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 […]

Support the Bracelet of Hope Campaign!

Interested in Good Music? Good Beer? Good Prizes? and a Good Cause? Have we got Good News for you! On Thursday, June 8, 2017 Bracelet of Hope presents the FBK’s at the Wellington Brewery. Enjoy a night of music that is guaranteed to have you singing and dancing while also helping battle the AIDS pandemic […]

International Women’s Day Event

The Status of Women Committee hosted our International Women’s Day event on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at the Guelph Arboretum. The day’s special guest was Jan Sherman, Anishnaabe Woman and FNMI facilitator. Upper Grand ETFO women participated in an afternoon of FNMI studies and experiences, featuring a kinship walk, art, and drumming circle.