Check the WRDSB site Just In Time for workshops and resources supplied by the school board.

The following are a mix of local (WROTL), provincial (ETFO), and board (WRDSB) programs.

For events hosted by ETFO provincial you can register through their event portal found here.

If the event requires a registration fee you might be able to apply for funding through the Member Development Fund. Information about the MDF can be found here.

May 2022

HostDateEvent How to Attend
Tuesday May 10
10-11am
Googlers in the Classroom
Grade 4-8 teachers in search of computer science or coding lessons? No experience necessary and it incorporates the math long range plans
Register here

Tuesday
May 10
4-6pm
Selecting and Approaching Texts with an Equity and Anti-Oppression Focus
Explore important considerations to disrupt classic texts in our educational programs
Register here

Tuesday
May 17
6:15pm
Provincial Election Information Night
The Provincial Election is happening on June 2! Learn more about why this election is so important for the Education sector while enjoying a catered meal.
Register here

Tuesday
May 17
8:30-9:30am
What is Anti-Semitism?
Join Rabbi Lori Cohen to learn about anti-semitism.
Livestream

Wednesday
May 18
4-5pm
Connecting With Colleagues
Drop in virtually for this opportunity to have informal discussions with some of the Local Executive and fellow Occasional Teachers to discuss anything that is on your mind!
Link Coming soon

Thursday
May 19
6-8pm
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder- A Review
This virtual event will look at how stigma impacts students, how to better recognize students with FASD and share new supports.
Register here

Thursday May 26
4:30 start
WROT Local Annual Meeting
Learn about the business of the local during our all member meeting, followed by a formal dinner.
Register here

Jun 3-4Occasional Teacher Conference
This conference is designed to provide practical strategies, resources and networking opportunities.
Register here

Monday
Jun 6
4:30-6:30pm
Interview Prep Workshop
3 administrators will be leading interview prep in anticipation of the upcoming interviews in June.
Registration coming soon

Jun 11
9-3:30pm
Native Language Gathering
This gathering will provide time for networking, identifying barriers and building capacity for Native Language classrooms.
Register here

WRDSB Google Groups

The school board uses Google groups to send out messages and opportunities to the those interested in that topic. You can sign yourself up to receive the messages from these groups using your school board email address. Below are just some of the groups available. They might need permission to join. This can be done by clicking join group.

Group NameGrades
Elementary ArtsAll Grades
Elementary ESL ELDMLL Teachers
Elementary Health and Physical EducationAll Grades
Elementary History and Geography 7-8Grade 7-8
Elementary KindergartenKindergarten Teachers
Elementary LiteracyAll Grades
Elementary MathAll Grades
Elementary Social StudiesGrade 1-6
Indigenous ResourcesAll Grades
WRDSB Elementary FrenchFrench Immersion/ Core