Missed Prep Periods

Attention Daily OTs! Have you been directed by a principal to teach through the regularly-scheduled prep period of the teacher you were replacing? 

We want to know about it. 

Please fill out our new AOTL Missed Prep Questionnaire each time this happens to you.

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ADSB Game Day

ADSB is sponsoring a Game Night with the Soo Greyhounds:  
Friday March 24 at 7pm against Saginaw 

The Greyhounds are offering ADSB STAFF discounted tickets for this game.  Simply present the flyer below at the box office and, as an ADSB staff member, you will receive the discounted prices.

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Member Advisories re EQAO

EQAO testing starts this year on May 10 in the primary and junior divisions.  ETFO’s provincial executive advises members:

  • NOT to participate in the voluntary EQAO teacher questionnaire.
  • NOT to complete the voluntary online EQAO training and webinars unless release time is provided.
  • NOT to participate in EQAO marking activities.

You can learn more about ETFO’s position on standardized testing here.

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50-Day Reemployment Rule Increase

Are you currently in receipt of pension?  The Ontario Teachers’ Federation has agreed to temporarily increase the 50-day reemployment rule to 95-days until June 30, 2023. 

This measure will help in a limited manner to address some of the teacher shortages we’re currently experiencing in Ontario’s publicly funded schools.

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Women’s Yoga Retreat

The Equity and Status of Women Committee invites you to a Women’s Yoga Retreat. Enjoy one hour of gentle yoga followed by a delicious lunch at The Water Tower Inn.

Saturday, April 1
4 All Yoga Studio – 450 Albert Street (Marconi Club)
Yoga (11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.) | Lunch (12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.)

The cost to attend is $10 and is open to all those that identify as women. Please register by Thursday March 23 at 5:00 p.m.

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