Summer Academy 2021

Registration is now open for Summer Academy 2021!

Summer Academy 2021 will take place through virtual sessions on Zoom. Participants can join from anywhere with their computer and participate in two daily sessions throughout their three-day course. Please find the flyer attached for your convenience.

This year the program includes 40 practical courses facilitated by dynamic presenters. All courses are structured to meet the personal professional needs of members. A wide range of courses are available including literacy, mathematics, Kindergarten, technology, Culturally Relevant and Responsive Pedagogy, well-being and, a variety of other learning areas. This year there is a specific course to support occasional teacher members.

Register soon as courses will fill up quickly!

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ETFO AQ Course Calendar 2021-22

ETFO AQ courses continue to offer high-quality professional learning.  These popular courses, developed by teachers for teachers, are current, practical and provide exemplary learning for teachers and members.

Please visit the to view the updated course calendar and find registration details.

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Call for Content Contributors

ETFO is seeking content contributors for the highly subscribed website.  Successful candidates must demonstrate a depth of knowledge in sound assessment practices, the Ontario Curriculum and the ability to integrate principles of equity within their assessment work. 

The application window has closed.

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The Occasional Teacher’s Toolbox Conference

The ETFO Occasional Teachers Conference takes place on Friday, June 4 (evening) and Saturday, June 5, 2021 from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, this event will be held virtually. The conference flyer is available here.

The Occasional Teachers Conference – The Occasional Teacher’s Toolbox is designed to provide resources, practical strategies and networking opportunities for ETFO occasional and long-term occasional teachers in the various settings they may encounter.  Workshops will focus on activities and resources to ensure a day of teaching runs smoothly for all. Participants will hear from an engaging keynote speaker and presenters who will share practical applications and resources to support and engage students in their learning.

Registration at has now closed.

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OTF Connects

The Ontario Teachers’ Federation (OTF) has released new, practical, and free webinar professional learning opportunities. Join other colleagues from around the province to engage and learn about various teaching practices that you may want to utilize during these unprecedented times.

Click here to view and register for OTF Connects webinars.

Can’t make the webinar? That’s ok! Click here to view archived webinars covering topics such as coding, critical thinking, mathematics, literacy, and much more.

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Technology Tools for Learning

Join ETFO on Saturday, December 5 for an exciting Information–Communication–Technology (ICT) Learning Institute to explore new technology tools and apps to enhance student learning. 

The target audience is members interested in learning about new technology and online resources to enhance student learning. The conference will feature a keynote speaker and two workshops to explore ways to deepen your understanding of specific technologies and learning tools in the classroom.

Registration is now closed. Check out this flyer for more details.

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