The ETFO eNewsletter Vol. 10 No. 16 - May 26, 2016
Advice re The June Provincial Report Card
The following ETFO documents will support members in the completion of report cards this June:
  1. Special Bulletin: Professional Judgement and the Provincial Report Card (NOTE: this is identical to the document issued on January 11th as the advice is the same. We have only changed the date and Term 1 to Term 2.)
  2. PRS Matters #66: The Elementary Provincial Report Card Continued Implementation Update - Grades 1 to 8
The EduGAINS Website FAQs about Assessment may also assist you in answering some common reporting questions.
Summer Academy 2016 - Register Now!

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Registration is now open for Summer Academy 2016. This year we have over 80 courses available with a special focus on Kindergarten, mathematics, and technology. Additional courses are being offered this year due to enhanced funding from the Ontario Ministry of Education. A variety of other learning areas will also be available to meet the professional needs of members (e.g. the arts, special education, and inquiry).

Visit for course descriptions, dates and locations. Register soon as courses fill up quickly. 
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Play! Symposium

Don't forget to register for PLAY!  A Symposium, taking place in Stratford Ontario from June 10-12, 2016. This international celebration of the power of play and the arts is supported by ETFO and OTF, with workshops and demonstration classes from international experts.

For more information, visit
Reflections on Practice

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Reflections On Practice: A Women's Leadership Institute is a three session professional learning activity that takes place over the course of the school year. It provides female members with the opportunity to learn about reflective inquiry, action research, professional activism and leadership. Participants will become part of a professional learning community, engage in online chats, conduct an action research project and prepare and share a report of their findings which will be published by ETFO. 

Registration is now open through the ETFO Events Management System:
Register by May 31, 2016.
Volunteer at Toronto Pride

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Toronto Pride is fast approaching! We are looking for members to be part of this exciting event by volunteering at the ETFO booth in the Pride Toronto StreetFair or joining in the ETFO contingent for the Trans March, Dyke March or Pride Parade. Events run from July 1-3, 2016.

If you're interested in taking part, please email Jill Aoki-Barrett ( by Friday, June 10, 2016. Please visit the ETFO website for more details.
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