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2023

January 2023

  • What would you do?
  • OCTs and applicants: new self-serve options available online
  • Awareness of professionalism in teaching
  • Meet our 2022 scholarship recipients
  • Curious about what other OCTs are reading?
  • Interested in a role on Council, committees or a roster?
  • Don't forget to pay your 2023 membership fee
  • Discipline Summaries

2022

December 2022

  • Linda Lacroix, OCT is next CEO and Registrar of the College
  • College approves 2023 budget
  • At the heart of teacher professionalism
  • Convert your Temporary Certificate into a General Certificate of Qualification and
  • Registration
  • College turns 25
  • Council meeting summary
  • Profile: Anne Resnick, Chair of the Investigation Committee
  • Learn more about literacy
  • Discipline Summaries

November 2022

  • Changed your name?
  • Convert your Temporary Certificate into a General Certificate of Qualification and
  • Registration
  • Mobile App to be Decommissioned
  • Annual Meeting of Members Summary
  • Need practical guidance for your practice?
  • Profile: Diana Miles, Chair of College Council
  • Magazine lovers
  • Discipline Summaries

October 2022

  • What would you do?
  • Sexual Abuse Prevention Program: deadline passed
  • Applicants for membership: Certification clarification
  • Library services
  • 2021 Annual report
  • Discipline Summaries

September 2022

  • Sexual Abuse Prevention Program Sept. 15 deadline and extension requests
  • You're invited: Virtual Annual Meeting of Members. Join us online Sept. 28
  • OCTs and applicants: self-serve options available online
  • Update & clarification: service timelines, applications, and teacher shortages
  • Governance: Join us
  • Appointment: Director of Investigations and Hearings
  • College library services
  • Discipline Summaries

August 2022

  • Sexual Abuse Prevention Program deadline for Members in Good Standing as of January 1, 2022 and requests for extension
  • An update regarding the College's service timelines, clarification regarding our application process and how we're addressing Ontario's teacher shortages
  • You're invited to the College's Virtual Annual Meeting of Members. Join us online Sept. 28
  • College Leadership Appointments
  • Now accepting 2022 scholarship applications
  • New at the library
  • Discipline Summaries

July 2022

  • What would you do?
  • 77,500+ have completed the mandatory Sexual Abuse Prevention Program
  • Myth: The College advocates for members’ employment rights
  • Are you a magazine lover?
  • Now accepting 2022 scholarship applications
  • Council meeting summary
  • Discipline Summaries

June 2022

  • Want to learn more about advancing your teaching skills or becoming qualified in another division?
  • A simplified course creation tool for Additional Qualifications providers
  • Now accepting 2022 scholarship applications
  • Myth: Half-a-million Canadian children and youth are affected by mental illness
  • June 16 Council meeting
  • New at the library
  • Discipline Summaries

May 2022

  • 60,000+ have completed mandatory sexual abuse prevention program ahead of Sept. 15 deadline
  • College shares concerns regarding Bill 88
  • What does professional misconduct or incompetence mean?
  • Myth: My privacy is guaranteed on social media
  • Library inquiries
  • Council meeting summary
  • Discipline Summaries

April 2022

  • Free webinar: Managing bias to support student success
  • What is the role of the College's Investigation Committee?
  • Accessing eBooks from the College's library
  • 2022 membership fee
  • Discipline Summaries

March 2022

  • New Council, committee, and roster members
  • Reminder: Complete the mandatory sexual abuse prevention program
  • Now accepting 2022 scholarship applications
  • Curious about what other OCTs are reading?
  • Don't forget to pay your 2022 membership fee
  • Discipline Summaries

February 2022

  • Shortage of teachers growing, College survey shows
  • Temporary certificate expanded to address Ontario's continuing teacher shortage
  • New Council, committee, and roster members
  • Mandatory sexual abuse prevention program, now available
  • 2022 membership fee: deadline extension
  • Check out our library's expanded selection of publications!
  • Discipline Summaries

January 2022

  • New Council, committee and roster members
  • New legislation ensures only Ontario Certified Teachers can use the OCT designation
  • Mandatory sexual abuse prevention program launched on January 3
  • Math Proficiency Test no longer a certification requirement
  • Upgrade your skills
  • Don't forget to pay your 2022 membership fee
  • Discipline Summaries

2021

December 2021

  • NEW: Professional advisory on anti–Black racism
  • Governance applications update
  • Mandatory sexual abuse prevention program launching on January 3
  • Meet our scholarship recipients
  • Math Proficiency Test deadline
  • Temporary certificate extension and expansion
  • January 2022: Your College and You to become College's official publication
  • Active on social media?

November 2021

  • New legislation recognizes teacher professionalism and introduces further efficiencies to College's governance structure
  • Mandatory sexual abuse prevention program launching on January 1
  • Free webinar: Indigenous ways of knowing in teacher education
  • Math Proficiency Test deadline
  • Temporary Certificate deadline
  • OCT membership card compatible with digital wallet app for iOS and Android
  • Magazine-lovers: check out our library's expanded selection of online magazines

October 2021

  • Positive and enthusiastic response: Governance recruitment
  • Development of mandatory sexual abuse prevention program for Ontario Certified Teachers
  • College requests access to vulnerable sector checks
  • What would you do?
  • Free webinar: Indigenous ways of knowing
  • World Teachers' Day tributes for 2021
  • College is open for business, but our office remains closed
  • Math Proficiency Test – deadline extension

September 2021

  • Join College Council, committees or rosters
  • Webinar: Indigenous ways of knowing
  • Advice for your daily practice
  • Myth/Fact
  • You're invited to the College's Virtual Annual Meeting of Members. Join us online on Sept. 29.
  • Math Proficiency Test – deadline extension

August 2021

  • Have a say on the future of your profession
  • Thinking about sharpening your skills in the coming year?
  • You're invited to the College's Annual Meeting of Members. Join us virtually on September 29.
  • Now accepting 2021 scholarship applications
  • Math Proficiency Test – deadline extension
  • College's 2020 Annual Report Now Online

July 2021

  • What would you do?
  • Criminal proceedings relevant to College membership on the public register
  • Shaping the future of your profession
  • Math Proficiency Test – deadline extension
  • Now accepting 2021 scholarship applications
  • You’re invited to the College’s Annual Meeting of Members. Join us virtually on September 29.
  • And the award goes to …

June 2021

  • Amorell Saunders N’Daw named lead writer for future professional advisory on anti-Black racism
  • Get involved in serving the public interest
  • Investigations and Hearings webinar for employers
  • Now accepting 2021 scholarship applications
  • Poll
  • Sept. 29, 2021: Virtual Annual Meeting of Members
  • Helpful online resources

May 2021

  • Listening to you
  • New ASL & LSQ second-language courses
  • Want to advance your career?
  • Myth/Fact
  • Need some guidance for your practice?
  • Now accepting 2021 scholarship applications.

April 2021

  • Governance update – Recruitment process
  • April 29: Maintaining professional boundaries in-person and online
  • Check out our library’s expanded selection of online magazines!
  • Video conferencing guidelines
  • Myth/Fact

March 2021

  • Know your boundaries
  • New reporting obligations for College members
  • Poll – What steps do you take to continue your professional learning?
  • Myth/Fact
  • The power of memory

February 2021

  • Student protection
  • The College welcomes the appointment of Paul Boniferro as the Transition Supervisory Officer (TSO)
  • Rosters application open
  • New temporary certificate receives overwhelming response
  • What would you do?
  • Precious impact of a drama teacher

January 2021

  • Wishing you a happy new year!
  • Continued shortage of teachers projected by College survey
  • New teaching certificate helps province address COVID-19-related teacher shortage
  • Meet our 2020 scholarship recipients
  • AQ Equivalency
  • Roles of Council committees

2020

December 2020

  • New legislation addresses student safety and College governance
  • Dr. Derek Haime, OCT is next CEO and Registrar of the College
  • Addressing hateful remarks or behaviour
  • Technological qualifications
  • Education Minister Stephen Lecce Addresses the Eighth College Council
  • College advisory addresses professional boundaries
  • College’s membership fee remains fixed at $170 for 2021
  • Increase of therapy and counselling funding
  • Strategies to improve resilience
  • A Stand-up guy

November 2020

  • You decide
  • Council approves additional scholarship
  • Interacting with students via video conferencing
  • Poll – How do you engage students?
  • Promoting students’ well-being
  • Roles of Council committees

October 2020

  • What would you do?
  • Registrar & Chief Executive Officer
  • Are you teaching the new math curriculum this year?
  • College’s 2019 annual report now online
  • Run for College Council or nominate a colleague
  • Roles of Council committees

September 2020

  • You’re invited to the College’s Annual Meeting of Members. Join us virtually on September 23
  • Run for College Council or nominate a colleague
  • Interacting with students via video conferencing?
  • New AQ guideline on anti-Black racism in the works
  • The College is open, virtually
  • Early teaching careers interrupted
  • Reminder: annual membership fee payment for 2020 due Sept 30
  • Roles of Council committees

August 2020

  • Run or nominate for College Council
  • You're invited to the College Annual Meeting of Members (Virtual). Join us on September 23.
  • The College is open, virtually
  • Roles of Council committees

July 2020

  • Karen Murray, OCT, Leads Development of New AQ Guide on Anti-Black Racism
  • College supports government's anti-racism initiatives
  • Myths/Facts
  • How to help students recognize real-world challenges and develop practical solutions
  • The College is open, virtually
  • Roles of Council committees

June 2020

  • A time for reflection and action
  • The College is open, virtuallyWhat would you do?
  • College library service
  • Poll
  • Myths/Facts
  • Roles of Council committees

May 2020

  • Video conferencing guidelines
  • Changes to certification requirements due to COVID-19
  • The College remains open, virtually
  • Mail and courier services
  • College library services
  • Myths/Facts

March 2020

  • Developing professional relationships with students
  • What steps do you take in your classroom to support diverse learning styles?
  • Now accepting: 2020-2021 scholarship applications
  • Myths/Facts
  • Roles of Council committees

February 2020

  • Now accepting: 2020-2021 scholarship applications
  • Meet our 2019 scholarship recipients
  • Myths/Facts
  • Roles of Council committees
  • In the community

January 2020

  • Therapy and counselling funding support available
  • What would you do?
  • Myths/Facts
  • Roles of Council committees
  • Don't forget to pay your 2020 membership fee

2019

December 2019

  • Program guidelines under development to aid victims of abuse
  • 2020 Membership package: from paper to digital
  • Valuable advice for your practice
  • Myth/Fact
  • Poll: What are the main reasons you use apps, websites and other technologies in your classroom?
  • A new and easier way to reach us
  • Roles of Council committees
  • The holiday break is a good time…

November 2019

  • What would you do?
  • A new and easier way to reach us
  • Accessing your College account
  • New and improved library services
  • Upgrade your skills
  • Active on social media?
  • In the community

October 2019

  • World Teachers' Day is October 5th
  • Council Meeting Update
  • Mathematic Proficiency Test for aspiring teachers
  • Accessing your College account
  • New and improved library services
  • Tell us how you get involved in your community, in your profession, and beyond
  • In the community

September 2019

  • Accessing your College account
  • New and improved library services
  • New students, same advice
  • Myth/Fact
  • Showcase your students’ artwork!
  • In the community

August 2019

  • What would you do?
  • Reviewing incompetence matters
  • Myth or Fact
  • Listening to you
  • In the community

July 2019

  • 2018 Annual Report goes live
  • Highlights from our Annual Meeting of Members
  • Do you know how to support at-risk students?
  • Council position filled
  • Interim College CEO & Registrar
  • What do students envision for their education?
  • Myth or Fact
  • In the community

June 2019

  • Watch our live stream. Join us for our Annual Meeting of Members.
  • How to support students’ mental health: listen anytime, anywhere
  • Myth or Fact
  • Your fees at work
  • What first-day actions do you take in your classroom to start the year on the right foot?
  • In the community

May 2019

  • You’re invited to the Annual Meeting of Members. Join us on May 30.
  • Helpful video provides added help to support students’ mental health
  • Teachers play a critical role protecting students
  • Myth or Fact
  • In the community

April 2019

  • Bill 48, The Safe and Supportive Classrooms Act receives third reading and Royal Assent
  • It's your Annual Meeting of Members. Please join us on May 30Supporting students' mental health
  • What would you do?
  • Myth or Fact
  • In the community

March 2019

  • College Council recommends changes to our governance structure
  • The College applauds the Supreme Court for strengthening student privacy
  • Court order preserves transparency of College discipline decisions
  • Supporting students' mental health
  • Myth or Fact
  • Don't forget to pay your 2019 membership fee
  • How many videos have you viewed, liked or shared on our YouTube channel?

February 2019

  • Council to discuss results of independent governance review
  • New Strategic Priorities will guide College's work
  • Meet our 2018 scholarship recipients!
  • Now accepting: 2019-2020 scholarship applications
  • Myth or Fact

January 2019

  • What would you do?
  • Supporting students with mental health concerns
  • Myth or Fact

2018

December 2018

  • College releases results of independent governance review
  • New counselling program for victims of sexual abuse
  • Supporting Students’ Mental Health advisory released
  • Setting boundaries with students
  • The holiday break is a good time…
  • Poll: Which College services and products do you use?
  • Myth or Fact

November 2018

  • College welcomes legislative changes to improve student protection and math instruction
  • Teachers experienced life-changing opportunities
  • Refresh your skills
  • Disciplinary hearing process
  • Myth or Fact?
  • In the community

October 2018

  • World Teachers’ Day – October 5th
  • Help to manage your classroom environment
  • What would you do?
  • Enhancing your future practice
  • Myth or Fact?

September 2018

  • Free access: more than 12,000 books, eBooks and DVDs
  • How to respond to bullying?
  • Poll: How do you develop your leadership skills?
  • Myth Fact
  • Want to shape how teachers can add to their professional knowledge?

August 2018

  • What would you do?
  • You have a new Council
  • Myth Fact
  • How we resolve complaints
  • Interested in shaping how and what teachers teach?
  • Listening to you

July 2018

  • Teachers' off-duty conduct matters
  • New legislation strengthens College's role
  • Is your information up to date?
  • 2017 Annual Report goes live
  • Great discussion
  • Want to provide feedback on AQ course guidelines?
  • In the community

June 2018

  • What matters most?
  • What would you do?
  • College role strengthened due to changes in legislation
  • You're invited. It's your Annual Meeting of Members on June 6.
  • Your eighth College Council
  • Interested in shaping how and what teachers teach?
  • Myth or Fact?

May 2018

  • College intervened at Supreme Court of Canada to protect student privacy
  • Eighth Council elected
  • College established French language services protocol
  • It's your Annual Meeting of Members. Please join us on June 6
  • Myth or Fact?
  • Interested in AQ policy development?
  • Now accepting: 2018-2019 scholarship applications

April 2018

  • College supports legislative changes to better protect students
  • Are you a voter? 
  • Interested in AQ policy development?
  • Myth or Fact?
  • Inspirational future teachers
  • In the community

March 2018

  • College welcomes government's plans to strengthen our role in protecting students
  • Election Information Sessions Governing the Profession
  • Strategies to inform your professional practice
  • Myth or Fact
  • Don't forget to pay your 2018 membership fee

February 2018

  • The power of your emotional intelligence (EI)
  • College advances diversity with new policy
  • Be vote-ready!
  • Myth or Fact?
  • Enhancing your future practice

January 2018

  • When people complain
  • What would you do?
  • Myth or Fact?
  • Be vote-ready!

2017

December 2017

  • How to maintain a professional use of e-communication and social media
  • Don't miss your chance!
  • Tell us
  • The holiday break is a good time...
  • Myth or fact?

November 2017

  • What would you do?
  • One month to run for College Council
  • Myth or fact?
  • Use music to promote social justice within your school
  • In the community

October 2017

  • Celebrate World Teachers Day on October 5
  • Responding to bullying
  • Run for College Council
  • Myth or fact?
  • Mark your calendars

September 2017

  • Serve your profession
  • What does a Council member do?
  • Members say why they run
  • Myth or Fact?
  • Celebrating Great Teaching

August 2017

  • What would you do?
  • Serve your profession
  • Individuals can make an anonymous complaint against members of the College?
  • Tell us what you want to learn
  • Remarkable teachers impact the stage and screen

July 2017

  • Run for College Council
  • Summer is a good time…
  • How do you communicate with parents?
  • Myth or Fact?
  • 2016 Annual Report released
  • Pitch in to help
  • In the community

June 2017

  • You're invited. It’s your Annual Members’ Meeting.
  • Strategies to inform your professional practice
  • Do you know an exceptional teacher candidate?
  • Choose a paperless membership package
  • Pitch in to help
  • In the community

May 2017

  • It’s your Annual Member’s Meeting. Please join us.
  • We’re turning 20!
  • Engaging with the Professional Learning Framework for the Teaching Profession
  • What would you do?
  • Follow us on Facebook
  • Choose a paperless membership package

April 2017

  • Did you take an AQ? Check your certificate.
  • Honouring future teachers
  • Strategies to inform your professional practice
  • We’re turning 20!
  • Enhancing student protection in the public interest
  • Council makes election process easier
  • Upgrading your skills?
  • Borrow books, ebooks, DVDs – free
  • Pitch in to help

March 2017

  • Call for art work
  • What does the College do?
  • Enhancing student protection in the public interest
  • Great Teaching
  • 2017 annual membership fees due
  • The College in your community

February 2017

  • Are you on Facebook?
  • What would you do?
  • Creating inclusive schools?
  • Enhancing student protection in the public interest
  • Why do you visit Find a Teacher?

January 2017

  • Do you have space for one more New Year’s resolution?
  • Strategies to inform your professional practice
  • Call for art work
  • Bullying: an insidious behavior with long term consequences
  • Election of members to serve on College governing council – let’s make voting easier

2016

December 2016

  • Protecting the public interest
  • Call for art work
  • Play on
  • Borrow books, ebooks, DVDs – free
  • Celebrating Great Teaching
  • Providing you with ideas on Pinterest
  • Don’t Forget to Pay Your Membership Fee
  • Access to MemberPerks has changed

November 2016

  • What would you do?
  • Your off-duty conduct matters
  • In a word? Fantastic!
  • Opportunity to join College’s Council
  • All disciplinary decisions now available on CanLII
  • The College in your community

October 2016

  • Show your pride...
  • Teachers experienced life-changing opportunities
  • The College thanks YOU
  • Ways to refine your practice
  • Strategies to inform your professional practice
  • Parlez-vous Français?
  • The College in the community
  • Why do you read the magazine?

September 2016

  • Teachers experience life-changing opportunities in difficult situations
  • Top 10 inclusive classroom strategies
  • What to do if you suspect that a student is being abused
  • What does the College do?
  • The College in the community

August 2016

  • What would you do?
  • In the Anishinaabe culture, respect is modelled
  • Your magazine stands out
  • Innovative technology brings the College's annual meeting of members to you!
  • Order books – free of charge
  • Ethical standards captured in aboriginal art
  • Summer is a good time…
  • Upgrading your skills?
  • Strategies to inform your professional practice
  • Experience your College like never before
  • Do you know an exceptional teacher candidate?

June 2016

  • Join us! Hear how the Ombudsman resolves school board complaints
  • Do you know an exceptional teacher candidate?
  • College updates safety advice
  • Visit our booth at Toronto Pride
  • One, two, three…

May 2016

  • Join us! Hear how the Ombudsman resolves cases
  • Stepping outside the classroom
  • Do you know an exceptional teacher candidate?
  • Pitch in to help
  • Be with us in May 2016
  • Decoding dyslexia

April 2016

  • Investigation Committee case study: What would you do?
  • Changing job market holds promise for OCTs
  • Honouring future teachers
  • Strategies to inform your professional practice
  • Dispelling myths about sharing information with children's aid societies

March 2016

  • Celebrating Great Teaching
  • 2016 annual membership fees due
  • Know someone abroad who wants to teach in Ontario?
  • Be with us in May 2016

February 2016

  • Share your reflections in our SOQP survey
  • Save the date – be with us in May 2016
  • Meet our 2015 scholarship recipients!
  • Shifting gears
  • ADHD now

January 2016

  • The case of social media use
  • What does it mean to have integrity?
  • Save the date – be with us in May 2016
  • Strategies to inform your professional practice
  • Curious about what is it like to be a new teacher in Ontario?

2015

December 2015

  • Shape the future of your profession
  • Add some drama
  • Borrow books, ebooks, DVDs – free
  • Help your students find their inner activist
  • What does teacher leadership look like?

November 2015

  • Have you seen the Duty to Report advisory?
  • Consultations on duty to report child abuse
  • Celebrating Great Teaching
  • Check your inbox for our library survey
  • Thoughts from Ontario teachers

October 2015

  • What to do if you suspect that a student is being abused
  • Let’s celebrate YOU
  • Strategies to inform your professional practice
  • Top 10 inclusive classroom strategies

September 2015

  • How to protect children from abuse and neglect
  • Have a classroom idea to share?
  • Saskatchewan teachers to govern their profession
  • What will future teachers learn?
  • Inspire students to be future scientists, artists, photographers, architects…
  • Quick and easy read
  • Student Essay Contest

August 2015

  • Seventh Council underway
  • Profiling Ontario teachers
  • What are you reading?
  • Your magazine stands out
  • Some advice for the College
  • What would you do?

July 2015

  • Pan Am & Parapan Am Games: Celebrating Cultural Diversity
  • Celebrating Great Teaching
  • Strategies to Inform Your Professional Practice
  • Honoring future teachers
  • Revised app features new, popular AQs
  • Do you receive multiple copies of the magazine?
  • Pitch in to help

June 2015

  • Looking to teach abroad?
  • You are invited
  • App to highlight newest courses
  • Do you receive multiple copies of the magazine?
  • Visit our booth at Toronto Pride
  • Pitch in to help

May 2015

  • Your vote, your Council
  • How open is open?
  • Teaching LGBTQ students
  • Now Available for Blackberry 10!
  • Education Week – May 4-8 – Show your best!
  • Pitch in to help
  • Browse our Book Reviews Online

April 2015

  • Voting Ends April 7
  • Minister praises College for championing the teaching profession
  • CBC Ombudsman to address AMM
  • Thumbs Up for French Services
  • Investigation Committee Case Study: What Would You Do?
  • Strategies to Inform Your Professional Practice
  • The Power of Communication
  • Free Poetry Contest for Young Poets in the GTA

March 2015

  • See Who’s Seeking Your Vote
  • Celebrating Great Teaching
  • Positive Signs in Teacher Hiring
  • Help Update the Professional Learning Framework
  • Don’t Forget to Pay your Membership Fee

February 2015

  • See Who’s Running for College Council
  • Help Update the Professional Learning Framework
  • Council Revises TQR and Accreditation Regulations
  • Reporting Cyberbullying
  • Your Mobile College
  • Have you Read This Yet?
  • Don’t Forget to Pay your Membership Fee

January 2015

  • See Who’s Running for College Council
  • Help Shape the Future of Your Profession
  • Investigation Committee Case Study: What would you do?
  • Honouring Exceptional Dedication
  • College Office Granted Environmental Certification
  • Your Mobile College
  • Have you Read This Yet?
  • Don’t Forget to Pay your Membership Fee

2014

December 2014

  • Minister Commends College Commitment
  • College Conference Attracts Thought Leaders in Regulation and Education
  • Milton Teacher Inspires Public Confidence
  • Include Aboriginal Perspectives in your Practice
  • Don’t Forget to Pay Your Membership Fee
  • Where do You Turn for Professional Development?
  • Your Mobile College
  • Celebrating Great Teaching
  • Have You Read This Yet?

November 2014

  • Council Nominations Close December 5
  • We Got Silver!
  • Include Aboriginal Perspectives in Your Practice
  • Annual Meeting Recap
  • Tools to Inform Your Professional Practice
  • Author Talk
  • The College In Your Community
  • Your Mobile College
  • Have You Read This Yet?

October 2014

  • Happy World Teachers’ Day
  • Run for Council
  • Solve the EQuAtiOn
  • Your Mobile College
  • Celebrating Great Teaching
  • Author's Talk
  • The College in Your Community
  • Have You Read This Yet?

September 2014

  • Council Nominations Open
  • Accrediting Faculties of Education
  • Saskatchewan Government: Teacher Self Regulation Coming in 2015
  • Your Mobile College
  • Margaret Wilson Library open house
  • Register Now - College Conference
  • Ontario Universities’ Fair
  • Word On The Street
  • Have you read this yet?

August 2014

  • Have you read this yet?
  • What’s in the way of change?
  • Trending today and tomorrow: Digital education
  • Education ministers promote consistency in early learning
  • Children’s learning improves with less on canvas
  • Thanks for chipping in!
  • Save the date

July 2014

  • Coroner’s inquest affects regulatory reporting
  • Who oversees regulators?
  • Sharing effective practices
  • Professionally Speaking wins at KRW Awards!
  • Save the Date
  • Share your best advice!
  • Have you read this yet?

June 2014

  • Annual Meeting of Members rescheduled to October 1
  • It’s a privilege. Learn why.
  • Share your thoughts
  • Exemplary OCT teaches at-risk students to dream big
  • The word is out
  • Save the Date
  • Have you read this yet?

May 2014

  • Annual Meeting of Members
  • Save the Date
  • England sets up College of Teaching
  • Nova Scotia College of Teachers
  • Keep the drive alive
  • Margaret Wilson Library open house
  • Visit our booth at Ottawa’s International Children’s Festival
  • Have you read this yet?
  • OCT MemberPerks® - Save and win!

March 2014

  • Telling the public who we are and what we do
  • 2014 Member Fee due
  • Job market remains competitive
  • Save the Date
  • Chip in to support new teachers
  • Taste unforgettable wines with sommelier Steve Campo!
  • Honour an exceptional educator
  • Congratulations to Teresa Rowan, winner of the Fitbit Wireless Activity Tracker!

January 2014

  • Add the OCT app to your mobile device
  • Conference focuses on safety
  • See Ontario’s young artists’ œuvres
  • Eradicating racism
  • Deep freeze coping skills (contest!)
  • Congratulations!

2013

December 2013

  • E-Services, your new online marketplace
  • Introducing MemberPerks®: a new way to save!
  • Big day for College Scholarship Program
  • A career with the Ontario College of Teachers
  • Ultimate movie giveaway!
  • Win a signed copy of The Orenda by Joseph Boyden!

November 2013

  • Changes support enhanced program
  • Share your vision
  • Survey Says: Thank you!
  • Pay it forward
  • Remembering 14 young women

October 2013

  • Growing support for The Protecting Students Act
  • Initial teacher education program in flight
  • Post. Receive. Succeed.
  • Movie night giveaway!
  • A $25 gift card for your thoughts
  • Promoting teacher professionalism
  • Win a copy of Orenda by Joseph Boyden

September 2013

  • College welcomes proposed Protecting Students Act
  • Happy World Teachers' Day
  • The word is out
  • Practical research at your fingertips
  • Kindergarten collaboration

August 2013

  • Statistics abound in annual report
  • TAP into OCT savings
  • Trade teaching tips & WIN!
  • Your source for resources

June 2013

  • Expanded program welcomed
  • Minister addresses Council
  • Regulators facing challenges
  • Advice safeguards students
  • Who's reading what

May 2013

  • Safety advice to help you safeguard students
  • You are invited
  • Charity golf tournament
  • Reflect on draft AQ course guidelines
  • Fresh start contest
  • Facebook poll winner

April 2013

  • We're on Twitter
  • Supporting Teacher Excellence
  • You are Invited
  • Take our Facebook Poll
  • Study on the Standards of Practice

March 2013

  • Celebrating the arts
  • Looking for an AQ course?
  • Charity golf tournament
  • Like us and win!

February 2013

  • “We want to go to school!”
  • Charity golf tournament
  • Honour an exceptional educator
  • Inspired by teachers
  • Liking us has rewards

January 2013

  • Where do you work?
  • Secrets to teaching success
  • And the winner is...
  • How do you recharge at school?

2012

December 2012

  • Congratulations Philip Capobianco, OCT
  • College Conference a success
  • Like us on Facebook and win
  • Save this holiday

November 2012

  • College launches new website
  • Access the Members section
  • Last chance to register
  • Final exam
  • Nutrition education feedback needed

October 2012

  • Learn more about effective practices and research in teacher education at the College conference.
  • Send us your teaching tips for Professionally Speaking. If we choose yours, you'll win an Indigo gift card.
  • Learn more about what happens during a disciplinary hearing at the College.
  • Looking for resources? We have lots in the College library.
  • Dairy Farmers of Ontario needs your feedback on health and nutrition for new classroom resources.

September 2012

  • Your distinguishing mark
  • Register now for the College Conference and save
  • Honour a leader
  • Exclusive travel deals for OCTs

August 2012

  • Nominate a colleague or organization
  • College Conference: Inspiring Public Confidence
  • Have you taken an AQ recently?
  • We have resources for you!
  • Member Discounts

July 2012

  • Expect greater accountability and transparency with discipline reform
  • Be Inspired by the College conference
  • Adding up to excellence
  • New Council holds inaugural meeting
  • Certified, qualified and supporting student achievement

May 2012

  • Inspiring Public Confidence
  • Accounting for our actions
  • Keep the drive alive
  • Qualified to excel

April 2012

  • Election Results: Meet Your New Council
  • Honouring student artists
  • Reflect on draft AQ course guidelines
  • Teach English in Québec

March 2012

  • Vote Now in Council Elections
  • iPad2 Winner
  • We Have Ebooks For You
  • Do You Need Classroom Supplies?

February 2012

  • Chat With Your Candidates
  • We Have Ebooks For You
  • See Our Events Calendar

January 2012

  • Announcing Your Council Candidates
  • What Do You Think?
  • Who Are Ontario's Top Educators?

2011

Issue # 59

  • Submit Council Nominations by December 9
  • Discussion: Technology in the Classroom Access
  • Free Resources
  • Member Discounts
  • Professionally Speaking

Issue # 58

  • Serve Your Profession
  • Paying Your Annual Membership Fee
  • Access Free Resources
  • Member Discounts

Issue # 57

  • The College Has Taken Action to Protect Students
  • Members Weigh in on Importance of Content in Teacher Education Programs
  • More Great Discounts for OCTs
  • Provide Input on Teacher Education Programs

Issue # 56

  • Your Profession is Calling You
  • Ontario College of Teachers Commissions The Hon. Patrick LeSage to Review Regulatory Processes
  • Facebook Updates Privacy Settings
  • Watch the 2011 Annual Meeting of Members Online

Issue # 54

  • Online 2010 College Annual Report Profiles Ontario Teachers
  • Celebrating National Aboriginal Day
  • Resources at Your Fingertips
  • Contests for Your Classroom
  • Enjoy Summer with OCT Discounts!

Issue # 53

  • Share Your Feedback About AQ Course Guidelines on Facebook
  • Tutorial Video Helps New Applicants
  • Taking an AQ this Summer? Access Resources Online
  • Discount Program Spreads

2010

Issue # 52

  • Education Minister Praises Work of College
  • Early Childhood Educators Seek New Registrar
  • Premium Research Service For You – Try it Today
  • New French-language Resources Search Engine
  • More Great Discounts for OCTs
  • Reading Rocks the North Literacy Conference

Issue # 51

  • World Teachers' Day 2010
  • Now online: A practicum resource filled with practical information
  • More Great Discounts for OCTs

Issue # 50

  • New premium research service for you
  • Resource guide for teacher assignments in Ontario schools
  • Interactive 2009 College annual report profiles Ontario teachers
  • More Great Discounts for OCTs

Issue # 49

  • No More 194 Days, Streamlined Certificates and New AQs
  • Toronto Star Public Editor Delivers Keynote at Annual Meeting of Members
  • Your Library - Books, Videos...and Much, Much More
  • More Great Discounts for OCTs

2009

Issue # 48

  • Ontario Teachers on YouTube
  • Tell Us What You Think Supervisory Officers Need to Know
  • More Great Discounts for OCTs
  • Your Input is Welcome for Accreditation Reviews

Issue # 47

  • Council Chooses Chair, Vice-Chair
  • Council Appoints Joe Jamieson as Deputy Registrar
  • College Introduces AQ Search Engine
  • Your Library - Books, Videos...and Much, Much More

Issue # 46

  • 2008 College Annual Report Provides Rich Statistical Picture of Ontario's Teaching Profession
  • New Induction Resources Available
  • Michael Salvatori - the College's New Registrar and CEO
  • Your Library - Books, Videos...and Much, Much More
  • New Additions to Member Discounts

Issue # 45

  • College Members Choose Fifth Council
  • Your Library - Books, Videos...and Much, Much More
  • New Additions to Member Discounts

Issue # 44

  • Council Names Lise Roy-Kolbusz Interim Registrar
  • Have You Voted Yet?
  • Reminder to Pay Your 2009 Member Fee
  • There's Something New on Our Shelves

Issue # 43

  • Candidate Biographies Available Online
  • Voting Begins March 9
  • Well-prepared Ontario Teachers Ready to Work – Anywhere
  • Now More Than 7,000 Resources For You

Issue # 42

  • Council Appoints Michael Salvatori as next College Registrar
  • Council Candidates Announced
  • Now More Than 7,000 Resources For You

2008

Issue # 41

  • Changes to certification in the works.
  • Qualifications renamed or discontinued.
  • Elementary teachers - complete this survey and be entered for a chance to win.
  • Do you find research in education useful to your teaching? Participate in an online survey.
  • Now More Than 6,500 Resources For You.

Issue # 40

  • Course Guidelines Online for your Feedback
  • PQP Survey Online
  • Volunteer Opportunity for Accreditation Panels
  • Now More Than 6,500 Resources For You
  • College membership card gets you free admission
  • Use Your Card For More Discounts

Issue # 39

  • Professional Advisory on Additional Qualifications
  • CBC's Fifth Estate - We are doing it right
  • French-language Services Report
  • Member Discounts Keep Growing

2007

Issue # 38

  • Emerging Employment Concern for New English-language Teachers
  • 2008 Member Fee Payment
  • College Changes Department Titles
  • Now More Than 6,000 Resources For You

Issue # 37

  • Cyberbullies Concern Teachers
  • More Time to Reach Us
  • Teachers' Qualifications Revised
  • Now More Than 6,000 Resources For You

Issue # 36

  • Take a Look at Our 2006 Annual Report
  • AQ Restriction Removed from ICQs
  • One of Your Students Could Win a $15,000 Classroom Makeover
  • Library Services for Members

Issue # 35

  • College Recognizes Distance Education Delivery
  • Calling Experienced Educators
  • Events Calendar Available Online 24/7

Issue # 34

  • Teachers' Network Now Available
  • Council Names New Deputy Registrar
  • Sharing Ethical Dilemmas
  • Members' Discounts

Issue # 33

  • Preparing Teachers for Tomorrow - The Review of Teachers' Qualifications
  • Reminder - You are invited to our Standards Forum
  • Nominate An Outstanding Educator for a Premier's Award
  • Send Us Your Calendar Listings

2006

Issue # 32

  • Uneven job market for new teachers, College study says
  • Revised Professional Standards Equal New Opportunities for Growth
  • Meet Your New Council
  • Library Services for Members

Issue # 31

  • Council Election Results
  • College Seeks Changes to Proposed Legislation
  • New College Registrar and Acting Deputy Registrar Appointed
  • Library Services for Members

Issue # 30

  • Meet Your Candidates!
  • 2006 State of the Teaching Profession Survey
  • Library Services for Members

Issue # 29

  • 89 Seek Council Seats
  • Ballots Available Through the Members' Area
  • Congratulations to Our Contest Winners!
  • Library Services for Members

Issue # 28

  • Start the Nominations!
  • Election and Qualifying Test Amendments Take Effect
  • College Passes GST Cut on to Members
  • New library services for members

Issue # 27

  • Council Approves New Standards
  • Election Update
  • Imagine yourself in London or Vancouver!
  • New library services for members

Issue # 26

  • The Latest News on Your College
  • Members can now request items online

Issue # 25

  • Proposed legislation significantly alters College
  • Minister directs College to revise regulations
  • Bill 78 makes New Teacher Induction Program mandatory
  • Members benefit from showing new membership cards

Issue # 24

  • Tell Us What You Think of the Revised Standards
  • Membership Has Its Privileges

2005

Issue # 23

  • Tell us about your AQ experience and give us your opinion about the future of the AQ program
  • New network for teachers

Issue # 22

  • Smaller classes do matter, respondents to third annual
  • College member survey say

Issue # 21

  • College study shows Ontario teacher shortage is over
  • Links to Sites for Teachers

Issue # 20

  • Preparing Teachers for Tomorrow
  • Library Services for You

Issue # 19

  • Council Acts to Protect New Teachers
  • Lise St-Éloi Appointed Co-ordinator of French-Language Services
  • New Library Services Popular with Members

2004

Issue # 18

  • Marketing needed to attract men to teaching, educators say
  • Return books for free
  • Employment opportunities at the Ontario College of Teachers

Issue # 16

  • Council Approves Lower Membership Fee
  • Multi-teacher household? You can arrange to reduce the number of copies of Professionally Speaking you receive.

Issue # 15

  • College Releases 2004 State of the Teaching Profession Survey ResultS
  • Resignation of Board Member/Council Vacancy
  • Standards Review: What Does It Mean to be a Teacher?
  • Elementary Teachers' Opportunity

Issue # 14

  • Standards Review: What Does It Mean to be a Teacher?
  • College Council Launches Review on College Governance Elementary Teachers' Opportunity

Issue # 13

  • Professional Development for Ontario's Teachers - Advice to the Minister of Education

2003

Issue # 12

  • Professional Learning Program To Be Cancelled

Issue # 11

  • College urges the provincial government to support newly certified teachers

Issue # 6

  • E-vote Now!
  • Another Contest ... and You're Already Entered
  • College Members Can Track Professional Learning Online
  • Invitation to Serve on Professional Learning Committee
  • Call for Nominations - 2003 CEA-Whitworth Award for Educational Research

Issue # 5

  • College Names W. Douglas Wilson as Registrar and Chief Executive Officer
  • Atkinson Foundation Honours Outgoing Registrar

2002

Issue # 4

  • College Holds Presentations Across Province to Launch First Professional Advisory

Issue # 3

  • October 5th is World Teachers' Day

Issue # 2

  • Minister ‘Studying' College Request for PLP Funding; Fees Must Rise
  • College Sought Government Funding for PLP
  • College Joins Forces with Universities to Attract Technological Studies Teachers

Issue # 1

  • World Teachers' Day
  • Do You Know A Teacher Looking For A Teaching Position?
  • Here's A New Service From The College That Can Help

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