- Centennial College
- George Brown College
- Georgian College
- Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
- Seneca College
- Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
District School Boards
- Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board
- Halton Catholic District School Board
- Halton District School Board
- Peel District School Board
- Toronto Catholic District School Board
- Toronto District School Board
- Upper Grand District School Board
- York Catholic District School Board
- York Region District School Board
- Halton Industry Education Council
Connecting GTA Teachers is committed to:
- Continuing to support student success in the transition from secondary school to college.
- Continuing to provide secondary school educators with experience, information and materials necessary for them to assist their students in preparing for and choosing college programs.
- Continuing to strengthen the alignment of secondary school and college curriculum.
- Continuing to facilitate professional development of secondary school teachers and college faculty, and
- Continuing to document outcomes for the use of other college/school board partners who wish to participate in similar CGTAT activities.
How teachers have successfully connected?
- Literacy and communication skills workshops
- Mathematics workshops
- Assessment and evaluation practices
- Applied Degrees workshops
- Visits and exchanges at partner institutions
- Internship models
- Potential for High school teachers to take designated college courses
- Joint attendance and presentations at conferences and symposia
- Hosting high school committee meetings on-site at colleges
Benefits of Connecting GTA Teachers
For students and secondary school staff:
Secondary school teachers, guidance counselors and administrators are in a better position to inform/advise students and parents of:
- Current college programs
- College admission requirements
- Selection of appropriate secondary school courses and
- Future career opportunities and employment trends
For College Faculty and Administrators:
- better understanding of the new destination-based secondary school curriculum.
- better able to align curriculum to promote smooth transitions for students.
- informed by their secondary school counterparts on admission issues and recommended course selection for entry into, and success in, specific college programs.