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Jey Plourde shares strategies educators can use to challenge stereotypes and assumptions about gender identity.
In a recent episode of the ETFO podcast Elementary, ETFO members Barry Van Dompseler and Melissa Sky discussed how educators can work to create supportive, inclusive environments.


Karen Brown
On December 15, ETFO Teacher/Occasional Teacher members voted 90 percent in favour of accepting the Teacher/Occasional Teacher Central Agreement.
Sharon O'Halloran
With bargaining, lobbying, public campaigns, government submissions, legal challenges, dozens of concurrent programs and all of the other work that ETFO does in service to our members, this fall was an extremely busy time.
Izida Zorde
The winter issue of Voice comes on the heels of one of the longest rounds of bargaining in ETFO’s history.


By Chad Mills
Chad Mills reflects on why public schools need more Black educators.
By Gordon Nore

For most of my 21 years as an elementary educator, I’ve worked as a teacher-librarian. One of the delights of my role is selecting new materials to share with colleagues and students. One of the challenges is finding books that reflect the diversity of the children I teach and their families.

By Amrita Kaul
Amrita Kaul writes about the ways in which chronic underfunding of public schools and large classes have stretched Special Education resources.