Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario

Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario

August 16, 2005 15:17 ET

ETFO Award for Local Website

Greater Essex Teachers Win ETFO Award for Local Website Attention: Assignment Editor, City Editor, Education Editor, News Editor TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 16, 2005) -
The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario today honoured three Greater Essex County teachers for developing and maintaining the local's website www.greaterteachers.com as a valuable resource centre for teachers.

Tom Flemming, Randy Drexler, and Mario Spagnuolo received the ETFO Local Website of the Year Award at ETFO's Annual Meeting in Toronto. The award recognizes outstanding work done by members who have maintained an ETFO local website during the school year. Criteria for the award include the content, quality, general appearance, and frequent updating of the website.

"The Greater Essex County ETFO Teacher Local website presents a clear and professional face to the public while at the same time providing a valuable resource centre for local teachers. Its usefulness is exemplified by frequent hits and positive member feedback. The website includes a user-friendly tool bar, colourful graphics, important links, and an archive of frequently requested information and forms. It is updated regularly, keeping the membership informed about upcoming professional development opportunities, social events, and political action initiatives," ETFO President Emily Noble said.

The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario represents 65,000 elementary public school teachers and education workers across Ontario and is the largest teacher union in Canada outside of Quebec.
/For further information: Mary Morison, 416-962-3836, Ext. 2337, 416-948-3406 (cell), mmorison@etfo.org
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416-947-4980 (phone), 416-947-4981 (fax)/ IN: EDUCATION

Contact Information

  • Johanna Brand, Communications Officer, Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario
    Primary Phone: 416-962-3836 ext. 2339
    Secondary Phone: 416-948-2554
    Toll-Free: 888-868-3836
    E-mail: jbrand@etfo.org