VP Message- Wellness During the Holidays

It’s dark, it’s cold, there’s snow. Winter is here. What is also here is the holiday season and a break for all of you, our hard working teachers and clinicians. Personally I love the winter break, as hectic as it can be. Visits with family, friends, good food and drink,

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PISA- Avoid the Panic!

The latest round of PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) scores will be released on December 3. Every three years the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) releases results of tests conducted on 15-year-olds in more than 30 countries and city-states—what the OECD calls “economies”. The following information sheets

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Bill 2 & Bill 28 Updates

For information and updates on Bill 2 and Bill 28 click here.  

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RETTA Volleyball Social

We welcome all RETTA members to attend our RETTA Halloween themed volleyball social on November 1st at Valley Gardens Community Club/Middle School. First games start at 6:30. Come out and socialize with colleagues from the division. Admission is free, and there will also be a DJ, dancing, snacks and prizes

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New Teacher Welcome: Oct. 9th

Welcome to all new teachers to the division! RETTA school contact representatives and all teachers in their first three years with the division are invited to join us for an evening of fun, food, and mingling. Your Association president, vice president and members of the executive will be there to

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President’s Message: Welcome Back

As I write this, I’m sitting on the deck in my backyard. Beverage of choice in hand, dogs at my side. It’s Friday, the entry day of the Labour Day long weekend. By the time this article gets posted I will have attended the annual Labour Day March celebrating the

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Vice President’s Message: Back to School

If the chilly September weather is any indication, fall is upon us as are the first few days of school. I had the privilege of a restful yet busy summer, filled with visiting family and friends, lake time, staying outside as much as humanly possible and enjoying the warmth from

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President’s Message

As always, June is a time for reflection. This was not how I thought my year would go but becoming President of your Association six months ago has been a fantastic experience and I have learned much in a short period of time. It has been an extremely busy and

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Vice President’s Message

They say things happen for a reason, and there really is so much truth to that. In January an opportunity arose when Tim Breen stepped down as President to take on new challenges at MTS and the role of Vice President was vacant. With the support of our Executive I

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NEW: PPDF Opportunity

RETTA members, I wanted to take a quick minute to let you know about a PPDF opportunity that you may not be aware of. The Personal Professional Development Fund (PPDF) gives teachers an opportunity to collaborate with other like-minded teachers across the division to focus on problems of practice to

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