GRAND ERIE DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD OCCASIONAL TEACHER LOCAL WELCOMES YOU
Making a Difference Together
Welcome to School Year 2023 - 24! It promises to be another year filled with activity from bargaining to professional learning and meetings with colleagues. Be sure to check out the calendar of events listed below on this home page.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR THE 2022-24 SCHOOL YEAR
Union Email and Important Dates
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This is a bargaining year. Prompt and accurate communication is critical!
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LOCAL MEETING DATES
October 25/23 - Fall General Meeting
December 6/23 - Season Social
May 22/24 - Annual Meeting and Elections
November 22, 2023 @ 7 pm
January 17, 2024 @ 7 pm
April 10, 2024 @ 7 pm
BOARD PROFESSIONAL LEARNING DAYS
October 2/23 - Literacy, Math, Student Well Being, School Safety and Violence Prevention
November 17/23 - Curriculum and Assessment
January 22/24 - Curriculum and Assessment
April 19/24 - Curriculum & Assessment, Student Well Being, School Safety and Violence Prevention
June 3/24 - Curriculum and Assessment
June 28/24 - Student Achievement and Reflection & Planning
October 9/23 - Thanksgiving
December 25/23 to January 5/24 - Winter Break
February 19/24 - Family Day
March 11/24 to March 15/24 - March Break
March 29/24 - Good Friday
March 1/24 - Easter Monday
May 20/24 - Victoria Day
If you are a Daily Occasional Teacher and have lost preparation time, there is a form to complete to ensure that the next time that you are at a particular school that your preparation time is paid back. We are still working on this process for Itinerants so please be patient.
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.
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