This video highlights the importance of member self-care. It includes strategies and suggestions to help members take care of their own well-being and mental health. Video by ETFO Professional Relations Services (PRS).
Preventing professional difficulties is a priority of the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario. Professional Relations Services staff at the ETFO provincial office are well trained to assist members in understanding their rights and responsibilities. If ever you find yourself facing a difficult situation at work, you will want to be familiar with the term "PRS" and the services and resources available in the Professional Relations Service area at ETFO.
This webcast provides advice for members who have received either subpoenas or requests from lawyers for information related to students in their care. The webcast explains the difference between the two and provides advice as to professional obligations related to protection of confidential information.
This presentation will address the Teacher Performance Appraisal process for experienced teachers. For the purposes of performance appraisal you are considered to be an "experienced" teacher when you have successfully completed the New Teacher Induction Program or, subject to any extension provided for in the regulations, you have passed your 24-month new teaching period.