Articles by: Pat

Quarantine Leave ended for COVID

(Aug 2022) With Provincial Government direction, that there is no Quarantine period required for COVID, our Collective Agreement language on Quarantine Leave has been nullified. LTOs must now use their sick days. DOTs/Daily OTs have 3 days under IDEL (Infectious Disease Emergency Leave) to use between April 19, 2021-March 31st, […]

by September 16, 2022 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
New Member Orientation

New Member Orientation

Click here to register Sept 28th 5-7pm (registration deadline is 12 noon on Sept 26th)  Dinner provided for all registrants! In-person format from 5 to 7pm at Confederation Education Centre (1645 Woodroffe Ave, Nepean, ON K2G 1W2). This is the ETFO Orientation, different than the OCDSB Orientation. We will cover […]

by September 14, 2022 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
Truth & Reconciliation Week Sept 26-30th

Truth & Reconciliation Week Sept 26-30th

Need ideas/entry points/resources for you classroom? Grade level Reconciliation Through Education resources available Ressources en Francais CBC Kids News discussion “Reconciliation in the Classroom” premiering on YouTube Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 9 a.m. to honour the #NationalDayForTruthAndReconciliation Truth and Reconciliation (TRC)    

by September 12, 2022 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
Fall General Meeting Oct 12th

Fall General Meeting Oct 12th

Fall GM registration open (click here) Wednesday, October 12, 2022 Confederation Education Centre, 1645 Woodroffe Ave 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Light dinner to be served.   Amendments to our OCEOTA Constitution are required to be submitted by Sept 29th (two weeks prior to the meeting date). Please contact the […]

by September 9, 2022 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
Bill 115 Remedy Deadline Sept 30th!

Bill 115 Remedy Deadline Sept 30th!

September 30, 2022 Deadline for ETFO members to object to their payment determination September 30, 2022 Deadline for ETFO to refer any dispute in member entitlement to arbitration (disputes to be addressed/resolved within 60 days of the objection deadline) FROM ETFO Bill 115 Remedy FAQs 37. What is the process […]

by September 1, 2022 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
Submit your Previous Experience!

Submit your Previous Experience!

Attention all current LTOs (and future LTO recipients) our Collective Bargaining Team last round was able to negotiate previous external LTOs to now be considered as teaching experience by the OCDSB. So if you have not yet submitted your LTO experience from another board or education facility, or have previously […]

by August 29, 2022 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized

Staffing Process for LTOs and Contracts

Hiring considerations when staffing LTO and Contract Positions Updated Aug, 2022 When hiring LTO and Contract positions, OCDSB is required to follow a defined process of consideration of candidates. Elementary LTO Postings An LTO vacancy will be posted on Apply to Education for three days when an absence of 30 […]

by August 28, 2022 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized

Staffing FAQs for OTs

Frequently Asked Questions Elementary Occasional Teaching Division  Updated: June 2022 Q1 How many days must I work to remain on the OT list? Article L10.04 Collective Agreement:  OTs are required to work 20 assignments from September to June 1, to remain on the OT list.  If this condition is not met […]

by August 28, 2022 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized

OCT adds a mandatory Sexual Abuse Prevention Program (SAPP)

The Provincial Government has legislated that all Ontario Certified Teachers (OCTs) who are in good standing on January 1, 2022 must successfully complete the SAPP by Sept 15th, 2022. There is an extension process if this date is unattainable. LTOs (and possibly DOTs depending on TBD start date) will receive […]

by July 23, 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