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Our Members


  • 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

Community Partners

  • 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.

Contact Us

Feb 10- Feb 24

EDCS open for Cycle 5 of Contract Changes for 2016-17

Deadline by 1:00 pm

Feb 13

CGTAT Meeting

10:00-12:00 Sub-Committee Meeting,
12:00-1:45 CGTAT Main Meeting,
2:00-4:00 Sub-Committee Meeting
Room: B101

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The Connecting GTAT Teachers Regional Planning Team is supported by the School, College, Work Initiative - A joint project of the Ontario Ministry of Education, the Council of Ontario Directors of Education (CODE) and the Committee of College Presidents.

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