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Tuesday, August 16

OTF Reports

Diane Dewing and Francine Leblanc-Lebel

Francine LeBlanc-Lebel, President of Ontario Teachers’ Federation (OTF) addressed Annual Meeting delegates near the end of Session 4. President LeBlanc-Lebel described OTF as exemplifying the unified voice of teachers, promoting professional rights and responsibilities for teachers and safeguarding the profession and publicly funded public education in Ontario. To fulfill its mandate, OTF engages in a […]

2015-2016 Award Recipients

L to R: Patricia Heath, Awards Committee Chairperson; Andrew Chittka, award winner; Jeremy Smith, committee member; Evelyn McGrogan, ETFO staff

ETFO award winners were recognized this afternoon at the beginning of Session 4. Congratulations to all the winners! Here is a list of the winners (Media Release links will go live as they are published): Anti-Bias Award – Media Release Laurel Farrell, Upper Grand Teacher Local Children’s Literature Award – Media Release Nadia Hohn, Elementary […]

Special Guest: Jerry Dias

Unifor President Jerry Diaz

Jerry Dias, president of Unifor, took a break from his contract negotiations with General Motors of Canada and made a surprise appearance at Annual Meeting to address ETFO delegates.  President Dias provided an update on collective bargaining in the auto sector, including the hard-line tactics that are being used by the “Big Three” automakers (GM, […]

New Resource: Planning for Student Learning

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Planning for Student Learning is a new curriculum resource featuring 129 pages of supports for managing curriculum planning on long-range, unit and lesson plans, as well as daybook pages. It includes practical processes, a variety of samples and templates and high-and low-technology options as well as a CD with templates in word format that can […]

Session 3 begins

Priyanka Sawant and Victoria Reaume

Session 3 began with the delivery of the Auditor’s Report and the Report of the General Secretary.

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