Limestone Local

Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario

ETFO ICT Conference For Women

April 6th, 2014

ETFO ICT Conference For Women
Technology For Teachers
May 30 - May 31
Below you will find information about this year’s Information Communication Technology Conference for Women.  The conference flyer and registration form are available on our website at:
This year the conference is open to women members only.  Please feel free to add the flyer to your local …

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Local Executive Nominations Closed

April 5th, 2014

The Limestone Local executive nominations have closed and all positions were acclaimed.
President - Mike Lumb
1st Vice President - Debi Wells
2nd Vice President - Charlotte McMaster
Treasurer - Dave McLatchie
Secretary - Paul Olmstead
Collective Bargaining co-chairs - Stephane Charron, Nancy Grew
Political Action chair - Jane Roberts
Equity Chair - Karen Spanton
Status of Women chair - April Elliott
Professional Development - …

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Bio Spotlight: Sally Armstrong

March 23rd, 2014

The upcoming Kingston WritersFest, running from September 24-28 at the Holiday Inn Kingston Waterfront, features Author-Moderator Sally Armstrong.
Sally Armstrong
Human rights activist, humanitarian, documentary-maker, and journalist Sally Armstrong spent the last twenty-five years reporting on women and girls in war zones around the world – and delivering the news that counts.
A contributing editor for Maclean’s and …

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Zander Sherman: The case against ‘performance pay’ for teachers

March 23rd, 2014

March 03,2014
Zander Sherman, Author
The Case Against Performance Pay For Teachers
A recent report by the Canadian Council of Chief Executives (CCCE) calls for a new compensation system that would tie teachers’ salaries to their “performance in the classroom.”
It sounds good, in theory. But this radical new approach would change the entire teaching profession, jeopardize job …

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ETFO Limestone Fundraiser for the Philippines - every $ raised will be matched by ETFO, and then matched by the government!

November 23rd, 2013

We can put the “fun” back in fundraising on Saturday, November 30, at the Portsmouth Tavern, 8 pm. There will be music from Rewind, munchies, a silent auction and an amazing prize for the school with the highest per capita turnout. And while we safely enjoy ourselves in Canada, we will help those suffering from …

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The Rich and the Rest of Us - Town Hall Meeting

June 4th, 2013

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ADVISORY: EQAO Teacher Questionnaire

May 26th, 2013

Completion of EQAO Teacher Questionnaire
The completion of the EQAO teacher questionnaire is now voluntary for all teachers, including those teaching grades 3 and 6.
It is ETFO’s position that members not volunteer to complete the EQAO teacher questionnaire that is distributed as part of the EQAO administration process. EQAO offers a questionnaire to all elementary …

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ETFO Credit Courses are coming!

May 22nd, 2013

If you are not at A4 on the grid or if you are looking for authentic professional development that you will use in the classroom to make you a better teacher, then these courses are for you. They are fun, focused and provide teachers with tools they need. For details on timing, cost and location …

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ETFO Limestone Local TGI- Thursday

May 12th, 2013

Thursday May 23, 2013 - prior to the PA Day
Harbour Restaurant - Upstairs
By the beautiful lake at
53 Young Street
Kingston ON
First Beverage Free

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Leading The Way: An ETFO Leadership Institute

April 14th, 2013

Leading The Way: An ETFO Leadership Institute will take place at OISE/UT on June 1, 2013. The target audience is members interested in exploring teacher leadership and their own leadership skills and potential. Participants will complete the EQI Survey prior to the event and discussions at the institute will include the connections between …

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