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Governing Ourselves

Governing Ourselves informs members of legal and regulatory matters affecting the profession. This section provides updates on licensing and qualification requirements, notification of Council resolutions and reports from various Council committees, including reports on accreditation and discipline matters.

Invitation to apply

College council vacancies

There are two vacant elected positions on the eighth Council — English-Language Roman Catholic Board Secondary and Supervisory Officer. No eligible nominations were received for these positions during the nomination period.

English-language roman catholic board secondary

You may submit an expression of interest for this position if:

*A full-time classroom teacher is defined as a person who is part of an employer’s regular teaching staff and is assigned in a regular timetable to provide one or more instructional services in a school on a full-time basis. Guidance counsellors, librarians, co-ordinators or consultants who co-ordinate subjects and programs for students or for the teachers of subjects and programs, are considered to provide instructional services. **French-language instructional units do not include immersion programs.

If you are not certain about whether you are part of a Frenchlanguage instructional unit, contact the Council and Committees Officer at the co-ordinates below.

Supervisory officer

You may submit an expression of interest for this position if:

You may apply if you hold a position as an employee or appointed or elected director, official or member of the executive at the provincial level, or as a president at the local level, in your teacher federation, the Ontario Teachers’ Federation or the Ontario Ministry of Education. However, you must resign that position and meet the employment requirements of this Council position before taking office.

If you are selected by Council to serve

Your employer’s salary expenses will be reimbursed for temporary replacements for time that you are engaged in College business. You will be directly reimbursed for travel and accommodation costs associated with Council and committee business.

How to apply

If you meet the criteria and would like to serve on the Council of your professional governing body, please forward your resumé by email to Naomi Shopland, Council and Committees Officer at

The deadline for receipt of applications is July 16, 2018.

The Governance Committee will review all applications, meet with short-listed candidates and recommend a nominee to Council.

Please contact Naomi Shopland toll-free in Ontario at 1-888-534-2222, ext. 685 for further information on the duties associated with Council service.