On this day of mental health awareness I thought it would be appropriate to remind you to take care of yourselves, and each other. I’m no expert in the field but as far as I’m concerned, mental health, is health. As teachers, we too often let our health suffer for
Nominate Students for a YHA They’re kids with a cause – compassionate, creative and courageous. You see them at every grade level, students who love serving in their schools and communities. Thank them for their goodness with a Young Humanitarian Award nomination. They could win one of four $1,000 prizes.
LifeSpeak is a free digital wellness platform that can provide RETTA members and your families with instant access to expert advice and confidential information when and where they need it. LifeSpeak will be available 24/7 from your smartphone, laptop or tablet. Access is anonymous and confidential. There are over 480
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,
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
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
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
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