Summer Academy
Posted 2 months ago

ETFO's Summer Academy 2020 is here and registration is now open - Courses will fill up very quickly!
Even though members cannot meet together to learn throughout the summer, they can still…

Summer Academy Registration Open
Elections 2020
Posted 2 months ago


President         David Wildman  Acclaimed  
VIce President   Pat Dixon           Acclaimed    

 2ND V.P.           Jamieson Dyer    Elected
Exec Members at Large (5)
Maryse Extross
Jessica Kennett-Whitworth
Krissy Mayer-Craigie
Sally Rogers

2020-21 OCEOTA Executive Election Results
Posted 2 months ago

All OCEOTA members (daily OT, DOTs, LTOs) should have received the Year End Memo yesterday from Christine Marleau. Some of the items listed in the memo are time sensitive. Please…

LTO Staffing Rules 2020-21
Posted 2 months ago

HR has posted the 2020-21 LTO & Contract Staffing Rules in the GEM Conference,HR-Elementary Occasional Teachers (OCEOTA).
Need to Know...
How to apply?
What can you apply for?
Can you switch LTOs?
Will HR be…

Contract & LTO Staffing Rules 2020-21
Posted 2 months ago

Today, the Board sent a News Flash Administrator's email regarding the provincial redeployment program. It includes information about the program, a link to the portal and a list of job…

Voluntary Redeployment Program Update
Covid 19
Posted 3 months ago

Synchronous learning is the Education Minister's latest expectation for teachers. The OCDSB has sent the following memo to Principal's for distribution to staff re use of synchronous learning in the…

Synchronous and Asynchronous Learning: Findin…
Posted 3 months ago

Last week of OTF Connects webinars
Please note that the math webinar,  Making Math Moments from a Distance with Kyle Pearce and Jon Orr, has been increased from 100 to 1000 participants…

Posted 4 months ago


If you have not been able to have your shut down pay concerns addressed yet, please send a detailed report of your issue to:
Include: full name & EIN; school;…

UPDATE: Shut Down Pay Concerns Contact
Posted 5 months ago

What dream could you achieve with $10,000? Enter OTIP’s Bucket List contest for a chance to check something off your bucket list with $10,000 in CASH. #OTIPUpdate

Have you gotten…

OTIP’s Bucket List Contest & $20 Gift card

Telus Data Plan Offer

Introducing a new rate plan: $63.75 for Unlimited Data (Reduced Speed after 20GB) Best Offers:       $63.75 Unlimited Data Plan 20 GB of High Speed Data with iPhone XR 64GB for $22.50 ($86.26 Total per Month) $63.75 Bring your Own Unlocked Device … Continue reading

OCT & You

The OCT has control over your ability to work in a publicly funded board of education. You must pay your dues every year on January 1. The OCT grants permission to defer the dues payment until April 15. This year, … Continue reading

ETFO Town Hall Meeting April 22, 2020

You should have received an email from ETFO on Monday, April 6 around 10:00 am. If you did not, please contact to provide your full name, phone number, non-board email address, ETFO ID#, street address and local. OTs (Daily, … Continue reading

Important Information re OCEOTA AGM

The OCEOTA AGM which was scheduled for May 6, 2020 has been postponed due to the Covid 19 pandemic. At the April 9 Executive Meeting it was decided to postpone the meeting until June 3, 2020. More updates will be … Continue reading

The OCEOTA Office Is Closed Due to the Covid 19 Pandemic

The OCEOTA office is closed until further notice. You will receive a President’s Update when we reopen. Contact Information: David Wildman: 613-292-6007, pres@oceota,com or  Pat Dixon:  613-769-4558, or Katharine Fitzpatrick: Stay Healthy and Safe  


Do you qualify for CERB? The chart below describes the steps required to determine eligibility. CERB Chart The document below was updated April 1, 2020. No April Fools. Compiled by Jennifer Robson, Associate Professor of Political Management, Carleton University using … Continue reading

March 25 UPDATE: All Strike Cheques Mailed

All cheques for Jan 20, Feb 5 & 6 which were at the office have been mailed today, March 25. If there is an error, please contact Pat Dixon at not at All cheques for Feb 11, 13, & … Continue reading

NEW! ETFO Updates re Bargaining

March 21, 2020 Tentative Agreement: As you know, ETFO has reached a tentative central agreement with the government and OPSBA. At this point, none of us has seen the terms of that tentative agreement. While this news is seen as a relief by … Continue reading

Covid-19 & School Closures

In these unprecedented times, it is important that all members have accurate information so that you all remain safe and healthy. For the best sources of information, go to the following sites. Ottawa Public Health: Government of Canada: Ontario Government: … Continue reading