IN THIS ISSUE: Serve your profession
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Your College and You
Serve your profession
Serve your profession
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. This short video will give you the highlights you need.
As a Council member, you would provide leadership for the teaching profession in Ontario. Nominations open September 1.
What a College Council member does
What does a Council member do?
During their three-year term, Council members protect the public interest, serve their profession, grow as leaders, and develop skills in board governance. On average, Council members dedicate 25 to 60 days a year to Council business. Consider running or nominating a colleague! Get more details.
Members say why they run
Members say why they run
Share your reasons for running in a College Council election, then see how your peers respond to that same question in the March 2018 issue of Professionally Speaking.
Myth or Fact
Myth or Fact?
Myth: Only teachers can be members of the College’s governing body.
Fact: A 37-member Council governs the College. Council is made up of 23 members of the College elected by their peers and 14 members of the public appointed by the provincial government. Council develops and approves policies that regulate the teaching profession in Ontario.
In the community
Celebrating Great Teaching
The College sets the standards of practice and the ethical standards for Ontario’s teaching profession. See how Tom Deer, OCT, keeps indigenous culture alive by sharing his lifelong passion for languages with the next generation.
Browse Professionally Speaking’s archive of Great Teaching videos to see some of our province’s impressive award-winning teachers in action.
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