GRAND ERIE DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD OCCASIONAL TEACHER LOCAL WELCOMES YOU
Making a Difference
PROFESSIONAL LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES
ETFO Summer Academy 2021
ETFO's Summer Academy 2021 is here and registration is now open - courses will fill up very quickly!
Summer Academy 2021 will take place through virtual sessions on Zoom. Participants can join from anywhere with their computer and participate in two daily sessions throughout their three-day course. Please find the flyer attached for your convenience.
This year the program includes 40 practical courses facilitated by dynamic presenters. All courses are structured to meet the personal professional needs of members. A wide range of courses are available including literacy, mathematics, Kindergarten, technology, Culturally Relevant and Responsive Pedagogy, well-being and, a variety of other learning areas. This year there is a specific course to support occasional teacher members.
We look forward to an engaging and inspiring summer of professional learning with our members this July and August.
Please check out the Summer Academy 2021 website for registration details.
INDIGENOUS HISTORY MONTH
June is National Indigenous History Month. Throughout this month & always, we take this opportunity to celebrate the rich history, heritage, diversity & significant contributions that First Nations, Métis & Inuit peoples have made in shaping Canada.
June 21 is also National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada. It is a day for all Canadians to recognize the “unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Métis & Inuit peoples.”
June is Pride Month! Pride month is a time for us to centre the voices of our 2SLBTQ+ students, parents and members who identify as part of this community and celebrate their contributions.
VIRTUAL LEARNING ENVIRONMENT (VLE)
Files Available for Download
GRAND ERIE DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD ELEMENTARY OCCASSIONAL TEACHERS UNION AT A GLANCE
A Bit of Background
The Grand Erie District School Board Occasional Teachers (GEDSBOT) is the professional and protective organization representing over 450 Occasional teachers employed in the public elementary schools of Haldimand, Norfolk and Brant. All public Occasional elementary teachers in Haldimand Norfolk and Brant are active members of GEDSBOT. We are one of 76 locals across the province. Our Executive Members strive to effectively serve the membership. To learn more about what each Executive Member please meet the team.
Want to read our 2015-2017 Collective Agreement and Extension or see our Local's Constitution. It can all be found here!
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