Call for Audit Committee

We are looking for two members to assist us with auditing our records over the summer for about two hours. No experience necessary.

If this opportunity interests you, please email the Local office by Friday, June 23. Those selected to form this committee will be compensated with a paid half-day in September for their services.

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Intent to Remain Forms

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.

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2023-25 Executive Elections

The window for election nominations closed on April 22. The following nominations were received:

PresidentRyan Geick
Vice PresidentSue Geick
TreasurerErika Vecchio
SecretaryKeri Simm
Member at LargeKim Whitmore

As there were no other nominations for the above positions during the nominations window, all positions will be acclaimed. We would like to extend our thanks to Nichole Stewart Murray for serving as Elections Chair this year.

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AOTL Spring Annual Meeting

Saturday, May 6
The Water Tower Inn, SSM
8:30 Breakfast, Business to Follow

All elementary occasional teachers, daily or long-term, are welcome! 

  • Enjoy a complimentary buffet breakfast
  • Receive the annual reports of the Officers
  • Vote on proposed changes to our Constitution
  • Elect your Executive
  • Win prizes!

See more details in our Events calendar.

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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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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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Oxfam Canada Donation

We are pleased to share that ETFO Algoma Occasional Teacher Local has made a $250.00 donation to Oxfam Canada to support the humanitarian earthquake relief efforts in Turkey and Syria. The amount will be matched by the ETFO Provincial Office.

If you are able to consider a donation to this important cause, you can donate here or by phone at 1-800-466-9326.

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Payroll Deadlines

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 PeriodDate RangeSubmission Deadline to Payroll OfficeRegular Scheduled Pay DateLate Timesheet Pay Date
202209Dec 1-14NOON
Wed Dec 14
Dec 28Jan 11
202210Dec 15-28END OF DAY
Fri Dec 16
Jan 11Jan 25
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ADSB Kilometrage Claim

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.

To make a mileage claim, please use the form below and submit it to .

ADSB Kilometrage Claim Form (PDF, 36 KB) ADSB Kilometrage Claim Form (PDF, 36 KB)
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