Posted 11 hours ago

The OPSEU Ottawa Area Council and the Ottawa and District Labour Council Women’s Committee present “Girl Rising” at an upcoming fundraiser movie screening. 

The stories of nine girls from developing countries…

Girl Rising Documentary @ Algonquin College
Summer Institute
Posted 2 days ago

Join us this summer for FREE professional development to prepare for the 2018/2019 school year. Learn enhanced teaching practices & new, innovative, fresh ideas!

The deadline for registration is July 27th.



OCDSB Summer Institute
Posted 2 days ago

In accordance with Regulation 521/01, all employees (including recent hires), must complete an Annual Offence Declaration as a condition of employment. You must complete it by the end of June.

Last Chance for Offence Declaration
Posted 1 week ago

Olivia Chandler * CBC News *

June 14, 2018

Tired teachers off to sleep camp this summer

Summer camp at Queen's University aiming to help teachers overcome chronic insomnia.
Sleep-deprived teachers have one more…

Sleep Camp for Teachers @ Queen’s Univ
Summer Academy
Posted 1 week ago

For Great Professional Learning this summer, check out ETFO 2018 Summer Academy website.

ETFO Summer Academy
Posted 1 week ago


Our former colleague and former VP of Ottawa Carleton Teacher Local, and former member of parliament, Paul Dewar needs our support. Paul continues to work for the community, while fighting…

Paul Dewar
York AQ
Posted 1 month ago

York University is offering an ELL AQ this summer at Brookfield HS. Please see the attached flyer for details and registration information.
ELL AQ Opportunity

ELL AQ Opportunity at Brookfield HS
Posted 2 months ago


                              AQ/ABQ Subsidies

Note that applications received will be processed on a first come, first served basis.

Subsidized AQ/ABQs
OTF Connects
Posted 9 months ago

Registration open for
OTF Summer Institutes 2018!
The OTF Summer Institutes, with the support of the Ministry of Education, are back. These three-day institutes give teachers the time to learn, reflect on…

OTF Summer Institutes 2018

UPDATE! Green, Lib, NDP, PC & Education Policies

All major TV networks in Ontario will carry the debate between Andrea Horwath, Doug Ford and Kathleen Wynne from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.on Sunday evening, May 27th. Not sure of your riding? Not sure of the candidates? Candidates by Riding Below are … Continue reading

ETFO Voice Magazine a Winner!

Sharon O’Halloran, ETFO General Secretary, stated: Presidents, I am pleased to share some positive news with you today. The ETFO Voice Publication has won the Canadian Association of Labour Media’s Katie FitzRandolph Award for best overall regular print publication for … Continue reading

All Candidates Meeting – Ontario Health Coalition

Ontario Health Coalition Upcoming Events and Meetings At the local health coalition meetings, upcoming events and initiatives are planned. Local coalitions are working on fighting hospital cuts, protecting public health care for all, against privatization and 2-tier user fees for … Continue reading

OCEOTA Winner of Spa Nordic Gift Certificate

The winner of the OCEOTA draw prize at the OCETFO PD Day on April 27, 2018 is: Lisa Middlebrook Congratulations Lisa and enjoy your day at the Spa!

2018-19 Executive and AM Delegation

OCEOTA EXECUTIVE for 2018-19  At the OCEOTA AGM on April 25, 2018, the members elected their Executive for 2018-19. Congratulations to the 2018-19 Executive. President: David Wildman acclaimed 1st Vice-President: Pat Dixon acclaimed 2nd  Vice-President: Krissy Mayer-Craigie acclaimed Member-at-Large (5):  Melanie Barclay-Wood Kimberley Bernier Elizabeth Brown Maryse Extross … Continue reading

ETFO Survey on Use of Lump Sum Payment Received in the Fall

In the spring of 2017, ETFO members ratified Extension Agreements for all members which included a 0.5% lump sum, paid to members in fall of 2017.  As per these agreements, ETFO is now required to conduct a survey of all … Continue reading

CLOSED! Science Workshop May 3, 2018

  Ottawa Carleton Elementary Occasional Teachers’ Association is pleased to invite all OCEOTA members to the following PL workshop: Inquiry and the Design Process in the Science Classroom How to get to the scientific and technological skills beyond the content Thursday, May … Continue reading