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E a s t e r n   U p d a t e - Monday May 10, 2004

College of Teachers Petition

Please ensure your colleagues sign our petition to lower the annual fee for the College of Teachers. There is still time to get your petition here to the unit office by courier or fax. We need to send these petitions to Provincial Office before May 25, 2004. Make sure your voice is heard!!
Unit General Meeting

There will be a general meeting on Tuesday May 18th, 2004 at 5:00 pm at St. Michael Catholic High School in Kemptville. Agenda items will include an update on collective bargaining and recommendations pertaining to our constitution.

Retirement Dinner

Staff reps, please remember that the biography for retirees are due this Friday. We ask that you submit both the biography and the name of the individual who will speak on behalf of the retiree to the Unit Office by this Friday.

Provincial Awards

Two members of our Unit have been recognized by our Provincial Association for outstanding practices.

Daniel Hayes
Grades 11-12, Essay:
My Vision of Myself as a Catholic Educator
St. John School, Perth,
Eastern OECTA Unit

John-Paul Sigouin
Grades 9-10, Article Reflecting
Practice: Assessment and Evaluation
of Student Achievement in Grade 9 Science
St. John Catholic High School, Perth,
Eastern OECTA Unit

Congratulations to both of our members for this recognition. Thanks to everyone who made a submission to both Best Practices and Young Authors. We had the best response ever. Those students who made submissions which were sent on to Toronto will be receiving a certificate of recognition.

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