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Minutes of Council Meetings

Minutes of the Special Meeting of Council of the Ontario College of Teachers held via teleconference on July 28, 2009 in Council Chamber A, 6th Floor, 121 Bloor Street East, Toronto

Tabl of Contents

1. Call to Order/Welcome

2. Agenda

3. Conflict of Interest

4. Business

5. Adjournment

Present via Teleconference: Danny Anckle (from 12:10 p.m.), Carlo Cappello, Monique Châteauvert, Gale Dores, Marc Dubois, Martha Dutrisac, Clyde Glasgow, Mel Greif, Garry Humphreys, Peter Joong, Bill Kirkwood, Clint Lovell, Bill Matheson, Darlene Mead, Liz Papadopoulos (Chair), Terry Price, Robert Ryan,

Jacques Tremblay, John Tucker, Hanno Weinberger, Sharon Young Kipp, Michael Salvatori (Registrar)

Regrets: Alexander (Sandy) Bass, Gabrielle Blais, Irene Dembek, Dean Favero, Nick Forte, Dobi-Dawn Frenette, Brent Hamelin, Annilee Jarvis, Anne Marie Levesque, Ruth Ann Penny (Vice-Chair), Tanya Roberts, Susan Robertson, Pauline Smart, Mara Torcaso, Henry Tyndorf

Staff: Francine Dutrisac, Myrtle Herzenberg, Lynne Latulippe (in place of Joe Jamieson), Richard Lewko, Charlie Morrison, Katherin Platt, Lise Roy-Kolbusz (Deputy Registrar), Linda Zaks-Walker

1. Call to Order/Welcome

The Chair, Liz Papadopoulos, called the meeting to order at 12:05 p.m. and welcomed all present.

2. Agenda (GC20090728-160)

It was moved by Robert Ryan, seconded by Gale Dores and

CARRIED,

That the Agenda for the July 28, 2009 Special Meeting of Council be approved.

Voting Poll:

For

Against

Carlo Cappello

Monique Châteauvert

Gale Dores

Marc Dubois

Martha Dutrizac

Clyde Glasgow

Mel Greif

Garry Humphreys

Peter Joong

Bill Kirkwood

Clint Lovell

Bill Matheson

Darlene Mead

Liz Papadopoulos

Terry Price

Robert Ryan

Jacques Tremblay

John Tucker

Hanno Weinberger

Sharon Young Kipp

For: 20

Against: 0

Absent: 17

3. Conflict of Interest

No conflicts were declared.

4. Business

4.1 Proposed Amendments to the Ontario College of Teachers Act re the Application of Reinstatement Provisions to Individuals who were Previously Cancelled by the Minister of Education

The Briefing Note on the Ministerial Cancellation of Ontario Teachers’ Certificates (OTC’s)/Letters of Standing was received. The Registrar spoke to the report and answered questions.

It was moved by Robert Ryan, seconded by Marc Dubois, and

CARRIED,

That Council support an amendment to the Ontario College of Teachers Act (OCTA) requiring a person whose Certificate of Qualification or letter of standing was suspended or cancelled by the Minister before May 20, 1997 under paragraph 13 of subsection 8(1) of the Education Act to reapply pursuant to the provisions of Section 33 of the OCTA.

Voting Poll:

For

Against

Danny Anckle

Carlo Cappello

Monique Châteauvert

Gale Dores

Marc Dubois

Martha Dutrizac

Clyde Glasgow

Mel Greif

Garry Humphreys

Peter Joong

Bill Kirkwood

Clint Lovell

Bill Matheson

Darlene Mead

Liz Papadopoulos

Terry Price

Robert Ryan

Jacques Tremblay

John Tucker

Hanno Weinberger

Sharon Young Kipp

For: 21

Against: 0

Absent: 15

5. Adjournment

The meeting adjourned at 12:25 p.m.

Signed: Chair, Liz Papadopoulos

Signed: Registrar, Michael Salvatori

Dated:

Dated:

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