The ETFO-York Region Occasional Teacher Local Office is currently closed and will re-open on Tuesday September 3, 2024 at 8:30 a.m.

The ETFO Provincial Emergency Assistance system will be operational during the Summer. In the event that you are in need of immediate and urgent assistance please contact the ETFO Provincial Office at 416 962-3836 or 1 888 838-3836



During July and August, please submit AQ subsidy request forms to the ETFO-YR OT office, to the attention of Catherine Sohl. Please mail your request forms, via Canada Post to 30 Eric T Smith Way Aurora Ontario L4G 0Z6.  Please visit our website at http://www.etfo-yr-ot.ca for information and requisite forms.

Subsidy requests will be processed and cheques will be mailed in September.



Click here  to access the "update me" page to update your contact information on our Member Contact List.


ETFO Membership ID and EdVantage Card

If you have questions about your ETFO Membership ID#/EdVantage Card, please contact the ETFO Provincial office at 416 962-3836 or 1 888 838-3836


If you have inquiries about your Benefits please contact OTIP at 1 866 783-6847 or www.otip.com

If you have inquiries about any changes that affect you directly, please contact ETFO Employee Life and Health Trust (ELHT) at inquiries@etfo-elht.ca or 416 962-3836 Ext 3830.


If you have inquiries about your pay, or EI (employment insurance)  - please contact the YRDSB/PAYROLL department by emailing  payroll.services@yrdsb.ca


If you have inquiries about LTO assignments or placements, sick leave or maternity leave, please contact the YRDSB Star Team by emailing your questions to star.team@yrdsb.ca or you can speak with a representative on the Star Team at 905 727-0022 extension 4357 (option 5).


Inquiries regarding removal from the OT Roster

The YRDSB will notify Occasional Teachers who did not meet this requirement by letter, via Canada Post, at the end of July.  If you wish to appeal the decision you must send an email to star.team@yrdsb.ca outlining the reason that you did not meet the 30 day requirement to remain on the OT Roster. 

The YRDSB recommends that any documents to support an appeal to remain on the Roster be attached to the email/letter of appeal. 

Please note that the YRDSB will not consider appeals until early November 2024.

Please address your questions regarding continued employment and/or the appeal process to star.team@yrdsb.ca for further assistance and someone on the Star team will get back to you.


For all other matters, please contact the YRDSB office at 905 727-3141 and ask that your call to be directed as required.


Wishing you a safe a restful summer.


Nadia Ciacci


Vice President

Betty Lou Twiddy


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