District 24 Teachers Bargaining Unit

Last 25 News Items

Changes to the 2021/2022 STEL funding Guidelines

Date Posted: Friday October 15 2021

Changes to the 2021/2022 STEL funding year have been modified. Please review the STEL GUIDELINES for details.

TBU Mass Email List Updates (click for info)

Date Posted: Monday September 27 2021

We use Constant Contact to communicate with members using non-Board personal email addresses:

1) If you are receiving our emails on your preferred email account, no further action is required on your part.

2) If you are NOT receiving our emails, then please check your junk folder or spam filter settings as a first measure. If you believe you do need to be registered, or if your email address has changed, then please fill out the Google Form found here:

Constant Contact - Google Form

3) Finally, if you are still having problems, you can send a direct email message to:

d24tbumailinglist@gmail.com

Please note it may take a few weeks for the information to be updated.

Thank you!

Last Updated January 30, 2022

2021/2022 STEL FUNDING NOW OPEN

Date Posted: Wednesday September 1 2021

The OSSTF D24 TBU STEL Funding provides educational leave for professional development (PD) opportunities, as well as financial funding, for members to attend conferences, workshops, seminars, or other activities designed for teachers to develop knowledge and/or skills related to their current teaching assignments.

*During this time of COVID-19, online/virtual conferences, workshops, seminars, or other activities will qualify for STEL funding, as long as it follows the members current teaching assignments.

*Review the 2021/2022 STEL Guidelines by going to the DOCUMENTS tab on the home screen, scroll down to the STEL folder (double click), this will being you to the Guidelines and the (fillable) application.

*Submit the completed STEL application to the OSSTF D24 office, ATTN: STEL Administrator, through the WRDSB courier, Canada Post, personal delivery to the D24 office (front door mail slot) or, email to osstfd24office@gmail.com. Make sure the application is complete with signature(s) and the required supporting documentation. Do not send links as documentation.

*Once the application has been approved, the member will receive an EL number on a STEL Expense Voucher by email. Complete the voucher with signature and supporting documentation after the event is over for reimbursement.

2020/2021 STEL Funding CLOSED as of AUGUST 31, 2021

Date Posted: Tuesday August 31 2021

STEL Funding for 2020/2021 is now closed.
All 2020/2021 STEL Expense Vouchers MUST BE received before Thursday September 30th, 2021 at 4pm.
Please make sure to have all required signatures and documents attached to your expense voucher.

If you have any questions, please contact the D24 Office Administrator, Jennifer Roth, at osstfd24office@gmail.com

**STEL FUNDING for the 2021/22 will start Wednesday September 1, 2021 until August 31, 2022. The 2021/22 Guideline and form can be found on the TBU website under DOCUMENTS.

T/OTBU AGM - 2021 Annual General Meeting

Date Posted: Monday May 31 2021

The 2021 Annual General Meeting will be held virtually on Monday May 31 at 4pm.
Go to the UPCOMING EVENTS to register by Monday May 17 at 4pm to get your link to attend.

2021 Occasional Teachers' Virtual Spring Meeting

Date Posted: Tuesday May 25 2021

Bringing ALL WRDSB Occasional Teachers' together virtually with TBU/OT President Rob Gascho and Chief Negotiator Darryl Weber. Reports presented by local leaders, as well as elections for the 2021-22 OT Committee. REGISTER TODAY to receive your invitation. Dead line to register is Monday May 24th by 12 noon.

TBU Retirement Webinars - 2 Part Series

Date Posted: Tuesday January 12 2021

Part One of this retirement workshop will be presented by Diane Kewley, TBU Officer at OSTF District 24. She will focus on local retirement information.

Part Two will focus on benefits with a presentation from OTIP.

To participate in this two part retirement webinar series, please register for each date. Registration can be done through the Upcoming Events for each date.

Once registered, you will receive a link to the webinar the day of the workshop.

Short Term Educational Leave for 2020-2021

Date Posted: Tuesday January 12 2021

The OSSTF D24 TBU STEL Fund provides educational leave for professional development (PD) opportunities, as well as financial funding, for members to attend conferences, workshops, seminars, or other activities designed for teachers to develop knowledge and/or skills related to their current teaching assignments.

*During this time of COVID-19, online/virtual conferences, workshops, seminars, or other activities will qualify for STEL funding, as long as it follows the members current teaching assignments.

*Review the STEL Guidelines by going to the DOCUMENTS tab on the home screen, scroll down to the STEL folder (double click), this will being you to the Guidelines and the (fillable) application.

*Submit the completed STEL application to the OSSTF D24 office through the WRDSB courier, Canada Post, personal delivery to the D24 office (front door mail slot) or, email to osstfd24office@gmail.com. Make sure the application is complete with signature(s) and the required supporting documentation. Do not send links as documentation.

*If you are applying for an AQ course, please complete the STEL application and submit as explained above before starting the course. If you have already started the course, please complete the application as soon as possible and submit.

*Once the application has been approved, the member will receive an EL number on a STEL Expense Voucher by email. Complete the voucher with signature and supporting documentation after the event is over for reimbursement.

OSSTF OTPP Retirement Webinars

Date Posted: Monday January 11 2021

Register today for one of the OSSTF OTPP Retirement Webinars by going to the UPCOMING EVENTS on the TBU website.

* Wednesday January 13, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.

* Wednesday February 17, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. to 6:16 p.m.

* Thursday April 8, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.

* Tuesday May 4, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.

* Thursday May 27, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. to 6:16 p.m.


Registration is done through the OTIP link listed in the Event Page.