Your College and You
Announcing Your Council Candidates
College Registrar Michael Salvatori, OCT, in his role as Chief Electoral Officer, is pleased to announce the list of your Council candidates for the upcoming election and is delighted with the interest among members in standing for a position on Council.
Find out now who is vying for a seat on the sixth College Council and learn how you can get to know more about the 72 candidates.
Visit the eVote2012 website for all the details.
What Do You Think?
A Toronto school was recently ridiculed for banning kids for playing with balls in the schoolyard. B.C. teachers recently said that allowing smartphones in school is a bad idea.
What do you think? Tell us by visiting the College's Facebook page
. Click on the Questions tab in the left menu. You'll need to login to Facebook to participate.
Who Are Ontario's Top Educators?
Do you know a special teacher who makes learning come to life? A school or board leader who rallied a community to make a difference in the lives of their students?
Nominations are open for the Premier's Awards for Teaching Excellence. Parents, students, teachers and community members can nominate an outstanding Ontario Certified Teacher or support staff member for an award.
The deadline to submit a nomination is February 6, 2012. To learn more or download a nomination form, visit the Premier's Awards for Teaching Excellence web site.
Share Your Feedback
It's a new year and your e-newsletter has a new look. We've refreshed the design of Your College and You and will continue to keep you informed about College news. Share your feedback about this issue of Your College and You here.
The list of organizations offering discounts keeps growing. Our newest ones include:
Toronto Raptors Basketball
Make sure you have your OCT card with you when claiming a discount!
Canada's Governor General David Johnston talks about a remarkable teacher and coach in the latest issue of Professionally Speaking.
Contests for Your Classroom
Visit our web site for upcoming contests that can help to inspire you and your students. New additions include:
February 15: Caribou Mathematics Competition (Grades 3-8)
February 28: Canadian Computing Competition (Grades 9-12)
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