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The Ontario College of Teachers & You!

You may notice the OCT designation beside an educator’s name. It stands for Ontario Certified Teacher. This designation means that the educator has been licensed to teach in Ontario and is a member in good standing of the Ontario College of Teachers. Now, as a Vice Principal, I proudly sign OCT beside my signature.

The Ontario College of Teachers Helps Put Parents’ Minds At Ease

Although I have school-aged children, I remember my days of being a student vividly. I remember the friends I had, what subjects I loved best, and the special teachers who helped me become the person I am today.

Grade Six Revisited: On Books, Trees and Great Teachers

Can a teacher have a lasting impact on the life of a student? 


Ontario College of Teachers: it’s about excellence

My life is bursting with teacher friends. And I have mad respect for what they do, because the ones I know are the good ones. The ones who really care about the kids, who work hard to create interesting and engaging lesson plans, who spent countless hours coaching and grading homework and just being there.

5 Easy ways to get to know your child’s teacher

When my children were babies, I felt sure that I could never let them out of my sight. As they grew into toddlers, I became anxious about sending them to school. For a time I gave serious consideration to homeschooling them.  At first I couldn’t understand why I was so hesitant to send them to school. It was irrational.

Proud member of the Ontario College of Teachers

As a parent, I'm relieved to know that my kids are in good hands each year with teachers who are current on both curriculum expectations, professional standards, and modern approaches to learning.

As an educator, I'm proud to belong to a professional group such as the Ontario College of Teachers.

The Importance of Teachers

Teachers are a HUGE part of a child’s development. For myself, I’ve had many teachers over the years that have helped shaped me into the person I am today.

My Millennial Habit and the Ontario College of Teachers

I have researched soccer and hockey organizations, martial arts programs, music classes and gymnastics. I have reviewed golf camps, creative workshops and yoga studios. But what about gaining an understanding of the organization that will have one of the greatest influences on my son—the Ontario College of Teachers and its membership of educators?

Staying involved and informed about your child’s education thanks to the Ontario College of Teachers

One of the reasons we left Toronto for The Cornfield was so that I could work less and be more involved in my children’s daily life, including within their school community. Four years later, both of my children are in school and thriving, and I have made good on my promise to be involved...

Ontario College of Teachers

Having a teacher you can trust is so important. This is the person you are entrusting with your child, with their minds, their educations, and with their emotional well being.

That’s why the work being done by the Ontario College of Teachers is so important.

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