Status of Women


Amy S#3  Amy Stepanek – Status of Women Chair

 Upcoming Events

 Pregnancy/Child Care Leave Info Sessions – 5 dates in 2016-17


On November 22nd a group of 20 SCETF women participated in a Paint Nite at Moose Winooski’s in Barrie and uncorked their creative side!  They were lead by a local artist step by step in a fun and relaxing atmosphere to create their own masterpiece.

The Status of Women Committee would like to thank all the schools that collected donations for the Women and Children Shelters of Simcoe County during December.  Your participation in this project was greatly appreciated by various shelters!

Another great evening was has by a group of SCETF members on Feb 21st at Paint Nite at Lone Star in Barrie.  SCETF members walked away with their own ‘Winter Wonder’ masterpiece.

On Wednesday, March 1st, the Simcoe County Elementary Teachers’ Federation hosted a dinner in honour of International Women’s Day.  SCETF members Kellie McNabb and Kelly Harding & Educational Assistant, Helen Raymond – the “Fearless Females of Ferndale” inspired the audience with stories about their personal journeys.  They talked about “Carpe Diem” – make the most of the present time. Those in attendance at the International Women’s Day Dinner left with motivation and inspiration to make their own happiness and to start ticking things off their bucket list now!

Upcoming Events

March 31st – SCEFT Earth Day Project Funding due

April 7-9th Spring Crafter’s Getaway Weekend at the Nottawasaga Inn. 

April 11th – Pregnancy, Parental and Child Care Leave information Session

May 26th  – OELC Intermediate Leadership Course nomination forms go out

June 13th – Pregnancy, Parental and Child Care Leave information Session

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