This training session is part of our vision for building power in each and every school across our local to win victories on the issues we care deeply about and to ensure we have the schools Toronto students deserve.
In addition to a series of fantastic and informative workshops, we are also thrilled to announce that Professor Larry Savage, celebrated Canadian labour academic and the Chair of the Brock University Department of Labour Studies, will be our keynote speaker.
The Steward Training session will start promptly at 8:45 a.m. Please arrive at 8:15 a.m. for registration and a light breakfast.
Registration and Release
ETT will only be releasing one Steward/Alternate/Designate per school for the day to attend the session. It is vital that every school or worksite be represented by a Steward/Alternate/Designate at this training session.
Only attendees from schools with a registered Steward for the 2017-18 school year will receive release. Stewards can register online for the 2017-2018 school year by using the following form.
All Regional Councillors will also be released for this training session.
In order to release members, attendees must register by Monday, October 16, 2017, at 4:00 p.m.
The ETT Office will email confirmed registrants a release day code to be used to book a supply teacher prior to the session.
Please indicate during the registration process if you require release.
Keynote Speaker: Professor Larry Savage
Building Workplace Power
Professor Larry Savage is Chair of the Brock University Department of Labour Studies and a founding member of the university's Social Justice Research Institute. He is a leading expert on the Canadian labour movement with a focus on public sector unions.
A light breakfast will be provided upon arrival at 8:15 a.m.
Lunch will also be provided.
Parking and Transportation
Free parking is available onsite.
Transit expenses will be reimbursed. All TTC and GO Transit receipts must be provided for all expenses.
If you have any questions or comments about the Steward Training session, please contact your Executive Officer.
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Holiday Inn Yorkdale
3450 Dufferin Street
Directions by Car
The Holiday Inn Yorkdale is located west of Allen Road and Yorkdale Shopping Centre, and just south of Highway 401. Free parking is available on site.
Directions by TTC
The closest TTC subway station is Yorkdale. Exit the station and walk west through the mall to Dufferin Street. The Holiday Inn Yorkdale is on the west side of Dufferin Street, just south of Highway 401.