Interview Prep Session

Anne Marie McMahon-Dupuis, Principal Vance Chapman School, and
Desiree Zambon, HR Officer,
will review LTO/Permanent application and interview preparation.
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
4:15 – 6:15 p.m.
Vance Chapman School, room 116
Register by email: by Sunday, March 3

Local General Meeting

Wed. Feb. 27, 2019
4:30 – 6:30 pm
965 Cobalt Crescent
Guest Speaker: Peter Panetta
Underground Gym
Please contact Nancy Calonego if you plan to attend by Sunday, February 23.

Peter will share the impact the Underground Gym has had on so many youth in our city.
The Underground Gym offers free access to equipment and mentoring in a safe environment that is open to children & youth who lack the cultural, social or economic resources required to access existing facilities. The Underground Gym is a unique gathering place for community youth in transition.

Classroom Management that Works

The Lakehead OT Local is hosting the ETFO workshop; Classroom Management that Works for the OT. The workshop provides an opportunity to access effective classroom management strategies based on the ETFO resource I am the Teacher: Effective Classroom Management for the Occasional Teacher. Teachers receive practical classroom-tested strategies as well as networking opportunities with other occasional teachers. The goals of the series are to:

Assist in the development of predictable classroom routines;
Determine how to empower students through self-discipline and responsibility;
Explore effective classroom management strategies; and
Review the correlation between instructional practice and classroom management.

Participants will engage in dynamic workshop training that will highlight the strategies introduced in the book in relation to their practice. Each participant will receive a copy of the resource: I am the Teacher: Effective Classroom Management for the Occasional Teacher ($10 value).

Date: Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Time: 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Victoria Park Training Centre
125. S. Lillie St. (next to the Board Office, entrance off the parking lot)
Presenter: Sue Continelli

The workshop is limited to 30 participants. Register by emailing by Friday, December 21.