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The application for Provincial Standing Committees and Councils for 2022-2023 is now available on the OSSTF/FEESO website. To complete an application, please click here.
There are several background documents available in myOSSTF that you may find helpful while filling out your application. To view these documents, please click here.
Below is a list of Provincial Standing Committees and Councils with vacancies:
The application must be in on-time in order to be considered. The deadline is March 1, 2022 for term vacancies. Applications received after that time will be considered late and will only be considered for appointment if there are insufficient on-time applications for a specific committee/council. Please note, the deadline for co-option applications is May 1, 2022.
OSSTF is dedicated to equity, anti-racism and anti-oppression while protecting and enhancing public education. OSSTF values the participation of members with various lived experiences. We actively seek and welcome applications from members of equity-seeking and sovereignty-seeking groups. Self-identification of membership in equity-seeking or sovereignty-seeking group(s) is voluntary. If you choose to self-identify, please let us know any that apply to you:
If you encounter any issues with the form, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are looking to further your own education or have dependents currently in college/university/apprenticeship, or are planning to begin next year, then you should look at the attachment to see if you might be eligible to apply for a particular grant or bursary.
Please note the deadlines to apply for the grants and bursary (April 1 and 15 respectively). If you are unsure of which grant to apply for, contact Karen Metherall (email@example.com) at provincial office.
Throughout Covid, OSSTF has been offering online workshops for pension planning and retirement. It is never too early to start learning about financial strategies for retirement. Webinars are about 75 min long and there are opportunities for questions of the presenters.
You can register for an OTPP (Teachers) Pension Webinar using one of the links below.
You can register for an OMERS Pension Webinar using one of the links below.
Please follow this link (View System Requirements) and go to the Join Webcast webinar section to make sure you are meeting the minimum requirements so you can attend a webinar from anywhere, anytime using a compatible device and you are able to participate without technical difficulties.
You will receive a calendar invite and a confirmation email with the specific link to the webinar you have chosen. A couple of email reminders for the webinar you signed up for will also be sent to you about 24 hours and one hour before the start of the session.
The Queen's Faculty of Education is running an "Every Scholar" program, which is designed as a lifelong learning program for retirees in the Kingston community. As part of a community initiative, this live-online program using Zoom will be completely free for individuals interested in participating.
Registration is open for a Health Sciences course, “Health 101”, beginning on November 13.
More information can be found here: https://pros.educ.queensu.ca/courses/category/27
If you have questions about the course, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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