123 March Street, Suite 106, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, P6A 2Z5
President: Doug Coulter, algomaetfopres@shaw.ca Vice-President: Lee Mason, algomaetfovp@shaw.ca Office Manager: Kitty Zorzi, kzorzi@shaw.ca 123 March Street, Suite 106 Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario CANADA      P6A 2Z5 Phone: 705-942-3379 Fax: 705-942-1054
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ADETFO covers 70,534 square kilometres.

Welcome to the Algoma District Elementary Teachers’ Federation. 

 ADETFO is a Northern Local representing 400 members across 6 geographic areas: Sault Ste. Marie, Central

Algoma, North Shore, Michipicoten, Chapleau and Hornepayne.  The Local Executive includes the President,

Vice-President, Treasurer and 8 Unit Representatives from across the district.  With 13 active committees

and 37 workplace Stewards, a wide range of support and services are available.  ADETFO is a professional

organization that is committed to ensuring health and safety & workplace protection for members,

upholding local collective agreement rights, providing professional development, promoting social justice

and equity and goodwill locally and internationally.  Algoma ETFO protects the rights of members and also

advocates for all workers as an affiliate of the Sault Ste. Marie & District Labour Council.

ETFO is the largest teacher union in Canada with 78,000 members in Ontario.  Our local programs and

services are designed to align with the provincial organization’s priorities which include:

•    To protect the collective bargaining rights of all members.

To defend publicly-funded public education.

To serve the needs of the membership.

To provide for the professional development of members.

To promote social justice in the areas of peace, anti-poverty, non-violence, and equity.

To support international assistance and co-operation.

To promote the care and protection of the environment.

To actively engage members in the Federation.

To promote and protect the health and safety of members.

Labour Day March, 2016
Algoma District
Welcome to The Algoma District Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario
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Scholarships & Bursaries  for Members and their Children!
1 2

RESPs … aka “Free Money”

FREE MONEY from the government … that half of Canadians don't ask for.  The program sees Ottawa kick in at least an extra 20% toward the cost of paying for education. Click this link to learn more…..     Moola Me!
Professional Judgement details.
As you know, Algoma ETFO  members will be transitioning into the new ETFO Employee Life & Health Trust (ELHT) benefits plan as of February 1, 2017   The transition timeline for eligible members is as follows:   January 3-13:    OTIP will be mailing welcome packages to eligible members via Canada Post.  January 17-31:  OTIP will send eligible members their enrolment email to their board email account. January 17-31:  Benefits cards will be mailed to eligible members. February 1:        Benefits Plan coverage goes live for eligible Wave Two members March 3:            Deadline for eligible Wave Two members to complete initial enrolment (31 days from February 1, 2017 transition date).     Note: Please feel free to share this information with your colleagues to ensure everyone is aware of the timeline.   Lee, Kitty and Doug will be monitoring this process closely in the new year so if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to give us a call.
ETFO Media Conference to Address Violent Incidents in Schools. President Hammond
Algoma District Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario
123 March Street, Suite 106, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, P6A 2Z5
President:  Doug Coulter, algomaetfopres@shaw.ca Vice-President: Lee Mason, algomaetfovp@shaw.ca           Office Manager: Kitty Zorzi, kzorzi@shaw.ca 123 March Street, Suite 106 Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario CANADA      P6A 2Z5 Phone: 705-942-3379 Fax: 705-942-1054
ADETFO covers 70,534 square kilometres.

Welcome News Members: Serena Belleau, Julie Charron, Jody Rowat, Kyle Dugas, Heather Cudmore, Nadia Pettenuzzo, Andrew Beaumont and Aurelia Pecheux!

Welcome to The Algoma District Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario

Welcome to the Algoma District Elementary Teachers’ Federation.

ADETFO is a Northern Local representing 400

members across 6 geographic areas: Sault Ste.

Marie, Central Algoma, North Shore, Michipicoten,

Chapleau and Hornepayne.

The Local Executive includes the President, Vice-President, Treasurer

and 8 Unit Representatives from across the district.  With 13 active

committees and 37 workplace Stewards, a wide range of support and

services are available.  ADETFO is a professional organization that is

committed to ensuring health and safety & workplace protection for

members, upholding local collective agreement rights, providing

professional development, promoting social justice and equity and

goodwill locally and internationally.  Algoma ETFO protects the rights of

members and also advocates for all workers as an affiliate of the Sault

Ste. Marie & District Labour Council.

ETFO is the largest teacher union in Canada with 78,000 members in

Ontario.  Our local programs and services are designed to align with the

provincial organization’s priorities which include:

•   To protect the collective bargaining rights of all members.

To defend publicly-funded public education.

To serve the needs of the membership.

To provide for the professional development of members.

To promote social justice in the areas of peace, anti-poverty, non-

    violence, and equity.

To support international assistance and co-operation.

To promote the care and protection of the environment.

To actively engage members in the Federation.

To promote and protect the health and safety of members.

Scholarships & Bursaries  for Members and their Children!
1 2
Labour Day March, 2016

RESPs … aka “Free Money”

FREE MONEY from the government … that half of Canadians don't ask for.  The program sees Ottawa kick in at least an extra 20% toward the cost of paying for education.      Click this link to learn more…..    Moola Me!
Professional Judgement details.
As you know, Algoma ETFO  members will be transitioning into the new ETFO Employee Life & Health Trust (ELHT) benefits plan as of February 1, 2017   The transition timeline for eligible members is as follows:   January 3-13:    OTIP will be mailing welcome packages to eligible                           members via Canada Post.  January 17-31:  OTIP will send eligible members their enrolment email                           to their board email account. January 17-31:  Benefits cards will be mailed to eligible members. February 1:        Benefits Plan coverage goes live for eligible                           Wave Two members March 3:            Deadline for eligible Wave Two members to complete                           initial enrolment (31 days from February 1, 2017                                                      transition date).   Note: Please feel free to share this information with your colleagues to ensure everyone is aware of the timeline.   Lee, Kitty and Doug will be monitoring this process closely in the new year so if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to give us a call.
ETFO Media Conference to Address Violent Incidents in Schools. President Hammond