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Reaching and Teaching Them All

Reaching and Teaching Them All
Wednesday, March 17, 2021
4:15-6:15 pm
Presenter: Amanda Yuill
Register by email by March 15. A Zoom link will be sent.
Participants of the workshop will receive a copy of the book, Reaching and Teaching Them All.

How do you connect with children with behavioural challenges, ADHD, autism and mental illness? This workshop will provide participants with the opportunity to experience what it may be like for these students in order to foster a better understanding of the challenges they face. Practical strategies for connecting to students using calming techniques, curriculum, humour, body language and engagement strategies are discussed along with many practical tips and insights to help you maintain a good relationship with all students. This workshop is based on the book, Reaching and Teaching Them All, which was a starred selection in the Fall 2018 Best Books for Kids and Teens, from the Canadian Children’s Book Centre.

Presenter: Amanda Yuill
Amanda has been an elementary teacher for over 20 years in Japan and Canada. She has her Master of Education, specializing in teacher training. She has written 2 books for teachers called Substitute Teaching and Reaching and Teaching Them All. Amanda won the 2017 Writer’s Award from the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario and her books appear in many educational magazines. She speaks at conferences and presents workshops in Boards of Education and teachers’ colleges. She currently works in the Toronto District School Board.

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The latest newsletter is out!

The newsletter contains the following:

February General Meeting information
Letter from ETFO President Sam Hammond, to the Minister of Education, regarding concerns of potential changes to March Break
Board protocols for screening
2020 tax deduction
Health & wellness links
Black History Month
Political Action
ETFO Provincial Conferences

Read it here: Feb. 2021 newsletter

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LOTL is offering the following workshop via ZOOM!
February 2 starting at 7 PM. If you would like to register or have any questions about the workshop, contact Kristen at
Hope you can join us!

How to get ahead without it taking forever
Presenter: Meghan Chomut

We’re going to go over:

The 3 BIG mistakes you are making that are keeping you stuck and overwhelmed
How to use simple, easy systems to take the BIG monster of money + break it down into bite-sized steps
How can you apply this framework to build a solid foundation + get some clarity on what your next right step is

When it comes to your finances, January is a great time to hit reset and realign the train in the right direction.

❌ You can’t get ahead if you don’t know where you’re going
❌ You can’t become wealthy without a mix of increasing savings + decreasing debt
❌ Tracking your spending is painful and feels productive but it’s not working

Finances. Love ‘em or hate ‘em, you need a system.

I’ve got 4 kids, a busy life + if you’re anything like me, whatever system or plan we follow it has to be smooth, easy and be able to have us all on the same page.
Meghan Chomut is a Certified Financial Planner and Investment Property Advisor. She is THE go-to for families who have (or want to have) an income property. Helping create an easy-to-follow roadmap for your family so that you can spend without guilt, build wealth, AND make traction on your debt.

Her soul mission is for families to get ahead financially and worry less about their money. That is all she does. Everything stems from that.

If you aren’t sure if you are doing the right things, feel ready to get ahead and make progress without depriving yourself, Meghan can help.

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Dear Member;

Our Local virtual fall general meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 28th, 4:30 – 6:00 pm. If you plan to attend, please reply to this email and a link for the Zoom meeting will be sent to you.

Since the meetings usually include dinner, the executive has decided to provide all participating members with an opportunity to have dinner at Daytona’s at a future date of their choosing, eat-in or take-out. There will still be door prizes as well. Participants will be provided with more information during the meeting.

Information and discussion will include: Local budget for the coming year, elections for Local executive, Local negotiations, school start-up, professional learning, ETFO provincial opportunities, member input from recent local survey and any other topics or issues members wish to raise.

The nominating committee is submitting to the membership the following members for executive positions:

President – Nancy Nix
Vice President – Nancy Calonego
Treasurer – Leila Desforges
Secretary – Jo Noble
Professional Learning – Kristen Anderson
Communications – Nancy Calonego
Chief Negotiator – Nancy Nix
We look forward to meeting members virtually on Wednesday.