Debi Wells

It is with a heavy heart that the ETFO Limestone Local informs friends and colleagues of the passing of Debi Wells on March 9th, 2018. Debi was a fierce advocate for teachers in Limestone and across the province. She served as a member of the Provincial Executive, as a local Vice President, and most recently as a[…]

ETFO takes action on violence in our schools

Our provincial union has heard from locals across the province that teachers are too often victims of violence and has started a multi-year campaign to address the issue. Boards need to comply with health and safety legislation and we need to improve the way teachers and schools report violent incidents. To do this ETFO plans[…]

Successful Community Forum

  The audience/participants The discussion         President, Debi Wells                           Special Education Teacher, Robb McKay. Psychologist, Dr. Sian Phillips We planned to break into discussion groups at each table, but the audience at ETFO Limestone’s Community Forum on Building Better[…]

OTF Subsidies for Math, Technology and Kindergarten AQ Courses

Funding of subsidies for Technology AQ courses has returned. Any applications received will be processed on a first come, first served basis. The Ministry of Education, through the Ontario Teachers’ Federation (OTF), is providing a subsidy of up to $450 to OTF or Affiliate members who successfully complete additional qualifications courses in Mathematics, Technology or[…]

ETFO ICT Conference – Technology for Teachers

The target audience is members interested in learning about new technology and online resources to engage today’s students. Friday will include presentations of technology projects from across the province. Saturday workshops will provide hands-on opportunities to learn more about iPads, Google Drive, Coding, Profession Learning Networks, Edu-Break and various online resources. This conference will be an[…]