Articles by: Pat

The Third Path

The Third Path

Many of you are familiar with the relationship-based approach to student well-being and achievement, The Third Path. The program has been embraced by the OCDSB. As a step to assist teachers in learning the various aspects of the program, live-streamed and recorded sessions by Dr. Tranter are available free of […]

by October 17, 2022 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
1/2 day Minimum FAQs

1/2 day Minimum FAQs

What is the 1/2 day minimum pilot program? Starting in September 2022 assignments through Easy Connect and/or The Job Board will be made available as per usual, however assignments of a less than 50% FTE will be (expanded to be) posted as a half a day (according to school bell […]

by October 16, 2022 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized

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

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

Central ETFO Bargaining Process

We have agreed to a Central Bargaining list which precludes items from any negotiations/adjustment at the Local level. Central ETFO Collective Bargaining Goals 2022 have been published on the Collective Bargaining Website   Read more here: https://etfocb.ca/our-goals/2022-goals/

by July 16, 2022 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
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
New! Professional Learning for Members

New! Professional Learning for Members

Upcoming PL for OCEOTA Members   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 […]

by January 26, 2022 Comments are Disabled Info, Professional Learning (PL)