Links and Resources
Simcoe County Teachers Local Website
ETFO’s official website for the latest news update, workshop, conference or other pertinent information and resources.
Building Better Schools – ETFO’s Education Platform
Awards & Scholarships
The ETFO awards program recognizes distinguished academic achievements, and outstanding contributions to education and the federation by its members and others. Over one hundred thousand dollars is distributed annually to member and community groups through the Awards Program.
The special honours and awards listed below are administered by the Awards Committee on behalf of ETFO and its members. For additional information, please contact Evelyn McGrogan, firstname.lastname@example.org at the ETFO provincial office at 416-962-3836 or 1-888-838-3836.
Ontario Teachers Pension Plan
IT’s NEVER TOO SOON TO START LEARNING ABOUT YOUR PENSION!
* A GREAT new APP, called Worklog is available to track your 50 days via Iphone on the App Store and Android on Google Play! Check it out! IT will not report service to OTPP but will help pensioners avoid exceeding the 50 day limit!
ETFO Pension Newswire
Ontario College of Teachers
Ontario Teachers Insurance Plan (OTIP) – https://www.otip.com/
OTF – otffeo.on.ca
OTF has a number of great links and resources and professional learning opportunities for members!
Teacher Learning and Leadership Program (TLLP) http://www.otffeo.on.ca/en/learning/teacher-learning-and-leadership-program/
OTF Planboard – use an app to simplify lesson planning 🙂
OTF Connects webinars – Register online at otffeo.on.ca
SMARTIdeas 5.0 is a ministry-licensed concept-mapping-software, free to teachers and students in public education. To learn more visit http://bit.ly/170kDn1.
Prezi – cloud-based presentation software that supports teachers and students to create, collaborate and communicate in real time. To learn more check out http://prezi.com/
* should you be looking to increase your category, you must fill out an intent to change category form found on the Board website! There are deadlines associated with changing category, please see our Collective Agreement for more information.
COPYRIGHT LAWS and recent changes
Barrie Labour Council
Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL)
Our Women Vote 2014 Café, Canvass Kit and Issues Sheets are now up on the OFL website www.ofl.ca
Canadian Labour Congress (CLC)
Workers Health and Safety Centre
Ontario Educational Credit Union
The Educated Choice in Financial Services
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Ontario Ministry of Education
Great resources for teachers:
Excellent resources, videos, and ideas that are directly related to the curriculum.
Great resources for learning more about homelessness right here in our own backyard. Excellent documentaries for teaching students about social justice. For more information, visit: