Understand your rights and entitlements

The main responsibility of the Collective Bargaining Committee (CBC) is to negotiate and administer the Collective Agreement between the Ottawa Carleton ETFO/FEEO and the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) on your behalf.

Additional responsibilities for the CBC include service on joint Union-Board committees (Elementary Staffing Committee, Benefits Review Committee and the Allocation of Available Space Committee).

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Message from the CBC Chair

Building better schools

The Ottawa-Carleton Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (OCETFO) represents over 3300 Kindergarten to grade 8 teachers working in schools across the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board.

The OCETFO Political Action Committee is a resource for OCDSB contract and occasional teachers, providing them with information on locally endorsed campaigns

Take ownership of your ongoing development as a teaching professional

The Ottawa Carleton ETFO/FEEO Professional Learning Committee members are volunteer teachers who wish to ensure that quality Professional Learning is provided to Ottawa Teachers. The Professional Learning Committee meets throughout the school year. The Committee is chaired by Wulf Heidecker, 1st Vice-President, Ottawa Carleton ETFO/FEEO.

Education is the foundation of society

That’s why the Ottawa Carleton ETFO/FEEO advocates on behalf of all elementary teachers employed by the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board. We champion the cause of excellence in education, providing professional development support for our members. We promote the highest standards of professional ethics. We work to make sure schools are healthy and safe for children and teachers alike.