Video: ETT President Joy Lachica Updates and Thanks Members, Honours Dianne Chin, and Discusses ETFO Telephone Town Halls

“As we enter the third week of emergency remote learning activities, I want to acknowledge and thank you for your patience, dedication, flexibility, and, above all, professionalism,” says ETT President Joy Lachica, in her Monday video address.
“You’re courageous, strong, and offering so much to your students. Together, we will move through and beyond this.”

Watch the Video

In her video address for Monday, April 20, 2020, ETT President Joy Lachica:

  • provides an update of recent news and thanks ETT members for their incredible work;
  • honours and remembers Dianne Chin; and
  • discusses the details of the ETFO Telephone Town Halls on April 20, 2020.

Video Update Every Monday

Going forward, to support ETT members as we work together through these challenging and unprecedented circumstances, Joy will be providing video updates every Monday morning. Please be sure to check your email and the ETT website for these important addresses.

Remembering and Honouring Dianne Chin

“This past week, it brought us great sadness to learn of the loss of one of our own ETT members to COVID-19,” says Joy.
“Dianne Chin was a beloved teacher and colleague from Flemington Public School, who dedicated each and every day to the betterment of her students and the community, for twenty years. ETT has sent condolences to her family, and may her memory remind us of the importance of what each of us give to our community right now.”
Read ETT’s Message of Condolence

ETFO Telephone Town Hall Schedule For ETT Members

ETFO will hold two 90-minute telephone town hall meetings for ETT members on April 20, 2020 for members to review the terms of the tentative central agreements and ask questions.
The schedule is as follows:
Members whose surnames start with letters A-L and Bloorview School
Monday, April 20, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.
Members whose surnames start with letters M-Z
Monday, April 20, 2020 at 6:15 p.m.
Members will receive a telephone call inviting them to participate in their town hall meeting about 10-20 minutes before the start of the meeting. Members may also participate via an audio live stream to be sent by ETFO to members.
See More Details About the ETFO Telephone Town Halls on April 20

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