101 Bloor Street West
Toronto ON, M5S 0A1
P: 416-961-8800
Toll Free (Ontario Only): 1-888-534-2222
F: 416-961-8822
info@oct.ca

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Online Concern or Complaint Form

Concerns about College members may be submitted via the form below. Here are a few things to keep in mind before getting started.

Confidentiality

For reasons of confidentiality, we cannot comment on any complaint or investigation. If a matter is referred to the Discipline Committee, details will be available on the College’s website.

Collection of Information

The College does not typically investigate concerns raised anonymously. Our online form will ask for your personal information.

Data Security

Only authorized College employees or contractors (our legal team, for example) will have access to personal information. Names of students, victims or vulnerable witnesses will be redacted from all public documentation.

Contact Information

Questions or concerns about our process?
Email us
Phone: 416-961-8800
Toll-free (Ontario): 1-888-534-2222

Do you employ a College member?

If you employ a member of the Ontario College of Teachers, please do not use the online form. Contact us directly, or read our Duty to Report page.

Getting started

The following form will ask a series of questions related to your concern.

All information you provide in the Online Concern or Complaint Form, along with all documents attached to the Online Concern or Complaint Form and any documents and information later forwarded to the College as part of your concerns, may be disclosed to the member as part of the College's legal obligation to disclose all relevant documents. This may include any personal, confidential, and/or medical information provided as part of your concern.

Please note: if your concern does not relate to the professional misconduct of a College member, the College will not investigate the matter further.

Is your concern related to an allegation of physical or sexual abuse of your child, a student or former student?


Are you a member of the College who wishes to submit an expression of concern about the conduct of another College member?


Do you have concerns about the content of your most recent Teacher Performance Appraisal?


Is this expression of concern related to concerns that a colleague has made allegations to a supervisor without informing you?


Do you believe that you have been unfairly targeted, have been the subject of bullying or have been otherwise mistreated by another member of the College?


Is your concern related to an incident or incidents that have involved a member being investigated by police or a child protection agency?


Is the member employed by a publicly funded English, French or Catholic school board in Ontario?


Are your allegations related to the treatment of your child or a student?


Have you spoken with the school’s principal regarding your concerns?



If you belong to OTF, please contact your Federation representative. These matters may be more appropriately addressed by your Federation.

Or go directly to the Online Concern or Complaint Form.

Please note that there are certain circumstances under which an employer, such as a school board, must notify the College of a member’s actions. We suggest calling the College at 1-888-534-2222, ext. 582 for information before submitting an expression of concern.

Or go directly to the Online Concern or Complaint Form.

Please speak with the school's principal. They may be able to assist you.

Or go directly to the Online Concern or Complaint Form.

In order to accurately assess whether the College's complaints process is appropriate for your concern, it is recommended that you contact the College's Investigations and Hearings department at 1-888-534-2222, ext. 582.

Or go directly to the Online Concern or Complaint Form.

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