IN THIS ISSUE: You decide

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You decide 2021.

You decide

Interested in shaping Ontario’s teaching profession or know someone who is? Consider running or nominating a colleague for one of 23 elected Council positions on the College's governing Council. The deadline for nominations is Friday, November 27, 2020.

This short video highlights the information you need.

As a Council member, you would provide leadership for the teaching profession in Ontario.

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Council approves additional scholarship

At its October 1 meeting, Council created a new scholarship, the Brian P. McGowan Scholarship for Resilience, in honour of the College’s fourth Registrar.

Interacting with students via video conferencing

Here are guidelines to support your professional practice in the use of this increasingly popular technology.
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Poll – How do you engage students?

What strategies do you use to engage your students, whether you’re teaching online or in person?

See how your peers respond to that same question in the March issue of Professionally Speaking.
This poll encourages OCTs to share opinions and effective practices on educational topics related to professional practice.

Promoting students’ well-being

Do you want to know more on teen mental health in an online world or approaches to facilitate the well-being of students? Resources on teachers’ well-being are also available.

You can borrow materials from the Margaret Wilson Library to assist you. We will ship to you at no cost.
You can also access e-books and research databases.
Access the library via your online College account.
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Roles of Council committees

There are 14 Council committees that help to govern the College. Each committee has a unique role in protecting the public interest.

For example, the Quality Assurance Committee assesses the College’s progress in meeting its legislated objectives and reports to Council.


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