ADSB is seeking your input on the 2023-24 school year calendar. Please complete the staff survey no later than Monday, January 30.
The ADSB Payroll Office wishes to remind you that the timesheet submission schedule for the Christmas shutdown December 19-January 2 inclusive is as follows:
|Pay Period||Date Range||Submission Deadline to Payroll Office||Regular Scheduled Pay Date||Late Timesheet Pay Date|
|202209||Dec 1-14||NOON |
Wed Dec 14
|Dec 28||Jan 11|
|202210||Dec 15-28||END OF DAY|
Fri Dec 16
|Jan 11||Jan 25|
If you are teaching in an assignment that requires travel with your personal vehicle between multiple sites, you can claim the mileage through ADSB.
For clarification, this collective agreement entitlement does not apply to daily occasional teachers who accept two half-day assignments at different locations.
Date: Saturday, October 22
Place: The Water Tower Inn, Sault Ste Marie
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
A complimentary delicious breakfast will be served at 9:00 a.m. with business to begin at 9:30 a.m. We hope that you will join us to find out what’s new in education, set our yearly budget, ask questions, meet new colleagues, and win some prizes!
RSVP HERE no later than October 12 at 5:00 p.m. We kindly ask that you RSVP in advance for food planning purposes.
Motions to ETFO Annual Meeting
According to our constitution, those wanting to submit motions to the Federation’s Annual Meeting in August 2023 must forward them to the Local Executive two weeks prior to the Local’s Fall General Meeting. Please submit any proposed motions to Ryan no later than Saturday, October 8 at 5:00 p.m.
Mileage & Accommodation Reimbursements
Members travelling from out-of-town and whose home postal code does not begin with P6A, P6B, or P6C will be provided with a round-trip mileage reimbursement of 25 cents/km. Additionally, members travelling in excess of 150 km one-way to reach Sault Ste. Marie will be eligible for a $100 reimbursement toward overnight accommodation costs. If you require accommodation reimbursement, please contact Sue Geick () who will be happy to assist you.
Will you have little ones in your care? Please know that they are more than welcome to join us — just let us know!
ADSB occasional teachers must complete mandatory health & safety training, and you have likely received an email from the Board outlining the requirements. Please complete the online training via your Employee Portal > Courses Online > Courses.
You will be paid for a half-day if you complete the training by the deadline of September 30, 2022.
The Board can see who has completed the training, so neither timesheets nor the printing of completion certificates are not required. Please refer to your Board email for more information.
We’re looking for individuals who are interested in volunteering some time and taking a more active role in our union! Apply today for one of our yearly standing committees:
- Professional Learning
- Equity & Status of Women
- Member Engagement
Applications will be accepted until Thursday, Sept 8 at 5:00 pm.
Intent to Remain Forms must be completed and submitted via the Employee Portal no later than May 31.
The Board will remove anyone who has not completed this annual requirement from the Occasional Teacher Roster.
Soo Greyhounds is offering special discounted tickets to ADSB staff, students, and families for remaining regular season games.
Please view the flyer for details. If you have any questions, please contact the Soo Greyhounds at 705-253-5976.
Saturday, May 7
Breakfast at 9:00 a.m., business to follow
The Water Tower Inn, SSM
AOTL members are invited to join us at 9:00 for a complimentary breakfast and socializing, followed by business. Mileage and an accommodation subsidy will be provided to out-of-town members. Everyone who attends will be eligible to win a free AQ course!
Please RSVP here.
Proposed constitution amendments have been distributed to members via personal email.