women's march
Posted 6 days ago

Come join your OCEOTA Executive this Saturday, January 19 in the third annual Ottawa Women’s March! The march starts at 11 AM at Parliament Hill and the theme is Ending…

Women’s March January 19
LGBTQ Awareness in Primary Classrooms
Posted 2 weeks ago

OCEOTA presents:LGBTQ Awareness in Primary Classrooms

This ETFO workshop is designed to assist educators to explore issues of homophobia and heterosexism, and to find the courage and understanding to include all…

LGBTQ Awareness in Primary Classrooms
PL Workshop: MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Posted 1 month ago

PL Workshop: MAKING A DIFFERENCE - Supporting Positive Behaviour in Elementary SchoolsThis workshop provides practical information and strategies for consciously teaching, supporting and reinforcing positive behaviour in classrooms. Date: January 23, 2019

Time: 5:00…

PL Workshop: MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Stewards' Mailing
Posted 2 months ago

ETFO stewards' mailings are now available online. These are the posters and upcoming events which you see on staff bulletin boards. Unless stated otherwise, all information is for both OTs…

Stewards’ Mailings from ETFO
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ETFO Central Bargaining Goals Survey

You should have received the following message from Stratcom on behalf of ETFO. At the bottom of your email, there is a personal link for you to take the survey. Our collective agreements will expire on August 31, 2019, and … Continue reading

OCEOTA New Member Orientation-not the same as the OCDSB one!

Welcome to OCEOTA! (Ottawa Carleton Elementary Occasional Teachers’ Association) Your President, David Wildman, is cordially inviting you to attend a special new member orientation. As OTs new to the OT union, it is important that you learn the ins and outs of teaching … Continue reading

Defensive Teaching Workshop

Defensive Teaching Workshop Raising Awareness For OTs Learn how to avoid career-destroying allegations and what steps you can follow if there is an allegation. Thursday, November 22, 2018    5:00 pm – 6:30 pm OCEOTA office 1150 Morrison Drive, Suite … Continue reading

MUST READ! Telephone Town Halls for Gov’t Consultation 0n Health

Please read carefully and share with friends and neighbours. The government has now launched the telephone town hall portion of their consultations. The schedule is listed below. The first townhall will be held tomorrow (Friday October 19) for Northwestern Ontario. … Continue reading

OCDSB Elementary LTO List Interview Notice

Posted as “Elementary LTO Hiring List” on GEM HR OT Conference OCDSB ELEMENTARY LTO LIST INTERVIEWS Job Code: 2608780 on ATE – View Postings Ottawa-Carleton District School Board Job Description & Requirements This posting is open only to current approved OCDSB … Continue reading

Registration Closed! 8th Annual PL Conference

  REGISTRATION CLOSED 8th Annual Professional Learning Conference for Daily Occasional Teachers Thursday, October 25, 2018 8:45am – 2:30pm Confederation Education Centre 1645 Woodroffe Ave Room 121   Come Fill Your OT Toolbox!   To Register Now https://goo.gl/forms/oheuBlMJeImgPoJQ2 Half day (0.5) … Continue reading

Gov’t Consultations on Ontario’s Education Sysytem

Below is a letter from Sam Hammond, our ETFO President, regarding the Ontario government’s consultations on the education system. Please read and consider how you can support our public education system. October 12, 2018 Dear Members, The government consultations on … Continue reading

Oct 22, 2018 Trustee & Councillor Elections

Municipal elections will be taking place on Monday, October 22. Below are links for locating your ward and a listing of approved candidates for councillor and trustees in each ward .  Ward Locator                   Approved … Continue reading

World Teachers’ Day

“Teaching is a very noble profession that shapes the character, caliber, and future of an individual. If the people remember me as a good teacher, that will be the biggest honor for me.” – APJ Abdul Kalam “Let us remember: … Continue reading

Mental Illness Awareness Week New ETFO Resource

On the  eve of Mental Illness Awareness Week (Oct 1-7) ETFO is announcing the release of a free, online resource for educators called Everyday Mental Health Classroom Resource.  The resource can be accessed at:  smh-assist.ca/emhc . This resource has been co-developed by School … Continue reading