Call for Nomination: Bi-Election

As a result of Bette Anne’s resignation from the position of President in June, I have stepped up to the President’s role as per our constitution.  As a result of that move we have a vacancy in the position of First Vice-President.  As per our Constitution we will hold a bi-election for this position at our […]

OTF Learning – Making Math Moments That Matter

Are you on a quest to empower your students to become resilient problem solvers in your mathematics classroom, but the varying levels of readiness make it feel impossible to reach every student? Learn how to use a three-part framework for building easy-to-plan and fun-to-deliver lessons that kids will not only love, but also learn from, […]

ETFO – Celebrating 20 Years of Advocacy

“The Elementary Teacher’s Federation of Ontario was created by the amalgamation of two predecessor organizations, the Federation of Women Teacher’s Associations of Ontario (FWTAO) and the Ontario Public School Teachers’ Federation (OPSTF).  When ETFO began on July 1, 1998, it continued the work these two federations had done to promote and protect the interests of […]

Take Back the Night

Savis of Halton (Sexual Assault & Violence Intervention Services http://www.savisofhalton.org) is once again planning another Take Back the Night event which will be occurring Thursday September 20th 2018. .

OTIP – 5 Reasons You Should Consider Unplugging

5 Reasons You Should Consider Unplugging Between texts, emails, phone calls, calendar alerts and notifications from multiple social media platforms, being connected can seem like a full-time job. So much so that it’s easy to forget that an off switch even exists. It’s a good idea to periodically re-evaluate your relationship with technology and consider […]

OTIP – How to Deal with Floods

How to Deal with Floods Floods are a common – and often costly – natural hazard in Ontario that can happen at any time of year. Overland water flooding can be caused by melting snow, ice jams, fresh-water hurricanes, breaking dams and heavy rainfall that oversaturates the ground. Summer thunderstorms in particular can pose a […]