Upper Grand teacher Gordon Dunbar receives ETFO Rainbow Visions Award

Upper Grand teacher Gordon Dunbar receives ETFO Rainbow Visions Award He created the definitive online biographical reference source for the LGBTQ community. August 15, 2017 The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) has presented Upper Grand teacher Gordon Dunbar with its 2017 Rainbow Visions Award for his work QueerBio.com, a definitive online biographical reference source […]

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 […]

ETFO’s Summer Academy Registration is OPEN!

Registration is now open for ETFO’S Summer Academy 2017. 70 three-day courses, located throughout the province, will focus on the arts, assessment, classroom management, French, literacy, kindergarten, special education and a variety of other learning areas to meet your professional learning needs.  In addition to our regular Summer Academy courses, we have additional math and […]