Edvantage Cards Have Arrived

Dear Year 1 & 2 Teacher Candidates,

Your 2016-2017 Ontario Teachers’ Federation ‘Edvantage’ Cards have arrived! From November 22nd to December 23rd, you may pick up your card at the Teacher Education Office in Room 1166 between 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. Distribution will resume on January 9th, in the Education Students’ Council office in Room 2044.

If you require immediate access to your Edvantage number, please e-mail our Vice-President Academic Affairs, Angelica Martinez, at amart96@uwo.ca

Have a wonderful practicum, reading week, and alternative field placement!

– Your Education Students’ Council

Reception into the Teaching Profession – PIN Ceremony, November 8 (for Year 1)


Tuesday, November 8, 2016, 1:00pm-3:30pm

PREPARATION:  Read about the promises you will be asked to make:

Academic Integrity & Ethical Conduct, Western Education

Excerpts from We the Teachers of Ontario, Ontario Teachers’ Federation

Ontario College of Teachers’ Standards of Practice & Ethical Guidelines

DRESS:  Smart or Business Casual required

SIGN & BRING WITH YOU:  Your pledge card.

GUESTS:  Guests are welcome.


Paper Tigers – October 18 T2P event for Year 1 and Year 2


Your T2P event for this coming week (October 18) includes a screening of the film “Paper Tigers” as well as pre and post discussion.  Be sure to check out the trailer at http://www.papertigersmovie.com.

The presentation  will begin at 12:45 and end around 3:30.

Both Year 1 and Year 2 teacher candidates will be participating in this T2P event. Be sure to arrive on time as there will be a large number of you getting seated in the auditorium.

EDUC 5008Q – October 4 Year 1 Teacher Candidate Conference #1

On Tuesday, October 4, your EDUC 5008Q event with be a Teacher Candidate Conference. Eight workshops are available; each will be presented twice. You will need to register for two choices:

Workshop #1 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm, and

Workshop #2 from 2:15pm – 3:15pm.

Details on each workshop are available HERE.

Registration is available at http://www.edu.uwo.ca/mis/events/eventRegistration.asp?eventID=58&intCase2do=1.

Registration is first-come, first-served; early registration is strongly advised.