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December 4, 2023

AM ETFO Local Bargaining Newsletter

Local bargaining is beginning.  We created a newsletter to inform all AM ETFO members on the progress.  We will post all bargaining news to this website. Bargaining Newsletter #1

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October 17, 2023

Outdoor Learning Release

“If we want children to flourish, to become truly empowered, let us allow them to love the earth before we ask them to save it.”  ~ David Sobel Spending time outside during the school day allows students to connect with, learn about, and care for the places where they live and study. But it can […]

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January 30, 2023

Staffing News and Important Dates

February 15 = Deadline for Voluntary Transfer March 1 = Notice to remain on recall list, Deferred Salary Leave Plan Application,  Leave of Absence Request for 1 Year and Extension of                     Leave of Absence 1 Year March 31 = Notification of teachers “Surplus to School” and […]

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June 24, 2022

ETFO media statement re Minister of Education appointment

This morning, Premier Ford was sworn in alongside his new Cabinet, which includes MPP Stephen Lecce who was re-appointed Minister of Education.  Please read the attached media statement. STATEMENT – ETFO statement on re-appointment of MPP Stephen Lecce as education minister

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June 17, 2022

Bill C-8 and Tax Returns

This is an update regarding federal Bill C-8, which implemented some tax measures contained in the last fiscal update tabled in Parliament in December, including a change to the existing educator school supply tax credit. Under Bill C-8, the rate of refund for this tax credit increased from 15 per cent to 25 per cent. […]

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June 13, 2022

PRS Podcast: Use of Technology in the Classroom

A new podcast from Professional Relations Services is now available on the ETFO website. This episode addresses using technology in the classroom. It can be found at ETFO.ca. If you have any questions about this podcast, please contact PRS staff member Greg Weiler at gweiler@etfo.org

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June 13, 2022

ETFO SERVES NOTICE TO BARGAIN

ETFO BARGAINING NEWS ETFO SERVES NOTICE TO BARGAIN JUNE 13, 2022 This morning, ETFO served notice to bargain on the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA), the Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association (OCSTA) and the government. Notice to bargain advises them of ETFO’s intention to renegotiate Teacher, Occasional Teacher, Designated Early Childhood Educator, Educational Support […]

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June 10, 2022

New Podcast: Educating on Climate Change and Environmental Racism

There is a new episode of the ETFO podcast Elementary. The episode title is Educating on Climate Change and Environmental Racism and it features a panel discussion on the ETFO curriculum resource: Environmentally and Socially Active Communities. The panelists are Sarah Lowes, environmental educator, Jacqueline L. Scott, a Black writer and outdoor educator who writes on racism and […]

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