Upper Grand ETFO Sponsored Buddy Benches

On Wednesday, June 14, 2017, #GetInTouchForHutch and Upper Grand ETFO presented Buddy Benches to École Harris Mill Public School in Rockwood, and East Garafraxa Public School in Marsville.  The Buddy Benches are a part of the #GetInTouchForHutch committee’s mandate to bring awareness to Mental Health issues and to break down the associated stigma. In our […]

Math P/J, Part 2 AQ Course available in Orangeville this Fall!

The Upper Grand Occasional Teachers’ Local has arranged for the following course to run this fall. Upper Grand ETFO members are invited to register. COURSE: Mathematics P/J, Part 2 – LF17MA2O1 Instructional Hours: Wednesday August 30, 2017 and Thursday, August 31, 2017: (4:00pm-8:00pm) Wednesdays (4:00pm-8:00pm): September 6, 13, 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25, […]

PA Day & Information You Need to Know

  May 26, 2017 Dear Colleagues: P.A. Day — June 9 is a Professional Activity Day The day is divided into two sections — the morning is for Board use and the afternoon is provided for teachers to work on assessment and evaluation or report writing.  You are welcome to work from home in the […]

Progress Reports – Reminders & Professional Judgement

This is the first time since 2014 that we are completing Progress Reports without sanctions.  It is also the first time we have Professional Judgement as part of our Collective Agreement.  Your school steward has participated in an intensive workshop on Professional Judgement last Monday in an effort to help support teachers as they make […]