An ETFO Action Advisory

Wear Red for Ed – Every Friday starting March 22, 2019We are asking our members and allies to wear Red for Education every Friday moving forward. Please spread the word to your colleagues. This is an easy way to show your support and solidarity and start a conversation about public education in your school and community. Tell […]

Cuts Hurt Kids!

Today the Halton Elementary Occasional Teacher representatives along with the Halton DECEs and the Halton Elementary Teachers had a very informative meeting with ETFO Provincial. Take a look at the following links to learn more about how you can help our students. ETFO’s 2018 Platform at: Building Better Schools ETFO Provincial YouTube Videos: All ETFO […]

Nominations for Executive Positions

May 22, 2019 is election day for our local. At the Spring Annual Meeting members will be electing our next Executive.  If you are interested in running for any of the Executive positions then download the Nomination Form, fill it out and send it in to the HEOT Office either by mail or courier.  It […]

OTIP – 6 Winter Activities for the Outdoor Enthusiast

One of the many things that makes Canada such a great place to live is its array of beautiful natural landscapes and the outdoor activities that they offer. Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy them. In fact, there are many outdoor activities that are still possible (if not better!) in the […]

OTIP – Keep your heart beating strong

February is heart health month, making it the perfect time to learn more about heart disease and how you can help prevent it by living a healthier life. What is heart disease? Heart disease is a buildup of plaque in the heart’s arteries that can lead to a heart attack, heart failure or death. Approximately […]

Upcoming Social Events

Here is some information about upcoming social events.  Please remember that closer to each event, an Eventbrite invitation will be sent out through Gmail groups and you will have to sign up here.  There is often limited space for these events. EVENTS: If you are a food and wine enthusiast or would just like to […]

Purses for Margaret Initiative

“Ask and you shall receive…”   Well, we asked our members to donate gently used purses for the ‘Purses for Margaret’ Initiative organized by Mary’s Place for homeless women in our area.  Our members and ETFO members responded with resounding generosity.  (note the pictures, attached, of the hatchback of my car over flowing with donations!) THANK […]

Brad Boehmer, 1st Vice President of HEOT

At the October 25th, Fall General Meeting the membership elected a new 1st Vice President. Congratulations to Brad Boehmer!  Brad will be joining us in this role with a wealth of experience and a union background.