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Get Unstuck! Workshop

Get Unstuck! Workshop

Join us on February 28, 2024 at 5pm at the Confederation Education Centre for an enriching journey towards a healthier you! This well-being workshop “Get Unstuck!”, is not your average workshop! Presented by life coach and educator, Lyne Frank, this workshop promises empowering, invaluable perspectives and strategies to support you and […]

by February 18, 2024 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
International Women’s Day Event: Pottery Painting Night

International Women’s Day Event: Pottery Painting Night

Friday, March 8, is International Women’s Day. OCEOTA’s Status of Women Committee invites women members to come together the evening before, March 7, for a relaxing night of pottery painting at Color Me Mine, Bayshore Shopping Centre. In addition to selecting and painting a piece of pottery, you will learn […]

by February 17, 2024 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
Bill 124 Remedy

Bill 124 Remedy

Bill 124 remedy is fixing the illegal Conservative legislation which was challenged in court to complete a fair wage increase for the 2019-2022 Collective Agreements of 7.25% (compounded the total percentage increase is 7.41%). This was held illegally to a 1% increase per year by the Conservative government at the […]

by February 14, 2024 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
Fantastic Federation Day

Fantastic Federation Day

What a Fantastic Day. Thank you to all the OCEOTA Members who asked questions, took whistles and T-shirts and entered our prize draws.    

by January 21, 2024 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
Occasional Teachers + Inclement Weather

Occasional Teachers + Inclement Weather

DAILY/DOTs Please note assignments are not cancelled if the teacher is still away, you are to show up at work even if the buses are cancelled. Teachers should not be cancelling OTs. That is a principal’s responsibility. If you get a cancellation call from anyone other than the Principal or […]

by January 8, 2024 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
Equal Voice Gala

Equal Voice Gala

OCEOTA Executive Members Jessica Ho and Alicia Szewczyk-Chan joined President Pat Dixon and other Provincial ETFO representatives in attending The Equal Voice gala in Ottawa on November 28th, when her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, spoke alongside distinguished journalist Lisa LaFlamme. Equal Voice is a […]

by November 27, 2023 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized

UofO Researchers are gathering information on violence and harassment against educators.

A nationwide study examining workplace violence in the education sector looking specifically at how intersecting factors (e.g., gender, ethnicity, dis/ability) influence both experiences of violence/harassment and responses. This will be the largest study of its kind ever conducted in Canada and one of the few studies to examine the effect […]

by October 25, 2023 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
Congratulations to our distinguished 5 & 10 yr Service OTs

Congratulations to our distinguished 5 & 10 yr Service OTs

Your dedication, commitment, and professionalism have set an example within our Local. Congratulations on completing your significant milestones of occasional teaching in the OCDSB. We are glad to have teachers like you with us. Keep up your excellent work, and continue to inspire. Cheers to all your incredible years of […]

by October 25, 2023 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized

Reorganization affects dozens of LTO positions

Consolidation pushes many long-term occasional teachers out of stable work CBC News Reports Arthur White-Crummey · CBC News · Posted: Oct 10, 2023

by October 10, 2023 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized

ETFO AWARDS PROGRAM

THERE IS SO MUCH FOR US TO CELEBRATE! Nominate and Apply for an ETFO Award, Bursary or Scholarship! There are two application periods: one for ETFO Awards (OPEN NOW!), and one for ETFO Scholarships and Bursaries. The deadline to apply for ETFO Awards is February 1. Individuals may apply for Scholarships and Bursaries […]

by October 6, 2023 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized