Current News

Upcoming Executive Elections

Elections are being held for the TOTL Executive on June 6th, 2018 at our UAGM.

Positions available for elections for a two-year term (July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2020) are:

Click Here to Download the Nomination Package which must be completed and returned by April 30th, 2018

Important Information Click Here

Keep watching your TCDSB email for final details about LTO List Interviews to be held in May. Remember you must have been employed as an OT for at least 10 full months and during that time have taught at least 20 days.

Upcoming Meeting – Deadline to RSVP Approaching

All Occasional Teachers are invited to attend a general meeting on

Wednesday, April 18, 2018.

This meeting will be held at the Montecassino Hotel and Event Venue, 3710 Chesswood Drive (Sheppard Ave. West and Keele Street area) from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm.

The topic is “Use of Social Media in the New Electronic Age”.

It will include acceptable standards, do’s and don’ts, appropriate use of cell phones, computers, Instagram, emails with presentation, discussions, questions, and answers.

Following the presentation dinner will be served.

Please send your RSVP to [email protected] by Friday, April 6, 2018 to reserve your spot.


SAVE THE DATE UAGM – June 6th, 2018 


Congratulations Rene

The Toronto Occasional Teachers Bargaining Unit would like to congratulate Rene Jansen in de Wal on his recent re-election as Councillor on the Provincial OECTA Executive.

Rene, a member of the Toronto Secondary Unit, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his role in OECTA.

Well Done, Rene!!!


Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)

Hello, members of the TCDSB Family.

I am excited to announce that the Toronto Catholic District School Board has retained the services of Morneau Shepell to be our new Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) provider for all employees and their immediate family members, effective today, Monday, December 18, 2017.  The new benefit is now available for immediate access.

Please note that a more formal launch with additional program details will follow in the New Year, with posters, pamphlets and other promotional information shared throughout January. I wish to acknowledge the work, research and collaborative professionalism of TCDSB senior leaders Betty Stavropoulos, Adrian Della Mora and Dan Koenig, and all of our Union and Association presidents.

Rory McGuckin

Director of Education

Toronto Catholic DSB

416-222-8282 ext 2296


The latest OT Roster dated March 2018 is available on the TCDSB web site.  Please check for accuracy (date of hire, days worked, and ranking). Any concerns should be sent to Mary Frijio at the TCDSB for further clarification and/or resolution.