Articles by: Pat

ETFO Annual Meeting Positions

The following positions to assist with the operation of the 2023 Annual Meeting are available: • Poll Clerk • Assistant The Federation requests your assistance to ensure that members are made aware of these positions and to encourage those members at the local level who have the interest and appropriate […]

by January 25, 2023 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
Registration for Federation Day February 17th

Registration for Federation Day February 17th

Registration open only until January 27th using THIS LINK (must be logged into OCDSB account) LTOs are expected to register and attend virtually (as they get paid for the day). DOTs may attend virtually, but it’s unpaid PD. Daily OTs may also attend virtually but it’s unpaid PD. The programs offered below […]

by January 25, 2023 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
Status of Women Committee Presents

Status of Women Committee Presents

TO REGISTER CLICK HERE OC ETFO/FEEO Status of Women Committee is hosting a documentary screening on Wednesday February 22nd (virtually) with the director of the documentary Subjects of Desire. The documentary is about media portrayal of Black women. The director, Jennifer Hollness, will be joining us to speak about the documentary, share some clips and answer […]

by January 24, 2023 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized

Find out more information here Nominate someone! A current student, former student, parent, teaching colleague, administrator or member of the community may wish to recognize outstanding efforts by putting forward the name of an exceptional teacher. Just fill out the online form to start the process. Self-nominations or nominations of […]

by January 16, 2023 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
In-person Defensive Teaching Strategy Workshop

In-person Defensive Teaching Strategy Workshop

Register here for the Workshop Learn how to avoid career-ending allegations and what steps to follow if there is an allegation. Case studies, resources and advice on how to teach from a defensive perspective from former OCEOTA President David Wildman. Allegations and conduct that violates the OCDSB policies or OCT […]

by January 8, 2023 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized

by January 5, 2023 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized

Pay Periods divided over the Winter Break

As per your collective agreement, Occasional Teachers and/or Long Term Occasional Teachers are paid two weeks in arrears for the total amount of day at work in the pay period. Please note that, based on the 2022-23 school year Winter break schedule, your pay on January 13 & January 27 […]

by December 16, 2022 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized

Media coverage of Unqualified OT use

Two recent interviews (Dec) speaking with Local and Provincial ETFO Leaders about the use of unqualified teachers in classrooms by school boards. ETFO 1st Vice-President David Mastin on CBC Here and Now Toronto OCEOTA Local President Pat Dixon interview on CBC Ottawa Morning    

by December 14, 2022 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
Members must register for Pres Updates

Members must register for Pres Updates

Get OCEOTA Pres Updates you must register a non-work email address HERE Please also update your contact information (name, address, phone numbers, email address) by emailing ETFO Provincial Office Member Records. Please include your ETFO ID Number (if you know it) as it will help ETFO Provincial Office Member Records assist […]

by November 18, 2022 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
Supports for teaching students with Special Education Needs

Supports for teaching students with Special Education Needs

Guide for Students with Special Education Needs This LSS Guide for Students with Special Education Needs website has been designed to provide educators and administrators with comprehensive information about supports for students with special education needs in the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board. It ensures educators have the essential information, tools […]

by October 18, 2022 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized