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Labour Day March with OCEOTA

Labour Day March with OCEOTA

by August 16, 2022 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
Lost Prep-time in 2021-22

Lost Prep-time in 2021-22

OCEOTA is investigating the amount of preparation time that was taken, and not re-paid, from OTs during the 2021-2022 school year. If we have enough responses we may seek compensation for those affected. We will be compiling these records and will update all members if it progresses. We will proceed […]

by June 29, 2022 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
Bill 115 Remedy

Bill 115 Remedy

ETFO members (teachers, occasional teachers, DECEs, ESPs and PSPs) may be eligible for financial compensation if they were an ETFO member working between September 1, 2012, and August 31, 2014. Each member’s entitlement is based on the amount of time worked on a full-time equivalent (FTE) basis (ie pro-rated based […]

by June 27, 2022 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized

Staffing Timelines and FAQs for OTs

Some of the FAQs from the PD Day presentation on Staffing from OCDSB Human Resources Officer: Leadership & Staff Development 1. To whom should we address cover letters? Is it appropriate to use terms such as ‘to whom it may concern’ or ‘to the hiring team’? Cover letters should be addressed […]

by May 18, 2022 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
Fast-tracked, free ECE program tuition

Fast-tracked, free ECE program tuition

For more information: https://www.georgebrown.ca/programs/early-childhood-education-compressed-c140?fbclid=IwAR2pZv97PE_3P2m1gVqOH_e_QM-haP9LfNQJc7FgpKn5SG12viz4I2a_wys  

by June 23, 2022 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized

ETFO Summer Learning Academy registration opens

This is a link to all the 2022 Summer Academy courses available at the start of registration on May 30, 2022. Some courses may be cancelled due to low enrollment or circumstances beyond our control and these changes will only be reflected when you start the registration process at https://events.etfo.org/courses/summer-academy/ […]

by June 2, 2022 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
New! Professional Learning for Members

New! Professional Learning for Members

Upcoming PL for OCEOTA Members         ETFO 2022 Summer Academy courses now available at https://events.etfo.org/courses/summer-academy/ . ETFO Environmental Resources The resources examine environmental issues and include information, materials, and links to organizations working to protect the environment. The following links provide information that members can use to […]

by May 6, 2022 Comments are Disabled Info, Professional Learning (PL)
2022-23 school year dates set

2022-23 school year dates set

Please note that the 2022-2023 school year for students will begin on Tuesday, September 6, 2022, with one Professional Activity Day for staff scheduled on the previous Friday, September 2, 2022 for both elementary and secondary schools.    Staff whose regular work year coincides with the school year (teachers, educational […]

by May 5, 2022 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized

Central ETFO Bargaining Process

Central ETFO Collective Bargaining Goals 2022 have been published on the Collective Bargaining Website   Read more about hehere: https://etfocb.ca/our-goals/2022-goals/  

by March 16, 2022 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized

Elementary: A podcast from the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario

ETFO’s recently released podcast has new episodes available.  You can listen to them at the links below, or subscribe to Elementary at etfo.ca , Apple Podcasts, or Google Podcasts. The episodes are: Interview with ETFO President Karen Brown Possibilities: Addressing Poverty in Elementary Schools Backpack Full of Cash: The privatization […]

by March 4, 2022 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized