Looking to Make a Difference?

Are you interested in giving back to the Family Studies Home Economics community? OFSHEEA is currently looking for individuals for the following volunteer positions on the Board of Directors:  

VICE-PRESIDENT

TREASURER

DIRECTOR OF CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP

CENTRAL EAST REGIONAL REP

If you are interested in learning more, please email ofsheea@ofsheea.ca to get in touch with a Board member.

With the ultimate goal of strengthening the family, the role of OFSHEEA is to facilitate the professional development and personal growth of educators to promote quality Family Studies programs in Ontario.

Objectives

  • To encourage continual professional growth in its members and solidarity with others of like professional interests.
  • To encourage active co-operation among Family Studies-Home Economics Educators at all levels-elementary, secondary and post-secondary.
  • To unite all groups and persons interested in Family Studies-Home Economics.
  • To maintain a high standard of professional ethics.
  • To offer conferences and workshops at the provincial and regional levels.

Membership Classes

General membership in the Association is open to an individual who:

1. Is actively engaged in the teaching, supervision, or administration of Family Studies-Home Economics Education.

Or

2. Maintains an interest in the advancement of Family Studies-Home Economics Education.

A member who has rendered exceptional service to the field of Family Studies-Home Economics and/or the Association may, by the unanimous vote of the Board of Directors, be granted an honourary membership in the Association for life.

  • Honourary membership may be granted for a term of one year by the unanimous vote of the Board of Directors; to a non-member who has rendered valuable service to the field of Family Studies-Home Economics Education.
  • Any person desiring membership in the Association shall complete an application form provided by the Association and shall submit same to the Membership Chairperson.

Rights of Members

  • Only members in good standing shall be entitled:
    1. to vote at meetings of the Association.
    2. to be appointed as members of committees of the Association.
  • Honourary Members shall not have voting privileges or be eligible for any elective or appointive offices.

OTF Summer Institutes 2016

Summer Workshop Facilitators Wanted! 

Are you interested in running a 3 day workshop this summer?  In the past, Ontario Teachers’ Federation (OTF) has funded summer workshops supported by subject associations. OFSHEEA will submit your proposal on your behalf to OTF.  

Interested participants are invited to develop and facilitate three-day Summer Institutes supporting teacher capacity in the focus areas of: 

  • Implementing revised curricula (Grades 9-12 Social Sciences and Humanities)
  • Infusing financial literacy
  • Using information & communication technologies to enhance teaching and learning

If you are interested, please click the document link below for more information. Proposals are due by Wednesday, March 30th at 4:00 pm.

Email all completed proposals to: Roula Hawa, Director of Future Directions, OFSHEEA, at roula.hawa@sympatico.ca

Call for summer facilitators, OTF, 2016

 

 

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