COVID-19 FAQ #5 – 2021-2022

COVID FAQ Banner - Jan 12

In this COVID-19 FAQ, you will find information on: health and safety, remote learning, virtual classroom expectations, assessment and reporting, health and safety expectations, and federal benefits. Please click here to read the full FAQ now.

ETT and CUPE Local 4400 Joint Letter To TDSB Director – January 7, 2022

January 7, 2022 To: Colleen Russell-Rawlins, Director of Education Toronto District School Board Trustee Alexander Brown Toronto District School Board Chair The Honourable Doug Ford, Premier of Ontario The Honourable Stephen Lecce, Education Minister Re: Ontario Government to allow schools to remain open for in-person instruction for students with special education needs as part of […]

ETFO 2022 Motions to be Debated

The below document contains motions that will be presented at the ETT General Meeting on January 26, 2022 to be discussed and debated by all ETT members in attendance. ETFO Motions 2021-2022 ETFO Motions 2020-2021 Click here to register for the ETT Virtual General Meeting on January 26, 2022

Education in a Virtual Environment Resources

At this time, when in-person learning has largely paused for many educators and students, except those in special education classrooms, please use the downloadable PDF resources from ETFO available below that are designed to assist teachers while teaching in the virtual environment. ETFO Position on Reopening Schools and How ETFO has Lobbied for Safety in […]

We Need Safe Schools Now – January Twitter Storm

The move to emergency virtual learning for the next two weeks came from the relentless, coordinated effort of community pushback across the city and province that has been happening for the past few months. Let’s keep up the pressure in this two-week circuit breaker and continue to call on the leaders of the province to […]

Protect Our Schools! Collective Action Works!

Tell the Ford Government to implement a plan that protects you, your students, and your communities. Tell Toronto Public Health to use their authority and power to implement the necessary measures now! We need safe schools when we return to in-person learning. Email and call – Flood their systems with the following demands: Staff and […]

ETT President Writes To TDSB Director to Request the TDSB Not Reopen Before January 12

Today, ETT President Jennifer Brown has written to TDSB Director Colleen Russell-Rawlings to request that the TDSB remain closed and not reopen sooner than January 12th to improve the health and safety protocols and systems within the schools. This is due to the following reasons: To help minimize a potential surge following holiday gatherings; To […]

ETT President Writes to the TDSB Chair

ETT President Jennifer Brown has contacted Alexander Brown, Chair of the Toronto District School Board to advocate for the highest safety standards for the staff represented by ETT. The Elementary Teachers of Toronto is requesting N95 masks for all ETT members. Click below to read the full letter.  

ETT President Writes To The TDSB Director

Since the beginning of the pandemic ETT has been calling for: • a robust testing system for all staff; • smaller class sizes to increase physical distancing; • improved ventilation; • masking for all staff and students; and, • N95 masks for all staff   Yesterday, ETT President Jennifer Brown penned a letter to TDSB […]