by January 3, 2022 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
95-Day re-employment rule enacted for some OTPP retirees

95-Day re-employment rule enacted for some OTPP retirees

50-Day re-employment rule increased to 95 days for some OTPP retirees until June 30, 2022   While OTF does not expect that many retirees are interested in working in the current environment, this change may extend the number of days that some retirees choose to work. OTF does believe that, […]

by January 1, 2022 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
New! Free Professional Learning for Members

New! Free Professional Learning for Members

 Register here for 5pm Jan 19th, 2022 workshop Training Modules from Sept PD Days  Access to Training Modules From the September PD Days As you are aware, daily OTs were not provided access or pay for the training modules presented on September 3, 6, & 7. Many OTs have asked […]

by January 1, 2022 Comments are Disabled Info, Professional Learning (PL)
Math Proficiency Test

Math Proficiency Test

Ontario Court declares that the Ontario Math Proficiency Test is Unconstitutional The Ontario Divisional Court has ruled that the Ontario College of Teachers shall grant certification to teacher candidates who have not yet passed the Math Proficiency Test but who have otherwise met all other teacher certification requirements. The Divisional […]

by December 17, 2021 Comments are Disabled Slide, Uncategorized
Collective Agreement Ratification

Collective Agreement Ratification

Congratulations to our OCEOTA CB Committee and Bargaining Team for all their hard work. This Local Agreement endured a long and interrupted process to be finally ratified on Nov 18th (OCOETA members) & Nov 23rd (Board of Trustees). Implementation of the new 2019-2022 Collective Agreement is immediate, but the process […]

by November 25, 2021 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized

OCT adds a mandatory Sexual Abuse Prevention Program (SAPP)

The Provincial Government has legislated that all Ontario Certified Teachers (OCTs) who are in good standing on January 1, 2022 must successfully complete the SAPP by August 31, 2022. After the August 31, 2022 deadline, the notation’s “to be complete” status will change to “incomplete” for OCTs who have not […]

by January 3, 2022 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized

OCT’s Sexual Abuse Prevention Program (SAPP)

As the letter below affirms, ETFO wholeheartedly supports the purpose of the SAPP as we care deeply about the safety and well-being of the students we have the privilege to serve. To ensure this mandatory program is accessed in a way that ensures its successful completion, ETFO is asking the […]

by December 17, 2021 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
OTIP wishes you a safe holiday break

OTIP wishes you a safe holiday break

10 items you need in your car emergency kit The colder days of winter are a great reminder to re-stock your car’s emergency kit—it’s important to be prepared in case something goes wrong. If your car gets stuck in snow or you get into an accident, you might have to […]

by December 2, 2021 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized