Local Educational Leadership Development Program

The ETFO Waterloo Region Professional Learning committee is seeking applications from local members who are interested in developing their educational leadership and presentation skills through the creation of a two hour after school workshop for elementary educators.


Individual or two-person applications will be accepted. Workshops will be selected based on their alignment with the criteria listed below and all applicants will receive feedback from the Professional Learning Committee.


Preference will be given to topics that address the following local professional learning priorities:

  • Kindergarten;

  • Physical Education and DPA;

  • Special Education;

  • At-Risk and/or Vulnerable students;


Workshops should:

  • reflect sound knowledge of the Ontario Curriculum;

  • are based on current research;

  • integrate equity principles;

  • demonstrate the principles of adult learning;

  • incorporate effective instruction and assessment practices;

  • connect a component of the workshop to First Nations, Metis, and Inuit issues;

  • align with ETFO Waterloo Priorities.


Successful applicants will receive the following support:

  • Receive one 0.5 day to prepare before their presentation;

  • Workshop advertising and registration run by the local office;

  • Any handouts will be copied by the local;

  • The workshop will take place at the ETFO Waterloo Office;

  • A light dinner will be provided for participants/presenter;

  • Participant feedback will be provided to the presenter.


Complete the application at the link below and return to the

ETFO Waterloo Office by 4:30 pm on Friday, December 15.



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