Category Archives: PRS Bulletins

Professional Relations Services

PRS is a 24hr service for all members of our Federation providing legal assistance against allegations that are related to teaching duties and employment responsibilities. 1-888-838-3836

PRS creates Bulletins to advise members. A full list can be found here

PRS Matters #92 – What is ETFO’s PRS Department?

This issue of the PRS Matters, What is ETFO’s Professional Relations Services (PRS) and How Can it Assist me as an Educator?, provides important information about the role of the Professional Relations Services at the ETFO’s provincial office as well as outlines supports and services that are available to ETFO members.


It is available on the ETFO website and by clicking here.


For more information, please contact staff in Professional Relations Services (PRS) at 416-962-3836 or 1-888-838-3836.

PRS Matters #86 – Members as Witnesses

prsThis issue of PRS Matters Bulletin, Members as Witnesses in Formal Proceedings, contains important information and advice for members who have been asked or compelled to participate in a formal proceeding.


It is available on the ETFO website and by clicking here.


For more information, please contact staff in Professional Relations Services (PRS) at 416-962-3836 or 1-888-838-3836.

PRS Matters #87 – 2015 HPE Curriculum

prsThis volume of PRS matters includes important advice for all members regarding the revised Health and Physical Education Curriculum.


It is available on the ETFO website and by clicking here.


For more information, please contact staff in Professional Relations Services (PRS) at 416-962-3836 or 1-888-838-3836.

PRS Matters #85 – Duty to Report

prsAll members should be familiar with their duty to report suspicion of child abuse or neglect to the Children’s Aid Society (CAS).  Members who fail to meet this duty can face charges under the Child and Family Services Act (CFSA) and a finding of professional misconduct by their professional College.


Read about a member’s duty to report under the Child and Family Services Act in the bulletin, available here.


For more information, please contact staff in Professional Relations Services (PRS) at the provincial office, 1-888-838-3836.

PRS Matters #84 – Allegations

prsThis PRS Matters bulletin contains important information and advice for all members regarding allegations and the support available to assist members who are the subject of an investigation involving CAS and/or the police.


It is available by clicking here.


For more information, please contact staff in Professional Relations Services (PRS) at the provincial office, 1-888-838-3836.

PRS Matters #82 – Professionalism

prsThis issue of the PRS Matters Bulletin contains important information and advice for all members on many aspects of professional behavior both in and outside the classroom.


It is available by clicking here.


For more information, please contact staff in Professional Relations Services (PRS) at the provincial office, 1-888-838-3836.