Waterloo Region Teacher Wins ETFO Award For Local Website

    TORONTO, Aug. 14 /CNW/ - The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario
(ETFO) today honoured a Waterloo Region teacher for maintaining the local's
website www.etfo-wr.on.ca as a valuable resource centre for teachers.
    Greg Weiler received the ETFO Local Website of the Year Award at the
federation's annual meeting in Toronto. The award recognizes outstanding work
done by members who have maintained an ETFO local website during the school
year. Criteria for the award include the content, quality, general overall
appearance, and frequent updating of the website.
    "The Waterloo Region Teacher local website presents a clear and
professional face to the public while at the same time providing a valuable
resource centre for local teachers," ETFO President Emily Noble said. "The
website is uncluttered and informative, encouraging members to check back on a
regular basis. Its usefulness is exemplified by frequent hits and positive
member feedback. It is updated regularly, keeping members informed about
upcoming professional development opportunities, social events, and political
action initiatives."

    The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario represents more than
70,000 public elementary school teachers and education workers across Ontario
and is the largest teacher federation in Canada.

For further information:

For further information: Larry Skory, (416) 948-0195 (cell),
lskory@etfo.org; Johanna Brand, (416) 948-2554 (cell), jbrand@etfo.org; Mary
Morison, (416) 948-3406 (cell), mmorison@etfo.org; August 13-16, ETFO Media
Centre, Queens Quay 1, Concourse Level, The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto,
Phone: (416) 957-7181; Fax, (416) 957-7180

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