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The Standard for Great Teaching
 
 
JUNE 2019
PROTECTING THE PUBLIC INTEREST
 
 
 
 
In this edition:
 
Helpful online resources
Annual meeting highlights
Council decisions
Annual report
Incompetence investigations
 
Celebrating great teaching
Come talk to us
Myth/Fact
In the community
Invite a speaker
 
 
 
Parents —bookmark these!
 
Parents — bookmark these!
 
 
 
Highlights from our Annual Meeting
 
Annual meeting highlights
 
On May 31, the College held its annual meeting of members. College leaders and committee chairs discussed the work the College has done over the past year — from advocating for legislative changes to further protect students, to supporting teachers’ initial and continuing education.
 
The meeting also featured a panel discussion about the College’s latest professional advisory, Supporting Students’ Mental Health.
 
Watch the event here.
 
 
 
College Council decisions
 
College Council decisions
 
Ever wonder what Council members discuss at their quarterly meetings? Council decisions and meeting outcomes are posted on our website.
 
Find out how the Council supports our mandate to protect the public interest.
 
Parents —bookmark these!
 
Annual Report now live!
 
Stats. Decisions. Achievements. They’re all in the College’s 2018 Annual Report. See the highlights, charts, member demographics and committee reports form the regulator of the Ontario’s teaching profession.
 
 
 
Incompetence Investigations
 
Incompetence Investigations
 
 
The guide connects teacher performance appraisals to the College’s standards of practice.
 
Celebrating great teaching
 
Celebrating great teaching
 
The teachers featured in our Great Teaching series embody the standards of practice and the ethical standards set out by the College.
 
In this latest instalment, see how Nicole Chen, OCT, helps her students tackle challenges, gain confidence and find their words.
 
 
 
Come talk to us!
 
Come talk to us!
 
Do you have a topic related to the College’s work or activities that you would like to present to our Council? Council invites public presentations at its quarterly meetings and at its annual meeting of members.
 
Myth/Fact
 
Myth/Fact
 
Myth: Individuals can make an anonymous complaint against members of the College.
 
Fact: The College does not investigate anonymous complaints. Complaints must be signed and copies are shared with the member.
 
 
 
In the community
 
In the community
 
The College attends events to raise awareness about its role to protect the public, which includes protecting students and promoting the high standards that guide our members.
 
Look for us at these upcoming events near you:
 
 
Invite a Speaker
 
Invite a speaker
 
Looking for a speaker for your next school council meeting?
 
The College can connect you with experts on teaching standards and other topics related to protecting the public interest. This service is available free across Ontario.
 
For more information, please email us at outreach@oct.ca.