Posted 2 days ago

The OCEOTA Budget Committee will be meeting on February 26, 2020 to begin the first stages of budget planning for 2020-2021.
According to our Constitution, one member of the Budget Committee…

OCEOTA Budget Committee Needs a Non-Executive…
Posted 2 weeks ago

Please see attached for picket sites and information re signing in.
Sites and Assigned Schools Feb 21
Joint Picket sites 21 February 2020 with Addresses
Pres Up #34 Feb 21

Posted 2 weeks ago

Calling all teachers!
OTF is looking for 20 teams of teachers to participate in a
unique professional learning opportunity
using Lynx and/or MicroWorlds JR
If you are interested in exploring with a group of…

OTF Opportunity Coding Connections
Black History
Posted 3 weeks ago

 Black History Ottawa Expo - February 2-4pm  (Free Admission)
                February 2, 2020         4:00pm-8:00pm
                February 3, 2020         9:30pm - 9:00pm
                February 4, 2020      …

Black History Month Invitation
Posted 3 weeks ago

Registration for ETFO’s Financial Health and Wealth Conference 2020 is now open!
The conference is being held at the ETFO Provincial office and is happening on Friday March 27 (evening) and Saturday March 28, 2020.…

ETFO Financial Health & Wealth Conference
Posted 4 weeks ago

OCEOTA members need to stay informed about ETFO business, OCEOTA issues, and OCDSB changes to systems. In order to do that, every member should have provided their non-board email address…

OCEOTA Member Mailings
Posted 1 month ago

Educator Survey: Supporting Transgender and Gender Diverse Students in Schools
Researchers at Western University have launched a study to improve their understanding about trans-affirmative policies and practices in schools. The researchers are interested…

OTF Survey re Supporting Transgender & Gender…
OTF Coding Connections Project
Posted 1 month ago

New professional learning opportunity
now available
OTF Coding Connections This is NOT struck work!

Are you looking for a chance to deepen your professional computational thinking and coding in your classroom?

Are you interested in…

OTF Coding Connections Project
Posted 1 month ago

Planning to build a backyard ice rink? Skate smoothly with these safety tips!
Building a backyard rink can provide hours of winter fun for you, your family and friends. Whether you’re…

OTIP Winter Safety Tips
Posted 2 weeks ago

Good afternoon:

On Saturday, February 22, 2020 a “The People vs Conservative Cuts Rally” is taking place at 10:30am at Scotia Bank Convention Centre (Niagara Falls).  Organizers of this important event…

Bus to Niagara People vs Conservative Cuts Ra…

OCEOTA Use of Members’ Equity for 2nd VP Release

Notice of Motion: The OCEOTA Executive has decided to release the 2nd VP from teaching for the remainder of this year, February – June 2020. Costs of this would be covered by Members’ Equity funds: Succession Planning and Unallocated Reserves. To … Continue reading

PL Drawing the Line Against Gender-based Violence

Register at: bit.ly/2PBkaAl 

National Day of Remebrance and Action on Violence Against Women

The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, also known informally as White Ribbon Day, is a day commemorated in Canada each December 6, the anniversary of the 1989 École Polytechnique massacre, in which armed student Marc Lépine murdered fourteen women and injured ten others … Continue reading

Education/Union Rallies Against Cuts

        RALLY AGAINST DOUG FORD Cancelled until 2020!     Please join your OCEOTA colleagues, as well as members of other unions from across the city, in a rally against Doug Ford on Tuesday December 10th at 5-8pm. We are gathering outside … Continue reading

Holly Jolly Holiday Party

As the holiday season approaches, come chill out with OCEOTA at our annual holiday party! Have a bite to eat, play a few games, and socialize with your fellow occasional teachers at the Heart and Crown Pub (353 Preston Street) Wednesday, December … Continue reading

ETFO Work-to-Rule Updates

Please open the WTR (1) link to read ETFO’s latest news on our work-to-rule. WTR (1) Please open the link below to read ETFO’s latest news on the work-to-rule for parents. CPA_Parent flyer work to rule_Nov2019_IK_V3 (003)

CANCELLED! Political Rally: Tues, Dec 10, 5:00 p.m.

CANCELLED UNTIL 2020 Political Rally: Tues, Dec 10, 5:00 p.m. It is very important to the success of our job action that every member attend this Political Rally. The media will be covering this event. Mr. Ford will be in … Continue reading

Death of Our Colleague, Mikaela Desloges-Launspach

Mikaela Kristine Desloges-Launspach (nee Masnyk) passed away November 1, 2019 from injuries resulting from a car accident. Our brilliant light and joy has gone from our lives. She is survived by her husband Joel Desloges-Launspach and her beloved puppy Freya. … Continue reading