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Join College Council, committees or rosters

Interested in helping to shape Ontario's teaching profession? Please join us.

The College is recruiting qualified and dedicated Ontario Certified Teachers and members of the public for positions on Council, committees and rosters. As a member of one of these teams, your decisions will help shape the profession and support the well-being of more than two million Ontario students.

Watch this short video to see what's involved and visit our information page. Apply before Sept. 30, 2021.

New regulations filled in August bolster the College's transition to a modernized governance structure.

Future Council, committee and panel members will be appointed based on their skills and competencies, and will reflect the diverse, linguistic, and geographic perspectives of Ontario.
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Webinar: Indigenous ways of knowing

Do you want to deepen your knowledge of the history, heritage and perspectives of Indigenous peoples? Wondering how this knowledge can inform your teaching practice in the future?
The Hon. Murray Sinclair, leader of landmark inquiries on racism, residential schools and police discrimination, will deliver a keynote address at the College's webinar "Indigenous Ways of Knowing in Teacher Education and Teaching Standards", on Nov. 2, 2021 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. This session is free. Register today.
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Advice for your daily practice

Be it using electronic communication with students or recognizing signs of bullying among students or tips on maintaining appropriate boundaries, the College's professional advisories provide useful and professional advice for your practice. Take a look at our list of advisories.
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Myth: I can say what I want on social media. It's called freedom of expression.
Fact: Consider whether any content may reflect poorly on you, your school or the teaching profession before you post it. Learn more about the College's professional advisory on the use of social media and electronic communications.
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You're invited to the College's Virtual Annual Meeting of Members

Join us online on Sept. 29

Please register to hear from a panel of regulatory experts, Paul Boniferro, Transition Supervisory Officer, and Dr. Derek Haime, OCT, Registrar & CEO, at our Annual Meeting of Members (AMM) on Wed., Sept. 29 from 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. Learn about the modernization of the College's governance structure and our work in the public interest.

Our AMM will include a live Q&A session. Submit your questions in advance or during the event. Learn more.
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Math Proficiency Test – deadline extension

The Ministry of Education has extended the deadline to fulfill the Math Proficiency Test (MPT) condition from August 31, 2021 to December 31, 2021. This applies to applicants who have completed an Ontario teacher education program.


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