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You can obtain a Statement of Professional Standing from:
With Teaching Experience:
Letter from last school taught.
The letter from the school should list the dates of employment and whether your right to teach was ever suspended, cancelled or revoked for disciplinary reasons.
Without Teaching Experience:
Statement of Good Conduct from the Teacher Education institution.
The letter from the institution should confirm your teaching credential and comment on your conduct.
A Statement of Professional Standing is a letter from a licensing body or an education ministry that says your right to teach has never been suspended, revoked or cancelled.
The Statement of Professional Standing provides the Ontario College of Teachers with information regarding your past professional practice as a teacher. For example, it tells the College whether your authorization to teach has ever been taken away for disciplinary reasons or whether you would still be welcome to teach in that country, province or state.
You must arrange to have this statement sent to the College from the jurisdiction where you completed your teacher education and from every jurisdiction in which you have been certified to teach.
The statement must:
The College recognizes some jurisdictions have no central authority governing the teaching profession. In these instances the College will accept other documents.
101 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON, M5S 0A1
Toll-Free (Canada and U.S.A.): 1.888.534.2222
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Toll-Free (Canada and U.S.A.): 1.833.966.5588