January 2009, Issue 42
Your College and You
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In this Issue:
Appoints Michael Salvatori as next College Registrar
The College Council today appointed former London principal and teacher
Michael Salvatori as the next College Registrar and Chief Executive
Salvatori worked for seven years at the College – most recently
as Director of Membership Services – before taking up a teaching
post at York University’s Glendon College in 2008.
The 42-year-old educator initially came to the College from the London
Catholic District School Board where he worked as a vice-principal
and principal and taught at both the elementary and secondary levels.
He taught core French, French immersion and German, and is the author
or co-author of numerous French textbooks and teacher resources. He
has also taught in France and Italy.
“The Ontario College of Teachers has established itself as a
key foundation of excellence in public education in Ontario,” says
Salvatori. “It maintains a keen focus on protecting the public
interest in public education by licensing first-rate teaching professionals
to provide high-quality learning experiences for students in Ontario,
ensuring consistency in teacher preparedness, promotion of the standards
of the profession and adjudicating matters of discipline. It is a privilege
to serve as the College’s Registrar and to work together with
the College Council, staff and our stakeholders.”
Michael Salvatori’s teaching qualifications are listed on the
College web site along with those of all other Ontario certified teachers Find
a Teacher. His registration number is 200020.
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Council Candidates Announced
If you have been waiting to find out who the candidates are for election
to the fifth Council, a list has
now been made available by Registrar Brian McGowan, in his role as
Chief Electoral Officer.
Thirty-four College members submitted valid nominations for the 23
elected positions on Council. Seventeen candidates were unopposed at
the close of nominations and have been acclaimed as members of the
new Council, and will begin their term on July 1st.
Multiple candidates are contesting six different positions. We'll
publish the candidates' biographical information in the March issue
of Professionally Speaking, and on our web
site on February 24.
You can vote online between March 9 and April 14. When you log in
to the Members'
Area to vote, your ballot will be personalized to include the contested
positions you are eligible to vote for.
The results of the election will be available on our web site on
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Now More Than 7,000 Resources
You can choose from among more than 7,000 education-related books
and videos available in your College's Margaret Wilson Library.
We will mail books and videos postage-free to your home or school
address. Using a special-return mailing label, you can mail books back
to the library free of charge.
In addition to books and videos, we also have approximately 200 professional
journals and many other resources in English and French. You can search
the library database online from the College web site.
Simply log into your Members'
Area account to request books and videos from the College library
online, check the status of your holds, renew materials you've checked
out and create your own library lists.
You can also request a literature search by library staff, who will
mail, fax or e-mail the journal articles.
regarding the library and its resources or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ontario College of Teachers
Margaret Wilson Library
121 Bloor St. E.
Toronto ON M4W 3M5
Phone: 416-961-8800 ext. 679 or 1-888-534-2222 ext. 679
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