Summer Leadership 2017

From August 16 to 19, 2017, District 8 delegates participated in OSSTF’s Summer Leadership Conference in Toronto.

Delegates attended a broad variety of workshops that assist local leaders in providing effective service to members and to help them grow in their role as leaders.  Workshops focused on current issues in labour and education, local and provincial political involvement, as well as other concerns facing district and bargaining unit leaders.

Keynote speaker Tom Bennett spoke about TomBennetteducational research and the pitfalls of poor evidence. His non-profit organization researchEd develops materials and hosts conferences supporting literacy in educational research.

President Harvey Bischof, newly elected in March 2017, opened the conference with this address.

Representing the ESS unit from District 8 were Ilene Blackman, Tenille Cranston, Carrie deGraaf, Dayna Lambier and Trish Wickhorst. Teachers and Occasional Teachers were represented by Adam Agar, Martina Aisenpreis, Terry Barton, Dale Greenwood, Liz Hickling, and Shane Restall, while the PSSPs were represented by Diane Porte.

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2017 Retiree Banquet

Recently District 8 hosted the annual retiree banquet at the Mitchell Golf and Country Club where a number of OSSTF members celebrated their retirement.  The district executive, and all members, wish every retiring member a long, happy and healthy retirement.retirement picture 2017

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Collective Agreements

Looking for your Collective Agreement?  Click the Bargaining Unit button above.  Select your Bargaining Unit, and the Collective Agreement should be located on that new page.

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2016 Excellence in Education Banquet

Recently OSSTF and the AMDSB held the 18th annual celebration of Excellence in Education. For photo’s and information on this years fantastic recipients follow the link below.

Congratulations to all who were recognized!

Excellence in Education Awards 2016

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2014-2017 Collective Agreement updates

Until such time as new collective agreements have been created for all the Bargaining Units, members can go to their respective bargaining unit pages (by following the links above) to find a summary of the agreed to items.

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“Blue Tuesday” – SNSS

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“Blue Tuesday” – Exeter ES


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