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Greater Essex County Occasional

Teachers Local of the Elementary Teacher's Federation of Ontario

About Us

Welcome to the Greater Essex County Occasional Teachers’ local website. We represent approximately 430 occasional teachers supporting over 20 000 students in the Greater Essex County District School Board. Our Occasional Teachers replace classroom teachers on a daily or long-term basis whenever a teacher is absent.
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ETFO Newsletters

May 07, 2024
Provincial code of conduct changes made after ETFO demands improvements to school safety
Provincial code of conduct changes made after ETFO demands improvements to school safety
Feb 14, 2024
Bill 124 Remedy Arbitration Decision
Bill 124 Remedy Arbitration Decision
Jan 21, 2024
ETFO responds to Ontario government’s fall economic statement
ETFO responds to Ontario government’s fall economic statement
Jan 21, 2024
ETFO and OSSTF/FEESO argue for fair Bill 124 remedy in front of arbitrator
ETFO and OSSTF/FEESO argue for fair Bill 124 remedy in front of arbitrator
Jan 21, 2024
ETFO and OSSTF/FEESO argue for fair Bill 124 remedy in front of arbitrator
ETFO and OSSTF/FEESO argue for fair Bill 124 remedy in front of arbitrator
Sep 25, 2023
Taking a stand with school boards: Defending 2SLGBTQ+ inclusion in schools
Taking a stand with school boards: Defending 2SLGBTQ+ inclusion in schools
Sep 25, 2023
ETFO President Karen Brown opens 2023 Annual Meeting
ETFO President Karen Brown opens 2023 Annual Meeting
Feb 10, 2022
Combat Hate with Allyship
Combat Hate with Allyship
Jan 27, 2022
Your Member News
Your Member News
Jan 13, 2022
Demanding Safe In-person Learning
Demanding Safe In-person Learning
Dec 02, 2021
A New Year is Almost Here!
A New Year is Almost Here!
Dec 02, 2021
Your Work with Students
Your Work with Students

FAQ

My Daily assignment keeps getting extended, when does it become an LTO?

Article L12 of our collective agreement discusses rates of pay for both the Daily OT and the LTO teacher. …
I’m in an LTO but need a day off for an appointment, am I allowed?

The Collective Agreement allows for personal days, miscellaneous leave days, bereavement days and sick…
Does every school have available parking?

Not every school will have enough parking for Occasional Teachers. Make sure you leave a few minutes…

Events

May 07, 2024
Occasional Teacher Conference
Occasional Teacher Conference