by Gabrielle Barkany
Favreau was ecstatic when she heard that she had won a round trip for
two to Paris with five nights' accommodation, courtesy of Explorica. "I
am so happy.
This will be my first trip to Europe!"
A second-grade teacher at Centre Jules-Léger in Ottawa, Favreau
plans to marry in two years, so "Paris will be our honeymoon before
Julie Sparling of Cobourg won a roundtrip for two to Vancouver with five
nights' accommodation. Sparling, who teaches at St. Joseph Elementary
School in Bowmanville, was thrilled. "This is wonderful. I never
win. It's so exciting."
Gabriella Leone-Ferritto of King City won a home office including a laptop
computer, color printer, desk and chair, courtesy of Staples/ Business
Depot. Leone-Ferritto, a special education teacher at St. Wilfrid Separate
School, could not believe her luck.
"I've never won something big. Usually, I win something like boxes
of pasta. My three sons are going to be thrilled.
They've been after us all year to get a new computer -
ours is kind of slow. The timing is perfect."
All members of the Ontario College of Teachers who had set up their personal
account profile in the members area of the College web site at www.oct.ca
by midnight June 30, 2003 were eligible for the big draw. On July 2nd
names were randomly selected from those registered.
Finally, Jennifer Lynn Ferguson - who won in an earlier draw, announced
in the March edition of the magazine - set off to London this July courtesy
of Explorica. "I've never been out of Ontario before, so it will
be a new experience. I am really looking forward to it," she said
Congratulations to the winners and thanks to all 43,611 participants!
Opportunities for Educators at the Ontario College of Teacher
To express an interest, please forward your resumé and covering
letter at any time.
members with demonstrated leadership in the profession are invited
to express interest in full-time permanent and secondment positions
at the College.
Officer positions, especially in the Professional Affairs Department,
are available from time to time, such as the following:
Officers in Accreditation support the Accreditation Committee in
reviewing teacher education programs. Educators with a solid knowledge
of teacher education as well as successful program development and
review experience are eligible for these positions.
Program Officers in Standards of Practice and Education support
the Standards of Practice Committee through research, analyses and
development of policies and programs related to initial and ongoing
teacher education and teaching practices. These positions are open
to educators with successful teaching leadership, program development
and research experience.
Provider Services Officers support the Professional Learning Committee
in liaison and reviews relating to providers of Professional Learning
courses. Educators with demonstrated leadership in professional
learning and experience with large-scale assessment are most suited
to these positions.
Program Relations Officers support College members by providing
information about the Professional Learning Program and individual
learning options. Educators with demonstrated leadership in professional
learning, a broad knowledge of teacher professional development
and experience in large-scale student-, teacher- or client-information
environments are eligible for these positions.
For these positions, excellent writing and group presentation skills
Please note: opportunities are regularly available for those who
are able to carry out these leadership roles fluently in both French
The College also invites applications for bilingual administrative
and call-centre staff.
applications preferred: email@example.com
Alternatively, applications may be mailed to:
Ontario College of Teachers
121 Bloor Street East
Toronto, ON M4W 3M5
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