TORONTO, Aug. 18 /CNW/ - Maureen Weinberger, a teacher with the Halton
District School Board, was re-elected as vice-president of the
Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO) at the Federation's
annual meeting in Toronto today.
Weinberger has been ETFO's vice-president for the past year. Her
teaching assignments with the Halton District School Board have included
kindergarten-grade 8, teacher librarian, and guidance.
In her presentation to annual meeting delegates, she noted that the
Federation has the respect and admiration of the provincial, national
and international community for its work in equity and women's issues.
"This respect is justly deserved," said Weinberger.
"As we witness the effects of marginalization on students, families, and
communities, we know it is important that this work and our leadership
with it continue. I remain a vocal and passionate advocate for these
Weinberger was president of the Halton Teacher Local from 2002-2009 and
served on the local executive beginning in 1998. Her provincial
federation involvement includes participation on the Representative
Council Steering Committee, the Regional Services Task Force, and the
Provincial Member Survey Task Force. She has been active in her local
community as an election volunteer for local NDP candidates, and as the
president of a community board of directors.
The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario represents more than
76,000 public elementary school teachers and education workers across
Ontario and is the largest teacher federation in Canada.
SOURCE Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario
For further information: For further information:
Valerie Dugale, (416) 948-0195 (cell); firstname.lastname@example.org
Johanna Brand, (416) 948-2554 (cell); email@example.com
Mary Morison, 416-948-3406 (cell); firstname.lastname@example.org
August 16-19 ETFO Media Centre, Sheraton Hall B, Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel
Phone: (416) 945-6296; Fax: (416) 945-6298