ON CALL #1 and #2 for 2013-2014 are here!
Go to the On Call section of the website to access it!
PLEASE NOTE! ALL LTOs ARE EXPECTED TO REPORT TO WORK ON DECEMBER 20th (and will be paid)! Please call the office if you want further information!
I will begin making school visits on a regular basis, beginning the week of October 15th. A schedule will be posted on the online calendar accessible from the events page! Stay tuned for your opportunity to ask questions, voice ideas and help improve communication by speaking directly with your union President!
* please note, these visits could be subject to change at last minute and will be rescheduled should a postponement be necessary. These visits will also be postponed in the event of inclement weather. Thank you for understanding!
See you soon!
General Questions, comments or ideas can be emailed using the contact form below
PLEASE GO TO www.etfo.ca for current information!
Please be advised, we will be following Regulation 274 as imposed by the Liberal government for all further hiring with SCDSB – Please read the regulation and understand the process.
Should you be considered an unsuccessful applicant to the LTO roster, you are entitled to a debriefing according to the legislation. Please contact the board to arrange for that debriefing and know that we will be engaging in further discussions in September to move forward with this process.
Collective Bargaining updates will continue to be posted on the SCEOT website and ETFO’s Control Your Future website.
Yours in Education,
GREAT NEW ETFO OT PAGE!!! CHECK IT OUT!!!!
* IPHONE APP ISSUE!!! *
Due to an issue with the app for SCARRI we are dismantling the program immediately. We are sorry for any inconvenience.
* SCARRI CALL OUT TIME CHANGED BACK !!! *
SCARRI system as returned to 6 am call outs and the last call out will be at 10pm.
SCHOOL CHANGESThere are some new schools this year so ensure you have included them in your available schools list! scdsb.on.ca —- click on staff site (upper right hand corner)—- login as prompted —- BOARD tab —- click SCARRI SFX from side menu —- click change my substitute locations
(EI) Unemployment Insurance Info!
The Reference Code for EI Applications for December 2013 school-related intake is: 3511012013201312
Effective: 09 Dec 2013
Expiry: 17 Jan 2014
The Reference Code for EI Applications for March 2014 school-related intake is: 3511012014201403
Effective: 7 March 2014
Expiry: 28 March 2014
Copyright in schools has changed
Make sure you’re in the know…
Your reference materials:
ONTARIO TEACHER PENSION PLAN
The Ontario Teachers’ Federation (OTF) and the Ontario government are
changing the pension plan’s inflation protection. This change is part
of an agreement to eliminate the pension plan’s 2012 funding shortfall.
Inflation protection after you retire will now be based on three
periods of pension credit. For more information, please visit
VLAP Days – Voluntary Leave of Absence
LTO members are eligible for VLAP days!
Fill out this form to request
Please note: When completing Form A4005, state you are requesting VLAP days for personal reasons. No additional documentation or explanation is required as per the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).
Every year ETFO nominates and awards a variety of members for their hard work and dedication toward education and community causes! Should you know of someone who should be nominated please go to
to fill out the proper forms! Should you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
ETFO CREDIT COURSES, AQ AND SUMMER ACADEMY
Check out www.etfo.ca for GREAT professional learning opportunities!
Summer Academy for 2014 will probably be available in May.
Credit Courses – new this year include Assessment, Evaluation and Reporting that Matters, Bullying Prevention – A Relationship Issue, Effective Classroom Management in Today’s Classroom, Making Sense of Mathematics Instruction, Schools of Possibility – Poverty, Teaching and Learning
Anything exciting happening in your classrooms?
Send us pics, files and resources and we will be happy to share on the website!
Please email email@example.com
one brand new, red, four season coat embroidered with the SCEOT occasional teachers logo.
Size L Cost: $85.00
If interested please contact Barb Gunn @ 705-466-3332
Some general information as of September 25th, 2013
* # of OTs 830
* # of contract teachers 2072.7
* Our cap is (at this time) is 979
* # on LTO list 272 at initial hire
* # added to supply list 20
* # of contracts hired 34
* Number of LTOs hired 214
* When will the LTO roster reopen? No anticipated date at this time.
* # of FSL qualifieds on list 80
Your communication and need for current information is important!
If you haven’t sent us your email it’s not too late. Send it to firstname.lastname@example.org, along with your preference for email or Canada Post communication throughout the year.