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Advisories to Members

 

Advisories to MembersETFO issues advisories to members on various issues of concern, giving direction on government and agency initiatives.  There are currently three advisories in effect.

Current Advisories
 

  
  
Completion of EQAO Teacher Questionnaire.pdfCompletion of EQAO Teacher Questionnaire
Members are advised not to complete the EQAO teacher questionnaire.
Updated: 9/1/2017
EQAO Marking.pdfEQAO Marking
Members are advised not to participate in any Primary Division (Grades 1-3), Junior Division (Grades 4-6), Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics or the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (Grade10) EQAO marking exercise.
Updated: 9/1/2017
Evaluating or Reporting on Classroom Practices of Other Members.pdfEvaluating or Reporting on Classroom Practices of Other Members
Members are advised not to evaluate or report on the classroom practices of other members.
Updated: 9/1/2017
Completion of EQAO Teacher Questionnaire.docxCompletion of EQAO Teacher Questionnaire
Members are advised not to complete the EQAO teacher questionnaire.
Updated: 9/1/2017
EQAO Marking.docxEQAO Marking
Members are advised not to participate in any Primary Division (Grades 1-3), Junior Division (Grades 4-6), Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics or the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (Grade10) EQAO marking exercise.
Updated: 9/1/2017
Evaluating or Reporting on Classroom Practices of Other Members.docxEvaluating or Reporting on Classroom Practices of Other Members
Members are advised not to evaluate or report on the classroom practices of other members.
Updated: 9/1/2017

Definition and Procedure for Advisories

3.11
Member Advisory
 
3.11.1
A Member Advisory is a position adopted by the Executive to provide its best advice to members about what to do and refrain from doing.
 
3.11.2
A member Advisory responds to actions taken by the government, its arm’s length organizations, and school boards that have a negative impact on members or on public education.
 
3.11.3
A Member Advisory shall be:
 
3.11.3.1
developed, approved, issued, and withdrawn by motion of the Executive.
 
3.11.3.2
reviewed by the Executive on an annual basis through a report from the general secretary and a determination be made to revise, rescind, or re-issue.
 
3.11.3.3
posted on the ETFO website, communicated to local presidents, and distributed through steward’s mailings.
 
3.11.4
The status of the various Member Advisories, as determined by the Executive, will be reported to the Annual Meeting in the Supplementary Report of the General Secretary.
 
3.11.5
If members do not heed the advice provided by an advisory they will not be subject to discipline.