New Members Committee

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New Members Committee

  • Chair- Jennifer Smalley Higgs, ETFO-YR
  • Pam Beetlestone, ETFO-YR (ex-officio)
  • Kansas Gilligan, Sutton PS
  • Chris Hickman, ETFO-YR
  • Mersija Vukobratovic, Student Services

Upcoming Events

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Teachers Supporting Teachers - New Member Event

Wednesday May 3, 2023 - 4:30pm to 6pm
Location: ETFO YR Office

Coding in French Class?!? Pourquoi pas?

Wednesday June 7, 2023 9am to 3pm (for FI and FSL teachers)
Location: ETFO YR Office (Lower Level)

Cross Curricular Learn to Code

Thursday June 15, 2023 9am to 3pm (English)
Location: ETFO YR Office (Lower Level)

ETFO-YR New Members Committee

Terms of Reference

  1. To engage ETFO-YR members;
  2. To promote unionism;
  3. To provide an opportunity for member feedback, to review the feedback, and report to the ETFO-YR Executive;
  4. To develop and submit regularly updated information for the ETFO-YR website;
  5. To administer the budget allocated to the New Members Committee.
  6. To identify the needs and priorities of new teachers (teachers in their first 3 years as a member of ETFO-YR (permanent contract teachers)).
  7. To initiate, develop and implement, in cooperation with the full-time released ETFO-YR officers, programs designed to meet the needs of new teachers.
  8. To encourage new teachers to become actively involved in Federation activities.
  9. To inform new teachers of their rights and responsibilities as ETFO members.

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