November 2017 Stewards' Mailing

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November 2017 Stewards' Mailing



ETFO Steward Information


Please direct your members to the ETFO website to find the Stewards' Mailing Cover Memo and its links: -> Publications -> Stewards' Mailings.

To change the number of members at your work site contact: Member Records, 1-888-838-3836,

This mailing is also available in PDF format. This month's PDF file is a 2.8 MB download.


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An Ounce of Prevention - PRS Conference


To be eligible to attend this conference, participants must be in year one to five of their career as educators. Selection criteria will take into consideration designated groups, geographical location and diversity of ETFO locals (T/OT/DECE/ESP/PSP).

Please visit the ETFO Events Management System at to register. Selected participants will be notified shortly after the registration deadline to confirm their attendance.

Registration deadline is December 4, 2017.

For more information, please visit the ETFO website, view this flyer (PDF | Word) or contact Tracy Blodgett, at the provincial office. 



Visions Program 2018

This is a leadership program for women in their first five years of ETFO membership. The program highlights union renewal and will focus on building participants' knowledge of ETFO, the broader labour movement and opportunities for activism. Participants meet three times from January to April.

Registration deadline is December 8, 2017.

For more information, please visit the ETFO website, view this flyer (PDF | Word) or contact Alice Te, at the provincial office.



ETFO Professional Relations Services Kindergarten Conference


This Profession Relations Services (PRS) conference is open to Teacher and Designated Early Childhood Educator (DECE) members in their first five years currently working in the Full-day Kindergarten program. The conference will focus on enriching relationships, communication with parents and use of technology in the Kindergarten program.

For more information, please visit the ETFO website or view this flyer (PDF | Word).



ETFO Standing Committee Vacancies


Consider getting involved in your union by applying to an ETFO Standing Committee. Serving on a committee will provide you with the opportunity to share your expertise and to have a voice on Federation issues related to provincial policies, positions, programs and initiatives.

2018-2020 applications to standing committees are now being accepted. Refer to the enclosed standing committee flyer and apply online at>About ETFO>Standing Committees. 


Application deadline for the 2018-2020 Term is March 1, 2018.

For more information, please visit the ETFO website or view this flyer (PDF | Word).


PRS Matters Volume #96 - Member Mental Health


PRS Logo

This volume includes information for all members about mental health and well-being. Please share this information with all members.

The bulletin is available on the ETFO website and in PDF format. 

For additional advice, please contact ETFO staff in Professional Relations Services (PRS) at 416-962-3836 or 1-888-838-3836.





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