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Finance Committee meeting

NOTICE: The first Finance Committee meeting for the 2017-2018 school year will be held on Thursday August 31, 1:00pm at the Unit office. The committee assists in the preparation and review of the draft budget and approved budget. All members are welcome to attend.

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OECTA Bursary Reminder

Each year, bursaries of up to $1,000.00 are awarded to individual members. These bursaries are named the Joan Kamps Memorial Bursaries. Members currently in the pre-degree categories who are taking undergraduate courses shall be given priority as applicants. Members who wish to pursue post-graduate studies or professional development activities as lifelong learning shall also be […]

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Prayer/Poem Contest

This year, once again through the joint committee of the Political Advisory and Catholic Advocacy, the Unit had a prayer/poem contest. The Unit received several entries and it was great to see members participating. We have very talented writers and it was a very challenging task to choose three award recipients as they all were […]

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Kindergarten Support Material

The ministry has released a document that will assist kindergarten teachers to find necessary resources to support communicating about learning. This document can be found in the Member Section of this website in the Documents area under Resources

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Kindergarten Communication of Learning Update

After new information released by the Ministry pertaining to the implementation of the new Kindergarten Communication of Learning relating to Growing Success, and communication between the Board and the Unit, and the Association with the government, the implementation of the Communication of Learning will be postponed to June 2017.

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Kindergarten Communication of Learning

We have recently received a notice from the OECTA Provincial office regarding the Ministry releasing new information on December 20 pertaining to the implementation of the new Kindergarten Communication of Learning relating to Growing Success. The Unit continues to have discussion with the Board and the OECTA Provincial office regarding concerns that have been raised […]

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Dufferin-Peel Breakfast with Santa 2016

On December 3rd 2016, Dufferin-Peel (OECTA) Elementary Unit along with Dufferin-Peel Secondary Unit hosted its 3rd Annual Breakfast with Santa at the Capitol Banquet Centre in Mississauga. Christmas spirit was high among the nearly 300 members and their families that attended the special holiday event. Guests were treated to a delicious buffet-style breakfast followed by […]

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Young Authors Awards 2016-2017

Oecta is proud to sponsor the annual Young Author’s Award. These awards recognize excellence in writing. Oecta will be accepting a variety of writing pieces: short stories, poems, nonfiction articles and reports in either English or French. All entries will be judged on the criteria of creativity, reasoning, communication, organization and language conventions. Please encourage […]

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2016-2017 Collaborative Learning Communities (CLC’s) Project

OECTA with funding provided by the Ministry of Education will support, with release time, a limited number of CLC projects during the 2016/2017 school year. CLC’s allow teachers to explore and share solutions to common professional dilemmas through action research, by developing resources, and/or implementing new instructional strategies. CLC’s will provide the opportunity to engage […]

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