Geared to elementary teachers, this page on the Lucky Little Learners site tells you how to plan ahead and be prepared for parent teacher conferences.
There are so many demands and expectations exerted on the teaching profession. It seems that everyone has high expectations of our role as professionals, whether it be the principal, our colleagues, students, parents and, of course, the government.
We also have our own expectations, and one of these is to be treated as professionals.
The resources collected here can help you meet all these expectations. They can help you establish the boundaries that are our moral and legal obligation. They can help you work more effectively with your superiors and colleagues. And they can also guide you in establishing rewarding relationships with parents.
You will also have a relationship with your federation throughout your career and it is worthwhile learning how they can and will support your career growth and protect your rights.
See the top five reasons for taking the time to watch other teachers and learn different approaches to teaching.
Point-form advice for a new teacher to help make a good impression, understand the school culture and work out who’s who.
Seven things to avoid when trying to build positive relationships with faculty and staff members at school.
Professional and respectful relationships among educators and other professionals is necessary for students’ effective learning. Check out this page for rules and ideas.
Strategies and suggestions to help build a positive team relationship in Full-Day Kindergarten (FDK).
At times, relationships may become strained due to the sharing of classrooms, libraries, as well as other workspaces. Here’s some good advice from ETFO on sharing space equitably and respectfully.
The short answer is yes, both as a school board employee and an educator. Check out ETFO’s advice in this brief document.
An ETFO document which outlines the Federation’s support for members who face allegations and other related investigations that might have been made.
All teachers should be familiar with their duty to report suspicion of child abuse or neglect to the Children's Aid Society (CAS). Failure to meet this duty may result in charges under the Child and Family Services Act (CFSA) and an OCT finding of professional misconduct.
Find out from ETFO about reporting to the Children’s Aid Society (CAS) and what happens when you call.